Andrea Pirlo dinks the ball down the middle as the momentum swings Italy’s way in their Euro 2012 shootout with England. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2012: England 0 Italy 0 (Italy win 4-2 on penalties) June 24th 2012 As he approached the twilight of his career in Europe - before he signed fo(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the pitch after losing to Tottenham Hotspur in their Premier League clash. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has already described Wednesday night’s FA Cup quarter-final replay at West Ham as Manchester United’s “last chance of a title”, though(...)

Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United side were beaten 3-0 by Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Photograph: Getty

Lads, it’s Manchester United. Or at least, it’s something that looks a bit like them, United at one remove, a United-style product. On a chilly, slow-(...)

Dele Alli scores Tottenham Hotspur’s first goal against Manchester United during the  Premier League clash between the sides yesterday. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Tottenham Hotspur refuse to give up on their Premier League title dream. There had been a measure of deflation in the ranks beforehand when the leade(...)

Alex Ferguson has urged Manchester United supporters to be patient with Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Afp

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has sprung to the defence of under-fire Louis van Gaal and urged fans to be patient during the club(...)

Leicester City’s N’Golo Kanté (centre)  is arguably the best player in the Premiership at the moment.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, We’re going to win the league. As Leicester City f(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Louis van Gaal has said Manchester United are in the market for a new full back this month after revealing Ashley Young could be out for the season. (...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp during his side’s match against Manchester United at Anfield. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It had been a busy week for the players of Manchester United as they dutifully fulfilled their obligations to club sponsor Twentieth Century Fox by pl(...)

Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the winning goal for Manchester United in his side’s Barclays Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal said Manchester United’s victory over Liverpool yesterday has given the side a “fantastic boost” that puts them back in the title race(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal:  “You have to be happy as a Manchester United fan that we are in next round and we have won the last two games.” Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United fans should be happy with their team’s recent form and suggested that traffic around Old Trafford – rather tha(...)