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The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Another Premier League player tests positive for novel coronavirus

A third first-team player from Brighton & Hove Albion tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the Premier League club’s chief executive Paul Barber has confirmed.
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would be left unsurprised if concluding the 2019-20 football campaign took until the end of the year, cutting significantly into next season's projected calendar.

Derby County thank Wayne Rooney as players accept wage deferral

Derby County have thanked captain Wayne Rooney for the leading role he played in the club agreeing to a wage deferral with players to help the English Championship club survive the coronavirus crisis.
Derby County's Wayne Rooney reacts REUTERS-Andrew Yates-File Photo

Wayne Rooney calls pay cut pressure on players a ‘disgrace’

Former England captain Wayne Rooney said the public pressure being exerted on elite footballers to take pay cuts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is a “disgrace”, according to a report in the Sunday Times.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Rio Ferdinand: Odion Ighalo deserves permanent Manchester United contract

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Odion Ighalo has done enough over the last two months to warrant a permanent move to the club.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo strikes nominated for Manchester United Goal of the Month award

Last month, the forward bagged three goals in four appearances and two of the efforts have been nominated for the best United strike in the month under review, according to a statement on the club website.
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would be left unsurprised if concluding the 2019-20 football campaign took until the end of the year, cutting significantly into next season's projected calendar.

Wayne Rooney: It wouldn’t surprise me if finishing the season takes until the end...

Wayne Rooney has revealed that he would be left unsurprised if concluding the 2019-20 football campaign took until the end of the year, cutting significantly into next season's projected calendar.
Juan Mata believes he made the right decision to join Manchester United almost six years ago and insists the club are getting closer to recapturing former glories.

Juan Mata: We have to trust the experts until we can play again

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata called upon the football world to remain calm and “trust the experts” while play is suspended during the coronavirus pandemic, and said he is doing all he can to stay fit.
Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.

Odion Ighalo nominated for maiden Manchester United award

Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.
Wayne Rooney impressed on his Derby County debut as he provided a stunning assist in a 2-1 win over Barnsley at Pride Park.

Coronavirus: Wayne Rooney criticises authorities for treating footballers like ‘guinea pigs’

Wayne Rooney has claimed "footballers in England were being treated like guinea pigs" before the 2019-20 campaign was put on hold, with the coronavirus causing huge disruptions to the sporting calendar across the world. Wayne Rooney has claimed "footballers in England were being treated like guinea pigs" before the 2019-20 campaign was put on hold, with the coronavirus causing huge disruptions to the sporting calendar across the world.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Nigerian striker relishes partnership with Juan Mata at Manchester United

Juan Mata has assisted two of out of the three goals scored by the Nigerian forward since moving to Old Trafford from Chinese Super league side Shanghai Shenhua in January.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Michael Owen hails Odion Ighalo’s impact at Manchester United

Former Manchester United forward Micheal Owen has hailed the impact of Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo at the club.
Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has congratulated Odion Ighalo on his maiden appearance for Manchester United on Monday.

Rio Ferdinand: Odion Ighalo has what Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial lack

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand admits he was wrong about Odion Ighalo and says the Nigerian’s hold-up play offers the side something that neither Anthony Martial nor Marcus Rashford can provide.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Frank Lampard: No sympathy for Steven Gerrard at Rangers

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says that he has no sympathy for Steven Gerrard’s position at Rangers… because his former England colleague doesn’t need it.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Steve McClaren: Odion Ighalo the right man for Manchester United

Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has been described by Steve McClaren as the perfect striker for Manchester United, as the former Old Trafford legend tipped the Nigeria international to be handed a starting role in the Manchester derby on Sunday.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo targets FA Cup win with Manchester United

And speaking prior to the game at Pride Park, the former Super Eagles striker said: “I watched Manchester United in the FA Cup a lot, which was great, and I loved playing in it with Watford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the leadership qualities of Bruno Fernandes as the midfielder prepares for his first taste of the Manchester derby.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Bruno Fernandes is a winner

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the leadership qualities of Bruno Fernandes as the midfielder prepares for his first taste of the Manchester derby.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sang Odion Ighalo’s praises after the Manchester United striker scored twice in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory over Derby County.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Odion Ighalo’s Manchester United impact

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sang Odion Ighalo’s praises after the Manchester United striker scored twice in the 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory over Derby County.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Odion Ighalo sends message to critics after hitting brace for Manchester United

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

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