Millton Keynes Dons striker Will Grigg celebrates his second goal against Manchester United during the Capital One Cup second round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

MK Dons 4 Manchester United 0Unlike the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United tactics playbook does not appear to have (...)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, center, makes a save against an attempt on the goal by Manchester United in the first half during the final of the Guinness International Champions Cup. Photograph: Photo/Lynne Sladky

Manchester United 3 Liverpool 1This was a friendly only in name yet at the end of an entertaining, sweat soaked 90 minutes, it was Louis van Gaal who (...)

Manchester United’s Jonny Evans, center, moves the ball as Inter Milan’s Diego Laxalt, left, and Marco Andreolli defend during the second half of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. Photograph: AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez

After deciding not to replace David de Gea as the shootout that decided this International Champions Cup game approached, Louis van Gaal saw Darren(...)

Manchester United’s James Wilson (right) scores his second goal against Hull City  at Old Trafford last night. Photograph: Reuters

MANCHESTER UNITED 3 (Wilson 31, 61, Van Persie 86)HULL CITY 1 (Fryatt 63)Ryan Giggs may now have made a final appearance as a player for his beloved M(...)

Manchester United’s David de Gea in action during the Premier League clash against Hull City at the KC Stadium on St Stephen’s Day. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

David Moyes believes that David de Gea’s performances in goal have made him as valuable to Manchester United as Wayne Rooney or Robin van Persie. De G(...)

Hull City’s James Chester holds his head after scoring an own goal as Manchester Uniterd’s Wayne Rooney celebrates during the Premier League match at the KC Stadium, Hull.   Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

This was a slugfest that was an apt way to start the St Stephen’s day Premier League programme. James Chester goes down as the unfortunate author of a(...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes during Saturday’s Premier League match against West Brom at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

The David Moyes mantra was that Manchester United’s opening five matches of their title defence were an unfair initiation as the new manager. To have (...)

West Brom’s Saido Berahino (left) celebrates scoring his side’s second goal  during the  Premier League match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Arsenal held their nerve to win 2-1 at Swansea and move clear at the top of the Premier League on a dramatic day which saw both Manchester United and (...)

Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea  is challenged by West Ham United's Andy Carroll. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Alex Ferguson believes David de Gea’s performance at West Ham on Wednesday showed how much progress the Manchester United keeper has made since(...)

Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea   is challenged by West Ham United's Andy Carroll. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Alex Ferguson accused Andy Carroll of making a red-card challenge on David de Gea and expressed disbelief that the West Ham United striker rema(...)