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Archives: Manchester United

Robin van Persie expected to be sidelined one month with ankle ligament damage

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to various reports out of England, Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to miss one month after suffering ankle ligament damage during last weekend’s 2-1 defeat at Swansea. Last Saturday, the 31-year-old forward left the Liberty Stadium … Continue reading

Price tag for Manchester United target Danilo set at £30 million by Porto president

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Porto president Pinto da Costa has slapped a £30 million price tag on right-back Danilo, according to the Spanish publication AS. The 23-year-old full-back is one of the most sought after defenders in Europe; with the likes of Manchester United, Manchester … Continue reading

The curious case of Rafael and his increasingly uncertain future at Manchester United

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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“Rafael is one of the club’s brightest young prospects. He has no fear of playing and has great belief in himself. Rafael has all the attributes to become one of the best fullbacks in the world”. Those were the words … Continue reading

Swansea director calls Louis van Gaal an arrogant bastard

Posted on by PA Sport
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Swansea could take internal action against club director John van Zweden over remarks he reportedly made against Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Van Zweden is alleged to have insulted Van Gaal following Swansea's 2-1 victory over United at the … Continue reading

Gary Neville: Louis Van Gaal shouldn’t be sacked if United don’t qualify for Champions League

Posted on by PA Sport
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Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville expects the club to stand by manager Louis van Gaal even if they miss out on Champions League qualification. The Dutchman succeeded David Moyes as United's permanent manager in the summer and despite an … Continue reading

Rating three former Atletico Madrid strikers who play in the Premier League

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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La Liga champions Atletico Madrid churn out the finest goal scorers in world soccer year after year. Ever since Fernando Torres captained the club in 2007, the standard of strikers being produced has been of the highest quality; far superior compared to other teams around the globe. Three of … Continue reading

Watch Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Swansea completed their first-ever league double over Manchester United to dent the Red Devils' hopes of finishing in the Champions League places. The Welsh club had won 2-1 at Old Trafford on the opening day of the season but a … Continue reading

Confidence is high at Manchester United insists Louis van Gaal

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manager Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United are finally starting to get their swagger back. United face Swansea on Saturday for the first time since they ruined Van Gaal's debut in the home dugout at Old Trafford six months ago. … Continue reading

When was the last time an Englishman scored for your Premier League club?

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Listed below are the last English goalscorers for each Premier League club.  Perhaps surprisingly, Aston Villa, Everton, Hull City, Southampton and Chelsea round out the top five clubs that have gone the longest without an English player scoring a league … Continue reading

PSV admit Memphis Depay will leave this summer; Could he be heading to Manchester United?

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his side’s Europa League Round of 32 encounter with Zenit St Petersburg, PSV Eindhoven manager Phillip Cocu has admitted that winger Memphis Depay will leave the club this summer. Depay has been heavily linked with a move … Continue reading

The case of Ander Herrera playing a more pivotal role for Manchester United

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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In the last few years, Manchester United has preferred to play wingers and forwards in center midfield over actual central midfielders. Going back to the end of the Sir Alex Ferguson’s era, the legendary Scot famously picked the likes of … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League isn’t the same without Manchester United

Posted on by Sam Okpo
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We all wait eagerly as the Champions League cleans out the cobwebs, wipes off the dust from its boots and prepares to restart after a short break. As any soccer fan will tell you, the yardstick by which we rank … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney proves that simulation is more entrenched than ever in English soccer

Posted on by Matt Jones
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England manager Roy Hodgson had a chance to make a stance of sorts on diving during his television appearance for the BBC during Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Preston North End in the FA Cup last night. Granted, not an … Continue reading

Watch Preston 1-3 Manchester United match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney ended his goal drought as Manchester United came from behind to beat Preston and set up a mouth-watering FA Cup quarter-final against Arsenal. After watching Bradford take their second Premier League scalp of the competition on Sunday, United … Continue reading

Preston North End vs Manchester United, FA Cup 5th Round: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The final FA Cup 5th Round match of the weekend kicks off today as Preston North End battle Manchester United at Deepdale. Sir Alex Ferguson will be in attendance, so expect to see a lot of camera shots of him … Continue reading

Manchester United considering US tour to Atlanta, Ohio and New Jersey

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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This summer of 2015 Manchester United look set to play in a short three-match tour of America. This summer’s trip to the United States looks likely to take place on the East Coast with possible targets in Atlanta, Ohio, and … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal is unfazed by criticism from Paul Scholes

Posted on by PA Sport
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Louis van Gaal insists neither he nor his Manchester United players will lose any sleep over the latest barrage of criticism from Paul Scholes. Scholes won 20 major trophies at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, but it is safe to … Continue reading

Like it or not, Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s best midfield option

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The question as to why Louis van Gaal has elected to switch Wayne Rooney into the midfield, as opposed to the England international’s most productive position at the head of Manchester United’s attack, has been beaten to death for the past … Continue reading