Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion will not play in Northern Ireland’s next qualifier game. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans will miss the Group F leaders’ Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Greece on Thursday through injury, British media r(...)

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side’s third goal against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium. Photo: Getty Images

Arsenal 3 (Sanchez 6’, 19’, Ozil 7’) Manchester United 0 Alexis Sanchez’s stunning first-half brace helped Arsenal blow away Manchester United (...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney looks dejected after a missed chance midweek. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

England coach Roy Hodgson can give Wayne Rooney “no guarantees” that he will always pick him for the national team and said the current crop of forwa(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson during the squad announcement at Wembley Stadium, London. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA

England manager Roy Hodgson says there’s been no guarantees given to Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish that he will be called up into the English se(...)

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(...)

Memphis Depay celebrates scoring Manchester United’s first goal Photograph: Andrew YatesReuters

Wayne Rooney ended his 11-match goal drought as Manchester United climbed to the top of the Barclays Premier League for the first time in over two yea(...)

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 (...)

Paul O’Connell and the Ireland Rugby World Cup squad at St George’s Park in Burton-upon-Trent. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If it’s good enough for Wayne Rooney, John Terry and the rest of the English soccer squad’s multimillionaires, then it must be good enough for Paul O(...)

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial scores the first goal of his two goals in the Premier League clash against Southampton at St Mary’s. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters/Livepic

Southampton 2 Manchester United 3 At the beginning and end United were a mess – but the result was determined by what happened in between those two sp(...)

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 (...)