• Manchester United still targeting title despite derby defeat – Herrera

    Manchester United still targeting title despite derby defeat – Herrera

    Ander Herrera described Manchester United’s 2-1 derby defeat to Manchester City as “painful,” but said analysis of the game must be balanced in line with the club’s otherwise excellent start to the Premier League season.

    Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho put City in a commanding position at Old Trafford, before Zlatan Ibrahimovic pulled one back for the hosts but they were unable to find an equaliser.

    After three wins in their opening three games the defeat sees United lose […]

  • Manchester City beat United 2-1 in thrilling derby as De Bruyne stars

    Manchester City beat United 2-1 in thrilling derby as De Bruyne stars

    Manchester City beat Manchester United 2-1 to extend their perfect start to the Premier League season and end that of their local rivals in an entertaining and action-packed encounter at Old Trafford.

    City, who handed a debut to goalkeeper Claudio Bravo and started Kelechi Iheanacho in place of the suspended Sergio Aguero, dominated the early exchanges with United looking nervous and out of sorts.

    Pep Guardiola’s side took the lead in the 15th minute, although in an unconventional manner. A long ball […]

  • Manchester derby is about the players, not the managers – Mourinho

    Manchester derby is about the players, not the managers – Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho feels that Saturday’s Manchester derby is about “just the players” rather than him and Pep Guardiola. Manchester United boss Mourinho described Manchester City counterpart Guardiola as a “very good manager,” even though they had an intense rivalry while the pair were in charge of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively.

    When Mourinho was asked in his news conference on Friday about Guardiola, the United manager replied: “It’s a problem? You don’t need my answer.”

    It was then pointed out to Mourinho that […]

  • Governor Ambode doing football match analysis at the Lagos Derby (Photos)

    Governor Ambode doing football match analysis at the Lagos Derby (Photos)

    Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was pictured yesterday doing some pitch side analysis of the Lagos derby between NPFL sides MFM F.C and Ikorodu United.

    Mountain of Fire Ministries thrashed Ikorodu United