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Mourinho: Man Utd season not a failure without Europa League triumph

Damir Skomina, an official Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho once labelled " weak and naive ", will referee the Europa League final. "And an opportunity to end the season in the flawless way", the coach stated to the gathered press. "We performed much better than United did at our place", he said . Celta, whose fans made most of the noise, were lively from the start but United went ahead when Fellaini got in front of his marker to head in at the far post after Marcus Rashford drifted ...


Johnson, Garcia, newlywed McIlroy head Players cast

Johnson, Garcia, newlywed McIlroy head Players cast

But his plans didn't include so many well wishers, especially those rival players who were overjoyed at seeing Garcia's persistence pay off, including Rory McIlroy saying he was in tears at Garcia's achievement, one that would have completed a career Grand Slam for McIlroy had he won.



Title in the bag, Conte sets sights on double

The Spain worldwide reportedly was one of the players who fell out with Jose Mourinho last season, contributing to the negative atmosphere that engulfed the club as it finished, somewhat embarrassingly, in 10th place. We had to change and find a new suit for our team. The players bought into his ideas, particularly when he changed formation to a 3-4-3 during a game against Arsenal in late September when Chelsea was 3-0 down by halftime and Conte "didn't see nothing of my work, my idea of ...



Tottenham a bigger draw to world-class talent than Arsenal, admits Ian Wright

The Hammers aren't going down with 39 points, despite Slaven Bilic's insistence they're not safe, and have stuttered at home all season. Could be, could be. Never before has Arsene Wenger been forced to bow to Tottenham , having been superior to them in each and every one of his previous 20 seasons with the Gunners.


Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United trio following Arsenal defeat

Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United trio following Arsenal defeat

Mourinho said defeat meant it would now be "impossible" for United to finish in the top four, insisting his team's chances of playing in Europe's premier competition next season now rest entirely on winning the Europa League. As well as Tuanzebe, it was also a big day for midfielder Scott McTominay, 20, who made his senior debut as a late replacement for Mata. Natural speed and agility are another two of his prominent traits which make him appear as a player of greater maturity and ...


Ducks win at Edmonton, cut series deficit to 2-1

Ducks win at Edmonton, cut series deficit to 2-1

Talbot admitted his team's "overall game" was up to their standard in Anaheim Friday night, but he brought forth his best game of the playoffs when his team needed it most. It's a disturbing trend, but Todd McLellan doesn't believe we're seeing any sort of seismic shift here. "They take it up a notch, you make mistakes and they capitalize".