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Sport Explained: the 3-5-2 Formation

The 3-5-2 formation is the latest fancy-dan tactic strutting its stuff at tournaments like the World Cup 2014 and other football matches. Thom Gibbs 'explains' what it's all about<p>What is the new 3-5-2 formation?<p>"It's cool, it's handsome, and it doesn't play by the rules", says Thom Gibbs.<p>Watch the …

Who Roy Hodgson should pick for his England squad - by Jason Burt - Telegraph

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Premier League season guide 2014/15

As the Premier League starts on Saturday, we look at the best starting XIs, transfer news, fixtures, odds and predictions for the new season<p>The World Cup may have been and gone but fear not football fans, the 2014/15 Premier League season is nearly upon us.<p>Hundreds of millions of pounds have …

Manchester United's predicted starting XI for the 2014/15 Premier League season

Why Manchester United CAN regain their Premier League crown

Five youngsters who could make a impact at Old Trafford this season

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Manchester United: 60 second guide to the 2014/15 season

Louis Van Gaal has been left to pick up the pieces after a disastrous stint with David Moyes at the helm. Telegraph Sport looks in detail at the rocky road ahead<p><b>Manchester United's</b> season will be made or broken by the performance of newly appointed manager, Louis Van Gaal.<p>The Dutchman, who led the …

Sport Explained: What is a Louis van Gaal?

Thom Gibbs offers some remarkable (and entirely untrue) insights into the extracurricular activities enjoyed by Manchester United's new manager<p>Louis van Gaal may have managed Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich but was he really boss of the Ministry of Sound and the Hacienda?<p>And can he repair a …

The Van Gaal Dossier

In most sports teams, harmony goes hand in hand with success. With van Gaal, there appears to be very little correlation between the two. During the 1995 Champions League final, van Gaal’s crowning glory, he spent much of the second half arguing with Seedorf over van Gaal’s decision to substitute …

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Premier League season guide 2014/15

As the Premier League starts on Saturday, we look at the best starting XIs, transfer news, fixtures, odds and predictions for the new season<p>The World Cup may have been and gone but fear not football fans, the 2014/15 Premier League season is nearly upon us.<p>Hundreds of millions of pounds have …

Premier League predictions for the new football season

Who will win the league, who will be relegated, and who will be top scorer? Full predictions for Barclays Premier League season 2014/15 from our writers<p>Telegraph Sport's football writers have come up with their predictions ahead of the new Premier League season - and they're unanimous, bar one, on …

Wilfried Zaha Rumours: Latest News, Speculation on Manchester United Winger

<b>Updates from Thursday, Aug. 28</b><p>Wilfried Zaha confirmed the move to Crystal Palace vis his Twitter account:<p>Zaha previously had reportedly agreed a loan move to Crystal Palace, according to multiple sources earlier on Thursday.<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i> and Eurosport both claim a deal is done with Manchester …

Paul Scholes: Manchester United's transfer failings hinder Louis van Gaal

Club legend rules out their chances of winning the Premier League because lack of investment has let down 'mad genius' Louis van Gaal<p>Paul Scholes has taken a swipe at <b>Manchester United's</b> transfer failings and fears their lack of activity will continue to undermine their attempts to overtake their</b> …

Mata on Van Gaal's '3-5-2' Formation and his New Manchester United Role

Juan Mata has admitted Louis van Gaal's new 3-4-1-2 system "is difficult to adapt", but hopes to benefit from it by playing in his favoured number 10 …

Louis van Gaal must avoid slow start to guide Manchester United to title

Back in the Netherlands, they will understand where Louis van Gaal was coming from when he broke from his normal position recently – and, let's face it, he never usually runs out of breath blowing his own trumpet – and warned it might be a few months before everything takes shape at Manchester …

Louis van Gaal is 'mad genius' Man Utd - Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes has described new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal as a "mad genius" who will bring the fear factor back to Old Trafford.

Good, Bad, Ugly? What Might Be Ahead For Arsenal, Villa, Burnley and Chelsea In The Premier League

Another Premier League season will kick-off on Saturday and in preparation there will be six articles over the next six days looking at the changes teams have made over the summer and how it might affect their prospects in the world’s most popular soccer league. Transfers, related spending and …

Niall Quinn's new Premier League signings to watch: in pics - Telegraph

Minimum Requirement for All 20 Premier League Managers

As the new Premier League season draws ever closer, fans and clubs' staff alike will be dreaming of the possibilities of a successful season—but also acutely aware of what they absolutely must achieve as a basic objective before looking at making a satisfactory season a great one.<p>For some, it's …

Manchester United Target Vermaelen, Benatia and Blind in Triple Swoop

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is plotting a £60m triple swoop to answer the defensive problems at the club.<p>According to the Express, the …