Rooney nets pair as Man United gets controversial victory

Mar 1, 2015

Rooney nets pair as Man United gets controversial victory

Manchester United rode its luck Saturday as England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 2-0 win against struggling 10-man Sunderland, but his success was overshadowed by another refereeing controversy in the Premier League. One week on from the fury at Chelsea’s home clash ...

Man United advances to F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Feb 17, 2015

Man United advances to F.A. Cup quarterfinals

Manchester United survived a scare against third-tier Preston North End to reach the F.A. Cup quarterfinals with a hard-fought 3-1 win at Deepdale on Monday. Louis Van Gaal’s star-studded side was in danger of an embarrassing fifth-round exit when the unheralded hosts took a ...

Blind scores in injury time to rescue point for Man United

Feb 9, 2015

Blind scores in injury time to rescue point for Man United

Manchester United needed an injury-time equalizer by Daley Blind to escape with a point from a 1-1 draw against West Ham in one of three stalemates in the Premier League on Sunday. Trailing to a superbly improvised goal by West Ham’s makeshift defender Cheikhou ...

United beats Cambridge in replay

Feb 4, 2015

United beats Cambridge in replay

Manchester United overcame fourth-tier Cambridge in an F.A. Cup replay on Tuesday, winning 3-0 less than two weeks after a humbling 0-0 draw. Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo and second-half substitute James Wilson scored to send United through to a fifth-round match at third-tier Preston. ...

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 ...