Joint Salford City owner Paul Scholes celebrates victory in the changing room after the FA Cup first round win over Notts County at Moor Lane. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Paul Scholes was singing and dancing to the sounds of Rick Astley in the Salford City changing rooms after they dumped Notts County out of the FA Cup (...)

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(...)

Former Manchester United stars Ryan Giggs (left) and Gary Neville. Former United captain  Neville said he was ‘relaxed’ about idea of homeless activists occupying his hotel development in Manchester.  Photograph: Getty

When Manchester United footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs got planning permission to turn the historic Manchester stock exchange into a boutique (...)

Jürgen Klopp during his first game as Liverpool manager, a scoreless draw with Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA.

Jürgen Klopp came to Liverpool promising “full-throttle football” and at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, his players tried eagerly to deliver i(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho feels that there is an inherent “culture of vultures” in modern football. Photo: Tony O’Reilly/Reuters

Here we are then, José Mourinho and your correspondent, ensconced in the “penthouse” suite in Harrods. Before you ask: oh yeah, all the time. (...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon clashes withMayo’s Aidan O’Shea during an often fraught All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

From “a big load of shite” to “absolutely brillint!”, the RTÉ panel travelled much the same journey as ourselves yesterday, losing the will to draw br(...)

Thierry Henry is earning €5.6million as a football pundit on Sky Sports. Photograph: Getty

Oh, Thierry. It wasn’t meant to be this way. How did we get here? What happened? And is there a rewind button? Eight months into that giddily well-rem(...)

Used the right way: Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring on Sunday. Photograph:  Darren Staples/Reuters

Wayne Rooney has revealed that Manchester United’s victory over Manchester City was based on making the champions pay for having players who are unab(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal after his side’s victory at Anfield. The Dutchman is concentrating on the Aston Villa match rather than next week’s derby. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Louis Van Gaal believes Manchester United have Manchester City in their sights and is confident that overhauling the champions to finish in second pla(...)

Jamie Carragher and Paul Ince had to choose between Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard for their combined Liverpool/Man U team during a Carlsberg Ireland event. Photograph: John Peters/Getty Images

Liverpool and Manchester United fans will get the chance to settle some bragging rights this Sunday as the two famous clubs battle it out in pursuit o(...)