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Five things we learnt from West Brom 2-2 United

Manchester United salvaged a late draw away at West Bromwich Albion, after finding themselves behind twice in the match, thanks to a powerful strike from Daley Blind. Despite the double comeback, the result will have to go down as two points lost for the Red Devils as they paid for two sloppy defensive errors, having [...]

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STATS: A decade of success of United players compared to world’s best

STATS: A decade of success of United players compared to world’s best

Opta has produced a table looking at the numbers of goals and assists in Europe’s top competitions over the past decade. Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Robin van Persie all feature in the top 10.

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VIDEO: Van Persie’s goal vs Kazakhstan

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Rio: I remember RvP’s face when Fergie announced retirement

Speaking the Clare Balding show, Rio Ferdinand has talked about the day that the players found of Sir Alex Ferguson was retiring. “It was a shock,” said Rio. “We walked in that morning and it was all in the papers, but you never believe the papers. So we were just debating what was going on. [...]

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RvP reveals team meeting took place after Leicester defeat

To lose a game after being 3-1 up with half an hour to play is fair unforgivable. Robin van Persie has revealed that the players had a meeting following the defeat against Leicester. “It shouldn’t be possible,” he said. “But it still happened. We have to deal with it. We had a proper look at [...]

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PICTURES: Van Persie wall art in Brazil

PICTURES: Van Persie wall art in Brazil

Football fans in Brazil have taken to the walls of the city to remember the excellent diving header from Robin van Persie against Spain.

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Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Nine wins and one draw in the World Cup qualifiers, an attack speared by the topscorer in the European part of those qualifiers accompanied by one of the most unstoppable dribblers in the world and entering the tournament in Brazil as vice-World Champion. However, the defence lacks recognised talent and in Kevin Strootman, Van Gaal’s [...]

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Van Persie: Honour to captain this team

After a fantastic performance against Spain, scoring two goals, Robin van Persie was subbed off in Holland’s round of 16 game. Afterwards, Louis van Gaal confirmed it was a tactical decision, not forced through injury. “This coach wants to win,” said Van Persie. “So he makes substitutions. It’s simple. We played three different formations, so [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Australia vs Netherlands

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Van Gaal and Van Persie Batter World and European Champions

Van Gaal and Van Persie Batter World and European Champions

Holland thrashed Spain 5-1 in their opening World Cup game this evening, with our Robin van Persie scoring two of the goals. Spain won the European Championship in 2012, the World Cup in 2010, and the Euros in 2008. They were on for their fourth major tournament trophy win in a row but their hopes [...]

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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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VIDEO: Incredible RvP goal vs Ecuador

Robin van Persie scored an incredible goal tonight for Holland in their friendly against Ecuador. Antonio Valencia started for the opposition and the game finished 1-1.

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Van Persie: Vidic wants to die for the cause

Robin van Persie has sung the praises of captain Nemanja Vidic, who made his last appearance for United at Old Trafford last night. “Nemanja has been great,” Van Persie told MUTV. “He’s been playing here for eight-and-a-half years and the thing I always say about him is that he puts his head where people are [...]

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Van Persie: Giggs is Sir Alex-esque

Robin van Persie has sung the praises of interim boss Ryan Giggs, claiming that the talks he gives the players are on a level with Sir Alex Ferguson’s. “I witnessed two team meetings as I came in a bit late,” Van Persie told MUTV. “The one from the last game against Sunderland, and today’s game, [...]

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VIDEO: RvP stars in new advert with rival players

VIDEO: RvP stars in new advert with rival players
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