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Louis Van Gaal hints at captaincy role for Robin Van Persie

Mark Ogden Louis van Gaal has given a clear indication of plans to consider Robin van Persie as his Manchester United captain by describing the forward as a "fantastic" leader after his stunning goal spared...

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Robin Van Persie seeks cure at World Cup

Dutch ace Robin van Persie is counting on the World Cup to act as a cure for a 'complicated' season at Manchester United.

Football

Time for David Moyes to decide if Robin van Persie is worth the trouble

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Alan Hansen Manchester United made a rod for their own back by capitulating and handing Wayne Rooney a fortune to stay at the club with a new five-year contract.

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Robin van Persie: I am happy under David Moyes at Manchester United

Robin van Persi

Mark Ogden Robin van Persie has broken his silence on his future at Manchester United with a defiant riposte aimed at banishing rumours of his unhappiness at Old Trafford and discontent with manager David Moyes.

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Robin Van Persie hat-trick fires Manchester United to Champions League comeback over Olympiakos

Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates with teammate Wayne Rooney.

Robin van Persie's hat-trick lifts the gloom surrounding Manchester United.

Football

Robin van Persie out for four-to-six weeks in blow to Manchester United

Manchester United's underwhelming season received yet another setback on Friday with the news that striker Robin van Persie will be out for four to six weeks with a sprained knee.

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Manchester United’s Robin van Persie to miss a month with thigh injury

Manchester United's Robin van Persie

Manchester United received another setback on Friday when manager David Moyes revealed that striker Robin van Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury.

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Manchester United player Robin van Persie backs manager David Moyes

Robin van Persie is convinced manager David Moyes will eventually prove a success.

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EPL: Robin van Persie the difference between Man Utd and Arsenal

Manchester United roared back into the English Premier League title picture on Sunday by beating leaders Arsenal 1-0, completing a perfect day for the improving reigning champions after surprise...

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Robin van Persie holds key to title: Ferdinand

Robin van Persie

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has warned champions Manchester City that his side's swoop for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie could tilt the balance of power in the Premier League back to...

I can learn from Wenger, says Arsenal new boy Sanchez

Striker Alexis Sanchez starred for Chile at the World Cup.

New Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has stressed the influence that manager Arsene Wenger had on his decision to join the FA Cup winners from Barcelona.

Ten things to take from the World Cup in Brazil 2014

Michael Lynch in Rio de Janeiro First of all, it is the people and the host community that make the tournament.

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Louis van Gaal set for Manchester United balancing act

Louis van Gaal at his unveiling as Manchester United manager.

Louis van Gaal claims balancing Manchester United's commercial ambitions with their desire for success on the field will be one of his biggest challenges at Old Trafford.

Dutch coach Louis van Gaal's direction deserves praise, not just points

Sebastian Hassett For a side widely identified as being vulnerable to a group-stage exit, the Netherlands are doing a fine job – specifically coach Louis van Gaal – of making many look rather silly.

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Socceroos keeper Mat Ryan chooses football over tennis racquet

Daniel Lane Had it not been for his craving the pressure of a Robin van Persie or Fernando Torres bearing down on him at pace, Australia’s World Cup goalkeeper Mat Ryan might be testing his remarkable...

It's a goalfest in the land of Jogo Bonito - let's hope it continues

Michael Lynch With 27 goals in its first eight matches, the Brazil World Cup is confounding expectations and making the dreamers smile.

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James Wilson scores brace on Manchester United debut

Dream debut: James Wilson.

Teenage debutant James Wilson scored twice as Manchester United rang out the old and ushered in the new in a 3-1 win at home to Hull City on Tuesday.

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Ryan Giggs undecided about playing future at Manchester United

Ryan Giggs

MANCHESTER: Ryan Giggs says he is still to decide about his Manchester United future despite making what appeared to be a farewell appearance in a 3-1 win over Hull City.

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Liverpool thump Everton as Arsenal drop points

Liverpool routs Everton.

Liverpool tightened their grip on fourth place with a superb 4-0 defeat of derby rivals Everton.