Van Gaal lets rip after United beats Earthquakes

Jul 22, 2015

Van Gaal lets rip after United beats Earthquakes

Coach Louis van Gaal is mixing and matching his lineups and found few highlights worth mentioning from Manchester United’s latest preseason victory. Juan Mata and Memphis Depay scored five minutes apart in the first half, and Manchester United drew a big Bay Area crowd ...

Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

Jul 16, 2015

Schweinsteiger excited to reunite with van Gaal at Man United

While Bastian Schweinsteiger may be new to English soccer, he’s quite aware of what he’s getting into with Louis van Gaal as his manager at Manchester United. This isn’t the first time their paths have crossed. Schweinsteiger played nearly two seasons at Bayern Munich ...

Van Gaal slams 'stupid' Van Persie for booking

Oct 27, 2014

Van Gaal slams 'stupid' Van Persie for booking

Louis van Gaal labeled compatriot Robin van Persie “stupid” after his celebrations in scoring a dramatic late equalizer for Manchester United in its 1-1 draw at home to Premier League leader Chelsea saw the experienced Dutch striker booked. Van Gaal looked on course to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Exhausted Dutch unable to find right formula in loss

Jul 10, 2014

Exhausted Dutch unable to find right formula in loss

Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie came up empty again. The Netherlands forwards, and the rest of the team, essentially ran out of steam Wednesday in the World Cup semifinals, losing to Argentina in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw. How different to ...

Van Gaal sings praises of spirited Netherlands squad

Jul 7, 2014

Van Gaal sings praises of spirited Netherlands squad

Louis van Gaal says his Netherlands team is the most driven group of players he has ever worked with. That’s quite a compliment coming from a 62-year-old coach who has won the Champions League with Ajax and the Spanish and German leagues with Barcelona ...