Manchester United

  • Five things to know about the English Premier League 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    Manchester: One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are title favorites and Manchester United needed more than just a change of manager to arrest their slump. Strengthened by new attacking signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea delivered...
  • Manchester United, PSG target Angel Di Maria as he wants to leave Real Madrid 15 hours 5 minutes ago

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer. The 26-year-old Di Maria has spent the last four years at Madrid and helped them win the Champions League last season. Ancelotti says "Di Maria has asked to leave and he has rejected an offer...
  • Manchester United complete signing of defender Marcos Rojo Yesterday

    Manchester: Manchester United completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros ($27 million) on Wednesday, and sent Nani on loan to the Portuguese club. The 24-year-old Rojo, who played for Argentina in the World Cup final loss to Germany last month and scored earlier in...
  • Paul Scholes 'scared' about Manchester United's future Yesterday

    Manchester: Manchester United great Paul Scholes has said he is scared about the club's future and believes they could spiral into decline in the same way rivals Liverpool did in the 1990s. Scholes, who played for United throughout his whole career and won 11 Premier League titles, says the club need...
  • Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini suffers injury Yesterday

    Marouane Fellaini is the latest Manchester United injury victim Marouane Fellaini has become the latest Manchester United player to suffer an injury, which media reports suggested could prevent him moving away from the club during the transfer window. Television pictures showed him hobbling on crutches, with a protective boot on his left...
  • Sporting Lisbon to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United 2 days ago

    Sporting have agreed to sell Argentina's World Cup left back Marcos Rojo to Manchester United while Nani will move the other way as he joins the Portuguese side on loan. Sporting said in a statement to Portugal's Market Securities Commission that the Premier League side would pay 20 million euros ($26.64...
  • Michael Owen sees good times ahead for Manchester United and Liverpool 3 days ago

    Manchester United will return to the top four of the Premier League this season but it is only Liverpool that can challenge for the title, according to former England striker Michael Owen who played for both clubs. After contrasting campaigns last season and differing fortunes in their opening league matches this...
  • As Manchester United owners cash in, need to buy stars grows 3 days ago

    London: With new investors to attract and a team in need of strengthening to appease disgruntled fans, it's a busy August at Manchester United as England's biggest club tries to push deals over the line on two fronts. In Manchester, new manager Louis van Gaal has been evaluating the state of...
  • Manchester United's woes laid bare in opening day defeat 3 days ago

    In Louis van Gaal Manchester United have the big name manager, but 90 minutes of struggle against Swansea City proved that the 20-times English champions are still without the players required to bury the memory of last season's horror show. Dutchman van Gaal was drafted into Old Trafford in a bid...
  • Manchester United need to learn to cope with pressure: Louis van Gaal 5 days ago

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said his team need to learn to cope with pressure after they slumped to a 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City on the opening day of the Premier League season. United enjoyed an unbeaten pre-season tour of the United States beating rivals Liverpool and European...
  • Swansea upset Manchester United 1-2 in Van Gaal's debut 5 days ago

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal made a losing start to his Premier League career with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford. Gylfi Sigurdsson seized on poor defending to net the Welsh club's...
  • EPL: Louis van Gaal confident of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney 6 days ago

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has urged Wayne Rooney not to let the burden of the club's captaincy weigh heavily on his shoulders. Van Gaal handed the armband to Rooney and he will skipper the Red Devils for the first time in a competitive match in their Premier League...
  • Louis Van Gaal is over-training Man United players, says Verheijen 1 week ago

    London: The injury sustained by Manchester United defender Luke Shaw was caused by too many training sessions from new manager Louis van Gaal, former Wales assistant coach Raymond Verheijen said on Thursday. England left back Shaw, signed from Southampton in the close season for around 30 million pounds ($50.06 million), may...
  • EPL: What to watch in the opening week 6 days ago

    Manchester: The English Premier League is back - and it looks more competitive than ever this season. Manchester City head into the first match of their title defense, against Newcastle on Sunday, knowing there are four genuine pretenders to the trophy after a typically frenetic summer of transfers and coaching changes...
  • Manchester United travel to MK Dons in League Cup August 14, 2014

    Manchester United will travel to third-tier MK Dons in the Capital One Cup second round following the draw on Wednesday, the first time they have been involved at this stage of the competition for 19 years. United finished seventh in the Premier League last season, missing out on Europe and ensuring...
  • Manchester United's Luke Shaw out for four weeks August 13, 2014

    Luke Shaw, one of Manchester United's two major signings this offseason, has been ruled out for about four weeks with a hamstring injury. United announced the injury to the England left back on Wednesday, three days before the club begins its Premier League campaign against Swansea. Shaw, who became the world's most...
  • Former Manchester United player Bojan Djordjic confirmed for ISL August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Manchester United player Bojan Djordjic will play in the the inaugural season of the Hero Indian Super League, the organisers said on Wednesday. Djordjic, 32, joined United at the age of 17 in 1999 and stayed at the club till 2004. But, he made only two appearances for...
  • Manchester United beat Valencia 2-1 in friendly August 13, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United named Wayne Rooney as their new captain on Tuesday shortly after the team beat Valencia 2-1 in manager Louis van Gaal's first home game in charge of the English Premier League club. Rooney will wear the armband in United's season opener against Swansea City with Darren Fletcher named...
  • Wayne Rooney named Manchester United's new captain August 13, 2014

    Manchester: New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has given England striker Wayne Rooney the role of team captain and made Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher his vice-captain. "It is a huge honour for me - and for my family - to be named captain of this great club," Rooney told United's...
  • Manchester United ban iPads, tablet devices at Old Trafford August 12, 2014

    Thinking of what to take in a Manchester United game at Old Trafford this season? Better leave your iPad at home. Citing "latest security intelligence," United have added "large electronic devices including laptops and tablets" to the list of banned items for match days at their famous 76,100-seater stadium. An email was...
  • Manchester United loan Henriquez to Dinamo Zagreb August 12, 2014

    Zagreb: Manchester United have loaned Chile striker Angelo Henriquez to Dinamo Zagreb who have the option of making the move permanent at the end of the season, the Croatian champions said on their website. "I'm delighted to have joined Dinamo and I really want to make an impact here, primarily to...
  • EPL Team Preview: Manchester United set to begin afresh under Van Gaal August 12, 2014

    Manchester: From the gloom and constant disappointments of David Moyes' tenure to hope and anticipation under new manager Louis van Gaal, the mood at Manchester United has shifted dramatically heading into the new Premier League season. Order appears to have been restored at Old Trafford after United's most tumultuous year in...
  • Louis van Gaal can bring the smile back to Manchester United August 8, 2014

    London: Charismatic, assured and meticulous, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has quickly stamped his authority on a club desperate to return to the summit of English football. After a dismal season under David Moyes, United acted quickly to appoint the experienced Dutchman to restore them to former glories and he...
  • Manchester United among teams to bid for Vermaelen August 8, 2014

    London: Manchester United is one of several teams to have made an offer for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen as the Belgium international prepares to leave Emirates Stadium after five years. Vermaelen has lost his place in Arsenal's team to Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny, and manager Arsene Wenger won't stand in...
  • Indian cricket team tours Manchester United football club August 6, 2014

    Manchester: As it prepares to lock horns with England in the fourth cricket Test here, the Indian team took a tour of 'Theatre of Dreams', home of Manchester United football club, learning about one of the greatest sporting legacies. A bus carrying team India arrived in the premises of the Old...
  • Manchester United believe in the Van Gaal way: Juan Mata August 6, 2014

    Miami: Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata says the team has shown during their pre-season tour of the United States that they believe in the new system introduced by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal. United wrapped up their US tour with a 3-1 win over rivals Liverpool in the International Champions...
  • Manchester United beat Liverpool to win International Champions Cup August 5, 2014

    It's only a preseason tournament, and the trophy isn't exactly steeped in soccer history. None of that mattered to Manchester United. Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata scored two minutes apart in a second-half flurry, Jesse Lingard added an insurance goal in the final minutes and Manchester United rallied to beat longtime rival...
  • Manchester United's Robin Van Persie to miss Premier League opener August 3, 2014

    London: Dutch striker Robin van Persie is set to miss Manchester United's opening Premier League match against Swansea City after being given an extended break after the World Cup. Van Persie, 30, did not travel with United on their pre-season tour of the United States, and will not appear in the...
  • Manchester United defenders impress new coach Louis van Gaal August 3, 2014

    Manchester United defenders have impressed new coach Louis van Gaal in their unbeaten pre-season tour with the Dutchman lauding the backline for adapting well to the new formation he has introduced since arriving at the club last month. United defeated European champions Real Madrid 3-1 in the International Champions Cup match...