Renato Sanches is reportedly on the brink of a move to Manchester United from Benfica. Photograph: Getty

Manchester United are hopeful of beating off fierce competition to sign Benfica’s central midfielder Renato Sanches for €60 million after talks with t(...)

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho  lifts the ball over   Manchester United  goalkeeper David de Gea to score the equaliser in the Europa League second leg at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Manchester United 1 Liverpool 1 (Liverpool win 3-1 on aggregate) On the balance of play, there can be no doubt the better team went through over the (...)

A selection of redhead portraits taken by Jorg Koster.

Paul Scholes and Ginger Rogers may not have made it but there won’t be any shortage of redheads at Cork Airport next month thanks to an unusual exhibi(...)

Club legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been left ‘very disappointed’ with Manchester United since Alex Ferguson’s departure. Photograph: Getty

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he is “very disappointed” with Manchester United in the post-Alex Ferguson era, adding that they “need to pull themselves to(...)

Nicky Butt is not much into symbolism, though – this is a man without a single medal or item of memorabilia on display at home. He is into reality and is quite aggressive about it. Those are qualities Manchester United need badly. Photograph: Getty Images

Even inside a church, Nicky Butt was prepared to make a challenge. It was September 2009 and beneath the towering arches of Durham Cathedral, coinci(...)

Elena Tice made her debut for the Irish senior women’s team at 13 years of age and the hockey side at 17. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

At the age of just 13 Elena Tice became the second youngest player in the history of cricket, male or female, to play in an official one-day internati(...)

 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has suggested former midfielder Paul Scholes should be “more positive” in his comments about the club. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says former midfielder Paul Scholes should be “more positive” in his comments about the club. Scholes has be(...)

Louis van Gaal has finally admitted to being bored watching Manchester United. Photograph: Afp

Louis van Gaal has admitted there have been times this season when Manchester United have left him feeling “bored or angry”, following a run of low-sc(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal:  “You have to be happy as a Manchester United fan that we are in next round and we have won the last two games.” Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United fans should be happy with their team’s recent form and suggested that traffic around Old Trafford – rather tha(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes supporters should be happy because his side have won two games in a row. Photograph: PA

Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United fans should be happy their team are through to the fourth round of the FA Cup and suggested that traffic aroun(...)