Manchester United’s Identity Has Not Been ‘Broken’ By Big Spending, It Is Being Fixed

Following the completion of Radamel Falcao’s season-long loan switch from AS Monaco which completed Manchester United’s sixth signing of the summer, some fans and members of the media have labeled the club’s transfer spending spree as a ‘galactico’ policy. After news of Danny Welbeck’s departure to league-rivals Arsenal, former United assistant manager Mike Phelan said...
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Rooney excited to work with Falcao

Wayne Rooney is thrilled at the prospect of playing with Radamel Falcao after the Colombian sealed a loan move to […]
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Rooney welcomes arrival of striker Falcao to Manchester United

Wayne Rooney has welcomed the arrival of prolific Colombian striker Radamel Falcao to Manchester United, branding the signing as a statement of intent by his club. Rooney, speaking ahead of England's friendly with Norway at Wembley on Wednesday, was unmoved by suggestions Falcao's arrival could jeopardize his position in the starting XI at Old Trafford. The England and Manchester...
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The Major Talking Points From Round 3 Of The English Premier League

Howard deserves criticism for his performance against Chelsea Asking for improvement from a goalkeeper who has conceded six goals isn’t brain surgery. For the last couple of seasons, Tim Howard has been rightly heralded as one of the best goalkeepers in the league. His performances in the World Cup, particularly against Belgium, elevated him to icon status in the USA. While doing...
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£350,000 a week! Van Gaal rolls the dice with a massive outlay for Falcao

United are understood to have agreed to pay Colombia striker Falcao an eye-watering £350,000 a week - £120,000 more than top earner Wayne Rooney. Falcao, 28, only agreed to join United on a season-long loan if they matched his £10m a year tax free salary at Monaco. To ensure he is on the same £184,000-a-week 'take home' wages in Britain, United have to pay him around...
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New possible Manchester United Starting XI by ESPN FC

Manchester United, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (MANU), the professional sports team in the world that is publicly traded, spent around $250 million on players since finishing seventh last season, with Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria joining last week for a British-record fee of 59.7 million pounds (then $99 million). Versatile Netherlands international Daley...
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Radamel Falcao deal finalized, striker unveiled at Man United

Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco for the entire season in a last minute move on transfer deadline day. The Colombia striker’s deal, which came out of absolutely nowhere,  gives United an option to buy him at the end of season. The 28-year-old Falcao says “Manchester United is the biggest club in the world and is clearly determined to get back to the...
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Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy

LONDON (AP) Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. The record 20-time English champions are paying around $9 million to Monaco to take Falco on loan for the season with an option to buy the 28-year-old Colombia striker. Bringing one of the hottest properties in world...
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Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck close to agreeing £3m Arsenal loan move, view to an £18m switch

Danny Welbeck close to agreeing £3million loan move to Arsenal from Manchester United with view to an £18million switchDanny Welbeck close to agreeing £3million loan move to Arsenal from Manchester United with view to an £18million switchArsenal are close to completing a £3million loan deal for the Manchester United striker, with Welbeck out of favour at Old TraffordWelbeck...
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As Falcao arrives, Van Gaal has tactical quandary

LONDON (AP) No longer feared by their rivals? A diminished footballing force? Manchester United is flexing its financial muscle to show otherwise. A week after pulling off one transfer coup by signing Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, the 20-time English champions took the football world by surprise on Monday by making a deal to sign Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco. The Colombia...
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Angel di Maria makes debut in United's goalless draw with Burnley

Not even the deployment of Manchester United’s most expensive signing of all time could garner the Premier League giants a first league win at newly-promoted Burnley, as their season-opening swoon wore on with a 0-0 stalemate Saturday afternoon. Angel Di Maria, the winger signed from Real Madrid for some $100 million on Tuesday, looked worth the outlay as he roamed widely from...
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Juventus waiting on Manchester United to agree to deal

Juventus waiting on Manchester United to agree to deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Juventus are waiting for a an answer from Manchester United to complete the signing of Manchester United’s Javier Hernández. The Italian Serie A champions are are working very hard to complete the deal before the close of the transfer window on Monday. Massimiliano Allegri’s side have...
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Wayne Rooney: The Right Choice Or The Only Choice As England Captain?

When Wayne Rooney burst onto the international scene as a teenage sensation, there was a sense that this day—a day on which he was named England captain—would always come. The young Evertonian’s irrepressible ability pointed towards a lengthy and prosperous career on the international stage. So much so, that even though he showcased the odd volatile quip in his tender years...
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Wayne Rooney Named England’s New Captain, Replaces Steven Gerrard

England has a new captain, and it’s one of the biggest names in international soccer. Wayne Rooney has been named the new captain of England’s national team, it was announced Friday. He’ll replace Steven Gerrard, who is retiring from international play. “To be named as the England captain is a dream come true for me personally and of course for my family,” Rooney said in...
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United’s Wayne Rooney named new England Captain

Steven Gerrard believed that Wayne Rooney should succeed him as England captain, and today he got his wish. Again, that’s what is so special about playing for country over playing for club. National loyalties always trump commercial. Liverpool icon Gerrard believes the Manchester United striker should assume the leadership role with Three Lions now that he’s stepping down. ...
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Rooney named England captain heading into Euro 2016

Wayne Rooney was named captain of an inexperienced England squad Thursday, after the side's worst-ever World Cup finish this summer. England skipper Roy Hodgson made the announcement while naming the squad for England's first European Championship qualifier against Switzerland Sept. 8.
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Wayne Rooney named captain of England’s national soccer team

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has now been named the captain of England men’s national soccer team. Congratulations to Wayne Rooney. The United striker has been named England's new captain. #mufc — Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 28, 2014 “It is something that I will take massive pride in doing. “As a kid I always loved […] The post Wayne Rooney named captain...
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Rooney named new England captain following Gerrard retirement

Roy Hodgson has named Wayne Rooney as the new England captain. The 28-year-old Manchester United skipper got the nod ahead of the likes of Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Manchester City's Joe Hart to become the successor to Steven Gerrard, who retired from international football after the World Cup. Rooney, who has worn the England armband on two previous occasions, will lead...
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Rooney named new England captain

Wayne Rooney has been appointed the new England captain, coach Roy Hodgson has confirmed. Rooney was always the likely replacement […]
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Wayne Rooney to captain England team

LONDON (AP) Wayne Rooney has been named England captain, taking over the leadership role of an inexperienced team in a rebuilding phase following its worst-ever World Cup. England coach Roy Hodgson confirmed the Manchester United player's appointment - from a small pool of potential captains - while naming the squad for England's first European Championship qualifier against...
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Assessing The Louis Van Gaal Selection Predicament

The new Premier League season is only two weeks old and Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are already playing catch-up. The pre-season tour feels like a very long time ago now. The Red Devils have placed a significant number of eggs into an Ángel di María-sized basket and the spending may not end there with utility Daley Blind and defensive midfielder Nigel de Jong heavily...
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Manchester United vs Sunderland recap

Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney   It wasn’t a loss but it wasn’t a win. Manchester United went away with a 1-1 draw against Sunderland yesterday at Stadium Light. Louis van Gaal and United are still looking for the winning team and a first win of the season. United played with a formation of 3-5-2, which didn’t work in the first match but there were changes in the...
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Sunderland vs Manchester United: Preview, possible lineups & Predictions

Sunderland vs Manchester United: Preview, possible lineups & Predictions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United travel to the Stadium of Light on Sunday in search of their first points of the 2014-15 season and first under manager Louis van Gaal. The Red Devils suffered a surprise defeat at home to Swansea City last weekend to start their season. They reacted...
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Wayne Rooney threw a bucket of ice water at his wife (Video)

Wayne Rooney’s wife accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but her husband pretty much threw the bucket at her. {if $ticker->lng_id==1}{else}{"Добавить свое объявление"|translate:10}{/if} Loading... The post Wayne Rooney threw a bucket of ice water at his wife (Video) appeared first on Soccer Xtra.
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A new beginning for Manchester United

As the 2014/2015 English Premier League season approaches, Manchester United FC is looking to come back from last season’s disaster and be the Manchester United everyone knows. Last season, Man United ended their season with 19 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses. The team was eliminated early from the FA Cup and UEFA tournament. Man United placed 7th in the EPL table, which meant no spot...
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