Tag Archives | Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal bans ‘spying’ delivery vans from Man United’s training ground during workouts [Mirror]

The Mirror on Sunday have a completely barmy story which suggests that Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is a little bit too paranoid. According to the tabloid, Van Gaal has banned delivery vans from calling at the club’s Carrington headquarters during first-team training sessions fearing they are a distraction and that the drivers are spying on what […]

Van Gaal confirms Wayne Rooney is fit for Man Utd v West Brom [Video]

Speaking at his press conference today, Louis van Gaal confirmed that Wayne Rooney is fit and available for the game against West Brom tomorrow. Rooney suffered a knock to his knee in a collision with teammate Daley Blind in the defeat to Everton last Sunday, but the United captain has managed to shake it off […]

Robin van Persie declares himself fit for the Manchester derby

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has declared himself fit for the derby against Manchester City this Sunday. The Dutchman hasn’t played for the club since injuring his ankle in the 2-1 defeat at Swansea on February 21st. He tweeted earlier today: “Back to training with the group today. Was a great session. Happy to […]

Borussia Dortmund confirm they will consider bids for Mats Hummels this summer [Bild]

Borussia Dortmund’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed that they will welcome bids for Mats Hummels this summer, in an interview with Bild, Hummels, a cultured centre-half and long-time target of Manchester United, had always insisted, like Marco Reus, that he would remains loyal to the Dortmund cause, but last week he intimated that he […]

U Wot Mate: Louis van Gaal tries to explain his unconscious/capable ideology [Video]

Louis van Gaal is renowned for his airy and ambiguous talk of ‘philosophy’, which he rarely ever describes in clear and explicit terms. A former PE teacher, Van Gaal is schooled in the very pedagogical approach to coaching common in Holland, and is very methodical when it comes to player preparation, both mentally and physically. […]

Hristo Stoichkov: Man United’s Van Gaal is garbage, Chelsea’s Special One praised

Bulgarian legend Hristo Stoichkov has spoken out against Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Sunday, whilst he praised Chelsea’s boss Jose Mourinho. The Bulgarian international played under Van Gaal during his less successful second spell at Barcelona, and Stoichkov has previously spoken out against the current Man United gaffer. As reported in L’Equipe, Stoichkov has today called Van […]

Juan Mata wins Manchester United’s Player of the Month for March

Congratulations to @JuanMata8 – he's #mufc's Player of the Month for March! pic.twitter.com/qPbTieJZo0 — Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 27, 2015 Juan Mata has won Manchester United’s Player of the Month award for March. It’s a fitting reward for the Spaniard, whose fought to regain his place in the team this past month, and has gone […]

Ander Herrera on LVG’s tactics at Man United & almost crying watching Leo Messi v Man City [El Pais]

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera this weekend gave an exclusive interview to Spanish newspaper El Pais in which he talked all things football… and more. The talented 25 year old midfielder, who has now played under Marcelo Bielsa and Louis van Gaal, discussed their different philosophies and what he has learnt from them. Herrera began the interview […]

Brendan Rodgers defends Louis van Gaal’s reputation & managerial record [Video]

Brendan Rodgers offered his support to Louis van Gaal at his press conference today, with the Dutchman coming under fire from all and sundry for his failure to make Man United spark this year. United are on target for Champions League qualification, but they’ve been substance over style, with Van Gaal’s famous ‘philosophy’ conspicuous by […]