Bobby Charlton

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Ander Herrera is in line to make his debut for Spain against England on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty

Ander Herrera puffs out his cheeks for the hundredth time, eyes gleaming again, and says something that does not need saying: “I like football.” You c(...)

Wayne Rooney scored a lat minute winner as Manchester United beat City 4-3 on aggregate in the 2010 League Cup semi-finals. Photograph: Getty

The perceived crises at the two Manchester clubs should give the EFL Cup tie at Old Trafford on Wednesday considerable edge. Even so, the game is unli(...)

Jose Mourinho: the 4-0 defeat to Chelsea on Sunday should be his trigger to reshape the team in his image before it is too late.  Photograph: Reuters

Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United took some fearful hidings over the years. “Even in the most successful campaigns, there always seemed to be one mat(...)

Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United routed Fenerbahçe 4-1 at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 4 Fenerbahçe 1 For Manchester United, this was precisely the kind of night they wanted before Sunday’s assignment at Chelsea and (...)

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo will go toe-to-toe in Wednesday’s Euro 2016 semi-final between Wales and Portugal. Photo: Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo versus Gareth Bale, CR7 against Team GB, top dog against top-knot. In the days leading up to Portugal against Wales an outsider migh(...)

Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho arrives to the Faculty of Human Kinetics of Lisbon University to give a lecture to a post-graduation class on ‘High Performance Football Coaching’, in Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: EPA

Manchester United want José Mourinho to stay beyond his three-year contract and establish a dynasty at the club, despite the Portuguese’s record of ne(...)

Manchester United’s Michael Carrick has been offered a one-year contract extension. Photograph: PA

Michael Carrick has been offered a year extension to his Manchester United contract by José Mourinho, with the veteran midfielder considering whether (...)

New Manchester United manager  Jose Mourinho was welcomed by Bobby Charlton on a tour of the the club’s Carrington training complex. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Bobby Charlton appears to have put past reservations about Jose Mourinho becoming Manchester United manager behind him after welcoming the Portuguese(...)

Jose Mourinho signs a Manchester United soccer shirt held out by a fan as he leaves his house in London. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Football clubs often affect a “way”. Mostly it’s a self-regard with little basis in match-to-match reality. But it remains an identity, something bigg(...)

Jose Mourinho is on the verge of fulfilling his dream of managing Manchester United After Louis van Gaal’s troubled two-year reign came to a bitter end. Photo: Paul Ellis/Getty Images

José Mourinho smiled his winning smile and those in attendance watched his features soften. The analogy was to the family cat, when it is tickled unde(...)

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