MANCHESTER UNITED look to maintain their push for a top four finish in the Premier League when they take on Burnley this weekend.Jose Mourinho takes his side to Turf Moor on Sunday knowing victory will take them within a point of Manchester City in the final Champions League position.The 2-0 win over Chelsea has given United fresh hope they can secure a return to Europe's biggest stage next season and a win will leave them within touching distance of the top four. Keep up to date with ALL the latest football news, gossip and rumours But Burnley have been hard to beat at home this season and boss Sean Dyche will want to put one over their local rivals.The match will be shown live on Sky Sports 1 with coverage starting at 1.30pm on Sunday 23 April, kick-off at 2.15pm. The game will also be streamed on Sky Go for subscribers.Alternatively you can follow all the latest team news and match action on our live blog.Burnley: DLWDLMan Utd: WDDWWBurnley have been so strong at home … [Read more...] about What TV channel is Burnley v Manchester United on, what time is kick-off and what is latest team news for Premier League clash?
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MANCHESTER UNITED look to maintain their push for a top four finish in the Premier League when they take on Burnley this weekend.Jose Mourinho takes his side to Turf Moor on Sunday knowing victory will take them within a point of Manchester City in the final Champions League position.The 2-0 win over Chelsea has given United fresh hope they can secure a return to Europe's biggest stage next season and a win will leave them within touching distance of the top four. Keep up to date with ALL the latest football news, gossip and rumours But Burnley have been hard to beat at home this season and boss Sean Dyche will want to put one over their local rivals.Striker Sam Vokes has failed to make the squad for Burnley after suffering a hamstring injury in last week's 3-1 defeat at Everton.Scott Arfield is also out with a knee injury while Johann Gudmundsson makes the bench. Wayne Rooney makes a shock start for United as Jose Mourinho makes eight changes from the side … [Read more...] about Burnley vs Manchester United team news: Wayne Rooney STARTS as Jose Mourinho makes eight changes from the side that beat Anderlecht
A BUNGLING maintenance contractor caused the failure of virtually the whole of Manchester's Metrolink tram network today - as tens of thousands of fans headed to the Manchester United game and a Justin Bieber concert.The worker crashed a rail vehicle into a vital junction, damaging points and causing severe delays for thousands of commuters since this morning.The delays continues into this evening as the city staged two big events - a Europa League game against Fenerbahce at Old Trafford and a gig by pop brat Bieber at the Manchester Arena.Double the usual number of trams ran on the Altrincham line until 8pm to cope with football fans heading to Old Trafford - but other routes were crippled with passengers forced to wait for replacement buses.There was a reduced service on the Eccles line - with anyone heading for the Arena forced to get a shuttle bus from Media City in Salford.And severe delays hit the Bury, East Didsbury and Manchester Airport lines.Fed … [Read more...] about Manchester Metrolink hit by severe delays as fans head to Man Utd game and Justin Bieber gig
LIVERPOOL and Manchester United have issued a joint statement appealing for calm ahead of Monday's clash at Anfield.Supporters caught singing about the Hillsborough or Munich disasters will be thrown out with a zero-tolerance policy in place following the scenes which blighted last season's Europa League ties between the teams.Six Liverpool fans were charged with affray after crowd trouble flared in March. Keep up to date with ALL the Liverpool news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary by clicking HEREScuffles broke out and a flare was lit towards the end of the game at Old Trafford as Liverpool fans celebrated their side’s win over their arch-rivals.Problems centred on United slurs about the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy - when 96 Liverpool supporters died at the FA Cup semi-final - widely condemned after the first leg.Liverpool’s travelling contingent were also criticised after referencing the 1958 Munich … [Read more...] about Liverpool and Man Utd fans face Anfield axe if they sing about Munich or Hillsborough
MANCHESTER City striker Sergio Aguero came through unscathed in Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Paraguay on Tuesday night.City's leading scorer, who has 11 in eight matches for the club so far this season, had declared himself fit despite a calf problem picked up at the weekend.With City facing Barcelona next week in a key Champions League clash, Aguero's decision to play was a massive risk.However manager Pep Guardiola will be a relieved man after Aguero came through the match unscathed, although Argentina embarrassingly lost 1-0 to Paraguay.In other games, Brazil comfortably beat Venezuela thanks to goals from Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus and Chelsea star Willian.It was a miserable night for Argentina.Aguero missed a penalty as Argentina suffered their first home defeat in a World Cup qualifier against Paraguay, losing 1-0 in Cordoba.Aguero missed the penalty, for the fifth time in 2016, to equalise against Paraguay.His attempt early in the second half … [Read more...] about Argentina 0 Paraguay 1: Sergio Aguero comes through unscathed but misses penalty in embarrassing home defeat for Argentina
JOSE MOURINHO admits the Europa League is not the competition Manchester United want to compete in but they are determined to win it.The Red Devils boss and his squad, minus captain Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw and Antonio Valencia, arrived in Rotterdam on Wednesday ahead of their opening group game against Dutch league leaders Feyenoord on Thursday.And the Portuguese coach, who won the trophy with Porto in 2004, admitted he side had to face up to the reality of not being in the Champions League if they are to conquer Europe second-choice prize.Mourinho said: “This is not a competition Manchester United wants, it’s not a competition that I want, and it’s not a competition the players want, but it is the competition where we are and that’s the reality.“We have to look at the competition with respect. I think that we want to do well in the competition and for a club with our ambition we do not want to go out in the group stage – we want to do well.“I … [Read more...] about Jose Mourinho admits Europa League is not where Manchester United want to be… but they want to win it
THEY may be Young in name, but the experience this family has in football is unparalleled.Lewis Young, superstar sibling Ashley, his other two brothers and more close relatives have sampled nigh-on every aspect the Beautiful Game has to offer.From playing for England and winning the Premier League title, to scrapping it out in the lower leagues, to the heartbreak of horrendous injury luck ruining a career before it had started - the Young ones have seen it all.Ashley, 31, has enjoyed the highs of the game with Manchester United; Lewis, 27, has forged a long-standing career with the likes of Burton, Northampton and now Crawley; while Martin, 37, and Kyle, 20, have both seen their professional dreams dashed for differing reasons.The quartet keep in touch daily via a Whatsapp group chat, with Lewis and Ashley particularly tight due to their closeness in age and their recent positional switches from winger to full-back.Speaking inside the dressing room at Crawley’s Checkatrade … [Read more...] about Ashley Young: Manchester United star’s talents run in the family as brother Lewis making it big at Crawley
WWE returns to the UK for a one night only live event at the O2 in London on Wednesday September 7 – with top superstars that include Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, The New Day, and Universal Champion Kevin Owens scheduled to appear.And WWE has a long tradition of top-notch action right here in Blighty, dating back to the early 1990s when the likes of Bret “Hit Man” Hart, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and The British Bulldog were the top stars.With excitement growing for next week’s one-off special event, we look back at 10 of WWE’s greatest moments in the UK. Wayne Rooney slaps King Barrett Raw, Manchester Arena – November 9, 2015 Nine months after Lancashire-born Superstar Barrett called out Rooney, the England captain turned up ringside during a live edition of Raw. Mouthing off that Man Utd had no chance of winning the Premiership that season, Barrett got in Rooney’s face – prompting Rooney to dish out the weakest strike … [Read more...] about WWE returns to London… will the night top any of these top ten UK wrestling moments?
AN ONLINE bookies has sent a sick tweet comparing Paul Pogba’s transfer to Man Utd with the disappearance of Maddie McCann.Fruity King Casino said the call to let the French midfielder go to Juventus for free – before buying him back for £109million – was "worse" than the decision made by Maddie's parents to leave her alone on the night she went missing.The three-year-old vanished from her family's Portuguese holiday apartment in 2007 while her parents Kate and Gerry McCann were out for dinner nearby.The tweet, which Fruity King say was a "joke", said: "Letting Poga go on a free, then buying him back @ €100m. Worst decision since the McCanns went for dinner. #Pogback"Outraged Twitter users slammed the bookies as “disgusting” for making fun of an abducted child.One said: "Slightly disgusting for a company wanting to get big #getsomemorals.""What a lovely company you must be to make fun of an abducted … [Read more...] about Online casino mocks Madeleine McCann’s family in sick tweet about Man Utd’s new £109million signing Paul Pogba
THE fixtures for the new Premier League season have been published - and Arsenal kick off the campaign against Liverpool.Arsene Wenger's Gunners play host to a mouth-watering clash against Jurgen Klopp's Reds on August 13.Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola will get his first taste of Prem football with Manchester City at home to Sunderland.The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich supercoach has been tasked with the huge task of winning the Champions League.Jose Mourinho begins life as Manchester United manager away to Bournemouth, in a reverse fixture to the last game of the 2015-16 season.The Special One has a point to prove after being axed by Chelsea last term.The Blues begin their campaign against West Ham in a London derby held at Stamford Bridge.And Tottenham travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton in their first clash.Champions Leicester go to the KC Stadium to begin their defence against Hull.Full list of fixtures: AUG 13Burnley v Swansea, Chelsea v West Ham, Crystal … [Read more...] about Premier League fixtures 2016-17: Full schedule published ahead of next top-flight season