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(...)

 Donegal’s Frank McGlynn in attendance at the 2016 Allianz Football League launch in Malone House, Belfast, Co. Antrim. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Timing is everything, and Donegal’s delayed entry into this year’s championship has given them the perfect opportunity to enjoy a winter training cam(...)

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 (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Louis van Gaal has said Manchester United are in the market for a new full back this month after revealing Ashley Young could be out for the season. (...)

Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the winning goal for Manchester United in his side’s Barclays Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal said Manchester United’s victory over Liverpool yesterday has given the side a “fantastic boost” that puts them back in the title race(...)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes the 1-0 win at arch-rivals Liverpool can re-ignite their Barclays Premier League title challenge. W(...)

Manchester United’s David De Gea celebrates at full time with Juan Mata, Matteo Darmian, Wayne Rooney and teammates. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Liverpool 0 Manchester United 1 For 78 minutes the Manchester United supporters had been bored rigid at Anfield yet they were left celebrating long(...)

Louis van Gaal said Manchester United only have themselves to blame for their 3-3 draw away at Newcastle. Photograph: Getty

It was a case of one step forward and two steps back for Manchester United and Louis van Gaal as they cast off their recent “boring” image on Tyneside(...)

Newcastle United left back Paul Dummett scores the late equaliser in the Premier League game against Manchester United at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 3 There were moments when he looked slightly smug. At other times he seemed deeply frustrated and, occasionally,(...)

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(...)