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Oct 6, 2014

Quiet man De Gea takes centre stage at Old Trafford

LONDON (Reuters) – Record signing Angel Di Maria and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored the goals but goalkeeper David de Gea took the major plaudits following Manchester United’s 2-1 Premier League win over Everton on Sunday.

The Spaniard saved a penalty from Leighton Baines and produced two superb diving stops in the final 10 minutes to preserve his side’s lead as Everton laid siege to their goal.

Oct 6, 2014

Soccer-Quiet man De Gea takes centre stage at Old Trafford

LONDON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Record signing Angel Di Maria and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored the goals but goalkeeper David de Gea took the major plaudits following Manchester United’s 2-1 Premier League win over Everton on Sunday.

The Spaniard saved a penalty from Leighton Baines and produced two superb diving stops in the final 10 minutes to preserve his side’s lead as Everton laid siege to their goal.

Oct 3, 2014

Injury situation no worse than usual, says Wilkinson

LONDON (Reuters) – Few players know as much about rugby injuries as former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson.

The man who kicked the drop goal that clinched England’s only World Cup victory in 2003 suffered a succession of back, neck, arm, rib and shoulder problems before retiring this year after a glittering 17-year career.

Oct 3, 2014

Rugby-Injury situation no worse than usual, says Wilkinson

LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Few players know as much about rugby injuries as former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson.

The man who kicked the drop goal that clinched England’s only World Cup victory in 2003 suffered a succession of back, neck, arm, rib and shoulder problems before retiring this year after a glittering 17-year career.

Sep 30, 2014

Under-cooked Man United consider extra friendlies

LONDON (Reuters) – Not involved in European competition and knocked out of the League Cup, Manchester United are considering playing midweek friendlies abroad to help manager Louis van Gaal prepare for Premier League matches.

Van Gaal has used an astonishing 29 different players in the club’s opening six league games of the season but a potential lack of competitive matches to keep a large squad match fit is causing concern.

Sep 30, 2014

Soccer-Under-cooked Man United consider extra friendlies

LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Not involved in European competition and knocked out of the League Cup, Manchester United are considering playing midweek friendlies abroad to help manager Louis van Gaal prepare for Premier League matches.

Van Gaal has used an astonishing 29 different players in the club’s opening six league games of the season but a potential lack of competitive matches to keep a large squad match fit is causing concern.

Sep 15, 2014

Manchester United feed off Daley bread as feelgood factor returns

LONDON (Reuters) – As Manchester United fans delighted in an exuberant attacking display against Queens Park Rangers inspired by Angel Di Maria they would have been equally happy to watch an outstanding debut performance by Daley Blind.

The versatile Dutchman played a disciplined midfield holding role, protecting his defenders and seamlessly controlling possession with clever movement and a stream of accurate short passes.

Sep 15, 2014

Man United feed off Daley bread as feelgood factor returns

LONDON (Reuters) – As Manchester United fans delighted in an exuberant attacking display against Queens Park Rangers inspired by Angel Di Maria they would have been equally happy to watch an outstanding debut performance by Daley Blind.

The versatile Dutchman played a disciplined midfield holding role, protecting his defenders and seamlessly controlling possession with clever movement and a stream of accurate short passes.

Sep 15, 2014

Soccer-Man United feed off Daley bread as feelgood factor returns

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – As Manchester United fans delighted in an exuberant attacking display against Queens Park Rangers inspired by Angel Di Maria they would have been equally happy to watch an outstanding debut performance by Daley Blind.

The versatile Dutchman played a disciplined midfield holding role, protecting his defenders and seamlessly controlling possession with clever movement and a stream of accurate short passes.

Sep 2, 2014

Tasty icing, cherry on top but will United cake crumble?

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United emerged from the transfer window with a rich icing and the brightest of cherries to decorate their cake but the suspicion remains that the team’s base may crumble under pressure.

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has the pedigree to light up Old Trafford and Argentine midfielder Angel Di Maria the class to fill the club’s iconic number seven shirt with distinction.