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Manchester United revitalized by Robin Van Persie’s early return

Manchester United revitalized by Robin Van Persie’s early return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United have received a major boost ahead of their weekend’s away encounter at Sunderland as talismanic striker Robin Van Persie is set for a return. The Guardian reports that the 31 year old is now on line to feature for the Red Devils finally after attaining match...
Via Soccerlens
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Soccer Xtra
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rooney must work harder, says Hamann

Dietmar Hamann has urged Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney to work harder if he wants to be classified among the […]
Via Soccer News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United prepare £100m package to lure Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria

Manchester United are prepared to commit as much as £100million to their pursuit of Angel Di Maria as the ailing Barclays Premier League club try to beef up Louis van Gaal’s squad before the end of the summer transfer window. United manager Van Gaal is desperate for world-class additions and has told executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to do all he can to bring winger Di Maria...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal arrival proves no quick fix for United

After all of the hype surrounding the appointment of Louis van Gaal and a promising pre-season, Manchester United were brought crashing back … The post Van Gaal arrival proves no quick fix for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Football or Soccer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney wants to forget debut as Manchester United captain

Wayne Rooney wants to forget his Manchester United captaincy debut as quickly as possible. The England striker had skippered United on several occasions before, but his first match as full-time captain came on Saturday when Swansea travelled to Old Trafford. Rooney equalised Ki Sung-yueng's opener with an acrobatic volley but could not find another, and Swansea ran out 2-1 winners...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Swansea City Record First-Ever League Victory Against Man United At Old Trafford

Last season, Swansea proved to be a startlingly brisk team struggling to transcend the crowded middle of the Premier League table. Led by the sure feet of Wilfried Bony and Michu, the Swans consistently proved to be anything but the pushovers one expected they might have been. Manchester United, on the other hand, was the exact opposite. The defending champions were not only terrible...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal: Man United lacked confidence, showed nerves vs. Swansea

Louis van Gaal felt Manchester United did not play as a team in the 2-1 defeat by Swansea City as he continues to think about making new signings. United had enjoyed an unbeaten pre-season campaign, but came unstuck in van Gaal's first competitive game as Gylfi Sigurdsson's 72nd minute goal earned Swansea a first league win at Old Trafford. Van Gaal pointed to nerves among...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal loses first game at Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford. Gylfi Sigurdsson took advantage of poor defending to score the Welsh club's winning goal in the 72nd minute. United captain Wayne Rooney had tied the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal makes losing PL start as United manager

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Louis van Gaal made a losing start to his Premier League career with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford. Gylfi Sigurdsson seized on poor defending to net the Welsh club's winner in the 72nd minute after United captain Wayne Rooney had canceled...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United: A look toward the weekend

The new season is finally upon us!  This weekend Manchester United kick off their season against Swansea City.  Manchester United fans will be confident of beating a side that barely avoided relegation last season, but will be wary of last season’s results against them, such as losing in the FA Cup.  With kick off just two days away, here are five things that are going to be...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Men in Blazers love Louis van Gaal’s hair, but not Man United’s chances

Men in Blazers, the popular football pundits Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, joined NBC from ESPN it was announced this week, and the co-hosts of the very popular podcast will now be featured in all facts of NBC’s media empire. They did a media conference call yesterday, and on it I asked them what they thought of Manchester United’s chances this season. They weren’t high...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jagielka backs Rooney for England captaincy

Phil Jagielka has backed Wayne Rooney for the England captaincy after being named as Manchester United skipper for the new […]
Via Soccer News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Wayne Rooney will captain Manchester United to glory

Why Wayne Rooney will captain Manchester United to glory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Louis van Gaal has officialy named England international Wayne Rooney as the new captain of Manchester United. The striker takes over the role from the Serbian centre-back Nemanja Vidic. He moved to Inter Milan this summer, after turning down several offers from ‘The Red Devils’. Rooney...
Via Soccerlens
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney 1/4 to be England’s next skipper after being named Man Utd’s captain this season

Competition: Premier League Market: Rooney to be next England captain Odds: 1/4 @ Coral After Manchester United manager Louis van […]
Via Soccer News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal names Wayne Rooney as Manchester United's new captain

Wayne Rooney has been named as the new captain of Manchester United by manager Louis van Gaal. Van Gaal made the announcement following United's final preseason friendly against Valencia, when Rooney skippered the side to a 2-1 victory courtesy of Marouane Fellaini's late goal. The England international, who is also in the running to skipper the national side in the wake...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Named Manchester United Captain

Louis Van Gaal has named Wayne Rooney as the captain of Manchester United, with Darren Fletcher taking the vice-captain position. Rooney, 28, has been at Old Trafford since 2004 after his £26million move from Everton at the age of 18. He has since scored 158 goals in over 300 appearances for the club as well as lifting 5 Premier League titles. With the departure of senior players...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney named United captain

Manchester United have announced striker Wayne Rooney as their new captain, taking over from Nemanja Vidic. Vidic departed for Inter […]
Via Soccer News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United have named Wayne Rooney as their new captain

The England international, 28, replaces Nemanja Vidic, who has left the club for Inter Milan, while Darren Fletcher has been named as vice-captain. Rooney will skipper United in the Premier League opener with Swansea at Old Trafford on 16 August. "It is a huge honour and a role I will perform with great pride," said Rooney. "I am very grateful to the manager for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s new captain

Manchester United has announced that Wayne Rooney is their new captain. BREAKING: We can announce @WayneRooney is #mufc's new captain. Darren Fletcher vice-captain. http://t.co/hTVFL8ETJw pic.twitter.com/yyp65grlaJ — Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 12, 2014 Van Gaal on Rooney: "Wayne has shown a great attitude… I believe he will put his heart and soul into his captaincy...
Via Soccer Xtra
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PSG 'still eyeing' Wayne Rooney or Andre Schurrle as Angel Di Maria alternative

The sensational claims coming out of France suggest that Rooney and Schurrle are among the candidates still being considered by the Parc des Princes outfit in their bid to add attacking reinforcements. Indeed, it has even been suggested that PSG did hold talks with United over a swap deal involving Rooney and Edinson Cavani this summer. According to Laurent Perrin of Le Parisien...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie among top Golden Boot candidates

As the 2014 English Premier League is upon us, questions swirl over whether 2013′s incredible scoring run can be continued. Manchester City set a league record with 103 goals scored, and Liverpool wasn’t too far behind at 101. With the departure of the league’s leading goal scorer in Luis Suarez, the Golden Boot is up for grabs this season. So, which player is most likely to...
Via The Sports Bank
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wayne Rooney says he has a Chevy Camaro, I don’t believe it

Wayne Rooney is far from the most interesting interview in football. Not that you really have a lot of interesting footballers on the microphone, but Rooney still stands out as being a less than stellar soundbite. I posted this video, featuring a brief conversation with Wayne Rooney awhile back. It shows Manchester United driving some Chevrolets in Beverley Hills, California. This...
Via The Sports Bank
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Louis van Gaal made United a Premier League title favorite?

The Barclays Premier League is easily one of the most exciting leagues in the world. After a thrilling season that saw Manchester City eke out a second title in three years by two points over an upstart Liverpool squad, this year has a whole different set of circumstances. Out is Liverpool’s superstar, and Player of the Year, Luis Suarez. In is Louis van Gaal at Manchester United...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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