Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal feels his side is lacking pace and creativity. Photograph: Getty

Q: Why have you brough Sergio Romero to the club? A: “I think that in our circumstances, with the threat that David de Gea is going to Real Madrid, we(...)

Phil Neville: worked as a coach during David Moyes’s ill-fated spell in charge at Old Trafford.

Phil Neville is in talks with Valencia but has not been appointed despite the Spanish club claiming the former England defender is their new assistant(...)

 Slaven Bilic has been named as the new West Ham manager on a three-year deal. Photo:   Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

West Ham have confirmed Slaven Bilic as their new manager to replace Sam Allardyce on a three-year deal. The former defender spent 18 months as a pla(...)

Cormac Moore and Daniella Moyles have replaced former hosts Ryan Phillips and Tracy Clifford after six-and-a-half years on Spin 1038’s ‘Fully Charged’

Friday was a “totes emosh day in Spin towers”, as breakfast hosts Ryan Phillips and Tracy Clifford signed off after six-and-a-half years – their goodb(...)

Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement from football. Photograph: PA

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement from football. The former West Ham, Leeds and Manchester United central defen(...)

Carlo Ancelotti is expected to be fired by Real Madrid this week, with the Italian to take a year out in order to have an operation on his back. Photograph: Afp

West Ham United’s faint hopes of convincing Carlo Ancelotti to be their new manager appear to have been dashed after the Italian, who is expected to b(...)

New England Patriots quarter-back Tom Brady has been banned for four games for his part in the ’Deflategate’ scandal. Photograph: NYT

The NFL has come down heavily on one of the league’s biggest stars, suspending Tom Brady for four games for his part in the Deflategate scandal.The le(...)

Manchester United are willing to consider offers for striker Robin Van Persie this summer. Photograph: Afp

Robin van Persie is fighting for his Manchester United future, with the club ready to consider offers for the Dutchman this summer.The striker, whose (...)

Newcastle fans vent their frustration as the club battles relegation having lost eight league games in a row under caretaker manager John Carver. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

In the corner shops of Tyneside, Thursday’s Newcastle Evening Chronicle brought a story from the vaults. It concerned May 7th, 1955, and Jackie Milbur(...)

David de Gea has been heavily linked with a move from Manchester United to Real Madrid. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Phil Neville fears David de Gea will leave Manchester United this summer.European champions Real Madrid have been monitoring De Gea’s contract negotia(...)