Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal looks on during   the  Premier League match against Southampton at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester United fans vented their anger towards Louis van Gaal after watching their team slump to a hugely disappointing 1-0 defeat to Southampton. (...)

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 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(...)

Wayne Rooney scores the only goal of the match as his 92nd-minute penalty goes past Sheffield goalkeeper George Long. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

The hollow football remains and Louis van Gaal still appears to be out of ideas and inspiration. His Manchester United side are in tonight’s FA Cup (...)

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(...)

Wayne Rooney fires home a penalty in injury time as Manchester United beat Sheffield United 1-0 in the FA Cup third-round match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Manchester United 1 Sheffield United 0 Wayne Rooney scored an injury-time penalty against Sheffield United to spare Louis van Gaal’s blushes and send(...)

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 Marcos Rojo has been forced to undergo surgery on his left shoulder. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester United’s problems deepened on Wednesday when Marcos Rojo confirmed he has had to undergo surgery on his left shoulder. Louis van Gaal’s pa(...)

Louis van Gaal has admitted it is hard to defend himself after Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal admitted it was hard to defend himself from growing criticism of his management after Manchester United’s exit from the Champions Leagu(...)