Wayne Rooney scored Manchester United’s third in their 3-0 win over Stoke City. Photograph: Reuters

Wouldn’t you just know it? You wait 11 games for a first-half goal at Old Trafford and then two come along at once. Either Stoke have hit an unusually(...)

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 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(...)

Manchester United midfielder tries to black a cross from Sheffield United’s Paul Coutts during the FA Cup third-round match at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Louis van Gaal tried his hardest to put a positive spin on the latest dull and uninspiring performance of his tenure as Manchester United manager. Va(...)

 Louis van Gaal: has come under pressure at Old Trafford following a disappointing run of results.  Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has given his Manchester United players time off following Saturday’s victory over Swansea City, which was a first win in nine games. (...)

Adidas boss Herbert Hainer is not a fan of the style of Manchester United’s play under Louis van Gaal. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United’s playing style has been criticised by adidas chief executive Herbert Hainer, who agreed a €1 billion sponsorship deal with the club(...)

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(...)

Ryan Giggs and Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal  leave the pitch at the final whistle following the scoreless draw against Chelsea at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Perhaps Louis van Gaal should flounce out of his pre-match press conferences a little more often. It is, at least, a very Manchester United thing to 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 (...)

Louis van Gaal’s decision to remove Juan Mata in favour of Nick Powell during Manchester United’s defeat to Wolfsburg attracted criticism and confusion. Photograph: Reuters

For Manchester United, it might be that the embarrassment really starts to sting their cheeks when the Europa League draw comes around on Monday. They(...)