Manchester United missing '20-goal striker', says Louis van Gaal
Manchester United missing '20-goal striker', says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his expensively assembled squad has not challenged for the Premier League title this season because they do not have a prolific striker like their rivals. 

Robin van Persie set to add to Manchester United`s firepower at Swansea
Robin van Persie set to add to Manchester United`s firepower at Swansea

Robin van Persie is expected to return to the squad as Manchester United aim to extend their unbeaten run to eight matches in all competitions when they face Swansea on Saturday.

Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third
Daniel Sturridge strikes on Reds return while United go third

 Daniel Sturridge put nearly five months of injury frustration behind him by coming off the bench to score in Liverpool`s 2-0 win at home to West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Will be difficult to match that goal: James Rodriguez
Will be difficult to match that goal: James Rodriguez

Real Madrid and Colombia star James Rodriguez was thrilled after scooping the best goal award of 2014 but said that it would be difficult to match his strike against Uruguay at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

EPL 2014: Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United - As it happened...
EPL 2014: Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United - As it happened...

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United played out a goalless drawn at White Hart Lane despite creating plenty of scoring opportunities.

Manchester United's striking quartet assures goals against Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United's striking quartet assures goals against Tottenham Hotspur

Louis van Gaal has revamped Manchester United's striking department since taking charge of the club in summer.

In-form Manchester United `forcing luck`, says Louis van Gaal
In-form Manchester United `forcing luck`, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal felt that his side`s 3-0 Premier League victory over Liverpool proved that his methods are beginning to take effect at Old Trafford.

David de Gea stars as Manchester United deepen Liverpool gloom
David de Gea stars as Manchester United deepen Liverpool gloom

Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie scored as Manchester United rubbed salt into Liverpool`s wounds with a crushing 3-0 home victory in the Premier League on Sunday.

EPL: Manchester United vs Liverpool - As it happened...
EPL: Manchester United vs Liverpool - As it happened...

Goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin Van Persie were enough to see the home team ease past Liverpool. 

Resurgent Manchester United keen to add to Liverpool's woes
Resurgent Manchester United keen to add to Liverpool's woes

 Manchester United will bid for a sixth straight Premier League victory to heap more misery on Brendan Rodgers and his beleaguered Liverpool side when the bitter rivals meet at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Robin van Persie brace lifts Manchester United to third
Robin van Persie brace lifts Manchester United to third

Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United won 2-1 at Southampton to continue their recent resurgence and climb to third in the Premier League on Monday.

`Magnifique`: PSG coach impressed by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche`s wonder
`Magnifique`: PSG coach impressed by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche`s wonder

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Friday hailed as `magnifique` the spectacular goal by Irishwoman Stephanie Roche which now sees her challenging James Rodriguez and Robin van Persie for the Goal of the Year award.

Stephanie Roche can become first female footballer to win FIFA's goal of the year
Stephanie Roche can become first female footballer to win FIFA's goal of the year

Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for French division 1 Feminine club ASPTT Albi, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and James Rodriguez.

EPL: Chelsea held at Sunderland, Man United and Arsenal win
EPL: Chelsea held at Sunderland, Man United and Arsenal win

Robin van Persie got back on the scoresheet after a disappointing run as Manchester United strolled to a 3-0 victory over Hull at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Robin van Persie struggling for confidence, admits Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie struggling for confidence, admits Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is struggling for confidence after a bad performance against Arsenal.

Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal

The pressure is certainly on Robin van Persie. The Netherlands star is living through a barren patch for Manchester United. And compounding his worries is the recent comment from the club manager Louis van Gaal that the Dutch captain will need to fight for his place.

EPL Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United
EPL Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been playing with a point to prove as he prepares for his first reunion with former club Manchester United on Saturday.

Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink
Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink

Under-pressure coach Guus Hiddink breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday as the Netherlands outclassed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam to give their Euro 2016 qualifying bid a shot in the arm.

Stephanie Roche only female footballer named in FIFA's goal of the year list
Stephanie Roche only female footballer named in FIFA's goal of the year list

Irish female footballer Stephanie Roche, who currently plays for Peamount United, has earned a unique distinction of being the only woman to have been shortlisted for FIFA's goal of the year alongside fellow strikers Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Sir Alex Ferguson told he’d stay for another three years: Robin van Persie
Sir Alex Ferguson told he’d stay for another three years: Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie has admitted that the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson hit him hard. After a shock move from Arsenal in 2012, RVP won the English title with Manchester United in his first season at Old Trafford.