Manchester United FC - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Manchester United FC Griezmann says 6 chances out of 10 he will join Man United PARIS (AP) — Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has admitted he could join Manchester United in the offseason. Speaking to TV channel TMC, the France international said on Monday a move to United is "possible." Asked about the chances that he would leave Madrid for Manchester on a scale of one to 10, with 10 equating to a done deal, Griezmann said "six." ... Mon, 22 May 2017 19:39:00 GMT 2017-05-22T19:39:00Z Moyes quits Sunderland after relegation from EPL LONDON (AP) — David Moyes quit as Sunderland manager on Monday following relegation from the English Premier League, having failed to revive a reputation damaged so badly at Manchester United. After impressing during 11 years at Everton, Moyes has lasted less than a year in his three subsequent coaching positions. The Scot's once glowin... Mon, 22 May 2017 17:32:00 GMT 2017-05-22T17:32:00Z Big decisions for players, coaches in EPL offseason LONDON (AP) — Few will be able to choreograph their farewells like Chelsea captain John Terry. Many players and managers in the English Premier League are in for messier departures in the close season. Nowhere in the league is there more uncertainty than at Arsenal, a club at a crossroads and out of the Champions League for the first time in two decades. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:38:00Z Ajax team aims to relive past glories in Europa League final AMSTERDAM (AP) — A year ago, Ajax could dominate possession but struggled to stamp its authority on quality opponents. After one season in charge, coach Peter Bosz has transformed the long-dormant Dutch powerhouse into a dynamic team of young players who swarm forward in attack and are just as aggressive in defense. What has he changed ... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:24:00 GMT 2017-05-22T11:24:00Z Man United's season hinges on winning Europa League final MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Losing the Europa League final is a prospect that doesn't bear thinking about at Manchester United. Not for the players, who would face another season out of the prestigious Champions League — the bonus prize for winning Europe's second-tier competition — not to mention the pain of defeat in a high-profile title match. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 11:23:00 GMT 2017-05-22T11:23:00Z Burnley loses to West Ham, still highest finish in 42 years BURNLEY, England (AP) — Burnley completed its best top-flight campaign in 42 years on Sunday, although manager Sean Dyche was still disappointed not to finish higher than 16th after losing 2-1 to West Ham in the Premier League finale. Burnley led through Sam Vokes but Sofiane Feghouli and Andre Ayew responded for the London visitors on Sunday. "Your insti... Sun, 21 May 2017 22:21:00 GMT 2017-05-21T22:21:00Z How Juventus claimed its 6th straight Serie A title MILAN (AP) — Juventus keeps on breaking records. And it set another one on Sunday when it clinched an unprecedented sixth successive Serie A title, with one game to spare, following a 3-0 win over Crotone. It is the first time since Serie A was founded in 1929 that a club has won six straight titles. Juventus won five straight from 1931... Sun, 21 May 2017 18:52:00 GMT 2017-05-21T18:52:00Z Puel under pressure as Southampton ends season with 1-0 loss SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton lost 1-0 at home to Stoke on the final day of the Premier League on Sunday in what could prove to be Claude Puel's final game as manager. Southampton's hierarchy will review Puel's position in the coming days and has offered him minimal support. It won't help Puel that Southampton finished the sea... Sun, 21 May 2017 18:12:00 GMT 2017-05-21T18:12:00Z Liverpool beats Middlesbrough 3-0, finishes 4th in EPL LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — With halftime approaching and the atmosphere inside Anfield getting increasingly tense, a chant drifted across from the away supporters: "Champions League, you're having a laugh." Liverpool was being held 0-0 by already relegated Middlesbrough on the final day of the Premier League and was in real danger of throwing away a top-fo... Sun, 21 May 2017 17:57:00 GMT 2017-05-21T17:57:00Z Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United gave four players their first Premier League starts and a youthful team beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on the final day of the season on Sunday. One of the debutants — Josh Harrop — scored the opening goal in the 15th minute and Paul Pogba added the second in the 19th as United signed off its league campaign with a win before playing in ... Sun, 21 May 2017 16:31:00 GMT 2017-05-21T16:31:00Z Monaco confident of keeping coach Jardim long term MONACO (AP) — Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev is confident that coach Leonardo Jardim will commit to a long-term contract and that most of the club's players will be kept following an inspirational season. The Portuguese coach is highly rated after Monaco finished eight points ahead of defending champion Paris Saint-Germain to win the French title, s... Sun, 21 May 2017 11:18:00 GMT 2017-05-21T11:18:00Z Celta Vigo coach Eduardo Berizzo to leave Spanish club MADRID (AP) — Celta Vigo says Eduardo Berizzo will coach the team for the last time on Sunday against Real Sociedad in the Spanish league. Celta says it "can only show its gratitude for his hard work, commitment and passion . (during) one of the most brilliant periods we have ever had." The 47-year-old Argentine, whose contract expires ... Sat, 20 May 2017 12:56:00 GMT 2017-05-20T12:56:00Z Atletico says goodbye to Calderon, its red & white fortress MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid is bidding farewell to its beloved Vicente Calderon, the modest stadium that for five decades produced one of the greatest atmospheres in soccer and faithfully symbolized the team's persevering spirit. The Spanish league game against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday will be Atletico's last at the old-fashioned venue. "It hurts a bit... Fri, 19 May 2017 16:04:00 GMT 2017-05-19T16:04:00Z Wenger gives little away as Arsenal faces top-4 exclusion LONDON (AP) — If Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is troubled about his future, he's not showing it. Approaching Sunday's Premier League season finale against Everton, which could determine whether Arsenal will play in the Champions League next season, Wenger again gave little away. Wenger's contract is up at the end of the season, so this... Fri, 19 May 2017 15:31:00 GMT 2017-05-19T15:31:00Z Diego Costa, Pedro to lead Spain at Macedonia WCup qualifier MADRID (AP) — Recently crowned English champions Diego Costa and Pedro Rodriguez will lead Spain's attack in a World Cup qualifier next month. The Chelsea scorers were chosen by coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday when he announced his squad for Spain's June 11 qualifier at Macedonia. Four days prior, Spain hosts Colombia in a friendly. Die... Fri, 19 May 2017 11:09:00 GMT 2017-05-19T11:09:00Z What to watch in Europe's leagues as season reaches climax What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend as season ends in England, Spain, Germany and France: SPAIN The final round is spread across three days, culminating in the title deciders on Sunday evening. Real Madrid needs only a draw to secure its first league title since 2012... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:19:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:19:00Z Jardim's transformation of Monaco pays off PARIS (AP) — Leonardo Jardim turned an inexperienced Monaco squad into one of Europe's most entertaining teams, doing so while competing on four fronts. The soft-spoken Portuguese coach with the unflinching stare was under pressure to keep his job. Now he's one of the most sought-after coaches in Europe after wresting the French league trophy from Paris Saint-Germain and rea... Thu, 18 May 2017 14:01:00 GMT 2017-05-18T14:01:00Z Still no place for Benzema in France squad for friendlies PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps gave a vague explanation as to why he again left out Karim Benzema from his squad on Thursday, the day after the Real Madrid striker demanded answers. "I would like to remind you, if needed, that I am the only person who decides, and I make decisions within a sporting framework. I am here to choose players to build a squad, because ... Thu, 18 May 2017 13:20:00 GMT 2017-05-18T13:20:00Z Dutch top-tier captains want no more artificial turf games AMSTERDAM (AP) — Captains of 12 Netherlands top-tier teams have asked the national soccer federation and league organizers to ban matches on artificial turf. Dirk Kuyt of title-winning Feyenoord and Davy Klaassen of Ajax joined a protest by their national union known as the VVCS. Kuyt, who announced his retirement this week, says: "I kn... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:28:00 GMT 2017-05-18T11:28:00Z Key players behind Monaco's French title win PARIS (AP) — Such was Monaco's extraordinary versatility and the level of teamwork instilled by coach Leonardo Jardim that it is hard to narrow down the team's most influential players. Here is a look at the main contributors to Monaco's first league title since 2000 and eighth overall: RADAMEL FALCAO Falcao's return from mediocrity and frustration with M... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:49:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:49:00Z Huddersfield moves 1 win away from the Premier League SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Huddersfield is one victory away from sealing a place in England's top division for the first time in 45 years after advancing to the second-tier League Championship playoff final on Wednesday. The team managed by German-born American coach David Wagner beat Sheffield Wednesday 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the two-legged semif... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:44:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:44:00Z Monaco changes tack to become a free-scoring French champion PARIS (AP) — Monaco has won the French league title for the first time since 2000, breaking four seasons of Paris Saint-Germain dominance. After finishing a whopping 31 points behind PSG in third place last season, Monaco completely turned things around to seal an eighth title overall. On Wednesday, Monaco clinched the title with one ma... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:36:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:36:00Z Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years PARIS (AP) — On the night Monaco clinched its first French league title for 17 years, it was fitting that rising star Kylian Mbappe scored a superb goal. The teenager, who has taken just six months to become one of Europe's most sought-after players, scored the opener in a 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Wednesday. Mbappe scored his 15th ... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:25:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:25:00Z Madrid a draw away from Spanish title after win over Celta MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has taken Real Madrid to the verge of its first Spanish league title in five years. Ronaldo scored early in each half as Madrid defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday to retake the league lead from Barcelona and move within a point of winning the title. A draw at mid-table Malaga in the final round o... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:14:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:14:00Z Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Sergio Romero showed Manchester United will be in safe hands in the Europa League final by saving an early penalty and producing many other great stops in a 0-0 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday. Filling in for the rested David de Gea, the Argentina goalkeeper tipped aside Manolo Gabbiadini's sixth-minute s... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:43:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:43:00Z Ceferin ends Platini's policy on trophy presentations NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has ended predecessor Michel Platini's favored tradition of presenting captains with trophies in the VIP section. UEFA says Ceferin decided "trophy presentations on the pitch will now be standard practice across all UEFA club and national team competitions." Ceferin says "offici... Wed, 17 May 2017 13:28:00 GMT 2017-05-17T13:28:00Z Correction: Chelsea-Terry story LONDON (AP) — In a story May 16 about Chelsea player John Terry, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Terry was fined for insulting Americans on Sept. 11, 2011. The incident occurred a day after the 2001 attacks on the United States. A corrected version of the story is below: A scoring return for Chelsea as John Terry mulls retirement John Terry... Tue, 16 May 2017 11:44:00 GMT 2017-05-16T11:44:00Z PSG's Cavani wins best player award; Monaco scoops the rest PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani was voted the French player of the season after a career-best 35 league goals. Cavani thrived in his favored center forward role after Zlatan Ibrahimovic left for Manchester United. Cavani, a 30-year-old Uruguayan, can match Ibrahimovic's league tally of 38 from last year if he gets a hat trick at home against Caen on S... Mon, 15 May 2017 19:45:00 GMT 2017-05-15T19:45:00Z Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pablo Zabaleta's final home match as a Manchester City player is set to be an emotional occasion, with video montages, tributes, and a post-match presentation commemorating one of the most important figures in the club's recent history. Yaya Toure might not be afforded such a send-off. Unlike Zabaleta, whose departure after nine... Mon, 15 May 2017 16:21:00 GMT 2017-05-15T16:21:00Z Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot LONDON (AP) — Tottenham signed out of White Hart Lane, and Hull left the Premier League. Sunday's results meant there's only Champions League qualification at stake entering the final week of the season. Tottenham locked down second place by beating Manchester United 2-1 in its final game before leaving its north London home of 118 year... Sun, 14 May 2017 23:08:00 GMT 2017-05-14T23:08:00Z