Manchester United's team bus began to edge away from Stockholm's Friends Arena at 12:50 a.m. on Thursday morning, the sound of the engine mixed with banging on the windows and the muted cheers of footballers singing in celebration of their Europa League final victory.
A steward told a bystander that under no circumstances should a photograph be taken of the vehicle, which had been camouflaged in red, white and black and featured the Manchester United badge with "Going Holm" written on the front,...
Eight Manchester United players were named in the Europa League squad of the season, selected by UEFA's technical observers.
United, who won the competition with a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Stockholm on Wednesday, had by far the most players in the 18-man selection, with Sergio Romero, Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all included.
Runners-up Ajax and semifinalists Celta Vigo and Lyon each contributed three players, while...
It's only the Europa League. Try telling that to the thousands of Manchester United supporters who were bouncing around the streets of Stockholm and Manchester on Wednesday evening. They likely surprised themselves by how happy winning the Europa League made them.
It would be wrong to say the outpouring of joy was solely a result of lifting the trophy after the horrible week Mancunians had endured, but United's win provided a moment of happiness.
Manchester United gave their entire city a "lift" by beating Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final on Wednesday, according to former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
United played the match in Stockholm even as their hometown was continuing to come to grips with a deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday night that left 22 dead.
And Ferguson, who managed the club for 27 years, hailed the spirit of the city and backed Mancunians to support one another and...