Chris Smalling stretches to steer home Manchester United’s winner against  VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters I

GROUP B: MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Mata 34pen, Smalling 53) VFL WOLFSBURG 1 (Caligiuri 4) For a while, Manchester United briefly threatened to add(...)

Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold, Dante and Josuha Guilavogui  react after their side lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, with Robert Lewandowski scoring five goals in nine minutes. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

One of the phrases we reach for increasingly often is football’s “bubble”. This is not in the innocent sense of West Ham and Upton Park; rather, it(...)

French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin (left) joined Manchester United from Southampton during the summer. Photograph: Getty.

PAUL DOYLE Southampton v Manchester United Sunday, 4pm, St Marys Sky Sports 1 Ronald Koeman has called on Southampton fans to give a warm welcome(...)

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw is stretchered off injured during the Uefa Champions League match between PSV Eindhoven and Manchester United in Eindhoven. Photograph: EPA

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw is set to undergo a second operation on Friday after breaking his right leg in two places in Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to PSV (...)

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw grimaces in pain after being injured during the Champions League Group B  match against PSV Eindhoven at Philips Stadium. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP Photo

Luke Shaw was still in tears yesterday as he began his recovery from a double leg break that left his former manager Mauricio Pochettino “sick”. Shaw (...)

PSV Eindhoven player Hector Moreno looks on at Manchester United’s Luke Shaw who is stretchered off injured following his tackle. Photograph: EPA

Hector Moreno has apologised to Luke Shaw for breaking his leg, but the PSV defender insists he should not have been penalised for the tackle that has(...)

PSV’s Hector Moreno tackles Manchester United’s Luke Shaw, which left the defender with a suspected broken leg. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

PSV Eindhoven 2 Manchester United 1 This was a night of deep dismay for Manchester United. On their re-entry into the Champions League group stage Luk(...)

England striker Wayne Rooney fires home  from the penalty spot to score his 50th international goal, taking over from Bobby Robson as  the country’s all-time  goal scorer. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

England 2 Switzerland 0 As Wayne Rooney took the ball in his hands, Wembley lit up with a thousand and one flash bulbs. Everyone, it seemed, wanted a (...)

Louis van Gaal:  had his eyes on Barcelona’s Neymar and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but failed to sign them. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal’s splurge in the transfer market is over with the Dutchman having brought in 12 new players for more than £250 million (€340 million) (...)

Manchester United  have signed teenage French striker Anthony Martial from Monaco  for a fee believed to be worth in excess of €51.5 million. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP

Anthony Martial has been confirmed as a Manchester United player, signing from Monaco for €51.5 million to make him, at 19, British football’s most ex(...)