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Swansea provide yardstick as Van Gaal reaches half century

Swansea provide yardstick as Van Gaal reaches half century

Louis van Gaal reaches his 50th match as Manchester United manager on Sunday and his team’s performance at Swansea will provide the perfect opportunity to show how far they have progressed in his reign. Van Gaal’s first competitive game in charge of United was a [...]

South Korea’s Son joins Tottenham Hotspur

South Korea's Son joins Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur has signed South Korea forward Son Heung-min from Germans Bayer Leverkusen, the English Premier League club announced Friday. Son has signed a five-year deal with the north London side for a reported transfer fee of £22 million ($34 million, 30 million euros), with [...]

De Bruyne-less Wolfsburg stun Schalke

De Bruyne-less Wolfsburg stun Schalke

VfL Wolfsburg, with Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne missing from the squad, went top of the Bundesliga by beating Schalke 04 3-0 thanks to two goals in three minutes on Friday. The absence of the Belgium midfielder, who is expected to join City for [...]

Rooney fires United, Lazio dumped out in Champions League

Rooney fires United, Lazio dumped out in Champions League

A Wayne Rooney hat-trick fired Manchester United back into the group stage of the Champions League with a 4-0 win, 7-1 on aggregate, in their play-off second leg at Club Brugge on Wednesday as Lazio crashed 3-0 at Bayer Leverkusen, 3-1 on aggregate. Rooney’s treble [...]


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