Swansea spoils Van Gaal's debut with Manchester United

Aug 17, 2014

Swansea spoils Van Gaal's debut with Manchester United

New season, new manager — same misery at Manchester United. Louis van Gaal failed to usher in the bright new era expected at United on Saturday, watching in frustration as the team opened the season with a home loss for the first time in ...

Aug 5, 2014

Atletico Madrid looking into Kagawa

Reigning Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid is launching a bid to acquire Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa along with his teammate Javier Hernandez, The Guardian said in its online edition Monday. The Guardian said that a transfer deal for both players would be in ...

Record crowd sees Man United win

Aug 3, 2014

Record crowd sees Man United win

Manchester United thrilled a record crowd with a brilliant opening goal — and even Cristiano Ronaldo’s unexpected entrance proved futile for Real Madrid. Ashley Young scored twice in the first half, and United beat Madrid 3-1 on Saturday in front of 109,318 fans at ...

Van Gaal jets in, starts work at Man United

Jul 17, 2014

Van Gaal jets in, starts work at Man United

Louis van Gaal started a new era at Manchester United on Wednesday as the Dutch manager arrived for his first day in charge of the fallen giants. Just days after securing a third-place finish for the Netherlands at the World Cup, van Gaal jetted ...

Man United hires Van Gaal; Barca tabs Luis Enrique

May 20, 2014

Man United hires Van Gaal; Barca tabs Luis Enrique

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal was hired as Manchester United manager on Monday, tasked with repairing the damage from David Moyes’ disappointing 10 months in charge and reviving the fortunes of one of the world’s biggest clubs. The 62-year-old Dutchman has signed a three-year ...

Kagawa eager to get to Brazil

May 17, 2014

Kagawa eager to get to Brazil

Manchester United players were seeking refuge and relief in the World Cup as their hopeless season dragged on, Japanese international Shinji Kagawa said on Saturday. The Brazil-bound midfielder said the troops at Old Trafford couldn’t wait for the June 12-July 13 tournament to begin ...

Ferdinand to leave Man United after 12 years

May 13, 2014

Ferdinand to leave Man United after 12 years

Rio Ferdinand brought his trophy-filled, 12-year stay at Manchester United to an end on Monday by announcing he would be leaving Old Trafford to continue his playing career. The 35-year-old Ferdinand, who became England’s most expensive player when he joined United from Leeds for ...

Giggs replaces Moyes for short term

Apr 23, 2014

Giggs replaces Moyes for short term

Ryan Giggs had almost become the forgotten man at Old Trafford this season. That’s about to change. In the most turbulent period at Manchester United in a generation, the club is turning to one of its greatest players to restore some order. Giggs was ...

Mar 31, 2014

Ex-United striker Cole dismisses Moyes' excuse

Former Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole isn’t buying the explanation that David Moyes’ squad is “aging” as the reason for its disastrous campaign. United is in seventh place with six matches left to play this season, 17 points off the pace of ...