Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria (L) displays his new shirt and number on the pitch at Old Trafford with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Ashley Young is sure Manchester United did not make an expensive mistake when they spent €80 million and broke the British transfer record to sign Ang(...)

Manchester United have sacked one of their European scouts, Torben Aakjaer, after a series of controversial Facebook posts. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The former Manchester United scout Torben Aakjaer, who was sacked on Wednesday for making racially abusive comments, has hit back at the club over his(...)

Steven Gerrard will leave Liverpool at the end of the season, with manager Brendan Rodgers unable to guarantee him a place in the side. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

‘This has been the toughest decision of my life and one which both me and my family have agonised over for a good deal of time.”Considering that the d(...)

Gerrard is also only ever going to find himself suffering a crick in the neck gazing up at the Olympian pedigree of those who had the good fortune to play in the glory years. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Farewell then, Steven Gerrard. It has been emotional – not to mention glorious, thrilling and, by the end of a 16-year Liverpool career of operatic hi(...)

This article first appeared in Eight By Eight Magazine in March 2014. Last October (2013), 500 journalists attended the Institute of Directors (...)

Back at the start of the new Premier League season, the BBC produced a documentary called Match of the Day at 50 which brought back truckloads of memo(...)

Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal looks on at a training session with his Assistant Ryan Giggs earlier this month.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ryan Giggs says he is enjoying working under Louis van Gaal and learning “as much as he can” from the Manchester United manager.The 40-year-old former(...)

The class of 92 team during an organised pre-season friendly at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford last year. Photograph: Dave Howarth/PA Archive

Salford City had previously been known, at best in many quarters for an appearance on BBC’s “Road to Wembley” feature in 1990, that being their first(...)

Alex Ferguson, former manager of Aberdeen FC and Manchester United. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

One day in July 2003 I found myself in Aberdeen, waiting for an evening flight home to Dublin. I decided to kill an hour or two with a walk out to Pit(...)

 Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Last Thursday, at different ends of Dublin, two of British football’s most successful club football managers gave an insight into their approaches and(...)