Manchester United

Jose Mourinho’s perfectly executed plan to reach the Europa League final

It only seemed like Celta Vigo were giving him a heart attack (Man United/Twitter) Prior to the second leg of Manchester United’s Europa League semifinal against Celta Vigo, Jose Mourinho called it “the most important match of our history.” As in, the most important match in Manchester United’s history. The same Manchester United that has won …

Reading Luke Shaw’s diary: DT podcast, episode 3

Shocking revelations from the private writings of Jose Mourinho’s personal punching bag On this week’s episode, hear EXCLUSIVE entries from the diary of tortured Man United defender Luke Shaw, plus our Dirty Tackles of the Week (we’re coming for you and your overpriced parking, Philadelphia Union owners), another round of True Are Ya? (Has Paulo Dybala …

When Manchester United got a surprise 12th man

This day in football history On 18 April 2001, Manchester United’s starting XI posed for a team photo — with a surprise 12th person. United were at Munich’s Olympic Stadium for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against Bayern Munich, having lost the first leg 0–1 at Old Trafford. As the starters gathered on the pitch for …

When Ryan Giggs won his first trophy

This day in football history (ManUtd.com) On 12 April 1992, Manchester United defeated Nottingham Forest in the League Cup final. It was the first League Cup for the club and the first piece of silverware for Ryan Giggs, who later became the most decorated British player in history. It was United’s second consecutive appearance in the …