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Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United debut leads US invasion

Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season matches in the US hoping to spark growth for the sport.

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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.

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Manchester United sign $1.4 billion kit deal, the richest in football

Nike no more: Wayne Rooney and his Manchester United teammmates will be running around in adidas kit from next year.

Manchester United have secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that adidas had agreed to pay $US1.3 billion ($1.41 billion) over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike.

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Louis van Gaal named as Manchester United's new manager

Red Devils' new No.1: Louis van Gaal.

Dutchman Louis van Gaal was named as Manchester United's new manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant, as the Premier League club issued a statement confirming the worst-kept secret in the game on...

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Ryan Giggs retires from playing to focus on coaching Manchester United

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Ryan Giggs has called time on his remarkable 23-year, trophy-laden Manchester United career to commit himself to his new role as assistant to manager Louis van Gaal, who was confirmed as the...

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Manchester United sack David Moyes, install Ryan Giggs as interim manager

Manchester United's Ryan Giggs

Veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs has been appointed interim manager of Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

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Manchester United: The contenders

Jeremy Wilson The top three contenders for Old Trafford's hot seat

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Roy Keane blames Manchester United players for Moyes sacking

David Moyes with his successor Ryan Giggs.

Manchester United club great Roy Keane says the players should be "ashamed of themselves" as the fallout continues over the sacking of manager David Moyes.

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David Moyes shares Manchester United fans' frustration

Swansong: David Moyes received a hostile reception on his return to Goodison Park on Sunday. It proved to be his last match in charge of Manchester United.

Christopher Elser Former Manchester United coach David Moyes said he understands why he was replaced at the English Premier League club and shares the fans' frustration at the team's poor performances.

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Manchester United at the crossroads over their future identity

Gone after 10 months ... David Moyes at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Sacking a manager 10 months into a six-year contract is only one sign of vast cultural change at Manchester United.

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Alex Ferguson to lead hunt for Carlo Ancelotti as Manchester United manager

United target ... Real Madrid's manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Mark Ogden Alex Ferguson will be consulted over David Moyes's successor at Manchester United, with Carlo Ancelotti leading a three-man shortlist of candidates to become the new manager at Old Trafford.

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Ryan Giggs is just the man to reunify Manchester United in EPL

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Henry Winter Ed Woodward is a Manchester United fan as well as executive vice-chairman, and cares deeply about that great footballing institution, but he must confront the concern that United have lost their way...

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Ryan Giggs aims to end dramatic week for Manchester United

Ryan Giggs is all smiles at the press conference that announced him as Moyes' replacement.

Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs admits he would love to restore the feelgood factor at Old Trafford after one of the most traumatic weeks in the English Premier League club's history.

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Dutchman Louis Van Gaal to head Manchester United: report

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Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has reached a deal to join Manchester United as manager after the World Cup, replacing sacked David Moyes, a Dutch newspaper report said.

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The misfit manager: how Manchester United fell out with David Moyes

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Jason Burt After 10 tortuous months, Manchester United finally ended the manager's reign on Monday. Jason Burt examines five key issues which led to his exit.

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David Moyes' successor at Manchester United must win next title

Jason Burt Manchester United will set their new manager the immediate target of winning the Premier League next season, in the wake of David Moyes's disastrous tenure.

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Manchester United coach-in-waiting 'difficult', says City chief

Tough: Louis van Gaal is known to get results, but makes few friends along the way.

Chris Bascombe Ferran Soriano, the Manchester City chief executive, says that Louis van Gaal, Manchester United's manager-in-waiting, is "difficult and tough" and that "people don't like him".

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Manchester United's Ryan Giggs can't fault Louis van Gaal's managerial record

Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs admits Louis van Gaal has the right credentials to take charge at any of the world's top clubs.

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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.