Latest Manchester United FC News

City opens up 13-point lead in EPL, Coutinho scores on debut

Jan. 15, 2022 14:38 PM EST

For Pep Guardiola, the biggest challenge now will be convincing his Manchester City players the English Premier League title race is not over. “My job is to take it out from the brain and heads of my players,” Guardiola said after City beat nearest rival Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday....

Former US midfielder Stuart Holden has knee replaced at 36

Jan. 15, 2022 14:27 PM EST

Former U.S. midfielder Stuart Holden has undergone knee replacement surgery at age 36. “It’s been a tough reality to swallow, but ultimately I know this is what’s best for my body and overall quality of life,” Holden wrote on Instagram on Friday, posting a photo of himself...

Shawcross retires due to back injury after 16-year career

Jan. 11, 2022 11:20 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defender Ryan Shawcross is retiring after a 16-year career that ended last season with David Beckham's Inter Miami in Major League Soccer. The 34-year-old central defender and the team said Tuesday they have mutually terminated the contract agreed to...

Leadership change at struggling Man United with new CEO

Jan. 06, 2022 08:14 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United appointed a new chief executive on Thursday in the latest step by the fallen English Premier League giant to regain its elite playing status and restore stability. Richard Arnold has been promoted from group managing director to CEO, the top...

Man United labors to worrying first loss under Rangnick

Jan. 03, 2022 15:37 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ralf Rangnick is beginning to understand just how big a job he has taken on at Manchester United. His players are already becoming dispirited, too. Rangnick fell to his first loss as United manager after Joao Moutinho’s 82nd-minute strike...

Pat Noonan hired as coach of Cincinnati's MLS team

Dec. 14, 2021 17:32 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pat Noonan was hired Tuesday as the sixth head coach of Major League Soccer's Cincinnati team in a little more than three seasons. The 41-year-old, who scored one goal in 15 appearances for the United States, has been an assistant coach for the LA Galaxy...

Man United game postponed as EPL coronavirus cases hit high

Dec. 13, 2021 19:06 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League reported its highest weekly coronavirus infections as Manchester United's meeting with Brentford became the second match in three days to be postponed due to outbreaks. There were 42 cases of COVID-19 in the week to Sunday after 3,805...

Alex Morgan heads home to California with NWSL's Wave

Dec. 13, 2021 16:16 PM EST

After nearly a decade of crisscrossing the country and the globe for her professional career, Alex Morgan is headed home to Southern California. Morgan is joining the San Diego Wave, which will begin play in the National Women's Soccer League next season. “I think...

4-0 loss exposes Newcastle frailty amid EPL relegation fight

Dec. 12, 2021 13:44 PM EST

January cannot come quick enough for Newcastle. The limitations of the squad inherited by Eddie Howe when he took over as Newcastle manager last month were exposed in a 4-0 loss at Leicester in the Premier League on Sunday. The result kept Newcastle in the relegation...

Barcelona out of Champions League, snow extends group stage

Dec. 08, 2021 19:00 PM EST

Barcelona’s 17-year streak of advancing to the Champions League knockout rounds each season ended Wednesday with an exit from the group stage that failed to finish on time because of snow in Italy. Barcelona fell to a 3-0 loss at Bayern Munich that dumped the five-time European...