Manchester United Features

Black widow Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on March 6, 2016
Louis van Gaal has taken the emotion away at Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at what Manchester United have become under the management of under-fire Louis van Gaal.
Mar 18, 20:00
Dean Gordon of Middlesbrough celebrates his goal against Manchester United in the FA Carling Premiership match at Old Trafford in Manchester on December 19, 1998
On this day: Manchester United suffer last defeat of treble-winning season
On this day 17 years ago, Manchester United fell to a shock 3-2 home loss to Middlesbrough - their last defeat of the historic 1998-99 treble-winning campaign.
Dec 19, 06:00
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On This Day: Manchester City hammer Manchester United at Old Trafford
Forty-five years ago today, Francis Lee bagged a hat-trick as Manchester City won 4-1 away at rivals Manchester United.
Dec 12, 06:00
Dennis Irwin leads the Manchester United players off the field after they lost 4-0 to Barcelona on November 2, 1994
Manchester United's Champions League group exits: How they fared afterwards
Sports Mole looks at how each of Manchester United's three seasons have unfolded when they have been knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages.
Dec 9, 10:23
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 15
Sports Mole looks back over the 15th round of 2015-16 Premier League encounters with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 games.
Dec 8, 11:29
Marko Arnautovic (2nd L) of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on December 5, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 best players from the 15th batch of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Dec 8, 10:10
The Chelsea team pose for the cameras prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge on March 11, 2015
Champions League matchday six: Five things to look out for
Ahead of the final round of Champions League group matches, Sports Mole selects five things that might be worth keeping an eye on.
Dec 7, 16:54
Alberto Moreno of Liverpool and Siem de Jong of Newcastle United challenge for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park on December 6, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne,
Five memorable disallowed goals
After Liverpool full-back Alberto Moreno sees a goal chalked off, Sports Mole picks out five other memorable disallowed goals.
Dec 7, 11:40
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson poses for a photo in 1987
On this day: Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur share six goals evenly
Twenty-nine years ago today, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur played out a six-goal encounter at Old Trafford.
Dec 7, 06:00
Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 14
Sports Mole looks back on the 14th round of Premier League encounters with a selection of facts and figures from each match.
Nov 30, 11:28
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the best 11 players from the 14th round of 2015-16 Premier League matches.
Nov 30, 10:15
The trophy at the Champions League draw in 2013
Champions League: Group permutations
Sports Mole takes a look at what teams have to do in the final group matches to secure their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Nov 26, 12:08
Romelu Lukaku (2nd L) of Everton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on November 21, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 13
Sports Mole looks back over the 13th round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each encounter.
Nov 24, 11:37
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 best players from the 13th round of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Nov 24, 10:10
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Champions League matchday five: Five things to look out for
Ahead of the fifth batch of Champions League group matches, Sports Mole picks out five things to keep a close eye on.
Nov 23, 11:53
Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrates after scoring his hat trick (3 goals) against Newcastle City during their Premiership clash at Old Trafford in Manchester 23 November 2002
On this day: Ruud van Nistelrooy hits Manchester United hat-trick
Thirteen years ago today, Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a hat-trick as Manchester United won an eight-goal contest against Newcastle United.
Nov 23, 06:00
Peter Schmeichel celebrates Eric Cantona's goal for Manchester United against Newcastle United on March 04, 1996.
Peter Schmeichel's top five saves at Manchester United
On his 52nd birthday, Sports Mole picks out five of Peter Schmeichel's best saves during his stint with Manchester United.
Nov 18, 16:33
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney is congratulated after scoring against Sheffield United during their English Premiership football match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England, November 18 2006
On this day: Wayne Rooney at the double against Sheffield United
Nine years ago today, Wayne Rooney scored both goals as Manchester United came from behind to beat Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Nov 18, 06:00
Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates with his team mates after scoring the opening goal; his 100th goal for Manchester United, during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Stoke City at Old Trafford on November 15, 2
OTD: Ton up for Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United score five
On this day in 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice against Stoke City to break the 100-goal barrier at Manchester United in his final season at the club.
Nov 15, 10:00
Jesse Lingard of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on November 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 12
Sports Mole looks back over the 12th round of Premier League games with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Nov 10, 11:54
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out 11 of the most impressive players from the 12th round of Premier League matches.
Nov 10, 10:37
Portrait of Alan Brazil of Manchester United
On this day: Manchester United win thriller at Filbert Street
Thirty-one years ago today, Manchester United won by the odd goal in five away at Leicester City.
Nov 10, 06:00
Matt Phillips in action for QPR on September 20, 2014
Five of the best consolation goals
Following Olivier Giroud's goal against Bayern Munich, Sports Mole picks out five of the best consolation goals.
Nov 5, 12:50
Olivier Giroud (C) of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates Per Mertesacker (L) and Mesut Ozil (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on October 31, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 11
Sports Mole looks back on the 11th batch of 2015-16 Premier League matches with a selection of statistics from each of the 10 encounters.
Nov 3, 09:00
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Sands of time running out for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
Sports Mole looks into the reasons behind Wayne Rooney's struggles of late and argues that it's time to drop the Manchester United captain.
Nov 2, 11:10
Diego Forlan (right) of Manchester United is closed down by Fabrice Fernandes of Southampton during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United and Southampton on November 2, 2002 played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Mancheste
On this day: Diego Forlan winner sinks Southampton
Thirteen years ago today, Diego Forlan scored a late winner as Manchester United recorded a 2-1 victory over Southampton at Old Trafford.
Nov 2, 06:00
Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 11, 2015
Where next for Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes?
With Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes expected to move on in January, Sports Mole picks out five possible destinations for the Spaniard.
Oct 29, 15:58
Teddy Sheringham of Manchester United celebrates scoring the second goal during the FA Carling Premiership game between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford, Manchester.
On this day: Man United's Teddy Sheringham, Andy Cole star against Southampton
Fifteen years ago today, Teddy Sheringham and Andy Cole shared five goals between them as Manchester United hammered Southampton at Old Trafford.
Oct 28, 06:00
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's Premier League action
In his weekly Sports Mole column, Sam Matterface pays close attention to the Manchester derby, Aston Villa, Jose Mourinho and Watford.
Oct 26, 15:55
Mauro Zarate (2nd L) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 10
Sports Mole looks back on the 10th round of 2015-16 Premier League matches with a selection of statistics from each encounter.
Oct 26, 11:17
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on October 25, 2015 in Bournemouth, England.
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the most impressive 11 players from the 10th round of 2015-16 Premier League matches.
Oct 26, 10:12
Manchester United's Phil Neville (2nd L) argue with the referee as teammate Christiano Ronald (L) helps Arsenal's Patrick Vieir to his feet during their Premier League football match against Arsenal at Old Trafford, Manchester, United Kingdom, 24 October
On this day: Manchester United end Arsenal's 49-game unbeaten run
On this day in 2004, Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-0 at Old Trafford to end the Invincibles' 49-game unbeaten run in a feisty encounter.
Oct 24, 06:00
Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on October 23, 2011.
Manchester derby: Top five Old Trafford clashes
Ahead of Sunday's meeting, Sports Mole picks out the top five Premier League Manchester derbies that have been played at Old Trafford.
Oct 22, 15:31
Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 22, 2006 in Manchester, England.
On this day: Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand scores against Liverpool again
Nine years ago today, Rio Ferdinand scored another goal against Liverpool as Manchester United beat their rivals 2-0 at Old Trafford.
Oct 22, 06:00
Goalkeeper, David de Gea of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between PSV Eindhoven and Manchester United at PSV Stadion on September 15, 2015 in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
2015 Ballon d'Or: Five that should have been included
Sports Mole highlights five players that we believe should have been included on FIFA's shortlist for the 2015 Ballon d'Or award.
Oct 21, 11:43
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mate Jesse Lingard during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 9
Sports Mole looks back over the ninth round of 2015-16 Premier League matches with a selection of facts from each of the 10 encounters.
Oct 20, 11:26
Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's fourth and hat trick goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the best 11 players from the ninth round of Premier League encounters.
Oct 20, 10:04
New Paris Saint-Germain's player Argentinian Angel Di Maria Hernandez attends the French L1 football match between Lille and PSG on August 7, 2015
Champions League matchday three: Five things to look out for
Sports Mole picks out five things to watch out for during the third batch of Champions League group matches.
Oct 19, 17:00
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
On this day: Manchester United ease to win over Blackpool in Second Division
Forty-one years ago today, Manchester United kept hold of their place at the top of the Second Division table thanks to a 3-0 win away at Blackpool.
Oct 19, 06:00
David Beckham of Manchester United in action during the Umbro Cup pre-season tournament between Ajax, Chelsea, Manchester United and Nottingham Forest at the City Ground in Nottingham in 1996.
On this day: David Beckham scores Manchester United winner against Liverpool
Nineteen years ago today, David Beckham scored the only goal of the game as Manchester United beat Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Oct 12, 06:00
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leicester CityLeicester31199354312366
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs311710456243261
3Arsenal30167748301855
4Manchester CityMan City30156952322051
5West Ham UnitedWest Ham301311647351250
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd30148838271150
7Southampton31138104132947
8Stoke CityStoke31137113437-346
9Liverpool2912894540544
10Chelsea30101194541441
11West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom30109113037-739
12Everton29911951411038
13Bournemouth31108133850-1238
14Watford30107133032-237
15Swansea CitySwansea3199133140-936
16Crystal Palace3096153240-833
17Norwich CityNorwich3177173254-2228
18Sunderland3068163655-1926
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3067172955-2625
20Aston Villa3137212258-3616