Manchester United’s Ralf Rangnick – Win ‘massively’ in the race for a top four spot

1:36 p.m. ET Rob DawsonCorresponding Ralf Rangnick called Manchester United’s dramatic victory over West Ham “massive” in the race for the top four. Marcus Rashford came off the bench to score with the game’s final kick in the 93rd minute at Old Trafford and put United fourth ahead of David Moyes’ side. “The atmosphere [in … Read more

Man United’s Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t challenge my authority in angry substitution reaction

22:31 GMT Rob DawsonCorresponding Manchester United caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick says Cristiano Ronaldo’s angry reaction to being substituted “doesn’t benefit anyone”, but he doesn’t believe it was an attempt to the attacker to challenge his authority. Ronaldo was visibly upset after coming off during the second half of United’s 3-1 win over Brentford on Wednesday. … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo’s angry reaction to being substituted in Man United win is ‘normal’

22:56 GMT Rob DawsonCorresponding Manchester United caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick says Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction to being substituted in the 3-1 win over Brentford was “normal” despite the striker being visibly angry when he is got out. Ronaldo was replaced by defender Harry Maguire in the 71st minute as Rangnick moved to three back to protect … Read more

Australian Sam Kerr comes second behind Alexia Putellas for the best FIFA women’s player, as Robert Lewandowski wins the men’s award

Sam Kerr has been beaten to FIFA Women’s Player of the Year by Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas. FIFA Awards: Best Female Player: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona / Spain) Best Male Player: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich / Poland) Best female manager: Emma Hayes (Chelsea Women’s) Best male manager: Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea) Puskas Award for Best Goal: Erik Lamela … Read more

This Dallas Cowboys ending was the craziest thing I’ve seen in ages

Did you watch the final minutes of the Cowboys-Niners playoffs on Sunday? I’m not sure what I saw. I wouldn’t call it great football. I’m not even sure I would call it football. There was a lot of downtime: whistles, penalties, reviews, slowdowns, timeouts and ultimately a game official sneaking behind the back of the … Read more

Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku must do more to lead the attack in Man City loss

Romelu Lukaku has scored just five league goals since returning to Chelsea last summer. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said Romelu Lukaku, who signed for a club record last summer, needed to do more for the team and criticized the striker’s performance in the 1-0 defeat in the Premier League on Saturday against … Read more

Gabon manager – Aubameyang didn’t have any heart problem that caused him to miss the AFCON match against Ghana

00:47 GMT And orSpecial for ESPN Close Ed Dove is a writer and scout with a deep and enduring passion for African sport, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: @EddyDoveAfrica Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was barred from playing for Gabon in their Africa Cup of Nations tie with Ghana on Friday after traces of the coronavirus were … Read more

Liverpool’s shortcomings without Salah and Mane give Arsenal hope for Carabao Cup second leg

LIVERPOOL, England – If there was any doubt about the importance of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane to Liverpool, Takumi Minamino provided the only proof you need in the 90th minute of the club’s goalless first leg in the half. Carabao Cup final against Arsenal at Anfield on Thursday. Minamino, who entrusted the starting role … Read more

Tom Brady took on these guys. They still can’t believe it.

Nate Clements remembers exactly what he thought as he ran on the sidelines with football in 2004. The former Buffalo Bills cornerback caught a pass, ran 35 yards and there was only one left. ‘only one person with a chance to stop him from sending him back for a touchdown. The last person between Clements … Read more

Washington Post berates business editor for column of tweets criticizing NFL’s Ben Roethlisberger

Washington Post editor-in-chief Sally Buzbee told employees that an editor was reprimanded for a tweet in which she criticized an SF Gate column that condemned footballer Ben Roethlisberger, according to a spokeswoman for the ‘business. Lori Montgomery, who is the Post’s business editor, tweeted last week that the column, which referred to allegations that Mr. … Read more