John O’Shea of Sunderland and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United compete for the ball at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Sunderland 2 Manchester United 1 Ireland defender John O’Shea put in a man of the match performance against his former club as Sunderland edged Manch(...)

Diego Costa’s injury time goal snatched a point for Chelsea against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: AFP

Chelsea 1 Manchester United 1 This should have been the afternoon Manchester United breathed new life into their pursuit of the top four. Becoming th(...)

Charlie Austin wheels away after his goal on debut gave Southampton a 1-0 win away at Manchester United. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 0 Southampton 1 Charlie Austin scored the winner with his first touch in a Southampton shirt to pile the pressure on beleaguered (...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes the 1-0 win at arch-rivals Liverpool can re-ignite their Barclays Premier League title challenge. W(...)

David de Gea’s expected transfer to Real Madrid could be affected. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Premier League clubs including Manchester United and Chelsea may be forced to alter their transfer plans after Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid were b(...)

Wayne Rooney’s brilliant finish after good work from Anthony Martial gave Manchester United a 2-1 win at home to Swansea City. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 2 Swansea City 1 Wayne Rooney scored a superb backheel to ease the pressure on Louis van Gaal and end Manchester United’s eight-mat(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney misses a chance to score late on. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Manchester United 0 Chelsea 0 At least, among all the indignities Louis van Gaal has had to confront recently, Manchester United’s sequence of defe(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal sits dejected on the bench during the Barclays Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

The pressure increased on Louis van Gaal after Manchester United were handed an embarrassing beating at Stoke. Bojan Krkic took advantage of a terri(...)

Manchester United’s Phil Jones in action with Norwich’s Cameron Jerome. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

The mood in the Manchester United dressing room under manager Louis van Gaal is not as bad as it was during the “glum” days of David Moyes’ tenure, d(...)

Manchester United are without a win at six after they were beaten 2-1 by Norwich City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United 1 Norwich City 2 Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal faced the ire of fans as Norwich increased the under-fire Dutchman’s woes (...)