April 7, 2017 11:15 PM Christian Atsu praises Matt Ritchie's impact on Tyneside
Newcastle United Christian Atsu praises Matt Ritchie's impact on Tyneside Matt Ritchie’s “character” and “ability” have helped take Newcastle United to the brink of a Premier League return, insists team-mate Christian Atsu. Scotland international Ritchie has now scored 16 goals this season, as well as contributing seven assists, and has netted the Magpies’ 9
April 2, 2017 6:49 AM Championship Review: Rotherham relegated as top two pull clear
Rotherham's relegation from the Championship was finally confirmed on Saturday, while Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion pulled clear in the fight to secure promotion to the Premier League. The Millers have endured a sorry campaign and came into Saturday's meeting with Fulham knowing only victory would keep them alive. It was not to be, on a day of widespread 12
April 2, 2017 4:30 AM Christian Atsu plays as Newcastle maintain Championship lead
Christian Atsu was a 63rd-minute substitute as Newcastle United defeated Wigan Athletic 2-1 on Saturday to maintain their slim hold on top of the Championship as they chase a return to the Premier League right after dropping out at the end of last season. The victory saw the Magpies remain a single point above challengers Brighton and Hove Albion on 78 points 6
February 24, 2017 10:52 AM Player power strikes again as Ranieri unseated at Leicester
What he did last season, turning a bunch of mostly journeymen and cast-offs into Premier League champions, was the stuff of dreams and comic books. Ranieri had made the impossible possible, bringing a touch of romanticism back to a sport that has become a cold, hard, money-driven industry in so many ways. It meant that there was an outpouring of dismay 12
February 22, 2017 3:34 AM Mourinho tells Man Utd full-back Shaw to work like Mkhitaryan: 'I give nothing for free'
Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw has found himself out of favour under Jose Mourinho, but the manager has implored the England international to fight his way into his plans like Henrikh Mkhitaryan did. The 21-year-old hasn't played a league game for the Red Devils since October, was only an unused substitute in the recent FA Cup over Wigan Athletic 1
February 19, 2017 6:27 PM Manchester United get the job done as Ibrahimovic nets winner at Blackburn
BLACKBURN, England -- Three thoughts from Manchester United's 2-1 win at Blackburn, which sees them advance to the FA Cup quarterfinals. There was half an hour remaining when Jose Mourinho signalled his determination to avoid a replay. There was a quarter of an hour to go when Manchester United's deluxe replacements powered the holders into the last eight 5
February 15, 2017 2:27 PM Mourinho confirms Shaw won't play against Saint-Etienne
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Luke Shaw won't feature in his starting XI for the meeting with Saint-Etienne. The left-back has not featured for the United first team since the 4-0 FA Cup over Wigan Athletic back in January, while he his last league start came all the way back in October. Mourinho does not appear ready to bring 3
January 30, 2017 1:28 PM 5 truths: Jose Mourinho must trust Anthony Martial, is there magic left in the FA Cup?
Five truths from Sunday's action including how Jose Mourinho needs to trust Anthony Martial and thoughts on the FA Cup. To say that Jose Mourinho's treatment of Anthony Martial this season has been baffling would be an understatement. Martial has been in and out of the team, praised and criticised and it's a marked contrast to his debut season 23
January 29, 2017 10:36 PM 5 truths: Mourinho must trust Martial, Is there magic left in the FA Cup?
Five truths from Sunday's action including how Jose Mourinho needs to trust Anthony Martial and thoughts on the FA Cup. To say that Jose Mourinho's treatment of Anthony Martial this season has been baffling would be an understatement. Martial has been in and out of the team, praised and criticised and it's a marked contrast to his debut season 21
January 29, 2017 7:28 PM Anthony Martial responds to criticism with decisive showing for Man United
Manchester United took another step toward defending the FA Cup with four unanswered goals against Wigan Athletic, who can feel a little unfortunate at the margin of their 4-0 defeat. Until United went ahead a minute from the break, the away side were the superior outfit, overrunning the hosts' midfield and looking increasingly dangerous in attack. However 3