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Manchester United announce reduced quarterly revenue

Manchester United have announced reduced quarterly revenue in their latest financial results. Credit: PA

Manchester United have announced reduced quarterly revenue in their latest financial results but insist they remain on track for record annual income.

United's revenue of £135million for what is termed the first quarter of 2019 was down from £143.7million in the same period last year.

Commercial and matchday revenue were down along with operating profit, with broadcasting revenue - up £2million to £42.8million - the only area showing growth.

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Manchester City's Mendy undergoes knee surgery

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has undergone knee surgery, the Premier League club have announced. Credit: PA

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has undergone knee surgery, the Premier League club have announced.

The 24-year-old had an operation on a meniscus problem on Wednesday night after withdrawing from the France squad.

No timescale has been given for his recovery.

Mendy missed the majority of last season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee against Crystal Palace in September 2017.

He returned from injury in April this year and has started nine of City's 12 Premier League games this season.

Mendy cost a reported £52million when he moved to the Etihad from Monaco in 2017.

Notts County sack former Liverpool and Leeds winger Kewell

Harry Kewell has been sacked by Notts County after 14 matches in charge of the Sky Bet League Two club. Credit: PA

Harry Kewell has been sacked by Notts County after 14 matches in charge of the Sky Bet League Two club.

Australian Kewell signed a three-year contract to replace Kevin Nolan at Meadow Lane in early September.

The 40-year-old former Leeds and Liverpool player managed just three victories with County, leaving them 22nd in the table.

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