Arnautovic seals victory as West Ham compound Manchester United gloom

The gloom surrounding Manchester United intensified after Felipe Anderson, a Victor Lindelf own goal and Marko Arnautovic gave West Ham a 3-1 win Clubs cannot win the Premier League by the end of September, but they can certainly lose it. And yet for Manchester United, the death or otherwise of…

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Michael Carrick: Depression over a game sounds extreme but I felt in a very dark place

Michael Carrick tells Daniel Taylor about the guilt that gripped him after the 2009 Champions League final, guiding Manchester Uniteds young players though pitfalls and dishing out rollickings Michael Carrick tells a story about the first time he encountered Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United when, by his own admission,…

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Ballon dOr 2018: contenders for footballs global honour revealed

Contenders for the 2018 Ballon dOr are revealed with Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Gareth Bale and Mohamed Salah making the list along with Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze Fran Kirby and Lucy Bronze have been nominated for the inaugural womens Ballon dOr while Gareth Bale, Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Quipping Paul Pogba underlines rift with Mourinho after West Ham defeat | Jacob Steinberg

Paul Pogba, who was substituted in Manchester Uniteds anaemic 3-1 defeat by West Ham at London Stadium, made no attempt to disguise the rift between him and Jos Mourinho Paul Pogba was the last Manchester United player out of the away dressing room at the London Stadium. The Frenchman was…

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