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  • Klopp on top in battle of best friends

    October 28, 2017 9:03 PM 89

    The Huddersfield fans have a favourite song. David Wagner, they tend to chorus, is "better than Klopp". Given the gulf in resources between the club with the smallest budget in the Premier League and mighty Liverpool, they may be right. Liverpool beat Huddersfield, the conquerors of Manchester United. After only two wins in 10 games and a shellacking

  • Route one football sinks Spurs

    October 28, 2017 9:03 PM 89

    Ball over the top & flick-on leads to substitute Martial's late winner in a game of few chances LONDON • No Harry Kane for Tottenham, and ultimately not the firepower. In contrast, Manchester United struck late thanks to the artillery on their bench. On came Anthony Martial to settle a poised, attritional encounter with a moment of dead-eyed striking

  • Higuain scores 100th Serie A goal as Juve sink Milan

    October 28, 2017 6:20 PM 86

    MILAN: Gonzalo Higuain scored twice, including his 100th Serie A goal, to give Juventus a 2-0 win at AC Milan on Saturday, putting them level on points at the top of Serie A and plunging their big-spending opponents back into crisis. Champions Juventus joined Napoli on 28 points while Milan, who spent more than 200 million euros (US$232 million) in the transfer

  • Man City surge on, United sink Spurs to stay second

    October 28, 2017 6:05 PM 101

    LONDON: Manchester City maintained their charge towards the Premier League title with a 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion as Manchester United kept within five points of their neighbours with a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Goals from Leroy Sane, Fernandinho and Raheem Sterling moved the leaders on to 28 points - equalling the best return

  • Phil Foden: Who is England's 17-year-old World Cup hero?

    October 28, 2017 5:49 PM 91

    If you're reading this, you will want to know more about Phil Foden. Put simply, the 17-year-old, shrewdly dubbed "the Stockport Iniesta" by one fan on Twitter, is the jewel of the Manchester City academy. He is the one young player earmarked to make the huge leap in quality and earn a place in Pep Guardiola's first-team in the coming years. In fact, he already

  • Foden brace helps England clinch maiden Under-17 World Cup

    October 28, 2017 5:45 PM 90

    REUTERS: Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden struck twice as England came from behind to thrash European champions Spain 5-2 and clinch their maiden Under-17 World Cup title in Kolkata, India on Saturday. England, who lost the Under-17 European Championship final to Spain on penalties in May, added to their success at youth level this year following

  • Mourinho happy to keep his critics quiet

    October 28, 2017 5:21 PM 84

    Jose Mourinho celebrated the “beauty” of winning ugly and shushed his critics — both for by no means the first time in his career. An Anthony Martial goal gave Manchester United victory over Tottenham, their title rivals, at the end of an attritional match and Mourinho’s pleasure was deepened by the manner Martial converted his chance and also the circumstances

  • Manchester United keeps pace with City thanks to Martial goal

    October 28, 2017 5:21 PM 94

    City matches the best 10-game start in Premier League history. LONDON—Anthony Martial struck late against Tottenham to ensure Manchester United still has Manchester City within its sights at the top of the English Premier League. Martial came off the bench to score the only goal of the game at Old Trafford on Saturday, preventing third-placed Spurs from claiming

  • Eric Bailly thrilled with Manchester United victory over Tottenham Hotspur

    October 28, 2017 5:21 PM 90

    Eric Bailly is delighted to help Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter. The defender had been sidelined since October 6 after suffering a groin strain while on international duty with Cote d'Ivoire but he returned in time for this encounter. Anthony Martial was the hero as he netted the decisive

  • Tony Cascarino: where Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur game will be won

    October 28, 2017 5:21 PM 84

    Harry Kane is obviously a huge loss for Tottenham Hotspur but I think Mauricio Pochettino should back Fernando Llorente to lead the line at Old Trafford. They paid about £11 million to bring him to the club so they should back him to perform. The 6ft 4in Spanish striker is very good at holding the ball up and linking play, which is ideal with the likes