Top four finish is a realistic target: Robin van Persie
Top four finish is a realistic target: Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie believes Manchester United`s expensively-assembled forward line have it in them to frighten their opponents.

I deserved to be sent-off, admits Wayne Rooney
I deserved to be sent-off, admits Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney admitted he deserved to be sent-off in Manchester United`s 2-1 win over West Ham as his sixth career red card again put his temperament under the spotlight.

Louis van Gaal unconcerned by Wayne Rooney`s red mist
Louis van Gaal unconcerned by Wayne Rooney`s red mist

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to discuss Wayne Rooney`s suitability to captain the team after the England forward was sent off against West Ham United.

Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sent off in Manchester United win
Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sent off in Manchester United win

Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged West Ham United.

Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sees red card in Manchester United win
Chelsea preserve lead, Wayne Rooney sees red card in Manchester United win

Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged West Ham United.

Manchester United need massive investment on new players, says Phil Neville
Manchester United need massive investment on new players, says Phil Neville

Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds ($245.18 million) on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according to former defender Phil Neville.

Van Gaal looks for lead from `privileged` Wayne Rooney
Van Gaal looks for lead from `privileged` Wayne Rooney

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has suggested Wayne Rooney has "privileges" as he prepares his side to travel to Leicester on Sunday.

First win for Louis Van Gaal as Manchester United crush Queens Park Rangers
First win for Louis Van Gaal as Manchester United crush Queens Park Rangers

Manchester United recorded their first competitive victory in five games under new manager Louis van Gaal when they thrashed Queens Park Rangers 4-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Radamel Falcao stays cool under Manchester United glare
Radamel Falcao stays cool under Manchester United glare

A composed and measured Radamel Falcao made his media bow at Manchester United on Thursday, showing few signs of the weight of goal-scoring expectation on his shoulders.

Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson
Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson

 England manager Roy Hodgson has predicted that Raheem Sterling will become an even more dangerous player, as the teenage Liverpool forward`s importance to his national side continues to grow.

Wayne Rooney aiming to become highest goal scorer for club and country
Wayne Rooney aiming to become highest goal scorer for club and country

 Wayne Rooney has said that he intends to become the highest goal scorer for the Three Lions and Manchester United before his football career comes to an end.

Raheem  Sterling can be England`s Marc​ Overmars - Wayne Rooney
Raheem Sterling can be England`s Marc​ Overmars - Wayne Rooney

England captain Wayne Rooney has likened team-mate Raheem Sterling to the former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars and predicted a "massive" future for him at club and international level.

England would rather have met Swiss later, says Roy Hodgson
England would rather have met Swiss later, says Roy Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson said on Sunday he would have liked Monday`s opening European Championship Group E fixture away to Switzerland, the team he was once in charge of, to have come later in the qualifying programme.

Euro 2016: Wayne Rooney has a task in hand to lead England against Swiss force
Euro 2016: Wayne Rooney has a task in hand to lead England against Swiss force

England skipper Wayne Rooney, has a major task in hand when his side faces Switzerland in a crucial Group E qualifying match at St Jakob-Park, Basel on Monday. England need a commanding performance to prevent Switzerland make inroads and gain early momentum in the Group. After the disappointing 1-0 win against Norway in an international friendly last week, Rooney needs his team and himself to step up by a crucial margin.

England can`t afford slow start, says Wayne Rooney
England can`t afford slow start, says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney admits England can`t afford a slow start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign against Switzerland on Monday.

Roy Hodgson lets rip at England critics
Roy Hodgson lets rip at England critics

England manager Roy Hodgson lost his temper and swore during a briefing with journalists after being questioned about his side`s lacklustre friendly victory over Norway.

England must improve for Swiss test, says Rooney
England must improve for Swiss test, says Rooney

Wayne Rooney admits England will have to improve on their lacklustre performance against Norway if they are to avoid a dispiriting start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign in Switzerland.

Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics
Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics

England manager Roy Hodgson mounted an impassioned defence of his team after they laboured to a 1-0 victory over Norway in their first game since the World Cup.

England vs Norway: Brave new England fail to excite the masses
England vs Norway: Brave new England fail to excite the masses

The promise of the start of a brave new England was hardly given much impetus at an underpopulated Wembley despite Wayne Rooney beginning his captaincy with the winning penalty in a 1-0 victory over Norway on Wednesday. For the first time in the seven-year history of the new Wembley, the arena was less than half full for an England international as 40,181 underwhelmed fans witnessed a familiar old diet of mostly turgid, uninspiring fare from Roy Hodgson’s World Cup failures, enlivened mainly by the sparky contribution of Raheem Sterling.

 Rooney rescues England in turgid Norway win
Rooney rescues England in turgid Norway win

Wayne Rooney marked his first game as captain with a goal as England overcame Norway 1-0 in a forgettable friendly game at a half-empty Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.