Danny Welbeck

  • Rooney scores two in Manchester United friendly win over Roma July 27, 2014

    Denver: Wayne Rooney scored twice and Juan Mata added another goal to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 friendly victory over AS Roma on Saturday. The triumph continued the winning start to new manager Louis van Gaal's tenure, which opened with a 7-0 trouncing of the Los Angeles Galaxy in the...
  • Danny Welbeck will be fit for England opener, says Wayne Rooney June 11, 2014

    Wayne Rooney says his fellow England striker Danny Welbeck will be fit for the team's World Cup opener against Italy despite injury concerns. Welbeck limped out of training on Tuesday according to British media reports. He then sat out at least the open part of Wednesday's session at the Urca military...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson May 20, 2014

    England manager Roy Hodgson has promised to be brave, risk defeat and allow his talented young players to express themselves at the World Cup in Brazil in June. Under his predecessor Fabio Capello, England were sterile and defensive at the previous edition in South Africa four years ago before being...
  • Manchester United lift gloom with 2-0 win over Swansea January 12, 2014

    England: Manchester United lifted the gloom around Old Trafford by beating Swansea 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a three-match losing run that pushed the English champions to the brink of a crisis. The relief was clear inside the iconic stadium after Antonio Valencia and Danny Welbeck scored second-half...
  • Danny Welbeck scores as Manchester United beat Norwich 1-0 December 28, 2013

    England: Substitute Danny Welbeck scored in the second-half on Saturday as Manchester United beat Norwich 1-0 to move within two points of the top four in the Premier League. United needed a bit of luck to break down a disciplined Norwich defense in the 57th minute, as a failed clearance ricocheted...
  • Manchester United beat Villa 3-0 to halt league slump December 15, 2013

    Birmingham: Danny Welbeck's double steered Manchester United to a 3-0 victory at Aston Villa on Sunday to halt a four-game winless run in the Premier League. The pressure eased on manager David Moyes as Welbeck sidefooted in the opener in the 15th minute and the striker found the target again inside...
  • Shakhtar hold Manchester United to a 1-1 draw October 3, 2013

    Donetsk: Manchester United conceded a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Shakhtar to take a point from their Group A clash on Wednesday, giving David Moyes more than any other manager of an English club returning from a Champions League match in Donetsk. Moyes didn't get the morale-boosting win United...
  • England will treat Ukraine showdown as cup final: Hodgson September 9, 2013

    Kiev: England coach Roy Hodgson urged his players to treat Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine as a "cup final" as they chase automatic qualification for next year's tournament in Brazil. England face Ukraine in Kiev with a one-point lead at the top of Group H but defeat would leave their...
  • No margin for error as Ukraine meet England September 8, 2013

    London: England have their World Cup qualifying fate in their own hands as they prepare to visit Ukraine for a pivotal Group H match in Kiev but the balance will switch the home side's way if they chalk up a fifth successive group win on Tuesday. England moved to the top...
  • Manchester United cruise to 4-1 win against Swansea August 18, 2013

    Swansea, Wales: A spectacular double from Robin van Persie helped Manchester United begin their Premier League title defense with a 4-1 win at Swansea on Saturday David Moyes' first league match in charge of United couldn't have gone any better, with Van Persie matching Danny Welbeck's brace with two brilliant goals...
  • Manchester United beat A-League team 5-1 in friendly July 20, 2013

    Sydney: Jesse Lingard and Danny Welbeck scored two goals each to lead Manchester United to a comprehensive 5-1 preseason victory over a combined A-League 'All Stars' team on Saturday for David Moyes' first victory as manager. Dutch star Robin Van Persie scored a late goal to the delight of more than...
  • Manchester United hold Real Madrid 1-1 at Santiago Bernabeu February 14, 2013

    Madrid: Manchester United came out happy from their Champions League Round-of-16 first leg tie against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu earning a 1-1 draw on Wednesday night. Danny Welbeck put United in front before Cristiano Ronaldo got Real back on a level. Both goals came in the first half. United...
  • United's Welbeck signs new four-year deal August 22, 2012

    England international striker Danny Welbeck has committed his immediate future to Manchester United by signing a new four-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Welbeck's contract will keep him at Old Trafford until June 2016, extending his stay at a club he joined five years ago. "Playing for United is...
  • Welbeck believes he can fill in for Rooney May 20, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck believes that he can step into Wayne Rooney's shoes for the opening two games at Euro 2012 this summer. Welbeck and Rooney have struck up a good partnership and understanding up front for United this term and their haul of 36 goals between them...
  • Rooney brace sinks Liverpool as United go top February 11, 2012

    Manchester: Tensions ran high in Manchester, as Luis Suarez returned to the Liverpool starting XI for the first time since he was suspended for racially abusing United defender Patrice Evra – refusing to shake the Frenchman's hand before kick-off – to poach a late consolation goal for the visitors. Rooney, though,...