Alex Ferguson backs `formidable` Louis van Gaal to revive Manchester United
Alex Ferguson backs `formidable` Louis van Gaal to revive Manchester United

Alex Ferguson has said the "formidable" Louis van Gaal is the right man to return Manchester United to winning ways once again.

Rogerio Ceni set to break Ryan Giggs world record

Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni is one victory away from earning his fourth Guinness World Record by eclipsing a mark held by Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs.

Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash
Serie A Gameweek 6, Preview: Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci wants order restored in Roma clash

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.

Francesco Totti becomes oldest Champions League scorer
Francesco Totti becomes oldest Champions League scorer

Roma`s talismanic striker Francesco Totti became the Champions League`s oldest ever goal-scorer when he netted in his side`s Group E game at Manchester City on Tuesday.

Manchester United will never abandon their youth policy, says Ryan Giggs
Manchester United will never abandon their youth policy, says Ryan Giggs

Manchester United may have sold homegrown Danny Welbeck and spent over 150 million pounds ($241.88 million) on imports but they will never abandon their policy of giving youngsters a chance, Ryan Giggs said on Wednesday.

Angry baboons attack Ryan Giggs` dad during family holiday

Ryan Giggs` father was recently attacked by angry baboons, while he tried to film them on holiday with his family.

Change of guard at Old Trafford, Adnan Janujaz gets Ryan Giggs` number 11

It was a sort of change of guard at Old Trafford on Saturday. Not to be confused with the arrival of Louis van Gaal as the new Manchester United manager, though! The opening match of the 2014-15 English Premier League season between United and Swansea witnessed a new player in the number 11 shirt manning the left-wing at Old Trafford.

Alan Hansen`s ``kids`` jibe sparked trophy haul, says Phil Neville

Manchester United`s golden generation was inadvertently sparked to greatness by Liverpool defender Alan Hansen`s infamous remark that "you can`t win anything with kids", according to Phil Neville.

Wayne Rooney should lead Louis van Gaal`s red army

Oh captain, my captain! Louis van Gaal will look to hand over the skipper`s arm band to Wayne Rooney as the United stalwart looks destined to prosper under the new role. Rooney loves responsibility and going by the players the Dutchman has under his belt, the England striker is his best bet.

Giggs, Scholes and Co show their age in thrashing

Manchester United`s famed "Class of `92" including Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville donned their soccer boots for possibly one last time on Thursday and immediately wished they had left them in the loft.

New Old Trafford manager meant I was out: Rio Ferdinand

A change of manager at Manchester United from Ryan Giggs to Louis van Gaal led to the club telling Rio Ferdinand they did not want him anymore, the 35-year-old defender said on Monday.

Giggs warns Man U squad to rediscover pride, hunger post last season`s fiasco

Manchester United`s assistant manager Ryan Giggs has warned the club`s players that they must rediscover their pride and hunger after last season`s poor show.

Giggs to be in charge of United`s pre-season training

Former midfielder Ryan Giggs will be in charge for Manchester United`s pre-season training Monday as newly appointed manager Louis van Gaal is still at the FIFA World Cup with the Netherlands reaching the semi-finals.

Evra signs one-year contract extension at Man United

Manchester United player Patrice Evra has reportedly extended his contract at the club by one year, with his previous deal due to expire in June this year.

Van Gaal has massive task, says Scholes, questions Woodward

Former midfielder Paul Scholes says new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has a "massive task" on his hands and questions whether the club`s hierarchy are up to the job of restoring the club`s fortunes.

Louis Van Gaal has no fear of Ferguson shadow

Manchester United`s new coach Louis van Gaal insisted Tuesday that he has "no fear" of living in the shadow of emblematic former manager Alex Ferguson.

Fergie praises `fantastic` Giggs

Alex Ferguson saluted Ryan Giggs` "fantastic career" after the Manchester United icon announced his retirement to concentrate on his new role as assistant to Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal.

`Proud` Ryan Giggs retires from football

Ryan Giggs announced Monday he was retiring from his career as a player following his appointment as assistant manager to newly-installed Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.

Ten things on Van Gaal`s Man United ``to-do`` list

Dutchman Louis Van Gaal faces a series of challenges to restore Manchester United to the top of the English and European game if, as expected, he is confirmed as the club`s new manager next week.

Van Gaal on brink of United job: Reports

Current Netherlands national team coach Louis van Gaal could be appointed as the new manager of Manchester United as early as Thursday, according to widespread reports in the British media.