Posts Tagged Manchester

Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria reacts after a missed opportunity before being substituted at half time during his team's English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United’s history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain its status as England’s top team.

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Van Gaal: Van Persie set for long absence with ankle injury

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United could be without its first-choice striker for a critical stage of the season after Robin van Persie was ruled out for a “long time” by manager Louis van Gaal on Friday.

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Chelsea and Tottenham meet in English League Cup final

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Chelsea could win its first trophy in Jose Mourinho’s second spell as manager and take a big step toward capturing the Premier League title.

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