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Van Gaal's United overcome midfield scrap at profligate Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s decision to alter his preferred formation may have been down to absentees, but it still highlighted the Liverpool manager’s attempt to stifle a United side that encounter difficulties providing penetration in the final third.

Tactical Preview: Liverpool — Manchester United

Once deemed the biggest match in the country, Liverpool’s clash with Manchester United has followed a contrasting route in recent seasons.

Diverse strikers set attacking tempo as United draw at Newcastle

Stylistically, Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United has been heavily criticized for their tedious possession-based system, but a trip to Newcastle saw the Red Devils manager lean towards a pragmatic approach.

Tactical Preview: Manchester United - Chelsea

Chelsea’s trip to Manchester United may not correlate with the current title race, but this fixture presents an interesting plot twist.

City & United turn to defensive solidity in drab Manchester derby

With David Silva and Sergio Aguero unavailable for selection, Manuel Pellegrini was without the league's best striker and play-maker on Manchester City’s trip to Old Trafford, depriving the away side of pace, creativity and guile in the final third.

Tactical Preview: Swansea - Manchester United

Manchester United’s trip to Swansea represents an ideal platform to rectify past mistakes, as the club aims to exceed last year’s fourth place finish.

Schweinsteiger's move to Man United could backfire under Van Gaal

Manchester United’s transfer activity reached unprecedented heights following Bastian Schweinsteiger’s move to Old Trafford.

Roberto Martinez's Everton punish Man United on the counter

Louis van Gaal was keen to express his delight with Manchester United’s performance, despite their narrow defeat against league leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last week.

Manchester City's width & pace was enough to hold off United

In terms of form, Manchester City and Manchester United headed into Sunday’s derby match at the Etihad Stadium with dissimilar track records.

Tabarez outwits Hodgson as Suarez's brace sinks England

In a match between two sides that prefer to play on the counterattack, Luis Suarez’s ruthless finishing made the difference.

Italy overload right flank to defeat England

One of the key characteristics Cesare Prandelli’s Italy possesses is their unpredictability, but their approach against England was evident within the opening minutes.

Op-Ed: Hodgson's sprightly England squad could surprise many in Brazil

Optimism has filtered throughout England over the past few months. There was never a dull moment in the Premier League as young promising English talent blossomed in a season where anything was possible.

Guardiola displays pros & cons as Bayern defeat Manchester United

For all the positives Pep Guardiola offers, the Spaniard’s inclination to constantly modify his sides isn’t necessarily positive.

Veteran U.S. actor Mickey Rooney dead at 93

Los Angeles - Mickey Rooney, whose long Hollywood career began as a child star in the 1930s, has died at the age of 93, U.S. media reports. Rooney had been ill for some time, U.S. entertainment media reported.

Manchester United's experienced players shine against Olympiakos

With David Moyes' job under heavy scrutiny, overcoming a dynamic Olympiakos side extended the Scotsman's reign as Manchester United manager. A combination of experience, belief and togetherness guided Moyes' side into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Nightmare for Rooney as Liverpool storm Old Trafford

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney endured "one of his worst days in football" after bitter rivals Liverpool inflicted a humiliating 3-0 defeat on his team at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday.

Title-chasing Liverpool overwhelm Manchester Utd at Old Trafford

Manchester - Steven Gerrard scored two penalties and Luis Suarez added another as Liverpool beat Manchester United in their own back yard at the Theatre of Dreams - Old Trafford - to close the gap on Premier League table-toppers Chelsea to just four points.

Analysis: Rooney hands troubled United another soothing balm

Manchester United's season of turmoil received another huge lift when England striker Wayne Rooney committed his future to the Premier League champions on Friday.

England's Rooney signs new long-term United deal

England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a four-year contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until June 2019, the Premier League champions said on their website (www.manutd.com) on Friday.

Rooney contract extension not signed yet, say United

Reports that the England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a record-breaking new contract with Manchester United are premature, club sources said on Sunday.

Champions League: Manchester United vs Real Madrid preview

Manchester - When Real Madrid enters Old Trafford on Tuesday, it will be the return of Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who would love to score again at Old Trafford. After Madrid's 3-1 victory in the Copa Del Rey over Barca, Madrid is the favorite.

Mickey Rooney granted restraining order against stepson

Los Angeles - Mickey Rooney, the 90-year-old actor, has been granted a restraining order against his stepson, who he says is verbally abusive and has kept him confined in his own home and has withheld food and medication.

Rooney will stay at Manchester United

Manchester - Wayne Rooney has agreed to sign a new five-year contract at Manchester United to end the constant rumours and speculation of his future at Old Trafford.

UK Soccer: Wayne Rooney back in 2 to 3 weeks from 'minor' injury

Manchester - The Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney will be back from injury (minor ligament damage) in 2 to 3 weeks, according to his manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.
 

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