Former Manchester United coach Eric Harrison has died aged 81. Harrison was diagnosed with dementia in 2014 and spent his final few months in a nursing home. During his 27 years as youth-team manager at United, he nurtured the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes into first-team players.
Former Chelsea manager Tommy Docherty at half time
Harrison was awarded an MBE for his services to football in the 2018 New Year Honours. Gary Neville paid tribute to Harrison in a heartfelt post on Twitter on Thursday morning.
“We’ve lost our mentor,” Neville wrote. “Our coach and the man who made us. He taught us how to play, how to never give up, how important it was to win your individual battles and what we needed to do to play for Manchester United Football ...
Manchester United youngster Ethan Galbraith has been described as ‘our little Iniesta or Xavi’ by Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough. The 19-year-old is one of the most highly-rated players in the youth set-up at Old Trafford and made his debut for the first team in last season’s Europa League. The central midfielder is yet to appear for the senior side since that outing, but he has seriously caught the eye of his international boss, who has called him up for the European Championship play-off against Slovakia this month. Galbraith has played just once for his country so far, but Baraclough has hugely high hopes for him, comparing him to the two Spanish legends, Andres Iniesta and Xavi.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23: Ethan Galbraith of Manchester United U23s in action d...
Manchester United made an attempt for the signing of Vasco da Gama
youngster Talles Magno this summer, according to claims from Brazil.
Journalist Jorge Nicola says that in the final weeks of the transfer
window, the Red Devils made an approach saying they could spend as much as
€15m on a young talent from abroad.
Vasco da Gama, Talles Magno and his agent Carlos Leite all liked the
possibility. The club pushed for €10m more in performance bonuses, trying
to make the deal reach up to €25m.
Manchester United didn’t carry on with the negotiations, and a bid was
never made formal, despite the Brazilian side’s need to negotiate the winger’s
Talles Magno is one of the best Brazilian talents of his
generation, and according to Jorge Nicola, Liverpool have als...
The Magpies fell to a disappointing 4-1 defeat to Manchester United at
St James' Park and the numbers behind the defeat weren't pretty
Newcastle fell to a disappointing 4-1 defeat to Manchester
United on Saturday evening on a night that began full of promise.
The Magpies looked set to
continue their positive start to the season when Luke Shaw steered Emil Krafth's low cross into his own
Harry Maguire headed Manchester United level after Bruno Fernandes had a goal
disallowed and the Portuguese midfielder also saw a penalty saved by Karl Darlow.
But the visitors did finally
break Newcastle's resistance
when Fernandes got his goal in the 86th minute, before Aaron Wan-Bissaka and
Marcus Rashford got on the scoresheet to compound their misery.
A meeting of the top-flight's shareholders this week is set to be a
fiery affair, amid the attempted power grab from Manchester United and
Premier League clubs could be set to take the Big Six to court
over Project Big Picture.
EFL chairman Rick Parry
A specially-convened meeting
of the top flight’s shareholders is expected to be a fiery affair this week
over plans condemned as a power grab by the group led by Manchester United and Liverpool.
Chief among the concerns is
the fear that the Premier League’s top foreign owners want to prevent any
threat to their domination - in return for bailing out the cash-strapped EFL.
One club source told Mirror Sport: “They will just
vote for more and more for themselves over time.
“It’s rich, fore...
United missed Dortmund's August 10 deadline for the deal to be completed
but came in with a £91.3m offer which was rejected earlier this week
Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc insists Jadon Sancho's move to
Manchester United during the current transfer window will not happen.
door is closed, I have said this 27 times!", Zorc told reporters on
a view shared by the rest of Dortmund's hierarchy, head coach Lucien Favre, the
club's players, and fans in the North Rhine-Westphalia city.
captain Marco Reus has expressed his delight that his
attacking team-mate is remaining at Signal Iduna Park.
players have not been permitted to talk about Sancho to the media, but Thomas
Meunier could not resist telling Sky Sports News:...
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has slammed his former Machester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's tactics in the
2011 Champions League final defeat to Pep Guardiola's Barcelona.
Blaugrana produced a truly breathtaking display at Wembley, playing United off
the park enroute to a 3-1 win that secured a second Champions League final
triumph over the Red Devils in three years.
game, Ferguson admitted that United had never been outclassed in such
convincing fashion and stated that the Barca side were the best team he had
come up against during his long managerial career.
Lionel Messi and David Villa were all on target in the tika-taka masterclass
that left the Scotsman literally shaking in the dug-out five minutes before the
final whistle was blown.
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Brand Finance Review have
crunched the all-important numbers to determine the world's most valuable
football clubs amid the global pandemic.
Liverpool's value has
increased significantly as they close in on Manchester United following their
Premier League triumph.
And Real Madrid top the list
despite suffering a £205 million decrease from 2019. The Spanish champions are
valued at £1.286 billion ahead of Barcelona who have a value of £1.280 billion
after an £18.1 million rise.
Manchester United and
Liverpool are ranked third and fourth, respectively. The Red Devils have seen
their value drop by £143 million to an overall value of £1.190 billion.
After delivering the Premier
League title last season, Jurgen Klopp's side managed to see their value rise
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Manchester United's Jesse
Lingard has posted an emotional message to social media following his first
Premier League goal in over 18 months.
Lingard netted United's
second goal against Leicester City on Sunday as the Red Devils sealed third
place and a place in next season's Champions League.
The 27-year-old has been hit
by personal issues off the pitch this season and he addressed fans on social
media, stating he 'lost himself as a person and a player' earlier in the
"Im starting with the
man in the mirror im asking him to change his ways, he begun.
"This season has been
difficult for so many reasons.
"I lost who I was as a
player and person, but I never wanted to give up, I knew who I really was on
and off the pitch and knew that having been t...
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Villa won't sell Jack Grealish for at least £80 million, after the midfielder
kept them in the Premier League on the final day of the season.
future has been in question all season, with his performances for struggling
Villa suggesting he could have a bright future in a top club.
has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United but the selling
club's valuation of the midfielder could put them off.
Villa owner Nassef Sawiris, described as stubborn, wants at least the £80
million United forked out for Harry Maguire last summer in order to take
24-year-old is thought to want to leave his boyhood club in order to chase
silverware and secure a place in Gareth Southgate's England squads, especially
with the E...