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4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

English Premier League: Fluidity not formation likely to be Van Gaal's approach

London: When Louis van Gaal took over as manager of Manchester United there was an intense focus on his promised new formation but the Premier League club's rapid recruitment of big names means a dogmatic approach from the Dutchman is unlikely. Van Gaal exceeded expectations at the World Cup, leading the Netherlands to the semifinals with a system that featured three central defenders.


Related Topix: Sports, Ander Herrera, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Angel Di Maria Can Outstrip Falcao, Rooney, Van Persie as Man United's Main Man

At Turf Moor, he dipped his toe in the water to see what it was like. The Manchester United fans there to witness his home debut will have known plenty about him already.


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12 hrs ago | CNN

Owen pounces on Group 1 success with Brown Panther

Brown Panther, here ridden by Richards Kingscote, has been one of Owen's most successful horses. In 2011, he won the King George V Stakes at Ascot -- a result which moved his owner to tears.


Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, World Soccer, More Sports, Newcastle, Soccer Players, Michael Owen

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

As troops exit, Britain aids soccer in Afghanistan

In this image supplied by the Football Association on Monady Sept. 15, 2014 former England international soccer star Michael Owen.


Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Owen

19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Manchester United Are Now the Noisy Neighbours as Galactico Revolution Begins

Once again it looks as if the champions of England are going to have to put up with noisy neighbours. And once again it's happening in Manchester.


Related Topix: Sports, Paul Scholes, More Sports, Soccer Players, Manchester United, Rio Ferdinand, Cristiano Ronaldo

22 hrs ago |

Chelsea lead the charge as English clubs embark on Champions League assault

CORRESPONDENT COLUMN: Jose Mourinho's men are best equipped to go all the way in Europe this year, Real Madrid's loss is Manchester United's gain and it's time up for Alan Pardew COMMENT By Wayne Veysey CHELSEA BEST EQUIPPED TO UPSET THE EUROPEAN ELITE As Manchester United demonstrated under David Moyes last season, the Champions League group stages are not always an especially reliable guide of a team's strength. Moyes' side strolled through a testing group featuring Bayer Leverkusen, Real Sociedad and Shakhtar Donetsk while simultaneously plumbing historic domestic depths.


Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, Juan Mata, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Manchester United Transfer News: Latest on Cristiano Ronaldo and Kevin Strootman

The first and most common motivation for signing a player is for practical reasons. A manager will bring someone into the group to add something to a team that's currently lacking or to bolster an area of the squad that's a little short on numbers or quality.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria, Xabi Alonso

Sun Sep 14, 2014


Forget Falcao, United Loving Angel Instead

Forget it only being QPR, Louis van Gaal and Manchester United needed to make a statement on Sunday. Angel Di Maria did so emphatically... We have some excellent thoughts on Arsenal's draw and Liverpool's woeful loss, plus praise for Villa, Diego Costa, Philippe Senderos and the 'final' word on hitting the post... A pulsating, throbbing wonder of a match with four goals of equal splendour.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, Angel Di Maria

Daily Mail

Wayne Rooney nets his 175th league goal in win against QPR to draw level with Thierry Henry

LIVE: Manchester United vs QPR - A 150m Gaal-acticos gel at once as Di Maria, Herrera and Rooney blitz hapless Hoops in first half 'I want to be a legend at this club': Falcao insists he is staying for the long haul... but new boy has to wait 65 minutes on bench Blame the cockney Reds! QPR face 194-mile coach return to London as Harry bemoans lack of space on trains 'If you go to court we will never talk again': What Ferdinand told former pal Cole ahead of giving evidence Dream team of Costa and Fabregas are already an awesome partnership, but one day they could better these deadly duos It started with a kiss... Poyet and Pochettino love-in begins with VERY friendly welcome and ends with duo in each others' arms! Mayweather wins again, but did Maidana bite back? Champion's march to 47-0 record is overshadowed by Floyd's claims of Suarez-like incident Another one bites the dust: Maidana ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thierry Henry, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Van Gaal: Manchester United's season starts now

The Dutchman revealed he had told his players that despite their early setbacks their campaign should commence in earnest against QPR Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal told his players that Sunday's 4-0 thrashing of QPR was "a new start" for the team. United were rampant at Old Trafford, with goals from Angel Di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata destroying Harry Redknapp's side, in a match where Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind all made their debuts.


Related Topix: Sports, Phil Jones, Soccer Players, Chris Smalling, Rafael, Jonny Evans

The Independent

Manchester United vs QPR player ratings: Who was the star man? Angel...

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Manchester United recorded their first competitive victory in five games under new manager Louis van Gaal when they thrashed Queens Park Rangers 4-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.


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WLNS-TV Lansing

Man Utd beats QPR 4-0; Green makes Hamburg debut

14, 2014. . Manchester United's Radamel Falcao stands on the pitch during his team's English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Sept.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Queens Park Rangers, Ander Herrera

Wayne Rooney matches Thierry Henry's all-time Premier League goals record

The Manchester United striker has moved into joint third on the list of scorers in the English top flight, but is still 85 behind former Newcastle United man Alan Shearer Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has matched Thierry Henry's all-time Premier League goals record with his strike against QPR on Sunday. The England captain picked up the ball from Ander Herrera before cutting inside from the left and beating Rob Green at his near post to give Louis van Gaal's side a 3-0 lead before half-time.


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Louis van Gaal's revamped Manchester United is a ruthless but...

Manchester United have a proud history of blooding players from their youth team, but Louis van Gaal is taking the club in a different direction, writes Neil Moxley The list of players who have prospered after A leaving Manchester United is not a lengthy one, writes Neil Moxley of the Sunday People. Twenty-five years later, David Platt pulled himself up by the bootstraps and became England captain, A changing at Crewe en route.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Tom Cleverley, Ryan Giggs, Danny Welbeck, Gary Neville, Carlos Tevez

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Cristiano Ronaldo wants A 500,000-a-week to join Manchester United...

Cristiano Ronaldo wants staggering A 500,000-a-week to join Manchester United or Chelsea from Real Madrid next summer Wayne Rooney and Radamel Falcao are on huge wages at Manchester United - both earning more than A 300,000-a-week Cristiano Ronaldo will demand a ground-breaking A 500,000-a-week to join either Chelsea or Manchester United next summer. That deal was scuppered by the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson and the fact that United were not prepared to pay Ronaldo what he wanted and eventually got on a new deal with Real Madrid which is in the region of A 350,000-a-week.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Cristiano Ronaldo, Daniel Sturridge, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Business News

Gary Neville talks up prospects of Arsenal and Southampton forwards

The former Manchester United defender thinks both Theo Walcott and Jay Rodriguez could play up front for England in a diamond formation. Gary Neville thinks Theo Walcott and Jay Rodriguez have a future as England strikers if the Three Lions continue to deploy a diamond formation.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Theo Walcott, Gary Neville, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Phil Jones, Danny Welbeck

The Independent

Terry Venables: Don't compare Danny Welbeck with Robin van Persie...

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Take Louis van Gaal's handling of Danny Welbeck's Old Trafford departure.


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Daily Monitor

Table-toppers clash as Chelsea host Swansea

Loic Remy, who signed for Chelsea in the transfer window's final week, could be drafted in the void left by Diego Costa. ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE.


Related Topix: Sports, Swansea City, More Sports, Soccer Players, Garry Monk, Swansea

Manchester United - QPR Preview: Van Gaal set to unleash Falcao & Di Maria

The Red Devils boss has backed his expensive new recruits to shine on their home debuts as he hopes to further implement his methods at Old Trafford United have banked on Argentina winger Di Maria signed for a British transfer record of 59.7 million to inspire a fresh era of success in Manchester. Much is also expected of striker Falcao, who has joined on a season-long loan from Monaco, capping the end of a lavish spending spree that saw United part with more than 150m in the transfer window.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Ashley Young, Rio Ferdinand

The Northern Echo

New Boys: Radamel Falcao and Daley Blind are set to make their Manchester United debuts this weekend

Last year, in their six games against the other three teams who finished in the top four, Arsenal only won once, and capitulated horrifically three times. This weekend they play Manchester City at the Emirates looking to click their season into gear.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones, Aaron Ramsey, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Manchester City