Angel Gomes has been loaned to Boavista after joining Lille. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty

Former Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes has completed a move to Lille but will spend next season on loan with Portuguese club Boavista. Gomes (...)

Manchester United’s English striker Marcus Rashford ‘takes a knee’ in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. File photograph: Getty Images

Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe have been left out of Manchester United’s Europa League squad due to injury. Season-ending injuries have seen the defende(...)

Paul Scholes celebrates a goal for Manchester United against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League, at Old Trafford on October 18th, 2000. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Scott McTominay is the latest poster boy of a remarkable Manchester United academy that has produced the Busby Babes, George Best, and the Class of ’9(...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill: “Irish rugby is so strong, producing players of a world level. It’s very difficult to then say ‘here’s a wee lad playing for Crusaders, watch him’.” Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a quiet corner of an Edinburgh café, Michael O’Neill has a list of names in front of him. It is a short list. It features players born in Ireland w(...)