Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney  has endured a poor season in front of goal. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

In fairness to Louis van Gaal, amid all the scrutiny of his team’s performances and Wayne Rooney’s diminishing output, he was not being wildly disres(...)

 Wayne Rooney: Manchester United captain close to anonymous in the 170th Manchester derby that produced the first goalless draw between the clubs for nearly five years. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

A bristling Louis van Gaal refused to answer questions about Wayne Rooney’s form after Manchester United’s goalless draw with Manchester City on Su(...)

Chris Smalling stretches to steer home Manchester United’s winner against  VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters I

GROUP B: MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Mata 34pen, Smalling 53) VFL WOLFSBURG 1 (Caligiuri 4) For a while, Manchester United briefly threatened to add(...)

Manchester United and Liverpool fans have been urged to behave responsibly by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) when the sides meet at 5.30pm on Saturd(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (centre) jumps for the ball as he is challenged by Southampton’s Jose Fonte (left)  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Man-of-the-match Jose Fonte was delighted as Southampton held on to record a narrow 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. The visitors t(...)

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, who has been forced to pull out of Roy Hodgson’s England squadbecause of a groin injury, wants to sign a contract extension at Old Trafford

Michael Carrick, who pulled out of the England squad through injury on Wednesday, has spelled out his desire to sign a new contract at Manchester Unit(...)

Wayne Rooney was due to return against Manchester City this Sunday having completed a three-match suspension. Photograph: Nigel French

Wayne Rooney’s participation in Sunday’s Manchester derby is in the balance after he was reportedly seen limping at a sponsors’ promotional event at O(...)

 Louis van Gaal: “We have a lot of creative attacking players in our selection and I like that. But I also like to think that you have the discipline to come back in a certain shape because now we have conceded too many goals.” Photograph: PA

Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United have conceded “too many goals” and has told the team to start defending as a unit, beginning with the strik(...)

  Danny Welbeck training with Arsenal after his move from Manchester United. Photograph:  Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has delivered a brutal explanation for Manchester United’s decision to sell Danny Welbeck to Arsenal, saying the England international(...)

Ryan Giggs: “The history of the club is to play exciting football, to give youngsters a chance and to keep to the traditions of the club”

Ryan Giggs has denied Manchester United’s recent transfer policy represents a betrayal of Old Trafford traditions, although Nicky Butt, the club’s re(...)