Mar 22 2016

United handed FA Cup date

Tag: FA Cup @ 7:22 pm

west-hams-emmanuel-emenike-tussles-with-guillermo-varela-of-manchester-unitedManchester United will face West Ham United in the replay of the FA Cup quarter finals on Wednesday 13th April at 7pm, with the winner set to face Everton at Wembley on Saturday 23rd April.

Ten days ago, the two sides drew 1-1 at Old Trafford, as a later Anthony Martial’s goal rescued a draw for United, who had gone behind after Dimitri Payet scored a superb free-kick.

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Mar 14 2016

Van Gaal: “Payet more or less dived”

 

Manchester-United-v-West-Ham-FA-CupLouis Van Gaal has accused Dimitri Payet of diving just before scoring the opener for West Ham on Sunday. The Frenchman had already been booked when it went down after making contact with Marcos Rojo in the box, only for Martin Atkinson to deem the contact not worth of a penalty.

However, given that Payet was already on a yellow card, some suggested he should have received a second yellow. Minutes later, the Frenchman netted a fantastic free-kick to give West Ham a 1-0 lead, before Anthony Martial rescued United with seven minutes to go.

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Feb 22 2016

[VIDEO] United’s goals vs Shrewsbury

Tag: FA Cup,Video @ 9:54 pm

Manchester United booked their spot in the quarter finals of the FA Cup after beating Shrewsbury Town 3-0 on Monday night.

Chris Smalling opened the scoring in the first half before Juan Mata made it 2-0 with a wonderfully struck free-kick, while Jesse Lingard clinched United’s third after capping a wonderful counterattacking move.

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Feb 22 2016

[CONFIRMED LINE-UP] Shrewsbury vs Manchester United

Tag: FA Cup @ 6:46 pm

United’s starting XI vs Shrewsbury Town: Romero, Varela, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Schneiderlin, Herrera, Memphis, Mata, Lingard, Martial.

Subs: Henderson, McNair, Poole, Carrick, Pereira, Riley, Keane


Feb 01 2016

Van Gaal heaps praise on away fans

419Louis Van Gaal has praised Manchester United’s “fantastic” support after the travelling supporters generated a fantastic atmosphere away at Derby County on Friday night.

Backed by over 5,000 reds, the largest away allocation of the season, United beat Derby 3-1 and booked their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup and the boisterous away support didn’t go unnoticed with Van Gaal.

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Feb 01 2016

Lingard urges United to adopt new approach

GettyImages-506683328.0Jesse Lingard has urged Manchester United to maintain the same approach they adopted in their 3-1 win against Derby County in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Friday.

United, so often this season criticised for an overly cautious approach, took the game to the Championship outfit, looking to attack from kick off and producing some nice, slick attacking football throughout the game.

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Jan 10 2016

Van Gaal explains decision to replace Mata

3860366689Louis Van Gaal has explained he replaced Juan Mata on Saturday because he was not satisfied with the Spaniard’s effort in covering the role he was given.

Mata was largely anonymous against Sheffield United until he was replaced in the 60th minute by Memphis Depay, who went close with a long-range effort before winning a penalty in the third minute of added time.

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Jan 10 2016

Scholes: “I’d be depressed to play for this United side”

4560532Paul Scholes has claimed he would be depressed if he was playing for the current Manchester United side.

United edged past Sheffield United and into the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to a late Wayne Rooney penalty after an utterly dismal performance that saw them fail to muster a shot on goal until late in the second half.

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