Watford’s Troy Deeney ends up in the net with the ball as his own goal gave United victory. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Alex Ferguson often said Manchester United liked to make life hard for themselves. They have mostly just been hard to watch during Louis van Gaal’s s(...)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: “He is an innovative coach, he is enthusiastic and I have got a lot of time for him. I think he has done great at Celtic.” Photograph: Espen A Istad/Reuters

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Celtic boss Ronny Deila could manage in the Premier League one day. The former Manchester United striker returned for a (...)

Both Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger failed to sign an established out-and-out centre forward during the last tranasfer window. Photo: David Price/Getty Images

As long-serving leading men go Wayne Rooney has always tended to attract an unusual degree of free-floating rage. The national team’s declining tou(...)

A Newcastle United fan campaign have organised a protest to encourage the club to sack manager Alan Pardew during the Premier League match against Hull City at St James’ Park. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

Monday night, St James’ Park: in the glass foyer opposite the Milburn entrance a handful of Newcastle United fans are gathered. There is a reserve tea(...)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of Cardiff, the club have confirmed. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has stepped down as manager of Cardiff, the club have confirmed.Solskjaer spent Wednesday in London holding talks with club offic(...)

 Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future as Cardiff manager is in doubt as the Norwegian held talks with the club’s hierarchy in London today.Press Association (...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet celebrates with his players, including skipper John O’Shea (right) after the  Premier League victory over  Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph; Darren Staples/Reuters

Premier League round-up: Sunderland took a huge step towards cementing their top-flight status by beating Manchester United 1-0 to hand Ryan Giggs the(...)

Connor Wickham  celebrates scoring his second goal with Sunderland captain John O’Shea  during the  Premier League match  at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Sunderland 4 Cardiff 0: Connor Wickham and Emanuele Giaccherini could not have picked a better moment to start reminding everyone of the old a(...)

Swansea’s Wilfried Bony fires home an injury-time penalty to score his second and the winning goal against Newcastle in the Premier League clash  at St James’ Park.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Premier League round-up: Wilfried Bony’s injury-time penalty snatched a vital 2-1(...)

Everton’s Gerard Deulofeu celebrates  their winner at Sunderland. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Wes Brown’s own goal took Everton into the Champions League places as Sunderland’s relegation fears took a turn for the worse after a 1-0 defea(...)