Manchester United's Chris Smalling hails Louis van Gaal impact
Manchester United's Chris Smalling hails Louis van Gaal impact

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling hailed manager Louis van Gaal as the reason behind his upturn in form and believes he is now playing the best football of his career.

Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight
Dutch strike late to spoil Turkish delight

The Netherlands scored in stoppage time through a deflected Wesley Sneijder shot to secure a 1-1 draw with Turkey on Saturday and avoid their first ever home defeat in European Championship qualifying.

Five players who could be crucial for Manchester United's top four run-in

With eight matches to go for the 2014-15 Premier League season to end, the race for the top four has heated up perfectly to promise an upcoming spell of enthralling football.

Roy Keane tells Ireland to make life uncomfortable for Poles
Roy Keane tells Ireland to make life uncomfortable for Poles

Roy Keane says the Republic of Ireland need to pull the welcome mat from beneath Poland`s feet if they are to take three points from a crucial European Championship qualifier in Dublin on Sunday.

Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield
Louis Van Gaal beams after Manchester United storm Anfield

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal heralded his team`s 2-1 victory over Champions League qualification rivals Liverpool at Anfield as "one of the most important in my career".

Two-goal Juan Mata enjoys 'best game' for Manchester United
Two-goal Juan Mata enjoys 'best game' for Manchester United

Juan Mata, it appears, has struggled to make a lasting impression on Louis van Gaal at Manchester United just as he failed to woo Jose Mourinho at his previous club Chelsea.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run

Steven Gerrard`s last game against Manchester United ended with an ignominious red card as Juan Mata`s superb double condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

Radamel Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty: Jose Pekerman
Radamel Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty: Jose Pekerman

Colombia football team manager Jose Pekerman on Sunday pledged to restore striker Radamel Falcao's diminished confidence when he joins up with his international teammates next week.

EPL, Gameweek 30: Liverpool vs Manchester United - Preview
EPL, Gameweek 30: Liverpool vs Manchester United - Preview

Having inadvertently sparked Liverpool`s mid-season revival with a 3-0 victory at Old Trafford in December, Manchester United visit Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday determined to suppress it.

Manchester United is my last job in football, says Louis van Gaal
Manchester United is my last job in football, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will retire from football when he leaves his job at Old Trafford, he was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.

Louis Van Gaal hails Rooney`s punchy performance
Louis Van Gaal hails Rooney`s punchy performance

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to comment on Wayne Rooney`s boxing antics, but praised his captain for helping to inspire his side to a crucial 3-0 win over Premier League top-four rivals Tottenham.

Wayne Rooney floored in bizarre boxing bout
Wayne Rooney floored in bizarre boxing bout

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has found himself embroiled in a bizarre incident after footage emerged of him being knocked out by former team-mate Phil Bardsley in an impromptu boxing match in his kitchen.

Angel Di Maria to stay in Man United next year: Louis van Gaal
Angel Di Maria to stay in Man United next year: Louis van Gaal

Winger Angel di Maria will be at Manchester United next season, according to manager Louis van Gaal.

Radamel Falcao not humiliated by Under-21 appearance: Louis van Gaal
Radamel Falcao not humiliated by Under-21 appearance: Louis van Gaal

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has denied humiliating Radamel Falcao by playing him for the club`s under-21 team this week and said they are searching for a solution to the striker`s poor form. 

Louis van Gaal baffled by radamel Falcao flop
Louis van Gaal baffled by radamel Falcao flop

Louis van Gaal admitted on Friday that he has no answers to explain Radamel Falcao`s failure to make his mark at Manchester United.

Manchester United's tough road ahead could be daunting on EPL fortunes
Manchester United's tough road ahead could be daunting on EPL fortunes

Louis van Gaal will need to get all his tactical experience in shape as Manchester United step in a crucial journey ahead with a tough set of fixtures in the Premier League showdown. After the team's exit in the FA Cup quarters against rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on Monday, United's only solace lie in a top four finish in the EPL.

Radamel Falcao plays for Manchester United under-21s
Radamel Falcao plays for Manchester United under-21s

Under-performing Manchester United loanee Radamel Falcao made a surprise appearance for the club`s under-21 team in a match against Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday.

Echoes of David Moyes as Louis Van Gaal grasps at straws
Echoes of David Moyes as Louis Van Gaal grasps at straws

For Manchester United`s fans, manager Louis van Gaal`s attempts to explain their team`s shortcomings may be beginning to carry faint echoes of the reign of his doomed predecessor, David Moyes.

Knocking Man United out `hard` - Danny Welbeck
Knocking Man United out `hard` - Danny Welbeck

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck admitted to mixed feelings after his goal knocked former club Manchester United out of the FA Cup.

Arsene Wenger thrilled as Danny Welbeck proves point
Arsene Wenger thrilled as Danny Welbeck proves point

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that Danny Welbeck had been motivated by a desire to prove Manchester United wrong after he knocked his former club out of the FA Cup.