LIVE Football News: Man City Host Man United In Manchester Derby + Arsenal Take On Watford

Stay tuned for the biggest footballing updates throughout the day.
12:30, 06 Mar 2022
Last Updated: 20:11, 06 Mar 2022

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the latest news throughout the day. We start with Arsenal travelling to Vicarage Road where three points could see them occupy a Champions League spot, and that's followed by the Manchester Derby as City host United.

Updates
06 March 2022
The updated Premier League table
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06 March 2022
Man United interviewing managerial candidates

The need for a new permanent manager at Old Trafford has only been heightened today and it is reported that they are interviewing potential candidates for the role.

Pochettino, Ten Hag and the hunt for the next Manchester United manager
Pochettino, Ten Hag and the hunt for the next Manchester United manager
06 March 2022
Roy Keane on that dismal United performance
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06 March 2022
Kevin De Bruyne is world class
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06 March 2022
FT - Man City 4-1 Man United

A great result for Man City as they keep up their title charge but Manchester United slip further away from the top four and their second half performance was beyond dismal.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Man City 4-1 Man United

This goes from bad to worse for Manchester United as City score their fourth and rub more salt into the wounds.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Man City 3-1 Man United

This could be game over for Manchester United as Mahrez scores a beautiful half-volley from the edge of the area from a De Bruyne corner.

06 March 2022
Leeds & Saints eye up deal for James Garner

Leeds United are reportedly looking at the current Nottingham Forest loanee James Garner as a main target in the summer to stem their midfield woes.

06 March 2022
HT - Man City 2-1 Man United

A very entertaining first 45 at the Etihad with both sides having their fair share of chances but Kevin De Bruyne's brace is the difference between the sides at the break.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Man City 2-1 Man United

What a first 30 minutes at the Etihad as Kevin De Bruyne gets his second following a mixup in the box from Manchester United, which allowed the Belgian to fire home from close range.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Man City 1-1 Man United

We have a proper derby on our hands here as Jadon Sancho curls the ball past Ederson as the Red Devils level.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Man City 1-0 Man United

That's all too simple for Manchester City as Bernardo Silva is able to cut a ball back from the byline which finds De Bruyne who slots home from eight yards out.

06 March 2022
Keane fancies United to nick something today
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06 March 2022
HUGE three points for the Gunners

A massive result for Arsenal who move up into the Champions League playoff spot.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Watford 2-3 Arsenal

A lifeline for the Hornets as they reduce the deficit after a well-taken goal by their captain Moussa Sissoko.

06 March 2022
Shaw and Varane test positive for COVID

Unfortunate news for the Red Devils as two starting defenders have been ruled out of the Manchester Derby due to COVID.

06 March 2022
Man City & Man United Lineups
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06 March 2022
GOAL! Watford 1-3 Arsenal

Another stupendous strike as Gabriel Martinelli fires past Foster from 20 yards out and they now lead 3-1.

06 March 2022
Saka is a special player
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06 March 2022
HT - Watford 1-2 Arsenal

An entertaining first half at Vicarage Road with both sides having opportunities but the Gunners go into half-time break a goal to the good.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Watford 1-2 Arsenal

A huge goal for the Gunners as Saka nicks the ball off Tom Cleverley, finds Lacazette who flicks it back to the young Englishman to fire emphatically home.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Watford 1-1 Arsenal

Another amazing goal at Vicarage Road as Cucho Hernandez scores a superlative bicycle kick and draws the Hornets level.

06 March 2022
GOAL! Watford 0-1 Arsenal

WHAT A GOAL! A sumptuous goal from Arsenal as Saka and Odegaard combine to put the Gunners 1-0 up.

06 March 2022
Emile Smith-Rowe tests positive for COVID

A shame for the Englishman who has been excellent at times this season but will miss out on today's game due to COVID.

06 March 2022
Neville thinks United better off without Ronaldo
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06 March 2022
Martin Odegaard is flourishing at the Gunners
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06 March 2022
Watford & Arsenal Lineups
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06 March 2022
Several United players OUT for Manchester Derby

Huge blow for United as Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Edinson Cavani are set to miss the Manchester Derby due to injury.

Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of Manchester derby through injury
Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out of Manchester derby through injury
06 March 2022
GOAL! Livingston 0-1 Celtic

The Bhoys take a 1-0 lead as Daizen Maeda heads home from close range making up for a missed penalty from Callum McGregor just minutes earlier.

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