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STATS: United, corners and Phil Jones

STATS: United, corners and Phil Jones

Last season, United averaged 5.7 corners per game and this season it is 5.4. 15% of the corners we took last season lead to chances, and this year it is 13%. Just 1.4% of our corners last season resulted in goals and this year, so far, it is 2.5%. In real terms, that means this [...]

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Rooney: I love scoring against Liverpool

Our fans voted Wayne Rooney as the player of the month for December, as well as awarding his strike against Liverpool as goal of the month. He has answered a few questions for the official site on this goal, his performances and his change of position. Congratulations on your two awards, Wayne. How do you [...]

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Rooney: Festival schedule needs to change

Wayne Rooney has complained about the Christmas schedule after United played two games in less than 48 hours. The second half at White Hart Lane was particularly poor, with Louis van Gaal referring to it as a “struggle for life”, leading Rooney to call for the fixtures to change next year. It’s not easy playing [...]

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United players who feature in the most booked players in PL history

4. Paul Scholes (97 bookings) The former Manchester United midfielder was not unfamiliar with seeing a referee reach for his pocket. Arguably his most famous yellow card did not arrive in the Premier League, though. It came in the semi final of the Champions League. Scholes was cautioned against Juventus, ruling him out of their [...]

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Rooney: My position is like Scholesy’s

Wayne Rooney scored twice in United’s 3-1 win over Newcastle, despite playing much deeper in a midfield role. The United captain has claimed he is familiar with the role and is happy to play there. It’s a role that I’ve played many times and I know I can play. The manager has given me even [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney and Van Persie goals vs Newcastle

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Rooney: De Gea is the best in the world

David de Gea has been making saves that most other keepers wouldn’t be able to get near to on a weekly basis now. Wayne Rooney has the sung the praises of our goalie, claiming he is the best in the world. In my eyes he is the best keeper in the world. The performances he [...]

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Rooney: We can win the league

Following our 3-0 win over Liverpool, Wayne Rooney has talked up United’s chances of winning the league, despite still being eight points behind Chelsea. I think we have to believe that we can win the title. We are eight points behind and coming into a busy period. If we can win our games and the [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney, Mata and Van Persie goals vs Liverpool

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Five key thoughts following United 3-0 Hull City

Louis Van Gaal’s impressive home record as Manchester United manager continued as they eased to a 3-0 victory over Hull City at the weekend. The Red Devils are unbeaten at Old Trafford since the opening day defeat to Swansea City and are finally beginning to dominate games that they should be dominating. Chris Smalling opened [...]

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VIDEO: Smalling, Rooney and Van Persie’s goals vs Hull

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

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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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