Manchester City puts four past Leeds United

Manchester City produced the perfect response to Premier League title rivals Liverpool by outclassing Leeds United to regain top spot. City needed the win after Liverpool had overtaken them earlier in the day with victory at Newcastle – and they produced a highly impressive display in Elland Road’s hothouse that also prolonged the relegation worries for Jesse Marsch’s side. The reigning Premier…

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Manchester United fans stage training ground protest

Manchester United fans staged a “small and peaceful” protest outside the club’s training ground on Friday. Around two dozen fans gathered outside Carrington to protest against the Glazer family, who own the club. Another protest is expected at Old Trafford on Saturday before Manchester United Premier League match against Norwich. Ralf Rangnick said fans have a “right to express their…

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Manchester City beat Burnley to reclaim top spot

Manchester City made an instant return to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable win over struggling Burnley. Liverpool’s victory over Watford earlier on Saturday had knocked the defending champions off the summit for the first time since 4 December, but Pep Guardiola’s side responded in impressive style at Turf Moor. It took only five minutes for City…

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Manchester United terminates Aeroflot deal

Manchester United have terminated their sponsorship deal with Russia’s national airline Aeroflot. The flight company has been United’s official carrier since 2013 and the latest deal was due to run until 2023. United did not use Aeroflot to travel to play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. On Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson banned Aeroflot from operating in…

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Manchester United drop more points with a draw against Southampton

Manchester United had to settle for another 1-1 draw after being left frustrated by an impressive Southampton in the Premier League. Ralf Rangnick’s men are getting used to that scoreline, which has now cropped up in three successive games – leading to a penalty shootout defeat by Middlesbrough in the FA Cup and a league draw at Burnley. United had…

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Manchester United game at Brentford postponed due to Covid-19

Manchester United’s Premier League match against Brentford on Tuesday night has been postponed after a Covid-19 outbreak at the Old Trafford club. The league says the decision was made “following guidance from medical advisers due to the exceptional circumstances” of the outbreak. Earlier, United shut down operations at their Carrington training ground to minimise the risk of infection. In the past week 42…

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Manchester City beat PSG to top group A

Manchester City came back from behind to beat Paris St-Germain and secure qualification for the Champions League last 16 – doing so as Group A winners. City’s outstanding display reaped the reward it deserved, as they showed character as well as class after Kylian Mbappe swept PSG into a 50th-minute lead. PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino was left disappointed as City…

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Martial, Rashford finish off Mcity in style

Manchester United staggered Manchester City with an overwhelming first-half show from Martial and Rashford. In addition, as they won 2-1 at the Etihad to leave the heroes 14 points behind Liverpool. Joined were as breathtaking as City were trashy in the primary half, as the guests hustled into a 2-0 lead; Marcus Rashford’s punishment, by means of VAR, put them…

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