Andy Cole, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes – three of Manchester United’s great players from 1990s. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Which was the greatest football team in history? The Brazilians of 1970? The Dutch AC Milan of the late 80s? The Barcelona of Guardiola and M(...)

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 (...)

Louis van Gaal’s substitution of Anthony Martial for Marouane Fellaini during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow attracted the ire of the Old Trafford crowd. Photograph: PA

His faith in Wayne Rooney was vindicated, his tactical substitution worked to perfection, Manchester United took control of their Champions League gro(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney is congratulated by Bastian Schweinsteiger  and Memphis Depay after scoring the winner against CSKA Moscow. Photograph: EPA

Manchester United 1 CSKA Moscow 0 By the time Manchester United emerged from a stressful, wearying and occasionally mutinous night Wayne Rooney(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal during training in foggy conditions. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Louis van Gaal has hit back at his critics again, reminding them that Old Trafford “was not always the Theatre of Dreams.” United topped the table at (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has responded to Paul Scholes’ claim that he doesn’t take risks. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Louis van Gaal is unconcerned by Paul Scholes’ criticism of Manchester United for “lacking creativity”, citing the nursery rhyme: “Sticks and stones c(...)

Manchester United players during the penalty shootout. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has criticised Louis van Gaal’s tactics at Old Trafford by suggesting he would have disliked playing unde(...)

Former  Everton player and manager Howard Kendall with his Bell’s Manager of the Year Award in 1985 at Goodison Park after his team’s title triumph. Photograph:  PA Wire.

The radio was almost shaking. It sounded like thunder was pulsing through it. Last Saturday afternoon Goodison Park and Everton were saying farewel(...)

Alex Ferguson: “One of the pupils at Harvard said to me, ‘What do you know now that you wish you’d known 30 years ago?’ - and it’s communication. When I was younger I wanted to rule the world and do everything.”

When Sir Alex Ferguson became a professional footballer in the early 1960s, he earned £16 a week (£300 in today’s money) in a sport that was a solid (...)

As a player Roy Keane came to owe Alex Ferguson a lot but there was a time when the Scot would have readily acknowledged  the scale of the repayment made. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The Roy Keane parody account on Twitter has been quiet of late and whoever is behind it continued to lay low yesterday. What with the Cork man claim(...)