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Analyzing Manchester United’s best starting XI and formation

Manchester United’s 0-0 drawn with Cambridge United of League 2 was the latest in a string of disappointing performances which have plagued Louis van Gaal’s team since the Christmas period. Fans are outwardly displaying their discontent at Van Gaal’s use of a 5-3-2 formation with the players still not looking entirely comfortable in the new system. There is the suggestion...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

United superstar Wayne Rooney wants to be on The X Factor

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has some interesting post-retirement plans in store. Possibly. You’ll recall from the United Christmas party that he took the stage and sang. Rooney says he wants to go before Simon Cowell on The X-Factor once his playing days are over. Wayne Rooney, who has previously been filmed duetting with chart star Ed Sheeran, revealed his surprising...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Manchester United’s Problems with the Strike Force

Manchester United fans all around the world must have thought early in the season that United would not have any problems with their striking department. In fact, with Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao, Wayne Rooney, and James Wilson in the squad, United possess one of the most deadly and formidable strike forces in the Premier League. However, as the season went by, some of the enormous...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal says Rooney not guaranteed starting place at United

Louis van Gaal says Wayne Rooney is not a certain starter at Manchester United despite taking the armband at the start of the season. Rooney has started every game for which he has been available - barring the Capital One Cup embarrassment against MK Dons - but his Dutch manager claims nobody is guaranteed a place. Both Rademel Falcao and Juan Mata have previously started games on...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United-Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United both go into Sunday's meeting at White Hart Lane on the back of an impressive run of results. Louis van Gaal's Manchester United (10-5-3) have gone eight games unbeaten in the league, drawing one and winning the other seven - including Boxing Day's 3-1 victory over Newcastle United. Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie scored the goals as United...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United news: Van Gaal, Young, Rooney, Valencia

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. This is Man United news and notes. We start with Louis van Gaal explaining some of the components in his formations and line-ups: “I play this system because of Young and Valencia, they are not full-backs, they are wing-backs. I am very pleased with them...
Via The Sports Bank
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney: I’m Playing Like Paul Scholes

Wayne Rooney admitted there was a touch of Paul Scholes about his performance as he ran the midfield in Manchester United's easy win over Newcastle. Rooney scored twice and set up the other goal in United's 3-1 victory at Old Trafford. The United skipper, playing in midfield, timed his run from deep to perfection to turn home Falcao's square pass and it was the same story just before...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie goals in Newcastle win

Wayne Rooney has now scored 11 goals in his last nine Premier League appearances at Old Trafford. He scored twice today, making the difference as Manchester United beat Newcastle 3-1 today at home. The Red Devils have now won seven of their eight. They also are the first Premier League team to win all 50 matches on Boxing Day. Said Louis van Gaal of using Wayne Rooney in the midfield...
Via The Sports Bank
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Everton Will Be Short Of Two Star Players At Newcastle

Newcastle were beaten 301 at Old Trafford today with Wayne Rooney scoring two and making one – and we just couldn’t contain him. Tim Howard - will miss the game at Newcastle But Everton, who play at home on Sunday didn’t do any better and they went down 1-0 at home against Stoke and not […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rooney stays calm after leading Man United to comfy victory

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney refused to get carried away with his team's good form after they continued their rise up the Premier League table with a 3-1 win over Newcastle. Rooney scored two goals and set up another for Robin van Persie as United stretched their unbeaten league run to seven matches, with Louis van Gaal's men lying third in the standings. Papiss Cisse scored...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United beats Newcastle 3-1 in Premier League

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Wayne Rooney scored twice in the first half as resurgent Manchester United easily beat Newcastle 3-1 Friday to strengthen its grip on third place in the Premier League. Rooney was set up well by his teammates for both goals as Radamel Falcao met a long cross into the area in the 23rd minute, sliding to reach the ball at the far post and square a perfect...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 1: Rooney extends hosts´ streak

Wayne Rooney continued his fine record versus Newcastle United as Manchester United made it eight games unbeaten with a 3-1 […]
Via Soccer News
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United Xmas news and notes: Falcao, Van Gaal, Rooney

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. This collection has a special Yuletide theme. This is Man United news and notes, special Xmas edition.  Merry Christmas. Season’s Greetings. Happy Holidays. -(Daily Mail) Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has banned his players from having their...
Via The Sports Bank
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney thanks boss Louis van Gaal for giving Man United Christmas off

Wayne Rooney has thanked Louis van Gaal for his decision to give Manchester United's squad Christmas Day off to spend with their families. Van Gaal's side welcome Newcastle United to Old Trafford on Boxing Day as they look to maintain their recent surge up the Premier League table, which has left them third, despite a slow start to life under the Dutchman. Radamel Falcao is the only...
Via Fox Sports
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rooney thanks Van Gaal for Christmas break

Wayne Rooney has thanked Louis van Gaal for his decision to give Manchester United’s squad Christmas Day off to spend […]
Via Soccer News
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United news and notes: Januzaj, McNair, Rooney, Blackett, Carrick

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. This is Man United news and notes. We start with the reparation of the once broken relationship between Wayne Rooney and Fergie, and how it has since repaired. -(The Sun) Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Wayne Rooney for the first time since their bitter bust...
Via The Sports Bank
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney signs head of young fan battling cancer

Wayne Rooney signs head of young fan battling cancer
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United news and notes: De Gea, Rooney

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We start with -(ESPN FC) Can Manchester United win the title? The World Wide Leader asked this very question After six consecutive wins, Manchester United are third in the Premier League and trail leaders Chelsea by just eight points. It’s prompted some...
Via The Sports Bank
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rooney: United can win title

Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United are back in Premier League title contention following Sunday’s 3-0 win over Liverpool. United captain […]
Via Soccer News
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rooney hopes Man Utd can continue winning streak during festive period

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is hoping the club can continue their winning ways during the upcoming festive period. United (9-4-3), […]
Via Soccer News
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Believes Manchester United Can Win the Premier League Title

Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United can overtake Chelsea and win the Barclays Premier League this season. United stretched their winning streak to six matches on Sunday with a morale-boosting 3-0 victory over arch-rivals Liverpool. Despite struggling in the opening stages of the season, Louis van Gaal has guided his men to third in the table and they are now eight points shy...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty! Top 5 Goals of the Week 12/15

5. Wayne Rooney vs Liverpool http://gfycat.com/ExaltedWastefulArmyant This is a tough one to write on. The defense is just really poor, as Coutinho should have covered Rooney and not allowed the shot. That shouldn’t take anything away from the shot itself, though, as Rooney hit it with pace and precision. He even sends Brad Jones the wrong direction. It was an ace hit, even though...
Via Bloguin Best
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Liverpool’s Season in 30 Seconds: Sterling Misses, Rooney Scores

The 30 second stretch between Raheem Sterling’s shot in open space right to David de Gea, Antonio Valencia’s move through two clueless Liverpool players, and Wayne Rooney’s thunderstrike through a couple Liverpool players encapsulates Liverpool’s season. Both teams are struggling, but Manchester United finds a way to still score while Liverpool just weakly puts a shot straight...
Via Bloguin Best
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Man United news and notes: Rooney, Van Persie, Falcao

Here are the latest Man United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with Dutch striker Robin van Persie proudly proclaiming that he his now past his World Cup hangover, and back to his top form. You’ll recall that he began the season deemed not quite in match fitness by Manager Louis van Gaal and it kept him from playing...
Via The Sports Bank
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United Striker Robin van Persie: I’m Back to My Best

Robin van Persie insists he is back to his best and has denied suggestions he is over the hill. Van Persie will look to continue his recent good form on Sunday when Manchester United host bitter rivals Liverpool. The arrival of Radamel Falcao, and Wayne Rooney’s appointment as captain had led some to question the 31-year-old’s place in the starting XI. The striker looked a shadow...
Via World Soccer Talk
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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