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Tag Archives: Louis Van Gaal

Burnley vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Manchester United head into what Louis van Gaal has labelled a ‘derby match’ with Burnley on the cards next up. Sean Dyche’s side hope to recreate the heroics of the 2009 team which defeated United 1-0 on their last visit … Continue reading

The Sweeper: 10 Soccer Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Allow The Sweeper to hurtle you through this past week’s best stories at the speed of Mario Balotelli racing through Milan’s streets in a Ferrari with his queasy pet Rottweiler by his side. 1. “Think Outside the Ibrox” Picture Ben Roethlisberger … Continue reading

Shinji Kagawa Reportedly Transferring To Borussia Dortmund

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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As Louis van Gaal settles in as Manchester United’s newest manager, he has made it very clear that he is interested in selling a number of players. Shinji Kagawa is on the list of players for sale, and the Japanese … Continue reading

How Angel Di Maria Can Avoid Being The Latest British Transfer Record To Flop

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Complete the sequence: Angel di Maria, Fernando Torres, Andy Carroll, Robinho, Andrei Shevchenko, “X”. For those who don’t instantly recognise what connects the aforementioned soccer players — make a note of the eventual answer, because it’s a nailed on pub … Continue reading

Angel di Maria Capture Only One Piece Of The Manchester United Jigsaw Puzzle

Posted on by Sam Okpo
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Manchester United officially announced the signing of Angel di Maria amid the backdrop of a 4-0 insult at the hands of impudent league one side MK Dons. So abject was their display that if you were watching both teams for … Continue reading

Assessing The Louis Van Gaal Selection Predicament

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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The new Premier League season is only two weeks old and Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are already playing catch-up. The pre-season tour feels like a very long time ago now. The Red Devils have placed a significant number … Continue reading

Analyzing Louis van Gaal’s 3-5-2 Formation at Manchester United

Posted on by Søren Frank
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During the World Cup 2014 at Brazil, millions of soccer fans and thousands of experts saw the renaissance of the 3-5-2, the classical continental formation of the 1970s and 1980s. Louis van Gaal, who throughout his managerial career has stood … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal’s Patience Breeds Confidence at Manchester United

Posted on by Nicolas Hallett
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It was the 37th minute in a preseason friendly against Roma when new boy Ander Herrera played an ingenious through-ball, slicing open the Italian side’s defense and playing his compatriot Juan Mata in one-on-one with the goalkeeper. Mata couldn’t apply … Continue reading

Manchester United Manager Louis Van Gaal Targets Alexis Sanchez As His First Major Summer Signing

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal may still be focused on his current job as coach of the Netherlands national team but he’s already planning ahead with United with his intention to sign winger Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. As Barcelona … Continue reading

Tim Sherwood, Massimiliano Allegri, and the Security of a Di Matteo Tenure

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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Having taken over the helm at White Hart Lane following the amputation of the arguably malignant Andre Villas-Boas in December last year, the former England midfielder signed an 18 month deal to be Tottenham boss until 2015, but as it … Continue reading

Bayern Munich denied treble by determined Inter

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

Ever since Bayern picked themselves up from their slouch at the beginning of the season, they’ve seemed unstoppable. With a consistent back-line (which includes some youngsters), a dominant midfield with Schweinsteiger and Van Bommel, and a deadly front-line with Ribery, … Continue reading

Interview with Mani Honigstein of Footbo

Posted on by Double Pivot

I had a long conversation with Mani Honigstein, who is the brains behind the football social networking site Footbo. An avid Bayern Munich fan, I talked to him about the summer transfers and his views on the season ahead for … Continue reading

The Bundesliga Rumor Mill

Posted on by Double Pivot

It has been an interesting week in rumors. First the managers! Hoffenheim will say goodbye to Ralf Rangnick because he wants to spend money this summer. They will then say hello to Jurgen Klinsmann, who is the epitome of frugality. … Continue reading