Rio Ferdinand has urged Manchester United to move for Pep Guardiola when he leaves Bayern Munich. Photograph: Getty

Rio Ferdinand has urged Manchester United to make a move for Pep Guardiola – or risk losing out on him for ever. The current Bayern Munich manager is (...)

Louis van Gaal’s decision to remove Juan Mata in favour of Nick Powell during Manchester United’s defeat to Wolfsburg attracted criticism and confusion. Photograph: Reuters

For Manchester United, it might be that the embarrassment really starts to sting their cheeks when the Europa League draw comes around on Monday. They(...)

Louis van Gaal has admitted it is hard to defend himself after Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal admitted it was hard to defend himself from growing criticism of his management after Manchester United’s exit from the Champions Leagu(...)

Dan Brown: author  will take to  the Society Stage at 3.15pm, to speak on whether science will kill God. Photograph: Eric Luke

Is deafness curable? Did satire kill the brand? What is next in augmented reality? These are some of the questions that will be addressed during the f(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry has said he will happily take criticism off the chin from former pros, but not from the likes of Robbie Savage. Photograph: Getty

John Terry has hit back at Robbie Savage’s criticism of his form for Chelsea, claiming the BBC pundit is not qualified to pass judgment. Terry, 35, ha(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: his hope is that  Brianodriscoll.com will attract about 100,000 monthly unique visitors. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

It’s the next stage in the life of “brand Brian”. Former rugby professional Brian O’Driscoll has launched a new website www.brianodriscoll.com wher(...)

Orchestrating everything is Messi, an all-round genius who could run past four players or pick out a runner on the far side with a no-look pass. There’s no way to tell.

Rio Ferdinand tells a story in his autobiography about the time he asked Thierry Henry to pick a favourite between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Mes(...)

Arsenal’s  Danny Welbeck of Arsenal is challenged by Jordan Obita of Reading during the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

and Arsene Wenger has confirmed Danny Welbeck will miss the FA Cup final and England’s forthcoming matches against Republic of Ireland and Slovenia. (...)

Richard Dunne, in action here against Man City striker Sergio Aguero, will not have his contract renewed by Queens park Rangers. Photo:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Former Republic of Ireland international Richard Dunne is on the look out for a new club after the 35-year-old defender was one of six players let go (...)

Rio Ferdinand has said he has been “overwhelmed” by the support he has received in the wake of the death of his wife, Rebecca Ellison. Photograph: PA

Rio Ferdinand has described being “overwhelmed” by the support he received from football fans after his wife died.The former England captain said Rebe(...)