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Young: Rooney is the most competitive in training

Young: Rooney is the most competitive in training

Ashley Young has answered several questions for the official site on what training is like for Manchester United players.  Which part of training do you enjoy the most? The small-sided games because there is a fun element to them and there’s also the competitive angle where you want to impress and get in the team. [...]

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RoM PLAYER RATINGS: United’s midfield

RoM PLAYER RATINGS: United’s midfield

Yesterday, the defenders were rated for their performances in the 2014-15 season, and now it’s the midfielders’ turn. After years of frustration at Sir Alex Ferguson’s refusal to buy new midfielders and improve this area on the park, we finally now have a half decent midfield. In fact, the midfield is now our strongest position. [...]

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Young: I love playing football again

Young: I love playing football again

Ashley Young has been one of United’s biggest success stories this season, going from arguably our worst performing player last season to one of the most consistent players this season. In an interview for the 2014/15 season review DVD, Young has spoken about how playing for Louis van Gaal has made him enjoy football again. [...]

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Giggs: Hard to choose between Young and De Gea

This time last season, Ryan Giggs was our manager, so had a more prominent role at the Player of the Year awards. David de Gea was voted as Player of the Year by both the fans and the players, but Giggs claims that Ashley Young could have been in with a chance of winning the [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 1-1 Arsenal – Van Gaal achieves his first aim after qualifying for the Champions League

It was not a classic Manchester United v Arsenal affair but it was an intriguing tactical battle between two sides who have qualified for the Champions League next season. The Red Devils took the lead through an Ander Herrera volley from an Ashley Young cross and dominated the majority of the game before a late [...]

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Five key thoughts following Crystal Palace 1-2 United – Top four almost secured after Memphis Depay deal is confirmed

Manchester United picked up a crucial victory as they defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park. A first half Juan Mata penalty and a Marouane Fellaini header sandwiched a Jason Puncheon free kick as the Red Devils all-but secured a return to the Champions League after a year out. After Liverpool’s draw with Chelsea, Brendan [...]

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Young: The scenes in the dressing room were fantastic

Young: The scenes in the dressing room were fantastic

Ashley Young had a good game for United yesterday in our crucial 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. It was his cross that lead to the first half penalty and his cross that assisted Marouane Fellaini for the winner. Young has revealed that the players did plenty of celebrating in the dressing room after the game. [...]

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Chelsea Preview: Five Keys To Victory

So… It happened again. Van Gaal’s carpet has been lifted as high as possible, with a sub-standard beginning to his tenure and ridiculous David Moyes comparisons swept underneath and into the darkest crevises and beyond reach following a rousing 4-2 derby win last weekend. With United holding down third place with an eight point advantage [...]

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Shaw: Young didn’t like what we did after bird poo incident

Ashley Young is the joker in the dressing room. We still laugh about the time he got bird poo in his mouth against Swansea. If you ask him now, he’ll say it wasn’t bird poo. In the changing room we hung a fake bird above his place as a joke which he didn’t like. ———— [...]

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Young: Atmosphere in the dressing room was electric

Young: Atmosphere in the dressing room was electric

Ashley Young, who scored United’s important equalising goal in the derby yesterday, has revealed that the atmosphere in the dressing room was “electric” after the match. As you can imagine the atmosphere in the dressing room was electric [after the game]. A win in the derby, especially in the way we did it, meant there [...]

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Young: We kept the noisy neighbours quiet

Young: We kept the noisy neighbours quiet

Ashley Young scored the important equalising goal yesterday as United went on to destroy City on derby day. Young, who has gone from strength to strength under Louis van Gaal’s management, has spoken of his happiness at keeping City quiet. We feel we can beat anyone on our day. Confidence has been sky high for [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 4-2 Manchester City as Red Devils win first derby since Dec 2012

Manchester United defeated local rivals Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford to solidify third position in the Premier League table. A Sergio Aguero brace sandwiched goals from man of the match Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling, who erased bad memories of the reverse fixture in which he was sent off. It [...]

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Young: It was brilliant when Van Persie scored against City

Ahead of the derby on Sunday, Ashley Young has reflected on the last time we beat Manchester City. Robin van Persie scored an injury time freekick to give United a 3-2 win and the United winger is looking for something like this to celebrate at the weekend. I remember the year we beat them 3-2 [...]

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Young: The team spirit at United is brilliant

Ashley Young has talked about his reputation in the dressing room, as well as his appreciation of the fantastic team spirit at the club. I was looking around and thinking I was in the top six or seven who have been here the longest now. Whereas I used to say I was a youngster, now [...]

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Young: LvG makes players better

Ashley Young’s Manchester United career looked to be close to an end last season, with the winger rarely playing and, when he did, looking dreadful. However, under Louis van Gaal, whether playing as a wing-back or winger, he has looked this good this season, and the player has sung the praises of the manager for [...]

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