Robin Van Persie

  • Injured Robin van Persie ruled out for up to six weeks 22-03-2014 04:27 PM

    London: Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has been ruled out for four to six weeks with a sprained knee. The 30-year-old Dutchman sustained the injury after scoring a hat-trick against Olympiakos in the Champions League Wednesday, reports Xinhua. "Following further investigation, Robin van Persie has a sprained knee, which...
  • Van Persie to undergo second scan on knee injury 21-03-2014 08:31 PM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will undergo a second scan to determine the nature and extent of the knee injury he sustained in the win over Olympiakos in the Champions League. Van Persie was carried off on a stretcher after hurting his knee in a challenge toward the...
  • Bruised Manchester United among familiar faces at Europe's top table 20-03-2014 04:53 PM

    Manchester United will take their usual place at the top table of European soccer in the Champions League quarter-finals draw on Friday but like an impoverished lord at a society dinner, they will hope no-one notices their moth-eaten garments. United will be among familiar faces when they go into the...
  • Evergreen Giggs rolls back the years for United 20-03-2014 09:02 AM

    Ryan Giggs rolled back the years with an inspirational display to lead Manchester United into the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday, becoming the oldest outfield player to take part in the competition's knockout stages. Handed his first start in 11 games, the 40-year-old was central to all that was good...
  • Robin van Persie's hat-trick takes Manchester United to CL quarters 20-03-2014 03:12 AM

    Manchester: Robin van Persie's hat-trick lifted the gloom surrounding Manchester United and manager David Moyes as the English side beat Olympiakos Piraeus 3-0 to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit and reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday. United, mounting a dismal defence of their Premier League title in Moyes's first...
  • Robin Van Persie wants to extend Manchester United contract 14-03-2014 09:50 AM

    Manchester: Robin van Persie is happy at Manchester United and would like to sign a new contract with the triple European champions, the Dutch international striker said on Thursday. Van Persie, top scorer in the Premier League last season, has struggled for goals this term while British media have reported...
  • Van Persie's United woes might help Netherlands: Van Gaal 20-02-2014 09:31 AM

    Robin van Persie's struggles at Manchester United this season might benefit the Netherlands at this year's World Cup in Brazil, their coach Louis van Gaal said on Wednesday. "The football he is experiencing now at Manchester United may be difficult for him but that could lead to him wishing to...
  • Arsenal held to a goalless draw at home by Manchester United 13-02-2014 03:39 AM

    London: Arsene Wenger acknowledged the 5-1 thrashing by Liverpool at the weekend forced his Arsenal side to retreat into their shells to avoid defeat at all cost against Manchester United in the Premier League on Wednesday. The Londoners would have gone top with a win against the champions but few...
  • Bent stuns Man United by giving Fulham 2-2 draw 09-02-2014 11:29 PM

    Manchester: A late fight back by Manchester United against Fulham counted for little as Darren Bent scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to claim a 2-2 draw for the Premier League's bottom team on Sunday. Fulham first stunned Old Trafford in the 19th minute when Steve Sidwell scored...
  • Juan Mata helps Manchester United to 2-0 win over Cardiff City 29-01-2014 08:12 AM

    England: With record signing Juan Mata slotting seamlessly into the team and fit-again Robin van Persie back to scoring again, a return to the good times could be just around the corner for Manchester United. The English champions looked more like the United of old in a 2-0 win over...
  • Injured Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie to miss Chelsea match 18-01-2014 09:08 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes says Wayne Rooney will miss Sunday's Premier League match against Chelsea because of injury. Rooney was allowed to take a warm-weather break in Egypt to recover from a groin problem but the England striker is still not fit enough to play. Moyes says "we...
  • David Moyes is the right man for Manchester United: Robin van Persie 17-01-2014 09:38 AM

    Manchester United striker Robin van Persie believes manager David Moyes must be given time to sort out the club's problems after a difficult start to the season. United are seventh in the table with little chance of retaining their Premier League title and went out of the FA Cup at...
  • Manchester United's Van Persie out for a month with injured thigh 13-12-2013 08:19 PM

    Manchester United: Manchester United manager David Moyes says striker Robin van Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury. Van Persie, who has 10 goals for the club this season, was hurt in the Champions League win against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. The Dutch striker could miss...
  • Van Persie could return for United against Everton 03-12-2013 11:06 PM

    London: Robin van Persie could return from injury for Manchester United's Premier League game with Everton on Wednesday, manager David Moyes said on Tuesday. The Dutch striker has been sidelined with a groin problem since scoring the winner in United's 1-0 victory over Arsenal on November 10. But Moyes, who...
  • Robin van Persie, Vidic ruled out against Leverkusen 27-11-2013 08:49 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United will be without defender Nemanja Vidic and striker Robin van Persie when they attempt to book a Champions League knockout stage spot at Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday. United manager David Moyes told reporters on Tuesday that Van Persie was still nursing a groin injury that had ruled...
  • Manchester United face stern test in Leverkusen fortress 26-11-2013 09:16 AM

    Manchester: The latest instalment of the Bundesliga/Premier League rivalry takes place on the banks of the Rhine on Wednesday when Bayer Leverkusen attempt to block Manchester United's path through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Victory for United in the Group A clash would seal a spot in...
  • Robin van Persie pulls out of Dutch squad 12-11-2013 07:45 PM

    The Hague: Robin van Persie and Jordy Clasie pulled out of the Dutch squad for the upcoming friendlies against Japan and Colombia. Manchester United striker Van Persie withdrew due to toe and groin pains. Feyenoord midfielder Clasie suffers from a right foot contusion, reports Xinhua. Head coach Louis van Gaal...
  • Red Devil Robin van Persie is Arsenal's nemesis again 11-11-2013 08:59 AM

    Manchester: Arsene Wenger said before Sunday's visit to Old Trafford that he would always think of Robin van Persie as an Arsenal man. Whether the Frenchman still feels that way, having watched his former striker's jubilant celebrations after scoring the winner in Manchester United's 1-0 triumph, remains to be seen....
  • Van Persie scores as Manchester United beat Arsenal 1-0 10-11-2013 11:43 PM

    Manchester: Robin van Persie tormented former club Arsenal once again by scoring the only goal in Manchester United's 1-0 victory over the Premier League leaders on Sunday, lifting the resurgent champions to fifth place in the standings. The Netherlands striker met Wayne Rooney's corner with a header into the top...
  • 5 reasons why Manchester United can beat Arsenal 09-11-2013 04:56 PM

    With the mouth-watering clash between champions Manchester United and table-toppers Arsenal round the corner, we present five reasons how the Red Devils can beat the in-form Gunners. 1. Strike force: At the beginning of the summer David Moyes, holding on to Wayne Rooney like a comfort blanket said, that he...
  • Manchester United held to a goalless draw at Real Sociedad 06-11-2013 08:39 AM

    San Sebastian: Robin van Persie twice hit the post as Manchester United missed a chance to all-but seal their place in the Champions League last 16 when they were held to a 0-0 draw at La Liga side Real Sociedad in Group A on Tuesday. The Netherlands forward almost scored...
  • Man United hitmen Van Persie, Rooney in form for Sociedad clash 04-11-2013 11:46 AM

    Madrid: Manchester United's hopes of silverware this season will likely rest on the shoulders of Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney, and manager David Moyes believes the attacking pair is starting to move into top gear. The Dutchman and the Englishman scored in Saturday's 3-1 victory at Fulham as the...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Stoke City 3-2 26-10-2013 09:53 PM

    Manchester: Substitute Javier Hernandez completed Manchester United's second-half comeback against Stoke on Saturday, securing a 3-2 victory for the Premier League champions. Peter Crouch stunned Old Trafford with a goal after four minutes and, although United striker Robin van Persie equalised in the 43rd minute, Marko Arnautovic restored Stoke's lead...
  • Van Persie has a good chance of facing Stoke: David Moyes 25-10-2013 08:16 PM

    Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, who missed the midweek Champions League win over Real Sociedad through injury, has a good chance of facing Stoke City in the Premier League, manager David Moyes said on Friday. The Dutchman has been sidelined along with central defenders Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic,...
  • Van Persie hat-trick breaks Dutch scoring record 12-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Amsterdam: Robin van Persie broke the Netherlands' goalscoring record when he struck a hat-trick to reach 41 international goals in their World Cup qualifier against Hungary on Friday. The striker netted after 15, 42 and 52 minutes to break the 40-goal record held by Patrick Kluivert as the Dutch won...
  • Toe injury threatens van Persie's participation in WC qualifiers 10-10-2013 12:21 PM

    Manchester: A toe injury threatens to rule Robin van Persie out of the Netherlands' World Cup qualifier against Hungary in Amsterdam on Friday. Van Persie, on the verge of matching the record tally of goals for the Dutch national team, was hurt in last week's Champions League tie against Shakhtar...
  • Players to blame for poor start by Manchester United: Giggs 04-10-2013 04:59 PM

    London: Ryan Giggs says there is no excuse for Manchester United's poor start to the season and insists the players, not manager David Moyes, are to blame. United has won only two of its opening six matches in the English Premier League - its worst start to a season in...
  • Van Persie returns for Manchester United after injury 27-09-2013 07:40 PM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has recovered from a groin strain and could feature in Saturday's Premier League match at home to West Bromwich Albion, manager David Moyes said. The Dutchman missed last weekend's 4-1 defeat at Manchester City in the league and the midweek 1-0 victory over...
  • Van Persie set to miss Cup tie against Liverpool 25-09-2013 09:11 AM

    Manchester: Injured striker Robin van Persie is expected to miss Manchester United's Capital One Cup tie against Liverpool on Wednesday but could be fit for Saturday's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion. "I don't think Robin van Persie will play on Wednesday but he has an outside chance for...
  • Van Persie absence highlights Manchester United's limitations 23-09-2013 02:22 PM

    London: The writing was on the wall for Manchester United the moment striker Robin van Persie was declared a non-starter for their derby against Manchester City on Sunday. Even with Wayne Rooney producing an energetic display, the loss of the Dutchman with a groin injury left United toothless against a...