Manchester United need better recruitment to catch up with Liverpool, Man City

5:30 PM ET Rob DawsonCorresponding Ralf Rangnick says Manchester United will only be able to catch up with Liverpool and Manchester City if they correct the way they recruit new players. United travel to Anfield on Tuesday 19 points behind their rivals, who remain in the hunt for an unprecedented treble of the Premier League … Read more

Red card for Kulusevski, goal for Newcastle, Watford in play

VAR sparks controversy every week in the Premier League, but how are decisions made and are they correct? After each weekend, we look at the most high-profile incidents and review the process both in terms of VAR protocol and the Laws of the Game. With just six matches this weekend, due to the FA Cup … Read more

Relationship ‘on hold’ ahead of Man United clash

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said his relationship with Manchester United caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick is “on hold” ahead of Tuesday’s Premier League clash between the two clubs. The two managers clashed during their time in the Bundesliga and Rangnick influenced Klopp and other contemporary German managers with his gegenpressing tactical style. – Weekend review: … Read more

Which Premier League clubs will qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League?

The Premier League season is entering its final stretch and the race for a place in Europe next season is starting to heat up. We take a look at who is in contention to qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League, and what impact an English side winning a European trophy … Read more

By reaching the FA Cup final, Chelsea can redeem a season derailed by uncertainty and ownership drama

LONDON — Chelsea’s most turbulent season in modern history could end like so many before it: with another trophy. Chelsea return to Wembley on May 14 to play in the FA Cup final against Liverpool after beating Crystal Palace 2-0 in Sunday’s second semi-final thanks to goals from substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount. They … Read more

Rebuilding Man United won’t be easy, protest from fan owners suggests it won’t happen until the Glazers are gone

1:53 PM ET Rob DawsonCorresponding MANCHESTER, England — On the pitch on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo kept Manchester United’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League alive, but apart from that the 3-2 win over Norwich City went down in a backdrop of heightened fan unrest. The day ended with United three points closer to … Read more

Fan criticism of Paul Pogba doesn’t make sense

1:36 PM ET Rob DawsonCorresponding Ralf Rangnick says it “makes no sense” for Manchester United fans to criticize Paul Pogba after the midfielder was booed at Old Trafford. Rangnick’s decision to replace Pogba in the second half of the 3-2 win over Norwich on Saturday was first met with cheers from the fans before they … Read more

Arsenal defense a mix of 4/10 and 5/10 in loss to Southampton that hurts UCL hopes

12:22 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer Writer Arsenal lost to Southampton in the Premier League and in doing so spurned a glorious chance to close in on Tottenham Hotspur in the hunt for fourth place. With rivals Spurs losing at home to Brighton earlier in the day, Arsenal had the opportunity to reach 57 points and … Read more

Ralf Rangnick says he has no regrets taking Man United job despite struggles

5:30 PM ET Rob DawsonCorresponding Ralf Rangnick says he has “no regrets” taking over as Manchester United manager. The German heads into Saturday’s Premier League clash with Norwich at Old Trafford having won just three of his last 12 games in charge. It left United facing the prospect of missing out on a Champions League … Read more

Police called after fans targeted a training ground

8:59 AM ET Rob DawsonCorresponding Police were called to Manchester United’s training ground on Friday after a group of supporters arrived to protest against the club’s owners, the Glazer family. United were forced to lock the front gates to Carrington and divert visitors to a rear entrance after a group of around 30 fans carrying … Read more