Wayne Rooney scored form the spot as Manchester United beat Sunderland 2-0 at Old Trafford. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Manchester United 2 Sunderland 0Wayne Rooney scored his first league goals in over two months to give Manchester United a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sund(...)

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will miss next month’s FA Cup tie with Arsenal after picking up an ankle injury in the 2-1 defeat away to Swansea City. Photograph: AFP

Robin van Persie is out for a minimum of two weeks with an ankle injury so will be unavailable when Manchester United face his former club Arsenal in (...)

Swansea City are to deal with one of their directors, John van Zenden, who labelled Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal an ‘arrogant bastard’. (Photograph: Reuters / Rebecca Naden)

Swansea City have distanced themselves from their director, John van Zwenden, with the chairman, Huw Jenkins, stating he will be “dealt with internall(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie reacts off the pitch after a tackle during the English Premier League football match between Swansea and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Justin Tallis/Inpho

Robin van Persie left the Liberty Stadium on crutches as Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United’s defeat at Swansea as “amazing”.Dutch striker Van P(...)

Manchester United slumped to just their second defeat in 20 matches after they were beaten 2-1 by Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Swansea City 2 Manchester United 1Swansea completed their first-ever league double over Manchester United to dent the Red Devils’ hopes of finishing i(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal applauds the FA Cup match against Preston North End. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Louis van Gaal believes he has won the hearts and minds of his Manchester United squad and the club’s fans, saying he receives the “highest credit” f(...)

Roy Keane and Alex Ferguson shared a plane home from Paris on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Getty Images

For the passengers on flight AF1068, departing from Charles de Gaulle airport at 12.55pm, it was probably one of those occasions when Roy Keane mig(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney falls to the ground after Preston’s Thorsten Stuckmann (not pictured) conceded a penalty against him. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters

Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann has claimed that Wayne Rooney apologised for the way he won a penalty against him in Monday’s fifth round FA Cup(...)

Wayne Rooney has been accused of diving to win the penalty he slotted to give Manchester united a 3-1 win in the FA Cup against Preston North End at Deepdale. (Photograph: Reuters/Carl Recine)

Wayne Rooney was at the centre of a diving controversy as Manchester United came from behind to beat Preston North End and set up an FA Cup quarter-fi(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney (left) celebrates with  team mate Marouane Fellaini (right) after scoring the third against   Preston North End   at  Deepdale. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Preston North End 1 Manchester United 3A comfortable scoreline, Wayne Rooney on the scoresheet and hostilities renewed in the quarter-finals with Arse(...)