Radamel Falcao and Daley Blind were two of Louis Van Gaal’s summer signings at Old Trafford but both are currently on a lengthy injury list with the club unlikely to bring in further new faces in the January transfer window

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has played down the chance of the club making new signings in January despite concerns over the (...)

David Moyes speaks during a press conference after he was presented as Real Sociedad’s new head coach at Estadio Anoeta  in San Sebastian, Spain. Photograph: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

David Moyes said Real Sociedad were the “only side that tugged at my heartstrings” after revealing he had turned down offers from a number of Premier (...)

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has taken over at Real Sociedad on an 18-month contract. Photograph:  Dave Thompson/PA

John Aldridge believes Real Sociedad supporters will give David Moyes “every chance” to succeed at the struggling La Liga club.Moyes has signed an 18-(...)

David Moyes is back in the managerial hotseat as he takes over La Liga team Real Sociedad. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images
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  • November 11, 2014, 08:14

There’s some positive news for both Martin O’Neill and Joe Schmidt’s Irish camps within this morning’s headlines.Ahead of the remaining November Tests(...)

Former Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes has been named as manager of Spanish side Real Sociedad. Photograph:  Dave Thompson/PA

David Moyes has been named as the new coach of Spanish Primera Division side Real Sociedad on a year-and-a-half deal.Moyes, who was axed by Manchester(...)

Landon Donovan played 17 English Premier League games during two spells on loan with Everton. Photograph: Getty.

The most important American soccer player of all time failed to make it during two separate stints in the Bundesliga and managed a mere 17 appearances(...)

Alex Ferguson  has hit back at suggestions that he is partly to blame for Manchester United’s decline and distancing himself from the common belief that he was solely responsible for the appointment of David Moyes. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Alex Ferguson has hit back at suggestions that he is partly to blame for Manchester United’s decline, insisting it is absurd to think he left behind (...)

German national team coach Joachim Löw (right) with (from left) general manager  Oliver Bierhoff, goalkeeper coach Andreas Koepke and coach assistant Thomas Schneider. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters.

The age of data analysis in football began in Swindon on the 18th of March, 1950, some time around a quarter to four in the afternoon. In the crowd at(...)

 Ghost writer Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane poses for photographs at the Aviva Stadium with the book: Roy Keane The Second Half. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Roy Keane on his options once he knew his career at Old Trafford was over. Real Madrid offered me a year and a half deal. Everton wanted me to go to t(...)

Danny Welbeck  during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Arsenal’s signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United was a curious example of a deal that seemed to leave both sides disappointed. Arsène Wenger’(...)