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Defender Jonny Evans leaves Manchester United for West Brom

WEST BROMWICH, England -- Defender Jonny Evans has left Manchester United to join West Bromwich Albion. The Northern Ireland international rose through the ranks at United and was the second-longest serving current player behind Wayne Rooney, making 198 appearances. The 27-year-old center back signed a four-year deal at the Hawthorns. The three-time Premier League winner says West...
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Defender Jonny Evans leaves Man United for West Brom

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) Defender Jonny Evans has left Manchester United to join West Bromwich Albion. The Northern Ireland international rose through the ranks at United and was the second-longest serving current player behind Wayne Rooney, making 198 appearances. The 27-year-old center back signed a four-year deal at the Hawthorns. The three-time Premier League winner says...
Via AP on Fox
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Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats

Swansea City vs Manchester United Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Louis van Gaal will be looking for his first points against Swansea City on Sunday afternoon as the Welsh side took six from Manchester United last season. Garry Monk’s side were 2-1 winners in this fixture back in February thanks to goals from Ki Sung-yeung and Bafétimbi...
Via Soccerlens
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

LVG puts brakes on Manchester United striker transfer

LVG puts brakes on Manchester United striker transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to reports from French Media outlet RMC Sport, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has put brakes on Marseille’s inquiries for Mexican striker Javier Hernandez. The report states that the French club had enquired about the 27 year old’s availability recently but were told...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal could use Ander Herrera as a No. 10 against Swansea

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is considering playing Ander Herrera in the number 10 role against Swansea after Adnan Januzaj was ruled out through injury. Januzaj came off at halftime during United’s 4-0 win over Club Brugge on Wednesday with an injury to his hip area. After Januzaj came off, van Gaal pushed Herrera into the number 10 position, just behind main striker...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United-Swansea City Preview

Unbeaten Manchester United will be looking to add goals to their solid start to the season when they travel to the Liberty Stadium to take on Swansea City on Sunday. Louis van Gaal's United have struggled to find the net in their opening three Premier League matches, winning 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa before being held to a goalless draw by Newcastle United last...
Via AP on Fox
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The SQ Premier League Predictor: Matchday Four

Let’s be honest, in soccer (as in all sports really), we like to think that we can predict the scores and outcomes of the biggest games, and take unrivaled joy in doing so. That certainly holds true for the soccer writers here at SQ, so we've decided to put our claims to the test with a little weekly competition.The rules are simple: Zero points for failing to guess the correct...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Wayne Rooney: Strong character has helped me to handle criticism

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says his strong character was key in helping him handle criticism over his lack of goals for the club. The Englishman was on fire as he scored three times for the Red Devils on Wednesday night away at Club Brugge. And he says he was not affected by criticism after […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it fair to stop questioning Wayne Rooney?

The streak is finally over. Wayne Rooney ended his scoreless streak, which ended up spanning a total of 10 games, in grand form by netting a hat trick in the Champions League qualifier match against Club Brugge Wednesday, August 26. Wayne Rooney playing for Manchester United. The Manchester United captain seemed to open the qualifier with more confidence after nearly scoring his...
Via isportsweb.com
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57 Manchester United fans arrested in Bruges, say Belgian police

Fifty-seven Manchester United fans were arrested in Bruges on Wednesday night as fighting took the gloss off their emphatic Champions League win over Club Brugge. Chief Constable of Bruges Police Dirk van Nuffel said glasses and chairs were thrown in a clash between English and Belgian "hooligans" outside a bar in the city center after the 4-0 win, which put United into the Champions...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Manchester United's Rooney hits back at critics after treble

Wayne Rooney hit back at his critics after his hat-trick against Club Brugge - and says he offers a lot to Manchester United even when not scoring. Rooney had not scored in United's opening four games of the season but ended an 878-minute scoring drought for the club with three of United's four goals in their Champions League win over Club Brugge. The England captain believes his...
Via Fox Sports
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Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United: Analysis And Reactions

Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United: Analysis And Reactions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United sealed their return to the top flight of European football after a one-year absence as they cruised past Club Brugge 7-1 on aggregate. Captain Wayne Rooney notched his second career Champions League hat-trick to lead the Red Devils to a 4-0 win against an ordinary Club...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal happy with organisation, praises hero Wayne Rooney

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal was delighted with his side's organisation after the easy 4-0 win away from home against Club Brugge. Striker Wayne Rooney was in devastating form as he scored his first three goals of the season for the club. The win enables United to go into Thursday's group stage draw. "I […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Man United back in Champions League, Rooney scoring again

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United had double reason to celebrate on Wednesday - the team is back in the Champions League group stage and star striker Wayne Rooney is scoring again. Rooney ended a drought of 10 games without a goal stretching back to April 4 with a hat trick in United's 4-0 win at Bruges, helping the English club to a 7-1 victory on aggregate. While the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hat trick the latest turn on Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney roller coaster

Coming into the season, Manchester United’s biggest question was supposed to be in defense, where fans’ brows furrowed when Daley Blind started the season in central defense. Goalkeeper was also a doubt, with Sergio Romero chosen over the want-away David de Gea, while the additions of Morgan Schneiderlin and Bastian Schweinsteiger in midfield hinted at a period of adjustment...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney leads United through at Club Brugge

Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United (agg: 1-7)Wayne Rooney scored his first European hat-trick since 2004 and clinched United's place… The post Rooney leads United through at Club Brugge appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
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Club Brugge vs Manchester United - Fan Twitter reaction: "Rooney to get 30+ goals this season!"

Manchester United eased past Club Brugge to reach the group stage of the Champions League. Fans on Twitter were of course full of praise for hat-trick hero Wayne Rooney who scored his first goals of the season for the Red Devils. Shaw,Mata,Blind and of course Rooney.Were top tonight #MUFC — Mr Kennedy (@arlton_ken76) August 26, […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Manchester United returns to Champions League with romp in Belgium

Wayne Rooney ended his 878-minute goal drought with a fine hat trick as Manchester United destroyed Club Brugge to qualify for the Champions League group stages. United spared Brugge no mercy as Louis van Gaal enjoyed the joint-biggest win of his time as United boss. Rooney was the star of United’s victory. The United captain will come up against more formidable defenses than...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

United back in Champions League, Rooney back in the goals

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United had double reason to celebrate on Wednesday - the team is back in the Champions League group stage and Wayne Rooney is back in the goals. Rooney ended a scoring drought of 10 games stretching back to April 4 with a hat trick in United's 4-0 win at Bruges, helping the English club to a 7-1 victory on aggregate. While the competition welcomed...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney scores 3, Man United in Champions League group stage

BRUGES, Belgium (AP) Wayne Rooney ended a 10-game scoring drought by grabbing a hat trick in Manchester United's 4-0 win at Bruges that eased the English team into the Champions League group stage on Wednesday. United won 7-1 on aggregate and returned to Europe's premier competition after a one-year absence. Rooney's confidence grew after putting United ahead in Belgium in the 20th...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney hat trick leads Man United in blowout win vs. Brugge

Manchester United rode a Wayne Rooney hat-trick into Champions League group stage, overpowering Club Brugge in Belgium 4-0 to win out 7-1 on aggregate. It was a magical Wednesday night for the England star as Rooney’s hat-trick emphatically snapped a ten-game barren streak in front of the net that had led to vicious criticism from the English media. Ander Herrera added the final...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Ends Man United Goal Drought With Hat Trick In UCL (Video)

Wayne Rooney finally is scoring again for Manchester United. Rooney spectacularly ended his lengthy goal-less spell Wednesday in Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Club Brugge in the UEFA Champions League qualifier. Rooney scored a hat trick to confirm Manchester United’s progression into the Champions League group stage. Rooney scored his first goal in the 20th minute after running...
Via NESN.com
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Club Brugge vs Manchester United: Score, Goals and Highlights

Club Brugge vs Manchester United: Score, Goals and Highlights - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United booked their place in the Champions league group stages with a thumping 4-0 win over Club Brugge in their second leg of the Qualifiers. Arriving at Belgium with a comfortable 2 goal lead, Manchester United had to keep it organised and grind out a result. However,...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harry Kane’s Slow Start is no Surprise

He burst onto the scene in October last year and took the Premier League by storm after waiting six years to become an overnight success, but this season Harry Kane is off to a stuttering start, this should be no surprise, however. Kane scored 21 goals in 34 matches last season, finishing the season as the top English goalscorer as Tottenham ended the campaign in 5th. Spurs’ star...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marouane Fellaini set to replace Wayne Rooney; will Van Gaal’s ploy work?

Marouane Fellaini set to replace Wayne Rooney; will Van Gaal’s ploy work? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United may have 7 points from their opening 3 games in the Premier League, but honestly, there are more questions than answers that have emerged. Despite keeping a clean sheet in every one of those matches, Louis van Gaal’s side have scored just twice, with...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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