Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has said the current side are miserable to watch under Louis Van Gaal. (Phorograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has called some of the football his old club are playing under Louis van Gaal “miserable”.Despite Van(...)

Just over a decade since he carved a dreamlike swathe through defences as the focal point of Arsenal’s “invincibles”, Thierry Henry will this weeke(...)

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal watches his team in action at the Britannia Stadium. United are just three points better off than they were after 20 league games last season. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

When Manchester United began 2014, they had, for the first time under their manager of six months, David Moyes, just won four consecutive Premier Leag(...)

THAT moment in the   World Cup  qualifying football match between France and the Republic of Ireland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis in Paris on November 18th, 2009 when Thierry Henry handled the ball. 1:00

“If I had to sleep with a Premiership footballer, it would be Thierry Henry. ”Fair point, well made by my Manchester United-supporting brother in law.(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, rejects Paul Scholes’s claim that City are attracting the best local talentPhotograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal dreams of Manchester United being in Chelsea’s or Manchester City’s position in the league, though the manager is not concerned by the (...)

 Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie insists he is back to his best and has denied suggestions he is over the hill. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Robin van Persie insists he is back to his best and has denied suggestions he is over the hill. Van Persie will look to continue his recent good form(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal prasied the performance of Robin Van Persie but was unhappy with the majority of his team after United’s 2-1 win away at Southampton

Louis van Gaal launched a three-pronged attack on Gary Neville, his own players and long-term foe Ronald Koeman after Manchester United’s 2-1 win at S(...)

Robbie Keane  was named the league’s Most Valuable Player ahead of Sunday’s final with New England Revolution.   Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

To understand exactly why the Los Angeles Galaxy fans are so smitten by Robbie Keane we must turn the clock back to last year’s World Cup qualifier ag(...)

Rio Ferdinand, QPR footballer on the sport stage of Web Summit. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile 2:03

Soccer player Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he won’t appeal a three-game ban and £25,000 fine after directing a jibe on Twitter to a follower who had cr(...)

 Neymar celebrates scoring against Real Madrid on Saturday. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

That was a highly decent football week, especially for those from Dundalk and Madrid, the television highlight hard to choose because there were so ma(...)