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Injured Rooney a major doubt for Bayern clash

Wayne Rooney is a major doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League showdown against Bayern Munich after being ruled out of today’s clash against Newcastle with a toe injury. Rooney sustained the bruises on his toe during the second half of United’s 1-1 draw against holders Bayern in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Old […]

Bayern Munich ban British tabloids for Man Utd clash

Bayern Munich have taken the unusual step of refusing two British tabloids accreditation for next Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at home to Manchester United over headlines referring to midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. The German midfielder was sent off after receiving a second yellow card for a 90th-minute foul on United’s England striker Wayne Rooney […]

I didn’t dive against Bayern – Rooney

Furious Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has hit out at suggestions that he dived to get Bastian Schweinsteiger sent off during his side’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Bayern Munich. Schweinsteiger was shown a second yellow card after sliding in on Rooney towards the end of the 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, ruling the German […]

Bayern Munich held by resurgent Manchester United

Vidic leaped well to direct his header past Manuel Neuer

Under-performing Manchester United produced a vastly improved display to hold defending champions Bayern Munich to a 1-1 draw in the home leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Bayern midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger cancelled out Nemanja Vidic’s opener, but was then sent off in the dying stages to give United extra hope ahead of next week’s return […]

Neymar’s strike gives Barca hope against Atletico

Barcelona's strikers: Neymar's goal gives Barcelona hope against Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have a slim advantage heading into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona after holding on for a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Tuesday. Diego Ribas, who came on as a first-half substitute for injured Diego Costa, fired the visitors in front with a wonder strike from long […]

Man United May Sack Moyes

•Man United's David Moyes

Manchester United’s senior hierarchy is “evaluating all possibilities” as it attempts to arrest the club’s steep descent under David Moyes. Contrary to public statements that Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor will definitely be granted at least a second season as manager, Moyes’ dismissal is prominent among those possibilities. According to Daily Mail, though Tuesday’s humiliating 3-0 […]

Scholes backs Man United to oust Bayern Munich

•Man United's David Moyes

Manchester United great Paul Scholes Saturday backed the struggling English giants to beat Bayern Munich and go all the way to the Champions League final — even without injured top-scorer Robin van Persie. Scholes admitted a rematch of the classic 1999 final, which he missed through suspension as United snatched it 2-1 at the death, […]

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