Sadio Mane’s first half header and Thiago Alcantara’s late strike kept Liverpool’s slim chances of qualifying for the Champions League alive as they defeated Southampton 2-0 at Anfield. Mane leapt highest to head home Mohamed Salah’s inch-perfect cross before Thiago struck his first goal for the club in the final minutes as Jurgen Klopp’s men […]
The Hut Group pulls out of contract starting in July, sources say
Fans are campaigning for boycott of club’s commercial partners
Manchester United have missed out on a proposed new training kit deal worth £200m over 10 years after the Manchester-based company The Hut Group had concerns about the supporters’ campaign to boycott the club’s commercial partners in protest at the Glazers’ ownership, the Observer understands.
Richard Arnold, United’s group managing director, was told on Friday that THG had pulled out of a contract which was due to start on 1 July.
Nine years ago, Sergio Agüero conjured his never-to-be-forgotten moment to clinch Manchester City’s first Premier League title at the very last against Queens Park Rangers and now, the iconic striker had the chance to secure his club’s fifth – and their seventh top division championship overall.
With City leading through Raheem Sterling’s goal, Agüero stood over a penalty in first-half stoppage time. Score it and City would surely stride towards the victory they needed to make sure of things with time to spare, enabling them to focus everything on their Champions League final date with Chelsea on 29 May.
Sergio Aguero has apologised to Manchester City fans for his Panenka penalty miss against Chelsea after Pep Guardiola’s men squandered their opportunity to seal the title. Aguero missed from 12 yards shortly before half-time to double the hosts lead before the Blues turned the game on its head to seal a 2-1 Premier League win to delay […]