Ariana ‘overwhelmed’ as she performs in Manchester again

Ariana Grande has revealed she feels ‘completely overwhelmed’” after performing in Manchester again, two years after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert. She told the crowd at Manchester Pride on Sunday night: ‘I’m so happy to be with you, so thank you for having me. ‘Sorry, I’m so nervous. I had so […]

Man Utd condemn racial abuse aimed at Paul Pogba

Manchester United have condemned racial abuse which was aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media after his missed penalty in the 1-1 draw at Wolves. Pogba saw his 68th-minute spot-kick saved by Rui Patricio as United dropped points in the English Premier League. In a statement, United said: ‘Everyone at Manchester United is disgusted […]

Manchester City unveil special 125th anniversary kit

Manchester City has unveiled a special kit to celebrate their 125th anniversary. The team will wear the new shirts during Sunday’s Community Shield match against Liverpool. The Puma design features no branding to reflect the classic, simple design of the club’s first strips. One the back features a ship, which more than half of fan […]

Pep Guardiola’s famous cardigan auctions for £6,000

Manchester City managerPep Guardiola has raised £6,000 for the club’s charity by auctioning his famous hooded cardigan. The English Premier League winning boss announced after this season’s FA Cup final he would give away his ‘coatigan’ – worn on the touchline through the club’s highs and lows – to raise money for City in the […]

Teenager wins €29,000 at eSports gaming tournament

A schoolboy has proved that playing video games isn’t just a waste of time. Mohammad Shami, 16, has walked away from an eSports Fortnite tournament at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium with an eye-watering cheque for nearly €29,000. Out of thousands of players who competed across the tournament, 100 finalists came together to battle it out, […]

Chelsea star Danny Drinkwater in drink driving arrest

Chelsea and England footballer Danny Drinkwater has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a road accident. The 29-year-old had reportedly left a party in Greater Manchester shortly before his Range Rover crashed into a Skoda at around 12.30am on Monday morning. Drinkwater was reportedly with a female lawyer who he had met at […]

Ariana Grande will headline Manchester Pride 2019

Ariana Grande has been confirmed as the headline act for this year’s Manchester Pride Festival. The Thank U Next singer, 25, will return to the city two years on from the 2017 terror attack at her Manchester Arena show. The performance, at the annual LGBTQ+ festival, will be her first in Manchester since the One […]

Jose Mourinho insists he is ‘too young’ to retire

Jose Mourinho says he is ‘too young’ to consider retirement and insists he still belongs at the top level of football. He was sacked as Manchester United manager during December, with the team going on to since win six straight matches under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Mourinho, though, has no intentions of letting United […]

Jose Mourinho breaks silence on Manchester United sacking

Jose Mourinho has revealed he felt ‘immensely proud’ to wear the Manchester United badge. He issued a statement to the media following his sacking as United manager on Tuesday. He said: ‘I have been immensely proud to wear the badge of Manchester United since the first day I arrived, and I believe all United supporters […]

Solskjaer appointed Manchester United caretaker manager

Former Manchester United player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as the club’s caretaker manager until the end of the season. The Norwegian coach replaces Jose Mourinho who was sacked by United on Tuesday. Solskjaer made 366 appearances for United between 1996 and 2007. The 45-year-old will be joined by former Old Trafford coaching assistant Mike […]

Jose Mourinho is sacked by Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has left his job as Manchester United manager after two and a half years in charge. The Portuguese, 55, won the FA 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. In a statement, the […]

USA goalkeeper Steffen to join Manchester City

United States international goalkeeper Zack Steffen will join Manchester City next summer on a four-year deal. The 23-year-old, who has played six times for his country, will officially become a City player in July. Columbus Crew said in a statement on their official website that the undisclosed transfer fee is the largest in the club’s […]

Mourinho praises Man Utd players after Arsenal draw

Jose Mourinho has praised the ‘big soul’ of his Manchester United side in their 2-2 draw with Arsenal. After a positive opening by United, David De Gea allowed Shkodran Mustafi’s header to slip through his hands, with Ander Herrera failing to clear in time on the line. Arsenal’s second goal on Wednesday night saw Marcos […]

Manchester Arena suicide bomber had been in Malta

The Manchester Arena suicide bomber had been in Malta three years before he killed 22 people at a music concert. Salman Abedi was 19 when he was rescued from the civil war in Libya by the Royal Navy and brought to Malta. He boarded HMS Enterprise in Tripoli in August 2014 with his British-born younger […]