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Mourinho Secures Job As TV Analyst

Former Manchester United Coach, Jose Mourinho has gotten his first job as a Television Analyst in BeIN Sports after he was sacked as the Club’s Coach. Mourinho , also known as the “The Special One” will be an analyst for Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Arsenal on January 19 as well as Qatar and Saudi Arabia’s Asian Cup group-stage tie on January 17 on the Qatari channel’s broadcasts in the Middle East and North Africa. He was sacked by United in December after the club’s worst start to a season since 1990 and won three…

BREAKING: Manchester United Sack Manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho as manager after two and a half years in charge. The Portuguese, 55, won the League Cup and the Europa League at Old Trafford. But United are sixth in the Premier League, 19 points behind leaders Liverpool, who beat them 3-1 on Sunday. "A caretaker-manager will be appointed until the end of the season while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager," United said in a statement. "The club would like to thank Jose for…

Liverpool, Man City Cruise As Man United Held On Ferguson’s Return

Liverpool and Manchester City’s shootout for the Premier League title intensified on Saturday with comfortable wins over Southampton and Cardiff, while Manchester United were held 1-1 by Wolves on the day Alex Ferguson returned to Old Trafford. Jurgen Klopp could afford the luxury of handing Xherdan Shaqiri his first Liverpool start for a 3-0 victory at Anfield and Wesley Hoedt turned the Swiss international’s deflected shot in for the opener before Joel Matip and Mohamed Salah’s first goal in four games sealed…

Jose Mourinho: Two Years, £413m Spent, No Premier League — What Went Wrong?

Jose Mourinho arrived at Old Trafford with a task to make Manchester United the envy of the Premier League once again. Since Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down in 2013 as the club's most successful manager, the Reds have failed to win a Premier League title and slipped away from being recognised as serious contenders among Europe's elite. David Moyes tried and won nothing, and he was sacked after less than a year. Louis van Gaal came in next (following Ryan Giggs' brief interim role) and won the FA Cup in 2016, but he…

Fellaini Extends Manchester United Contract

Marouane Fellaini has signed a new two-year contract at Manchester United, the club said on its website. The new contract will see the 30-year-old stay at Old Trafford until 2020, with the option to extend for a further year. Jose Mourinho had faced the prospect of losing the Belgium international on a free transfer at the end of this month as his deal was due to expire. “I am very happy Marouane is staying with us. “I always believed in his desire to stay with the club and I am delighted that he has signed a new…

Alex Ferguson Regains Consciousness After Head Surgery

Ex-Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is out of coma and showing promising early signs of recovery following emergency surgery on a brain hemorrhage, family sources say. According to the Sun, Ferguson has been sitting up and talking to family and friends. Recall that the 76-year-old was rushed by ambulance from his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire last weekend and was taken first to Macclesfield district hospital and then to Salford hospital, he later underwent a brain surgery. “Surgery went very well and the…

Sir Alex Ferguson Rushed To Hospital For Emergency Surgery

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson had emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage. A United statement said the procedure "had gone very well" but Ferguson "needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery". The Scot, 76, retired as United manager in May 2013 after winning 38 trophies during 26 years in charge. He was at Old Trafford last Sunday when he presented Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with a commemorative trophy. Ferguson's family have requested privacy as he recovers in…

Fellaini Scores Late As Man United Beat Arsenal

Marouane Fellaini scored in stoppage time as Manchester United defeated long-time rivals Arsenal 2-1 at Old Trafford. The Belgium international flicked a header past Gunners goalkeeper David Ospina in the 92nd minute to ensure Arsene Wenger's final trip to Manchester United as Arsenal manager ended in defeat. Paul Pogba had put United in front in the 16th minute but that goal was cancelled out by Henrikh Mkhitaryan early in the second half. "I think we got what we deserved. We pushed and had lots of chances and we…

Football World Reacts To Manchester City’s EPL Title Triumph

Football journalists, supporters and fans around the globe took to the social media to praise Manchester City for winning the 2017/2018 English Premier League EPL. City won their third EPL title in seven seasons, after second-place Manchester United were stunned 1-0 at home by West Bromwich Albion, on Sunday. The Pep Guardiola side re-established a 16-point lead at the top of the table on Saturday when they ended a run of three successive defeats with a 3-1 victory at Tottenham Hotspur and are now with only five games…

Michael Carrick Announces Retirement To Make Move Into Coaching

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has announced his intention to retire from playing football at the end of the 2017/18 season. The 36-year-old made the announcement at United's press conference on Monday ahead of the Champions League last-16, second-leg match against Sevilla. “There comes a time when, as much as you like or don't like it, your body tells you it's time to stop playing football. That's pretty much where I'm at, which is fine. It's something you have to accept. That's where I'm at,” he said.…
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