The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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Oliver BainesThe reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

Rooney starts “players only meetings” for England

New England captain, Wayne Rooney has revealed to BBC Sport that he has set up “players only meetings” for England as the players look to voice their opinions and have time to gel as a team. “We have had meetings among ourselves, just players in the rooms, watching videos and discussing how we can do better as a team,” Rooney, 28, said. …

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Oliver BainesRooney starts “players only meetings” for England

Van Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

Manchester United striker, Robin Van Persie has offered a warning to Radamel Falcao that walking into the first team may not be as easy as first presumed. Despite the Colombians impressive goal-scoring record, Falcao has also walked into one of the stronger looking attacks in the Premier League; with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Juan Mata and …

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Oliver BainesVan Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

England v Norway Preview

England take on Norway in tonight’s International friendly match at Wembley (20:00 k/o). It is the Three Lions first match after succumbing to a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica; enough to put them out of the World Cup in the Group Stages. Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful side to start against the Scandinavian outfit, Hodgson last night confirming …

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Oliver BainesEngland v Norway Preview

BREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

Today, Roy Hodgson has announced his England squad for the Euro 2016 qualification and there are a few surprises in store. Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Southampton), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Everton) Midfielders: Jack Colback (Newcastle United), …

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

Manchester United announce new captain

Louis Van Gaal is stamping his authority down at United and has made his decision who who should be the new Manchester United captain. England striker, Wayne Rooney has been granted the honourable responsibility – “It is a huge honour and a role I will perform with great pride,” said Rooney. “I am very grateful to the manager for the …

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Oliver BainesManchester United announce new captain