Tags: Manchester United (Soccer Team)

FIFA Pitches Multibillion-Dollar ‘Project Trophy’ to Seven Top Clubs

LONDON — Representatives of seven of the world’s richest soccer teams, including Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid, visited FIFA on Wednesday for a private meeting aimed at winning the clubs in the increasingly fractious battle to set up a new multibillion-dollar world club championship. The group also included the English champion Manchester City, Italy’s…

Alex Ferguson in Intensive Care After Brain Surgery

MANCHESTER, England — The former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was in intensive care after emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage on Saturday amid an outpouring of affection and get-well messages from across soccer. Since retiring from United after almost 27 years in charge in 2013, the 76-year-old Ferguson has continued to attend matches at…