Fourth-division club stymies United

Jan 24, 2015

Fourth-division club stymies United

Cambridge held star-studded Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at home in the fourth round of the F.A. Cup on Friday, earning the fourth-tier club a lucrative replay at Old Trafford. Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie both missed good chances to score in ...

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Jan 5, 2015

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Valencia ended Real Madrid’s 22-game winning streak by fighting back for a 2-1 victory on Sunday, but the blow to the league-leaders was softened somewhat by Barcelona also stumbling to a 1-0 defeat away to Real Sociedad in the Spanish League. Cristiano Ronaldo extended ...

United manager van Gaal energized by Ferguson's support

Dec 24, 2014

United manager van Gaal energized by Ferguson's support

Louis van Gaal has revealed he feels pressure to succeed at Manchester United in order to repay Old Trafford legend Alex Ferguson for his generous support. Ferguson has given his backing to van Gaal in recent interviews, claiming the United manager can restore the ...

Man United racks up fourth straight victory

Dec 3, 2014

Man United racks up fourth straight victory

Manchester United’s revival gathered pace with a fourth successive victory in the Premier League against Stoke on Tuesday, and captain Steven Gerrard came to Liverpool’s rescue against Leicester after being restored to the team. Juan Mata curled in a second-half free kick after Marouane ...

Aguero strikes to lead City past United in Manchester derby

Nov 3, 2014

Aguero strikes to lead City past United in Manchester derby

Sergio Aguero kept Manchester City in range of Premier League leader Chelsea with a second-half derby winner on Sunday that consigned Manchester United to its worst 10-game start to a season in nearly 30 years. The defending champions maintained their recent supremacy over their ...

Rooney fit to play in derby

Nov 1, 2014

Rooney fit to play in derby

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. However, Radamel Falcao has been ruled out of the clash with reigning Premier League champion Manchester City. Van Gaal dismissed reports England ...

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 ...

Refreshed Moyes ready to come back

Oct 18, 2014

Refreshed Moyes ready to come back

David Moyes, who has been out of soccer since leaving Manchester United in April, says he is ready to resume his managerial career and is waiting for the right club to come along either in England or overseas. The 51-year-old Scot, who was at ...