May 14 2015

United revenue declines early in 2015

Tag: Manchester United News @ 1:55 pm

Manchester-United-v-SunderlandManchester United reported a £20m decline in revenue in the first quarter of 2015, as the club’s finances were hit by United’s absence from the Champions League this season.

The decline in revenue was largely expected and United said they remained confident to return growth next season, with potential earnings from Champions League football and a 10-year with Adidas set to boost their finances.

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May 12 2015

Reds named in Copa America squad

Tag: Manchester United News @ 5:09 pm

Angel-Di-Maria-of-ArgentinaRadamel Falcao, Angel di Maria, Marcos Rojo, Antonio Valencia have all been named in their respective countries’ 30-man preliminary Copa America squad.

With the tournament, hosted by Chile this year, kicking off on 11 June and running until 4 July, United’s South American contingent could be set for a very busy summer schedule, as United’s pre-season tour in North America begins in mid-july.

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May 12 2015

Neville excited by Depay’s arrival

Tag: Manchester United News @ 4:53 pm

Memphis-Depay-Career-in-picturesGary Neville has said he’s excited at the prospect of watching Memphis Depay play for Manchester United, adding the Dutchman has all it takes to be a success at Old Trafford.

The former United captain described the 20-year-old as a player with great potential, suggesting that the soon-to-be former PSV Eindhoven man could prove to be the catalyst for United to resurrect their wingers tradition.

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May 11 2015

Neville: “United still four players short of winning the title”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 9:23 am

Crystal Palace v Manchester United - Barclays Premier LeagueManchester United are still “three to four” players short of challenging Chelsea for the Premier League title, according to Gary Neville.

Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday meant United have all but ensured a return to the Champions League next season, but the former United captain insisted work needs to be done in the summer if Louis Van Gaal is to steer the club to the title in the next campaign.

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May 07 2015

United are (financially) just behind Barca and Real Madrid

Tag: Manchester United News @ 11:12 am

Manchester United are the third-most valuable football club in the world, according to American business magazine Forbes.

United are third in the top 20 list, behind Real Madrid, who have been named the most valuable team for the third year running ahead of arch-rivals Barcelona.

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May 06 2015

Evra: “Tevez has United blood like me”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 11:18 am

Juventus Carlos TevezPatrice Evra has claimed that Carlos Tevez still has Manchester United in his blood after the Argentine scored to give Juventus a 2-1 lead against Real Madrid after the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

Tevez left United in acrimonious circumstances to join City after Sir Alex Ferguson opted against signing the former Boca Juniors striker, before establishing himself as one of Serie A’s best players after a somewhat mixed spell on the blue side of Manchester.

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May 05 2015

Blind keeps faith with Van Gaal

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:45 pm

Everton-v-Manchester-United-Premier-LeagueDaley Blind has said Manchester United must stick together and finish the season on a high after three defeats in a row have threatened to dent their challenge for a top-four finish.

Having won six on the bounce, United have lost to Chelsea, Everton and West Bromwich, failing to score in all three games as an injury to Michael Carrick has disrupted Louis Van Gaal’s plans.

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May 04 2015

LVG: “RVP will no longer take penalties for United”

Tag: Manchester United News @ 11:25 am

robin-van-persie-manchester-united-515062Louis Van Gaal has confirmed both Wayne Rooney and Robin Van Persie have been axed from the list of penalty takers for the remainder of the season.

Van Persie’s miss condemned United to a 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich on Saturday, their third defeat in a row, and Van Gaal said it will now be up to someone else to step up to the spot.

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