2014 FIFA World Cup, 3rd place play-off: Brazil vs Netherlands - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup third place play-off between Brazil and Netherlands being played at Estadio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasilia.

2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16: Netherlands vs Mexico - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico being played at Castelao, Fortaleza.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Spain vs Netherlands - As it happened

Live coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Group B opener between heavyweights Spain and the Netherlands being played at Salvador`s Arena Fonte Nova, in Brazil.

Suarez at Messi/Ronaldo level, says Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has hailed Liverpool counterpart Luis Suarez as "one of the best players in the world" ahead of the teams` Premier League encounter on Sunday.

Van Persie hails Man Utd striker Januzaj as `one of best he has seen`

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has hailed young teammate Adnan Januzaj as one of the best talents he has ever seen and said that he is so good that he reminds the Dutch superstar of himself.

Van Persie becomes all-time top Dutch scorer after 8-1 win

A hat trick from Robin van Persie earned the striker the status as the Netherlands` all-time leading scorer as the already-through Dutch hammered Hungary 8-1 in their World Cup qualifier in Amsterdam on Friday.

Van Persie returns for Man United after injury

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, who was so sorely missed in last weekend`s 4-1 defeat by Manchester City, has recovered from a groin strain and is available for selection, manager David Moyes said on Friday.

Van Persie hungry for more silverware with Man Utd

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has revealed that he is hungrier than ever to win more silverware after his brilliant debut season at Old Trafford, and is determined to prove that it was only the start as the new season beckons.

Moyes backs Van Persie to reproduce last season`s title-winning form for Man U

New Manchester United boss David Moyes has called on Robin van Persie to produce the same form, which led the Premier League Champions to their title last season.

Arsenal 1-1 Manchester United: Van Persie penalty earns a point on his Emirates return

Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at the Emirates in a match dominated by Robin van Persie`s return to this old club.

Man U to `parade` PL trophy on 13th may

Manchester United have declared that they will organize an open-top bus tour with the Premier League trophy on 13th may, two days after the FA cup final when United`s arch rivals Manchester City will play against Wigan at Wembley.

EPL: Robin van Persie deserves to be PFA Player of the Year

24 goals in 34 Premier League matches with a hat-trick against Aston Villa that sealed the league on April 22, 2013 at Old Trafford, he is the man who deserves to be the PFA Player of the Year.

Bale, Van Persie, Hazard among nominees for PFA Player of the Year award

A group of players from Premier League sides Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers` Association (PFA) Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year.

Alex Ferguson attributes Chelsea`s FA Cup wins to easy draws

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered a dismissive assessment of Chelsea`s FA Cup pedigree by saying that their four successes in six seasons is due to Manchester United`s quarter-final opponents not having "one hard game" in the early rounds of recent campaigns.

Mancini wants team to give best irrespective of title result

Manchester City manager has warned his faltering champions not to give up the battle for second place, urging them to fight till the end, after admitting Premier League title race is over.

Man Utd play ‘united’, Man City depend on individuals: Cabaye

Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye believes Manchester United deserve their 15 points lead at the top of the Premier League table, because they play like a team, reigning English champions Manchester City depends of individual brilliance to get results.

Ajax most productive academy in European football

Ajax Amsterdam has the most productive youth academy in European football, according to a survey done by three researchers from the International Centre for Sports Research (CIES) from Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Manchester United legend admires Mourinho

The legendary Frenchman is full of praise for the flamboyant trainer, and has hailed the way the Portuguese manages his teams

England skipper Gerrard ‘vows’ not to leave team Ferdinand-style

England captain Steven Gerrard has vowed that he will never turn his back on his country like Rio Ferdinand, saying that he wants to lead his team to the World Cup in Brazil.

Robin Van Persie rues missed chance against Real Madrid

The Manchester United striker was denied by Diego Lopez on three occasions in the second half and admitted he should have done better with at least one of his opportunities