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  • Van Persie, Falcao score as Manchester United beat Leicester City 3-1 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    Radamel Falcao scored only his fourth goal for Manchester United in a 3-1 victory over Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday. The striker, who is on loan until the end of the season from Monaco, scored between Robin van Persie's first goal since last month and Wes Morgan's own...
  • Paul van Ass named Indian men's hockey coach Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team while New Zealand's Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women's hockey team. The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit...
  • Motorola sells 3 million devices in India; aims to set up service centres, service vans 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the response to its smartphones and the company's growth last year, Motorola India has more aggressive plans for the Indian market this year. Motorola, which has only been concentrating on devices since it re-entered the Indian market, is now aiming to focus on service needs of consumers,...
  • Paul Pogba will never return to Manchester United: Andrea Pirlo 3 days ago

    Turin: Veteran Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo believes Manchester United would be wasting their time in trying to re-sign team-mate Paul Pogba. The 21-year-old left Old Trafford for Juventus in 2012 after growing frustrated with a lack of first-team appearances under Alex Ferguson. He has since developed into one of the best midfielders...
  • Robin van Persie unsure over long-term Manchester United future 4 days ago

    London: Robin van Persie admits he doesn't know if he will be offered a new contract when his current deal expires with Manchester United. Van Persie scored 30 goals and won the Premier League title in his first season with United following his move from Arsenal, but last season he struggled...
  • Everything was against Manchester United in Cup tie: Van Gaal 1 week ago

    Cambridge: Manchester United were happy to survive a difficult challenge by coming away with a 0-0 draw at fourth-tier Cambridge United in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday, said manager Louis van Gaal. Cambridge did not manage a single shot on target but that was little comfort to the contingent...
  • Cambridge hold Man United to 0-0 draw in FA Cup 1 week ago

    Cambridge: Cambridge held visiting Manchester United to a 0-0 tie on the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday night, earning the fourth-tier club a lucrative replay at Old Trafford. Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie missed good chances to score in the second half as manager Louis van Gaal's...
  • Congress goes hi-tech, vans and videos to showcase Delhi's development to woo voters January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With filing of nomination papers for Delhi Assembly elections over, the Congress has hit the ground with full force and has become very aggressive in its election campaign. Experimenting with technology, the Congress will flag off 45 vans having LED screens at 3 PM on Thursday. These vans will...
  • Serena, Djokovic advance to 2nd round at Australian Open January 20, 2015

    Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams. She certainly didn't show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over Alison Van Uytvanck at the Australian Open. The 18-time major winner...
  • Serena Williams eases into Australian Open second round January 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Serena Williams was dragged into a second set scrap by unheralded Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck but put down the minor threat with some powerful serving to reach the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-0 6-4 win on Tuesday. Having roared through the first set, Williams was on...
  • Van Gaal sticking with tactics despite 4-4-2 success January 18, 2015

    A change of formation transformed a tepid performance into a 2-0 win for Manchester United at Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Saturday but manager Louis van Gaal says he has no plans for a permanent switch to 4-4-2. The Dutchman has employed a 3-5-2 formation, with which he...
  • Mumbai: Security guard spikes colleagues' tea, loots Rs 2 crore from ATM cash van January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: In a daring daylight heist, a security van carrying Rs two crore to be deposited in ATM centres was looted this afternoon in suburban Vile Parle by four persons, including one of the employees of the security firm, police said on Friday. According to police, the incident took place...
  • Radamel Falcao must prove himself at United, says Van Gaal January 16, 2015

    Manchester United's Radamel Falcao may have hoped for a crumb of comfort from his manager Louis van Gaal, but was instead told on Friday to prove himself or get used to a supporting role at Old Trafford. When the on-loan striker joined United from Monaco in September he was heralded as...
  • 1st ODI: South Africa, West Indies seek World Cup form January 16, 2015

    Durban: South Africa and West Indies square up in five One-Day Internationals, starting at Kingsmead on Friday, in their final round of competitive matches before the World Cup starts in Australia and New Zealand next month. South Africa will be fielding their World Cup squad, with the exception of injured...
  • 3rd T20: Wiese fifer gives South Africa consolation win, Windies take series January 15, 2015

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Morne van Wyk hit an unbeaten century and allrounder David Wiese took a five-wicket haul as South Africa crushed the West Indies by 69 runs in the third Twenty20 international at Kingsmead on Wednesday. Chris Gayle had led the West Indies to victory in the opening two matches of the...
  • Louis Van Gaal must get his 'system' right at Manchester United January 13, 2015

    I am not one for knee-jerk reactions. A loss after an eleven-game winning streak hardly constitutes a crisis, but at Manchester United everything is a bit over the top. Fans' reactions included. The 0-1 loss to Southampton would have hurt Louis van Gaal. Just the way Koeman was smarting after the...
  • No regrets on leaving out Falcao: Louis van Gaal January 12, 2015

    London: English football club Manchester United's manager Louis van Gaal had said he was right not to select Colombian forward Radamel Falcao in his side's 0-1 defeat to Southampton in an English Premier League match. Falcao did not even make the bench Sunday and with Van Gaal insisting he wanted cover...
  • Sorry Louis van Gaal, you are no better than 'sacked' David Moyes January 12, 2015

    In their first home defeat since the opening day of the season, Manchester United failed to register a single shot on target against Southampton, who snatched a victory thanks to substitute Dusan Tadic's second half goal. The result saw the Saints leapfrog Van Gaal's men to reach the third place in...
  • Van Gaal expects David de Gea to stay at Manchester United January 10, 2015

    London: Louis van Gaal expects David de Gea to commit his long term future to Manchester United, despite interest in the goalkeeper from Real Madrid. Van Gaal, who revealed that the club's injury crisis has now diminished to the extent that only Ashley Young is ruled out of Sunday's encounter with...
  • Manchester United injury crisis is finally over, says Van Gaal January 9, 2015

    With just one player left on Manchester United's injury list and a new goalkeeper signed, manager Louis van Gaal is starting to enjoy life at Old Trafford as he tries to assemble the "best team in the world". Third-placed United, unbeaten in their last 11 matches in all competitions, host fourth-placed...
  • Louis van Gaal has no right to complain about fixtures, says Cruyff January 5, 2015

    Former Netherlands great Johan Cruyff has told Louis van Gaal he has no right to complain about the hectic holiday season programme in the Premier League when he chose to go and work there. Writing in his weekly column in the daily De Telegraaf, Cruyff said the Manchester United manager had...
  • 'Gossip Girl' star Leighton Meester believes feminism is not something to sensationalised January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Former 'Gossip Girl' actress Leighton Meester says being a feminist is normal and not something to be mad about. Meester, 28, feels everyone should consider him or herself as a feminist, reported E! Online. "Yeah, it shouldn't be some sort of sensational news item. It's something that I think...
  • Louis van Gaal wary of another cup calamity with Manchester United January 3, 2015

    London: Louis van Gaal does not need reminding of the potential pitfalls that can await Manchester United against lower-league opposition in the English cups. The manager takes the 11-time FA Cup winners to Yeovil in the third round on Sunday, barely four months after a humiliating loss to another third-tier team,...
  • Ashley Young suffers hamstring injury January 2, 2015

    London: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed that Ashley Young could be out for "many weeks" after he limped off with a hamstring injury during the 1-1 draw at Stoke City on Thursday. Winger Antonio Valencia was ruled out before the match due to a thigh strain before Young...
  • Defence remains a hindrance to Manchester United's progress January 1, 2015

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he has been overwhelmed by the support he has received from fans even after defeats but, if he does not act to strengthen his defence, he might soon find their patience running out. After a dire opening to the season, Van Gaal has steadied...
  • Louis van Gaal thanks Manchester United fans for unbelievable support January 1, 2015

    Louis van Gaal has expressed his amazement at the "unbelievable" way Manchester United supporters stuck by him despite the club making their worst start to a season in Premier League history. The veteran Dutch coach, who takes United to Stoke on New Years Day, admitted that at his former clubs the...
  • Angel Di Maria is expected to train this week January 1, 2015

    London: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hopes to have Angel Di Maria back in training at some point this week. The Argentine winger returned to action at Villa Park earlier this month after three weeks on the sidelines. He then suffered a setback in training just before Christmas but van...
  • Manchester United coach Van Gaal promises better show next year December 31, 2014

    London: Louis Van Gaal has told Manchester United fans that 2015 will be a year to remember for all the right reasons. As United heads into the New Year, their supporters will reflect on a roller-coaster 12-month period that has seen them hit more lows than highs, reports dailymail.co.uk. For the first...
  • Manchester United bandwagon gathering pace under Louis van Gaal December 28, 2014

    While Chelsea and Manchester City slug it out at the top of the Premier League, Louis van Gaal's Old Trafford revolution gathers ever more momentum in the red half of Manchester. The Dutchman endured a tricky start to his reign but seven wins in eight league games have put United hot...