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 […]

Maradona likens Man United boss to the devil for his treatment of Radamel Falcao [Video]

In Bogota, Colombia for a charity match, Diego Maradona played to the gallery with some raucous support of Colombia’s biggest stars, James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao. Maradona was effusive in his praise of ‘cultured, elegant’ Rodriguez, and then reserved some real high praise for Falcao, whose currently having a bit of a torrid time at […]

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 […]

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery hits out at Man United boss Louis van Gaal [Goal]

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery today celebrates his 32nd birthday and has taken the opportunity to lift the lid on his relationship with former boss Louis van Gaal. Now in charge at Manchester United, van Gaal was in charge at Bayern Munich between 2009 and 2011, winning the Bundesliga in his first season at the […]

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! — 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 […]

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 […]

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