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Chelsea strengthen title claim with win vs. rival Manchester United

LONDON -- That, surely, is it. Any doubt that Chelsea would win the Premier League vanished with a victory that highlighted the pragmatism in which Jose Mourinho specialises: Chelsea's lead now is 10 points over Arsenal with six games of the season remaining for both. Manchester United has played a game more, and is a point behind Arsenal. Others may, at their best, play prettier...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rooney may play as holding midfielder for United vs Chelsea

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Wayne Rooney may drop back to play as a holding midfielder for Manchester United to solve an injury crisis that has struck the squad for Saturday's Premier League game against Chelsea. Daley Blind (ankle) and Michael Carrick (calf), United's two options as holding midfielders, will both miss the game because of injury. Rooney played in midfield earlier this...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea v Manchester United: Why Di Maria should start and Rooney should play up front

Chelsea v Manchester United: Why Di Maria should start and Rooney should play up front - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Injuries and suspension have always hindered Manchester United’s progress under Louis van Gaal this season. With a bit of luck, the 20-times English champions were buzzing in the Premier League in the last six matches where they are on a winning streak. When...
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Manchester United’s injury crisis could give Falcao another chance

Manchester United’s injury crisis could give Falcao another chance - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United are missing several key players ahead of their Saturday’s crucial Premier League clash with league leaders Chelsea. Louis van Gaal has revealed that United will be without Michael Carrick, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Phil Jones for this game. Also missing...
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United rocked by defensive crisis ahead of crunch clash with Chelsea

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he will consider starting Wayne Rooney in defensive midfield at Chelsea on Saturday after losing four players to injury. Michael Carrick misses out with the calf problem that forced him off towards the end of Sunday's derby win over Manchester City, and Van Gaal will also be without Phil Jones, Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo. That gives the...
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Manchester United-Chelsea Preview

Time is running out for Manchester United and the pursuers in the Premier League, and Chelsea are all too happy to accelerate that timetable. Jose Mourinho's side has a chance to effectively end United's title hopes and put one hand on the trophy Saturday when he and Chelsea host former mentor Louis van Gaal and the Red Devils. The Pensioners (22-7-2) have a comfortable lead atop...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Persie out of Manchester United's derby clash with City

Robin van Persie will not be available for selection for Manchester United's clash with Manchester City on Sunday. Van Persie had declared that he would be fit for the clash earlier in the week. United boss Louis van Gaal confirmed on Friday however that the Dutchman will miss Sunday's derby. The Dutch striker has not played for United since he suffered an ankle injury in the 2-1...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester City-Manchester United Preview

This weekend's Manchester derby at Old Trafford comes at a pivotal moment of the season for both clubs. Just a point separates Manchester United (18-8-5) and Manchester City (18-7-6) with seven games remaining, and Sunday's result will go a long way towards determining the clubs' aims for the run-in. Win, and a title challenge remains a possibility if leaders Chelsea slip up; lose...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin van Persie fit for Manchester derby, but what's next for him?

Robin van Persie passed himself fit for the Manchester derby this weekend with a tweet on Wednesday declaring he was "fit and able" to return to action following a seven-week absence with an ankle injury. But the bigger question for the striker is whether he is fit and able enough to play for Manchester United next season. Van Persie has watched from the stands as United has clicked...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty: Goals of the Week 4/6/2015 SUPER SIZED EDITION!!!

For our “Oh You Beauty” articles, we typically do a top five but this week was a little different. This week, we had at least five goals that could contend for goal of the season much less goal of the week. So for this week, we’re expanding “Oh You Beauty” to a top 10 because who doesn’t want to see more footage of great goals? 10) Hulk vs. CSKA Moscow Hulk’s goal against...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gaal confident Manchester United will secure a UCL place

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted he is looking up rather than down the Premier League table after a 3-1 win over Aston Villa. Two goals from Ander Herrera and a superb Wayne Rooney strike gave Van Gaal's men victory on Saturday afternoon as they moved up to third in the Premier League table. Chelsea's win over Stoke means United are eight points behind the league...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa match highlights

Manchester United climbed above their 'noisy neighbors' into third position thanks to a 3-1 win over Aston Villa which included a stunning strike from Wayne Rooney. Ander Herrera's first-half goal put United in front before Rooney doubled the hosts' lead with a contender for goal of the month, if not the season. Christian Benteke pulled one back for Aston Villa but Herrera scored...
Via World Soccer Talk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney blasts insane golazo during Manchester United win

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney was up to his old tricks, scoring a mouth-watering goal during the Red Devils' 3-1 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wayne Rooney sets record with goal over Aston Villa

The international break couldn’t disrupt Wayne Rooney’s natural, goal-scoring rhythm … against Aston Villa, that is. Rooney scored a spectacular goal in for Manchester United on Saturday in its 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League. Rooney’s goal sealed Manchester United’s victory, which moved it past Manchester City (at least temporarily) into third place in...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United overtake City with win against Aston Villa

Manchester United overtook rivals City into third place in the Premier League table with a battling 3-1 victory against Aston Villa. Ander Herrera scored two goals and Wayne Rooney scored with a spectacular finish to boost United's hopes of finishing in the top four. Christian Benteke got Villa back into the game, but Herrera slotted hoem the third in stoppage time to secure the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDOE: Wayne Rooney gives us one of his best goals ever

Wayne Rooney gives us all moments of brilliance, only to be followed up b maddening moments of daft as well. Consider Saturday one of his most memorable moments. With the match against Aston Villa struggling to provide much entertainment in the second half, Rooney changed all of that with a beauty of a goal and nearly securing all three points for the Red Devils. The goal certainly...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDOE: Wayne Rooney gives us one of his best goals ever

Wayne Rooney gives us all moments of brilliance, only to be followed up b maddening moments of daft as well. Consider Saturday one of his most memorable moments. With the match against Aston Villa struggling to provide much entertainment in the second half, Rooney changed all of that with a beauty of a goal and nearly securing all three points for the Red Devils. The goal certainly...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Skipper Wayne Rooney praises England's character against Italy

Wayne Rooney and his England team-mates were upset by the sloppy, uninspired way they started in Italy on Tuesday night. Nine months on from meeting at the World Cup, the Three Lions faced the Azzurri once more in a glamour friendly at the Juventus Stadium. Hopes were high after seven straight wins but Roy Hodgson's men struggled in the first half, deservedly falling behind to a...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney calls Ross Barkley to offer advice for Everton and England talent

Wayne Rooney called Ross Barkley over last week and repeated some wise words he heard from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in a bid to improve the Everton midfielder's stuttering form. This time last year, Barkley was regarded as the brightest young prospect in the English game – a tag Rooney is more than familiar with. The midfielder was fast-tracked into Roy Hodgson's England squad after...
Via World Soccer Talk
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike Soccer: “Up” starring Wayne Rooney

Nike Soccer: “Up” starring Wayne Rooney To reach new heights, you need the ultimate in lightweight movement. Wayne Rooney introduces the Nike Flash training top. http://gonike.me/TrainingGear. From: Nike Soccer Views: 170405 787 ratings Time: 00:40 More in Sports The post Nike Soccer: “Up” starring Wayne Rooney appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kane impresses England captain Rooney ahead of Lithuania game

Wayne Rooney has been impressed by Harry Kane's "sizzling form" but is wary that too much pressure may be mounting on the uncapped England striker. Having started the season down the pecking order at Tottenham, the 21-year-old forward is now on the cusp of his senior debut for the national team. Kane's incredible 29-goal haul in all competitions has captured the public's imagination...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Chelsea players in top 10; Sanchez, Coutinho & Rooney in top 20

Three Chelsea players in top 10; Sanchez, Coutinho & Rooney in top 20 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com We have the latest Premier League rankings after Round 30 of the Barclays Premier League. The last weekend saw Chelsea earning a pulsating 3-2 victory over Hull City, where Diego Costa scored for the Blues. The Spain international after going seven matches without scoring...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

EPL Week 30: Inconsistency and a Lasting Impression

​ This isn’t a match Steven Gerrard is going to fondly remember. Sunday’s English Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield was an enormous one. Whoever came away victorious would leave in fourth place, one step closer towards qualifying for the Champions League in 2015. Not to mention, Liverpool hadn’t lost a league game in all of 2015...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney insults us in Spanish: Man Utd midfielder

Rooney insults us in Spanish: Man Utd midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has given a long and detailed interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais where he shares inside info about United dressing room and the players. Herrera says United skipper Wayne Rooney loves boxing (cough!) but he would rather converse with him on football...
Via Soccerlens
26 days ago  |  Discuss

EPL Week 29: The United of Old

Sunday’s match at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur was supposed to be a highly contested battle, one that would alter the course of the race for fourth. It was anything but, and for the first time perhaps all season, United were nearly perfect. They were as great as Tottenham were awful, pressuring the North London side into mistakes and ripping them...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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