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  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    Manchester United defender Daley Blind says his team mates are adapting to Louis van Gaal's Dutch style of play and it is only a matter of time before they start reaping the rewards of their new look. After making a slow start to the season, United have found their feet in...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos manager slams referee for denying Del Piero penalty 20 hours 47 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Delhi Dynamos manager Harm van Veldhoven on Sunday slammed the match referee for turning down a penalty appeal against their skipper and start Italian recruit Alessandro Del Piero. Del Piero, who was substituted by Brazilian recruit Gustavo Santos towards the fag end of the match, was given a warning by...
  • Arsenal eye Celtic defender Virgin van Dijk 3 days ago

    London: Following an injury crisis at the football club, Arsenal, who are lying in seventh spot in the English Premier League (EPL) standings, will try to bring in Celtic defender Virgin van Dijk in the January transfer window. Arsenal have set aside 20 million pounds for new players and at Thursday's...
  • Alex Ferguson backs Luis Van Gaal's Manchester United overhaul 5 days ago

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has praised Louis van Gaal for overhauling the squad at Old Trafford while maintaining the Premier League club's long tradition of giving young players a chance. Dutchman Van Gaal, who took over at United in July, spent around 150 million pounds ($238.8 million) to bring...
  • Dutch beat 10-man Kazakhstan with late goals in Euro Qualifiers October 11, 2014

    Amsterdam: The Netherlands grabbed two late goals to snatch a 3-1 home victory over 10-man Kazakhstan having trailed until just past the hour mark in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday. The Dutch took the three points thanks to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Ibrahim Afellay and a Robin van Persie penalty, having fallen...
  • Rs 23 lakh goes missing from cash van October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Around Rs 23 lakh went missing from a cash van in Central Delhi's Paharganj area on Tuesday evening under mysterious circumstances. The incident took place around 6:15 PM when the cash van, which belonged to a private company, reached an ATM at Paharganj. "As a couple of its staff...
  • Manchester United exploring friendlies during season September 30, 2014

    London: Manchester United are looking at playing lucrative friendlies overseas to fill the midweek void left by the absence of European football this season and the early League Cup exit. The record 20-time English champions have forecast a 10 per cent drop in revenue in 2014-15 after they failed to qualify...
  • Sent off Rooney says he is more mature now September 29, 2014

    London: Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney claimed to be "a lot more mature on the pitch" in an interview conducted for the Sunday Times a few days before he was sent off against West Ham United on Saturday. Rooney left his team a man short for the last half...
  • EPL: Struggling Manchester United eye comeback against West Ham September 27, 2014

    On a day of derbies in north London and Merseyside, the fate of Manchester United will be the most anticipated result on Saturday. United host West Ham having won just one of their opening five Premier League games, including a 5-3 collapse at Leicester last weekend. "It's happened, it's about overcoming...
  • CLT20, CSK vs Dolphins: as it happened September 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match. Chennai had lost their opening encounter against Kolkata...
  • CLT20: Chennai Super Kings seek turnaround against Dolphins September 22, 2014

    Bangalore: After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of the Champions League T20 on Monday. Chennai had lost their opening encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders...
  • EPL: Leicester City stun Manchester United 53 September 21, 2014

    Leicester: Manchester United twice surrendered a twogoal lead to lose 53 to Leicester in a wild Premier League game on Sunday, with the promoted side scoring four times in 20 minutes to cap their thrilling comeback. Angel Di Maria's exquisite chip put United 20 ahead in the 16th minute but...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 4 September 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the top order batsman will look to come good on the Mohali track. Mitchell Marsh has the ability to tear apart the rival bowling attack. On the other hand, Dolphins,...
  • EPL: Diamond is Louis van Gaal's new best friend September 20, 2014

    After switching to a newlook formation that sparkled against Queens Park Rangers last weekend, a diamond may just be Louis van Gaal's new best friend as the Manchester United boss looks set to continue with it against Leicester City on Sunday. United claimed their first three points of the season thanks...
  • CLT20: Dolphins aim to swallow big teams, claims coach September 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: They may not be having the big names in world cricket but that doesn't dampen the sprits of South African team Dolphins, who are eyeing to win the Champions League T20. "We are really looking forward to the challenge up ahead. Our intention is to come and win this trophy and...
  • Manchester United and the quandary of romance vs practicality September 15, 2014

    "Manchester United is not merely a football club, it's a beautiful memory", wrote Eamon Dunphy in his biography of Sir Matt Busby, the legendary manager and spiritual architect of Manchester United Football Club. Football fans generally tend to be a sentimental lot and Manchester United supporters, owing partly through circumstance,...
  • Manchester United manager Van Gaal wants more from matchwinner Di Maria September 15, 2014

    Manchester: Louis van Gaal urged Angel di Maria to give even more after he inspired Manchester United to a 40 victory over Queens Park Rangers on his home debut. The Argentina international, United's record signing, upstaged debutant Radamel Falcao in Sunday's game at Old Trafford with a goal, an assist and...
  • Delhi Police gets two mobile forensic data collection vans September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has agreed to the induction of two mobile Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) vans with a view to ensuring quick and efficient collection of forensic data by police at crime scene. "These mobile vans would be able to promptly reach crime spots and trained forensic staff can then...
  • Louis van Gaal happy to swap Danny Welbeck for Radamel Falcao at Manchester United September 13, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits the chance to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao made the less prolific Danny Welbeck surplus to requirements at Old Trafford. Welbeck's move to Arsenal in a 16 million pounds ($26 million) deal on transfer deadline day raised a few eyebrows, with former United...
  • Manchester United defender Phil Jones could be out for a month September 12, 2014

    England: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says center back Phil Jones will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury. Jones was hurt during England's 20 win over Switzerland in a European Championship qualifier in Basel. Van Gaal says Jones would be sidelined for "maybe three weeks or...
  • Falcao stays cool under Manchester United glare September 12, 2014

    London: A composed and measured Radamel Falcao made the media bow at Manchester United on Thursday, showing few signs of the weight of goalscoring expectation on his shoulders. United, who have managed only two points in three league games under new coach Louis van Gaal so far this season, paraded Falcao...
  • Moyes reign cost Manchester United USD 90 million, but revenue rising September 10, 2014

    Manchester: The wall of fame of Manchester United managers still informs Old Trafford visitors that a "new chapter has begun" under David Moyes. In reality, it was a short, painful chapter in United history that will cost around $90 million, the club disclosed on Wednesday. Although the museum display hasn't been...
  • Netherlands, Bosnia lose opening Euro qualifiers September 10, 2014

    London: The Netherlands had a disappointing start to qualifying for the European Championship and fellow World Cup team BosniaHerzegovina were stunned by Cyprus in Tuesday's biggest upset. Wales narrowly avoided a similar stumble at tiny Andorra, while Italy had a comfortable victory in Antonio Conte's first competitive game in charge. Here is...
  • GPS installed in Berhampur police vans September 9, 2014

    Berhampur: In a bid to enhance efficiency of the police, a global positioning system (GPS) was installed in police control room (PCR) vans in this south Odisha town increasing their area of coverage. This has been done in view of the increasing vehicular traffic and reports of crime from residential...
  • Radamel Falcao, Angel di Maria herald Manchester United's age of excess September 7, 2014

    London: Following a period of relative parsimony in Alex Ferguson's final years as Manchester United manager, the English giants have changed course dramatically in the 15 months since he retired. Ferguson was fond of the refrain that there was "no value" in the transfer market whenever he was asked to explain...
  • Marquee players cruial for team's performance: Delhi Dynamos coach September 4, 2014

    Delhi Dynamos coach Harm van Veldhoven feels the presence of international players like Alessandro Del Piero will bring experience into the team. ...
  • Indian players must pick tips from overseas stars: Delhi Dynamos coach September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bridging the gap between proven international stars and home players will be a challenge but Delhi Dynamos coach Harm van Veldhoven feels the presence of names like Alessandro Del Piero and Zico in ISL will gradually help in developing the national team and boost their rankings. The inaugural Indian...
  • Falcao swoop fails to answer United's case for the defence September 1, 2014

    London: With most Manchester United fans praying for muchneeded defensive reinforcements, manager Louis van Gaal made a surprise deadlineday swoop for flamboyant Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on Monday. Following swiftly on the heels of the British record signing of attacking midfielder Angel di Maria, Van Gaal appears to be ignoring the...
  • Daley Blind enormously proud to be a Red Devil August 31, 2014

    Amsterdam: Netherlands international Daley Blind said he was proud to be joining Manchester United after a 17.5 million euros (13.85 million pounds) move from Ajax Amsterdam was agreed between the clubs on Saturday. "I am enormously proud to be at one of the biggest clubs in the world," the 24yearold told...