Gary Lineker is subbed in his final international game as Sweden dump England out of Euro 1992. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1992: Sweden 2 England 1 In the half century which has passed since World Cup glory in 1966, England’s terrible run at major international tourn(...)

 Gary Neville reign as manager of Valencia did not go to plan. Photograph: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Back to José. Back to last October, back to London, to Harrods and to an interview given eight weeks before Chelsea decided they had had enough of Jos(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal  with assistant manager Ryan Giggs during the FC Midtjylland Europa League first-leg  match in Herning, Denmark. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Louis van Gaal cited “Murphy’s Law” as the prime reason for Manchester United’s 2-1 humiliation by Midtjylland in Herning. Supporters are entitled to (...)

Manchester United are to rename the South Stand at Old Trafford after Bobby Charlton. Photograph: Getty

Old Trafford’s South Stand will be renamed in honour of Manchester United’s record goal scorer, Bobby Charlton. United announced on Monday that the (...)

Liverpool fans leave the stands after 77 minutes during during last week’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield in protest against the club’s plan to increase ticket prices. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Don’t believe in yourself Don’t deceive with belief. It’s probably too late to join the media grief-fest, but here goes. David Bowie wrote those lin(...)

Louis van Gaal: The Dutchman returned to the Netherlands on Sunday but is due back for first-team training today. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the ex(...)

Manchester United have been uninspired under Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs. Photograph: Getty Images

José Mourinho has been available for three weeks now, and still no takers. Clearly three weeks is not exactly a lifetime in exile for a football mana(...)

The Ireland jersey was worn by William (Billy) Grant Byron in 1899, the year of Ireland’s second Triple Crown victory. It is reputed to be the oldest international rugby jersey in the world.

What has been described as “the oldest international rugby jersey in the world”, and a football signed by some of Manchester United’s ill-fa(...)

Composer Matthew Nolan said he  hoped bringing Costard’s movie to a wider audience would help recapture Best as a gifted sportsman rather than a playboy. Photograph: PA

An avant garde film in which the camera lingers on George Best for the duration of a single match at Old Trafford in 1970 has been resurrected by an (...)

Wayne Rooney turns 30 on Saturday, the day before the Manchester derby. Photograph: Reuters

As Manchester United cruised at 40,000 feet towards Russia and their encounter with CSKA Moscow, Wayne Rooney insisted his career will remain on its (...)