by | May 25, 2017 | 20:37

On a poignant night in Stockholm, coloured by vivid thoughts of Monday's fatal terror attack in Manchester, United's supporters sang tributes to their grieving city, but also to their manager. A long red banner rippled up the tiers: "Manchester - a City United - prayformanchester". Paul Pogba registered the first tally against Ajax as the ball he shot towards the post luckily deflected and cruised into the net.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:11

Mourinho stressed that his team were able to block from their minds Monday's attack in Manchester and focus on their biggest game of the season. 'But we just come to do our job. It means going back to the Champions League and playing in the European Super Cup next August. That's the way I look at things. World record signing Pogba opened the scoring in the 18th minute as United won the ball after an Ajax throw-in, the Frenchman's shot taking a wicked deflection to wrong-foot ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:53

Supporters had to show their tickets at the first checkpoint to gain access to the concourse surrounding the stadium and then faced pat-downs and bag searches at a second checkpoint. "I think it would be special". "It means the last piece in the puzzle", Mourinho said, "a club with every trophy in the world of football". Midfielder Ander Herrera dedicated victory to the victims of Monday's attack, insisting it was United's duty to win for the people of Manchester .

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:50

Against the master of shutting out attacking teams, though, Peter Bosz and his young team - with an average age of just 22 years and 282 days - just had no answers. Mourinho had played a big gamble in his bid to drag a post-Alex Ferguson United back among Europe's elite, giving up the fight for fourth place in the Premier League that would have also secured Champions League qualifications.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:23

Europa League glory also means United join Ajax , Bayern Munich and Juventus as the only clubs to have won all three major UEFA trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup, as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:43

United will secure a place in next season's Champions League if they defeat Ajax in the Europa showpiece. Upon sustaining the injury there was much speculation that Ibrahimovic would consider bowing out of football, given its severity and his advanced age.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:01

In 2013, Grigson gave the green light for a trade to send the team's 2014 first-round pick to none other than the Cleveland Browns for their promising star running back Trent Richardson . He traded that pick to the Browns, and even though they fucked it all up and picked Johnny Manziel , don't lose site of the fact that Indy got fleeced.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:02

He said , however, that even if US intelligence sources shared vital information with the media, it likely would not affect the strong intelligence sharing relationship between the USA and Britain because it helps both countries. The summit is also an opportunity for May to highlight Britain's commitment to global security cooperation ahead of upcoming Brexit negotiations, set to start next month, which threaten to uproot one of the foundation stones of British national security.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:46

The final came two days after 22 people were killed and more than 60 injured in a bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , and 12 days after the death of Pogba's father, Fassou Antoine. "It was hard to train yesterday but the manager told us is that the only thing we could do is win this for them ". Afterwards, Pogba said: 'We went out focused to win, and we won for Manchester and the country'.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:40

With strong rumours that Griezmann and James Rodriguez could both be on their way to Old Trafford , will they be lifting a different European trophy next year? "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:00

The pair are both on the wantaway path at the two North London clubs and according to reports Pep Guardiola's side are prepared to pay a premium for the duo. And to make matters worse Sanchez's worldwide team-mate Vidal has confirmed Bayern are monitoring his situation. Is £50 Million too much to turn down with only one year left on hsi contract? "We have personnel decisions to make".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:49

Winning our first FA Cup since 2012 would be the icing on the cake for a club that have shown superb fighting spirit and determination to right the wrongs of a year ago, and while a number of players have proven their doubters wrong and worked their socks off for the club, Conte is the one that has steered Chelsea in the right direction.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:05

While the Cavs were heavy favorites entering their series with the Celtics , Cleveland .com might have gotten a little ahead of itself by prematurely looking ahead to the championship round. Avery Bradley led the team in scoring with 19 points, Al Horford chipped in with 16 points and seven assists while Kelly Olynyk had 15 points. "That's no excuse.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:14

Arsenal made an appeal to the Football Association this week following on from the Gunners final Premier League fixture against Everton last weekend. But Wenger said he is not focused on his own place in history. The team has addressed the situation on the sporting side and that would be a good crowning of the last two months.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:07

United's Josh Harrop, 21, scored the opening goal against Palace on his league debut while 16-year-old substitute Angel Gomes became the youngest player to feature for the Old Trafford club in the Premier League era. He knows about this. Any transfer is likely to depend on Sturridge's own desire with Klopp's recent praise of the frontman having indicated he would be keen to see him stick around at Anfield regardless of his fitness issues.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:19

He said: "Will I start with Per?" Chelsea's chances of FA Cup glory have been boosted by the fact that Laurent Koscielny will be banned after being sent off in their final game of the season against Everton . The pundit says Chelsea undoubtedly go into the match as favourites but Arsenal could shock the Blues and win against all odds. Fan safety is of paramount importance and we have robust security measures in place at Wembley Stadium.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:54

In sporting terms, though, this was a key victory at the end of an arduous 64-game season for United. I should have been around the [edge of the] box, but as I had a yellow card, Ander Herrera said that it would be better if I got involved in the corner, stayed in front of the goalkeeper.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:50

He said: "I am happy but I want to dedicate this to the victims". Shares in Manchester United Plc rose Wednesday as the club's Europa League final victory against AFC Ajax in Stockholm guaranteed a place in Europe's elite Champions League next season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:53

Arsenal go into the game packed full of confidence, however as stated, their fate relies on the form of both Liverpool a Manchester City above them. The Gunners play their second last Premier league game of the season tonight against already relegated Sunderland . "I think that's an insult to footballers", Moyes said of Wenger's comments.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:47

Four of the 10 games will be televised on ESPN, four on ESPN2 and two games will air on ESPNU. And a fourth year, too. "It will be a great challenge for our team". The previous season Mizzou beat West Virginia at home. "The Big 12/SEC Challenge is a special weekend for both conferences", head coach Scott Drew said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:01

Collomb said he had been informed that Abedi was a "British citizen of Libyan descent, but who grew up in Great Britain, and suddenly, after a trip to Libya and then probably to Syria, [became] radicalised and [decided] to carry out this attack".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:05

Wenger admitted that his team selection at the back will depend on the system he will use on Saturday. "We have nobody at the end of their contract so that will be completely our decision", he said. So it depends a little bit on the system I will go for, the system I will choose". "Some clubs are in a stronger position than us financially but I believe we are in a strong enough position, strong enough basic squad to compete at the top level".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:02

One key in this series is going to be whether or not LaMarcus Aldridge is aggressive offensively and scores. San Antonio's 114-75 annihilation of Houston in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals Thursday night sends the Spurs into the conference finals against the Warriors .

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:38

The former All-Stars have as much to do with this National Basketball Association draft lottery as the players of tomorrow. "It felt like winning Game Seven last night". "If not, we'll go from there", Thomas said via ESPN's Chris Forsberg . Over the next several weeks the Lakers will be working tirelessly to presumably pick a top choice and a second choice on their draft board in case Boston selects their primary choice.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:20

They have limited the Pittsburgh Penguins to two goals. It's likely. He practiced on Tuesday, going through the full workout and said he was "checked out" by a doctor after going head first into the boards in Monday's 5-2 win by the Capitals .

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:59

But North Korea's historic ally and main trade partner China said the priority was to push for diplomatic talks. "We have a lot of firepower, more than he has, times 20 - but we don't want to use it", the USA leader said, citing "two nuclear submarines" the Pentagon sent to the area last month.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:09

But the English Football Association has asked betting companies to provide information on wagers placed on the stage-managed incident during Chelsea's 5-1 win. "I wanted to play 26 minutes and come off because of the shirt number". Chelsea announced its players would wear black armbands " as a mark of respect " in the FA Cup final , as well as donating to the fund to supporting the victims of the attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:33

I always lose matches, but some guys win every time and I don't. It obviously takes happiness from our achievement. Yes a big night for Manchester United but an even bigger night for the city and for our country. "There are lots of poets in football, the poets don't win many titles, we knew where they were better than us, and us better than them", he said. Fellaini has received a considerable amount of criticism for some of his performances for United but remains trusted by Mourinho, who ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:42

Mourinho's first season in charge yielded only a sixth-place finish in the Premier League, but Wednesday night's win secures a place in next season's Champions League - and Mourinho insists the season must now be seen as a success. "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered". "We pray for peace". "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:03

Given Arsenal's dismal fifth-placed league finish, the 26-year-old is keen to give Gunners fans something to cheer about by helping his club win the trophy. "If you think that guy is disturbing in the dressing room, I'm sure he must have his character and his moments like every single player, but this is a guy you have to build the team around".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:03

In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to appeal a case before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:40

The Monday night's attack at a concert by U.S. actress- singer Ariana Grande killed 22 people , all of whom have now been identified by police but their names will be released during the course of this week after formal identifications are complete.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:38

Beaten coach Peter Bosz said United "only played long balls and didn't take any risks", turning Ajax's first European final in 21 years into what he called "a boring game". "It's all new for them and like I said, they will learn a lot from it and we will become stronger". Zlatan Ibrahimovic with the Europa League trophy.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:23

Ander Herrera believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contribution to Manchester United's Europa League campaign is not over despite being sidelined for the final. However, the Swede's astonishing contract also stipulated that a second year at Old Trafford would only be guaranteed if he made 31 Premier League starts and United finished in the top three.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:33

This summer will change all of that, and that's why the fourth place finish was so important, even if results since January have been disappointing. "Some other reasons where we will talk about another day". Philippe Coutinho is ready to snub any approach which may come his way from Barcelona after Jurgen Klopp kept his word on his Liverpool vision.