Posts Tagged Manchester

Man City cancels Under-21 game after racism claims

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says a friendly being played by its Under-21 team in Croatia on Tuesday was abandoned after team management ordered the players off the pitch following alleged racist abuse.

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Chisora-Fury fight is off after sparring injury

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dereck Chisora has withdrawn from his European heavyweight title fight against Tyson Fury after fracturing his hand during a sparring session.

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Van Gaal needs time to impose philosophy at United

Manchester United's new manager Louis van Gaal speaks during a press conference at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. The new manager takes over after recently guiding Holland to third place at the 2014 World Cup. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

While avoiding starting his Manchester United reign with any bold predictions or statements of intent, Louis van Gaal still projected an aura of authority and conviction in his ability to take on one of the biggest jobs in football.

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Nissan signs as sponsor of Man City, global clubs

LONDON (AP) — Premier League champion Manchester City signed Nissan Motor Co. as the first global sponsor of its portfolio of clubs on Thursday.

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