Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger  centres the ball resulting in the own goal by Troy Deeney  of Watford during the  Premier League match  at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Watford 1 Manchester United 2 Troy Deeney went from hero to villain in the space of five minutes as the Watford striker scored a late penalty and then(...)

 French supporters hold a banner to appreciate the support prior to the friendly match between England and France at Wembley. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

In ordinary circumstances, it was the kind of result England would cherish on the countdown to a major tournament. These, of course, are not ordina(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal during training in foggy conditions. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Louis van Gaal has hit back at his critics again, reminding them that Old Trafford “was not always the Theatre of Dreams.” United topped the table at (...)

Morgan Schneiderlin (L) is a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League fixture with CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night after sitting out training on Monday. Photograph: Getty

Morgan Schneiderlin has emerged as a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow. Schneiderlin played the entirety of Un(...)

Anthony Martial: French teenager deprived of space to attack at  Selhurst Park. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Crystal Palace 0; Manchester United 0 Perhaps a lull after the whirlwind was inevitable. Anthony Martial spent quite a lot of Saturday afternoon dr(...)

Ander herrera scored Manchester United’s second on his return to Louis van Gaal’s starting line-up. Reuters

Everton 0 Manchester United 3 Wayne Rooney scored his first goal at Goodison Park for eight years as Manchester United coasted to a 3-0 victory(...)

Chris Smalling stretches to steer home Manchester United’s winner against  VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters I

GROUP B: MANCHESTER UNITED 2 (Mata 34pen, Smalling 53) VFL WOLFSBURG 1 (Caligiuri 4) For a while, Manchester United briefly threatened to add(...)

French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin (left) joined Manchester United from Southampton during the summer. Photograph: Getty.

PAUL DOYLE Southampton v Manchester United Sunday, 4pm, St Marys Sky Sports 1 Ronald Koeman has called on Southampton fans to give a warm welcome(...)

David de Gea has been backed to remain professional as he continues his Manchester United career and has been included in Louis van Gaal’s Champions League squad. Jon Buckle/PA Wire

David De Gea has been included in Manchester United’s Champions League squad after his move to Real Madrid collapsed on Monday. The Spain goalkeeper h(...)

Louis van Gaal:  had his eyes on Barcelona’s Neymar and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale but failed to sign them. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Louis van Gaal’s splurge in the transfer market is over with the Dutchman having brought in 12 new players for more than £250 million (€340 million) (...)