Liverpool icon Souness blames five Man Utd stars including 'ordinary' trio

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness has pinned the blame on five players after Manchester United’s underwhelming start to the season. The Scot has labelled three of Erik ten Hag’s stars as “ordinary” in a damning assessment. United have picked up three points from their opening two games of the season. They beat Wolves 1-0 on the opening day but the visitors were unlucky not to be awarded a penalty late on

'I told Man Utd star not to be fancy – he drove Rolls Royce and wore cowboy hat'

Bookmark For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter Thank you for subscribing! For the latest from the pitch sign up for our football newsletter We have more newsletters Manchester United flop Memphis Depay once ignored Wayne Rooney's advice by turning up to a reserve game in a swanky Rolls-Royce and a cowboy hat. The Dutch forward endured a torrid year-and-a-half spell at Old Trafford, scoring

Brentford boss sends Man Utd, Chelsea and Tottenham transfer message over Toney

Thomas Frank has declared he understands why Brentford supporters may be fearing the departure of Ivan Toney after their banned talisman switched agents. The development has surfaced just days after the England international detailed his desire to explore a new challenge should the right opportunity present itself as he outlined his admiration for both Liverpool and Arsenal. Toney will be free to return to action on January 17 after he

Marcus Rashford and Roy Keane won't like Man Utd 'plan' devised by club chiefs

Football Digest: Analysing Man Utd's failed recruitment Manchester United chiefs are reportedly planning to persist with Marcus Rashford as a central striker at various points throughout the season. The proposal is unlikely to go down well with club legend Roy Keane, or indeed Rashford himself, based on comments that the pair have made over the past few weeks. Debate over Rashford’s best position was effectively settled once and for all

Jamie Carragher says 'we're seeing the REAL Raheem Sterling now'

Jamie Carragher claims ‘we’re seeing the real Raheem Sterling in a Chelsea Shirt’ as the ex-Liverpool defender lumps praise on Blues forward as he scores TWICE against Luton  Jamie Carragher has lumped praise on Chlesea forward Raheem Sterling    It comes as Sterling opened the scoring for the Blues in their game vs Luton WATCH: It’s All Coming Up – Mail Sport’s preview show for the weekend’s football  Jamie Carragher has

Raheem Sterling aims dig at Graham Potter after Chelsea beat Luton

Raheem Sterling aimed a thinly-veiled dig at former manager Graham Potter after is man of the match performance in Chelsea’s win over Luton Town. Chelsea news, exclusives and analysis Chelsea cruised to a 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Friday night – the first victory of the Mauricio Pochettino era. Sterling scored two great goals either side of the break before setting summer signing Nicolas Jackson up for his first Blues goal.

Ten Hag rips into Man Utd stars with clear demand after 'unacceptable' defeat

Football Digest: Man Utd with work to do after sluggish start Erik Ten Hag has blasted his Manchester United players for refusing to ‘run’ against Tottenham and held clear-the-air talks with his squad, after labelling their efforts ‘unacceptable’ following their 2-0 defeat last Saturday. The Dutchman ripped into his flops after a below-par display at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium followed a lacklustre performance against Wolves only five days earlier, and Ten

Performance against Tottenham ‘not acceptable’ for Man Utd – Erik ten Hag

Sign up to Miguel Delaney’s Reading the Game newsletter sent straight to your inbox for free Sign up to Miguel’s Delaney’s free weekly newsletter Thanks for signing up to the Football email Erik ten Hag told his players that their drop-off in the defeat at Tottenham was unacceptable as the Manchester United boss accused some of the team of not running or sticking to their jobs. Having finished third in

Lionesses release statement in support of Spain team amid Luis Rubiales scandal

The England Women’s football team have released a statement in support of their Spanish counterparts following the scandal surrounding Luis Rubiales. Rubiales, the head of the Spanish football federation, has received widespread condemnation for kissing midfielder Jenni Hermoso on the lips without consent following Spain’s World Cup victory over England. He was expected to step down at an extraordinary general assembly called by the RFEF on Friday but instead claimed he was the

March on Brighton's production line and backing himself for England

Solly March on Brighton’s amazing production line and how he backs himself for England It’s two wins from two for Roberto De Zerbi’s men ahead of the West Ham game Solly March at the heart of their success so far in the Premier League season WATCH: It’s All Coming Up – Mail Sport’s preview show for the weekend’s football Someone from Brighton’s training ground team pokes his head through the