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Manchester United Transfer News: World-Class Stars Eyed by Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United's endeavours to rebuild a squad of title-worthy aspirations will see them dip back into the transfer market this January, with numerous big-money deals already in the making.<p>If this summer's spending was anything to go by, 2015 promises to be a major year of investment for the …

Manchester United vs. Everton: Reaction from Louis Van Gaal and Roberto Martinez

Louis van Gaal was baffled by David De Gea's performance on Sunday, as the Spanish goalkeeper produced a number of incredible saves to give Manchester United a 2-1 win over Everton. As shared by the club's Twitter feed, he could only conclude his stopper was "great:"<p>Angel Di Maria was once again in …

Rick Story vs. Gunnar Nelson knockdown highlight, post-fight interview

Although the UFC hasn’t released traditional fight highlights, you can check out a clip of Rick Story dropping Gunnar Nelson in Saturday’s UFC Fight …

Sam Burgess should see injury as a blessing in disguise for his England World Cup hopes

A fractured cheekbone will give rugby League convert Sam Burgess time to rest body and mind before starting his Bath career<p>Sam Burgess is a superstar in rugby league. And he will be in rugby union.<p>Quite when that might be was always open to debate. No-one would wish an injury on anyone. But if …

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Manchester United’s No1 David de Gea leaves Tim Howard in the shade

Roberto Martínez claimed fine margins settled the outcome at Old Trafford but there was a decisive chasm between the contribution of the two goalkeepers. Where Tim Howard erred, David de Gea excelled and that fundamental margin helped elevate Manchester United to fourth in the Premier League and …

Nemanja Matic’s craft and muscle helps Chelsea to humble Arsenal again

All eyes were on Cesc Fàbregas at the start of this match: such an excellent signing in his brief Chelsea career to date but apparently not required at Arsenal this summer, for all his own occasionally mawkish declarations of enduring Gunner-dom. Football can be a hilarious business at times, a …

David Moyes' appointment as Manchester United manager 'stupid', says Johan Cruyff

Manchester United made a stupid mistake in making David Moyes their manager, says Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff, but Louis van Gaal is a good choice<p>Johan Cruyff has accused <b>Manchester United</b> of ‘stupidness’ by appointing David Moyes as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor.<p>United face Everton at Old …

Chelsea 2 Arsenal 0: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa kill off Gunners

Chelsea vs Arsenal Premier League match report: Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger in shoving match as Cesc Fabregas shines against his old club<p>The only time <b>Arsenal</b> really got to grips with <b>Chelsea</b>, their serial nemesis, was when <b>Arsène Wenger</b> lost his temper over a filthy challenge by Gary Cahill on …

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil Outshone by Chelsea's Former Gunner Cesc Fabregas

There were many different facets to this clash between Arsenal and Chelsea. It was a meeting between the Premier League’s two remaining unbeaten sides. It was a face-off between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho—one that boiled over in to a heated touchline confrontation.<p>It was also a chance to …