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Rooney: Mata in my dream 5-a-side

Wayne Rooney has given a short interview with the official site where he talks about training at Manchester United. Who would you play alongside in your ideal five-a-side team? Do you have to have a goalkeeper? If not, I’ll go for Angel, Falcao, Robin and Mata. Who scored the best goal you have ever seen [...]

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Fortune: City wasting United’s place in Europe

Manchester United haven’t featured in the Champions League for the first time in over two decades after David Moyes guided the club to a seventh place finish last season. Quinton Fortune has claimed that the competition isn’t the same without United in, and criticised Manchester City for wasting their place in Europe. City look to [...]

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Van Gaal: Welbeck had to join Arsenal because he wouldn’t play here

Van Gaal: Welbeck had to join Arsenal because he wouldn’t play here

Ahead of Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Arsenal, Louis van Gaal claimed he had no regrets over the decision to sell Danny Welbeck. The Mancunian striker had struggled to nail down a starting place in his preferred position during his time at United and, under Van Gaal, didn’t even make it as one of the [...]

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Young: Watching videos of Arsenal prepared us for victory

Ashley Young was brought on in the first half in yesterday’s 2-1 win over Arsenal yesterday as a replacement for the injured Luke Shaw. Young had a good game on the lefthand side of the field when making his first appearance in over a month thanks to injury. After the game, he revealed that Louis [...]

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Rooney: Van Gaal’s game plan worked against Arsenal

Wayne Rooney scored the all-important second goal in United’s 2-1 victory over Arsenal yesterday. Not for the first time, Rooney scored at the Emirates on the counter attack, with the home side chasing the game after Kieran Gibbs’ own goal. Rooney has talked about the tactics for the game and is delighted we were able [...]

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How did Wilshere get away with it?

How did Wilshere get away with it?

With an hour left to play yesterday, Arsenal should have gone down to 10 men after Jack Wilshere tried to headbutt Marouane Fellaini. Standing at just 5 foot 7, Wilshere’s forehead could only reach Fellaini’s chest, but obviously the height difference between players isn’t mention in FIFA’s laws of the game when giving criteria for [...]

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VIDEO: United’s goals in 2-1 win over Arsenal

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VIDEO: Fellaini – what the…

Thankfully we got the win regardless, but how did Jack Wilshere not get sent off for telling the referee to “f**k off” then trying to headbutt Marouane Fellaini?!

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CONFIRMED LINE-UP: Arsenal vs United

De Gea, Smalling, McNair, Blackett, Valencia, Carrick, Fellaini, Shaw, Di Maria, Rooney, van Persie. Subs: United’s subs at the Emirates Stadium: Lindegaard, Fletcher, Herrera, Young, Mata, Januzaj, Wilson. Arsenal: Szczesny, Chambers, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Alexis, Welbeck. Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Flamini, Rosicky, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud.

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Hugo Borst: Ridiculous to claim Van Persie is finished

Hugo Borst, the journalist who has written the recent biography on Louis van Gaal, has given his thoughts on Robin van Persie’s future. Excelsior are Van Persie’s team in the Holland. He’s said he’d like to play there again before he retires. Yes. There is a stand there [with his name on it] at Excelsior [...]

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Rooney: It was great beating Arsenal in the Champions League

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, Wayne Rooney has reflected on some of the better moments against the North London club, including the 2009 Champions League semi-final victory over them. United beat Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford then thrashed them 3-1 at the Emirates. We’ve had some great memories. Beating them in the Champions League [...]

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Hugo Borst explains comments about Van Gaal’s wife

Hugo Borst explains comments about Van Gaal’s wife

Hugo Borst, a Dutch journalist who used to be a good friend of Louis van Gaal before a falling out, has recently published a biography on the Manchester United manager. The way he treats Truus in company is ungentlemanly and sometimes downright disgraceful. In the company of friends and acquaintances, Louis has made comments that [...]

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Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, and Danny Welbeck’s first match against his boyhood club, Wayne Rooney has discussed his former teammate’s start to life in London. Of course, Danny has been here all of his life. He is a Manchester lad so it is weird seeing him [there]. But that’s football nowadays and players [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part IV: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s aim at United, almost joining Liverpool and selling Welbeck

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part IV: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s aim at United, almost joining Liverpool and selling Welbeck

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part III: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s history in Holland, Verheijen’s criticism and influence on Guardiola

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Part III: Hugo Borst on Van Gaal’s history in Holland, Verheijen’s criticism and influence on Guardiola

Print journalists, radio presenters, biographers, TV personalities, pundits; there are a lot of jobs in football, even if you are not a former professional. Hugo Borst has done it all though. Starting out as a journalist for esteemed Dutch football magazine Voetbal International, Borst made his strides through journalism before ending up at Algemeen Dagblad, [...]

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