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De Gea on bench for Spain’s game last night

Following reports that David de Gea could be out for a month following dislocating his finger, he was named on the bench in Spain’s 3-0 win over Belarus yesterday. Isco, Busquets and Pedro were all on the scoresheet for the Spaniards. Whilst there are no further updates on the extent of De Gea’s injury, you [...]

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Spain to assess De Gea’s injury

David De Gea will have to wait a bit longer to make his mark as Spain’s #1 following an injury he picked up in their final training session ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus. De Gea has dislocated his finger and some reports have suggested he could be out of action for up [...]

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Five key thoughts from United 1-0 Crystal Palace

Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace to move up to sixth position in the fledgling Premier League table. Substitute Juan Mata’s second half strike was enough to seal all three points for the Red Devils who had previously gone three games without a win. The result is Louis Van Gaal’s fourth [...]

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STATS: United’s injuries this season

STATS: United’s injuries this season
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Rojo could be back in less than six weeks

Louis van Gaal has claimed that Marcos Rojo could be back in less than six weeks after confirming surgery isn’t required to fix his dislocated shoulder. Marcos dislocated his shoulder but did it in a positive way. We don’t need to operate on him. It’s a relief but maybe, with this injury, it is very [...]

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Herrera breaks rib

Ander Herrera has been ruled out for the next few weeks with a fractured rib that he sustained in United’s victory over West Ham at the weekend. Having scored two goals in four games, putting in impressive performances in the centre of the park, his absence is a huge blow. A real shame this injury, [...]

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LvG ready to give more youngsters their debut

Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Jonny Evans are all missing this weekend’s game through injury. Tyler Blackett, who Louis van Gaal gave his debut to this season, is unavailable after being sent off against Leicester. The manager might be able to bring together a back four of Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Daley Blind and Rafael [...]

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RvP Won’t Miss World Cup

Following an injury-plagued season, there were fears that Robin van Persie might miss the World Cup after being taken off at half-time in Holland’s 2-0 win over Wales. Van Persie has revealed to reporters in Holland that they should have nothing to worry about. “I wouldn’t call it an injury,” he said. “It built up [...]

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Van Persie out for 6 weeks?

In David Moyes’ press conference yesterday he confirmed that Robin van Persie had returned to Holland to work on his thigh injury. Last night on Twitter, someone edited a journalists tweet to say that Van Persie could be out until March, and this rumour quickly spread. Some of the papers this morning are now suggesting, [...]

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Rooney back for next game

We were left to panic this afternoon when rumours that Wayne Rooney hadn’t travelled to Norwich proved to be true and United started with Javier Hernandez our only striker to start. Thanks to Danny Welbeck, who came on at the start of the second half, United picked up all three points in Rooney’s absence. David [...]

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Fletch needed in Carrick and Fellaini absence

Darren Fletcher returned to the first team after spending a year recovering from the chronic bowel condition which some claimed would end his career. His every touch was cheered when he came on in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa and had a good 20 minutes, even if you have to take in to consideration [...]

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Dutch coach with egg on his face after Moyes criticism

Robin van Persie was subbed off during our defeat against Yokohama on Monday and David Moyes confirmed afterwards that he had a slight injury. “Robin just felt his thigh in the first half and we didn’t want to take any chances,” he said. Ahead of the game, Moyes claimed that he had been overtraining Van [...]

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Scholes To Return For Chelsea

Sir Alex Ferguson has today given an updated on our injury status, confirming that Danny Welbeck won’t play this weekend, whilst Paul Scholes will probably be on the bench. “Welbeck is out of Sunday,” Ferguson said. “The rest are all fit. Scholes and Vidic are training and I’ll probably put Scholes on the bench on [...]

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Fletcher’s Career Over?

Fletcher’s Career Over?

Paddy Crerand has today revealed that it is unlikely that we will see Darren Fletcher play for Manchester United again. Speaking to Beyond The Pitch, Crerand expressed his disappointment for Fletch, but he doesn’t think the Scot has any chance of coming back. “I love Darren Fletcher and I hate to say this, but I [...]

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Do you care that Young is out for the season?

Do you care that Young is out for the season?

Ashley Young made a great start to his Manchester United career, much to the surprise of many fans, myself included, who hadn’t been able to understand why we had spent so much on only a half decent player who was in the last year of their contract. Still, he came out with all the right [...]

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