By Simon Stone BBC Sport at Optus Stadium, Perth Manchester United named a different XI in each halfAfter a troubled summer off the field, Manchester United started their pre-season campaign with a 2-0 win against Perth Glory in front of a crowd of 50,206 at the Optus Stadium.England striker Marcus Rashford, playing for the first…

Solskjaer (left) was named permanent Man Utd boss in March after initially succeeding Jose Mourinho on a caretaker basisManchester United have flown 9,000 miles to Australia to begin their six-match pre-season tour but if manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer thought the distance would provide an escape from the problems that have been piling up at Old…

Vieira was interviewed by Newcastle in 2015 before the Magpies appointed Steve McClarenPatrick Vieira is among the names Newcastle United are considering to succeed Rafael Benitez as manager.Benitez, 59, will leave St James’ Park after three years in charge when his contract expires on 30 June.Vieira, 43, has just completed his first campaign in European…

Mata scored six goals in 32 appearances for United in all competitions last seasonMidfielder Juan Mata has agreed a new contract at Manchester United.Mata’s present deal expires on 30 June but it is understood he will sign an extension in excess of one year.Unlike fellow Spaniard Ander Herrera, who is set to join PSG, Mata,…

Media playback is not supported on this device Women’s World Cup 2019: Watch as world champions USA demolish Thailand 13-0The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women’s World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half…

Dundee United’s Paul McMullan forced a good save from Vaclav Hladky in the first halfSt Mirren and Dundee United scrapped out an absorbing goalless draw in the first leg of their Scottish Premiership play-off final at Tannadice.With the hosts longing to end their three-year exile in the Championship, and St Mirren equally desperate to preserve…

Jose Mourinho spent two and a half years in charge at Manchester United before being sacked in December 2018Jose Mourinho has won two Champions Leagues, eight league titles and 10 cup competitions.So when, the day before Manchester United’s opening game of the season against Leicester in August, the then manager said he regarded finishing second…

David de Gea has not kept a clean sheet since United’s goalless draw with Liverpool on 24 FebruaryA mistake by goalkeeper David de Gea gifted Chelsea an equaliser as Manchester United’s hopes of playing in next season’s Champions League faded at Old Trafford.With United leading through Juan Mata’s goal against his former club, De Gea…