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 ...

Forlan feels United's Kagawa misused during tough season

Mar 28, 2014

Forlan feels United's Kagawa misused during tough season

Cerezo Osaka’s Diego Forlan believes Shinji Kagawa is not at fault for his disappointing season at Manchester United, with the 2010 World Cup MVP and top scorer attributing the Japan international’s struggles to circumstances beyond his control at Old Trafford. Forlan, a former United ...

Kagawa invigorated by performance against New Zealand

Mar 6, 2014

Kagawa invigorated by performance against New Zealand

by Andrew Mckirdy

Shinji Kagawa believes he can rescue his Manchester United career after starring in Japan’s 4-2 friendly win over New Zealand on Wednesday night. Kagawa set up Shinji Okazaki for Japan’s opener before winning and converting a penalty himself at National Stadium, and also had ...