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Goalscorer Van Persie thanks 12th man in Man UTD 3-0 Liverpool

But who was the Dutch wizard really thanking? The crowd? The linesman? David de Gea's invisible twin?
Robin van Persie was jubilant after Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool on Sunday. In a postgame interview the Dutchman heaped praise on several teammates including, Man of the Match, David de Gea but lead off by thanking the 12th man.  RVP did not state which twelfth man he was speaking….Who do you think Robin was talking about?

Was it the home crowd at Old Trafford?

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Why Man United-Liverpool on December 14, 2014 is big like El Clasico

Liverpool will pay a visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, December 14, 2014. While the visitors aim to recover from their Champions League heartache, Manchester United target their sixth straight EPL win. It's a match you can't miss!
From a historic perspective, Liverpool versus Man United is always compelling.  The Reds and Red Devils are the most successful clubs in English football history with 38 titles between the two (Man United-20, Liverpool-18). 

That would be enough for most football fans, but there is so much more to this classic Northwest derby which make it almost as thrilling as El Clasico in Spain. In...

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BACK ON TOP: Reactions as Manchester United moves up the charts after win over Southampton

The Red Devils have now won their past five games and are now in the top spots for the first time since August 2013..
After their triumph as they lifted their 20th Premier League title during the 2012/2013 season Manchester United experienced their worst season in decades as they stumbled to a dismal seventh placed finish this past May. Subsequently, the Red Devils are out of European competition for the first time since 1990 and are now hoping to secure a top-four finish with only domestic competition to focus on.

Despite...

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BEST GOAL: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robin Van Persie & more nominated for Puskas award

The Swedish star has been again nominated for the Puskas Award that he won last year, but who else made the list?
This year's list of Ballon d'Or nominees had some surprises, and others wouldn't raise any eyebrows. So did the crop of players who were snubbed. On the heels of that, now comes who and who scored the best goal over the course of the past season and are up for nomination for the annual Puskas Award.

Last season it was Zlatan Ibrahimovic's amazing overhead kick against England, a match in which...

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Where to watch Nov. 2014 Manchester Derby: Live TV listings and kick-off time

The first Manchester Derby of the 2014/15 English Premier League season takes place at the Etihad Stadium. Here’s where to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United live on November 2, 2014.
Manuel Pellegrini is under pressure to elevate Manchester City following Wednesday’s shocking 2-0 loss against Newcastle United in the Capital One Cup. Last season’s great achievements are gone and focusing on the current campaign – in Europe as well as domestically – seems hard for the Citizens.

Before tempers explode, Pellegrini must find this special something to boost...

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LvG blasts Van Perise for "stupid" celebration in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Chelsea

The Dutch striker was shown a yellow card after scoring a last-gasp equalizer against Jose Mourinho's side, which left the Man United boss unhappy
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has blasted Dutch striker Robin Van Persie after his last-gasp goal against Chelsea in the two sides' English Premier League clash at Old Trafford, on Sunday.

The former Arsenal striker had scored the equalizing goal against Jose Mourinho's crew deep into stoppage time, after trailing the game for lengthy proportions, to earn the Red Devils a point in front...

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER! Twitter reacts to Van Persie's last-gasp goal against Chelsea

It looked like Chelsea were going to leave Old Trafford with all three points until RVP popped up with a late equalizer.
Despite having a solid World Cup with the Netherlands this summer, Robin Van Persie has struggled to replicate the same form for Manchester United.

Although he continues with his working relationship with Louis Van Gaal from his spell with the Oranje, the 31-year-old has been out of sorts and has seen his form dip alarmingly since the start of the season.

Well, it appears that he may...

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UNWORTHY! Robben blasts Netherlands after shock 2-0 Iceland defeat

The Bayern Munich attacker admitted to being angry after the final whistle, and had some harsh words for his national side after the disappointing loss
Bayern Munich ace Arjen Robben blasted the Netherlands national team's performance against Iceland on Monday, calling it unworthy after falling to a shock 2-0 loss on Monday.

The 30-year-old admitted to being angry after the final whistle, claiming the team made things difficult for themselves, as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace saw the Oranje return from the Laugardalsvöllur empty handed.

"This...

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UNCERTAIN FUTURE? La Liga duo reportedly keen on Manchester United attacker

The Liga duo are reportedly keen on the Manchester United star, who is set to sit down with his coach to discuss his situation at the club.
According to reports, the arrival of Radamel Falcao could push one of Manchester United's attackers towards the exit door.

Approximately a fortnight ago, Robin Van Persie was linked with a surprise move to Spain, with 10-time Champions League winners Real Madrid allegedly considering making a £20 million move for the Dutch international in January.

And now new reports have emerged...

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TRANSFER SPECULATION: Real Madrid looking at another Manchester United striker

Despite already bringing in Chicharito on loan, Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing a move for another Red Devils attacker this winter.
This summer's transfer market might be well and over, but that hasn't prevented the rumor mill from starting up again regarding moves for some players mid-season.

And as per usual with any speculation, these rumors range from highly likely to bordeline absurd, but one knows that gossip sells, and the more outrageous, the better.

According to reports from Spain (as per English publication...

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DONE DEAL: Mexican striker Javier Hernandez seals Real Madrid transfer

After seeing himself fall down the pecking order at Old Trafford, Chicharito will leave the Red Devils on a season-long loan deal with Los Blancos
Mexican striker Javier Hernandez finally seals his Manchester United exit, but only on a season-long loan, signing for La Liga giants Real Madrid.

Chicharito joined the Red Devils back in 2010 under Sir Alex Ferguson's reign, but since the arrival of Dutch striker Robin Van Persie back in 2012, Hernandez has seen his role at the club diminish, falling down the pecking order at Manchester United. 

The...

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FALCAOSTIC! Twitter reacts as Radamel Falcao nears £6m Man United loan deal

Red Devils fans took to Twitter to express their joy as El Tigre grows closer to a Manchester United loan, but many question whether the Colombian is the player the club really needs. Check out the best tweets
With the transfer window deadline day in full swing, high-profile transfer speculations have been in full throttle. Of course, the one grabbing most of the headlines is that of Radamel Falcao's move to English Premier League side Manchester United.

Early on Monday, news broke that the Colombian hot-shot was not headed for the Red Devils' city rivals Manchester Cityas initially thought, but was...

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OFFICIAL: Man United announce deal for Dutch star Daley Blind

Manchester United have announced a deal has been reached with Ajax to bring Dutch ace Daley Blind to the Theatre of Dreams in a reported £14m deal
After weeks of rumors and speculation, Manchester United have finally announced a deal has been reached with Ajax to bring Dutch ace Daley Blind to Old Trafford, subject to a medical and personal terms.

The Ajax man, alongside Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie, was a star player in Netherlands' 2014 World Cup campaign, which saw the Oranje finish the tournament in third-place, grabbing the assist...

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LIVE stream: Man United vs Swansea team sheets - 2014/15 Premier League

Red Devils fans are wishing for dream start under Louis van Gaal as the Dutch manager is set to make his English Premier League debut when Manchester United take on Swansea City in the first game of the 2014-15 season. Check out the lineups and live stream (online & TV) here
The football world eagerly awaits the kick off of yet another highly-anticipated English Premier League edition as Manchester United take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the first game of the upcoming 2014-15 season.

All eyes will be on Dutch boss Louis van Gaal who took over the helms at the Theatre of Dreams from Welshman Ryan Giggs, who was named caretaker manager after the club decided...

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Manchester United, Liverpool top shirt sales for last season

Stars like Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, and more all among the most popular, but who was the no. 1 in the 2013-2014 season?
Football, like any other industry is a business, and a large part of many of Europe's top leagues' revenues come from sales of tickets and other sporting merchandise.

Many fans often splash out the cash to acquire tickets to see their favorite stars in action, but if they are not fortunate enough to reside within the country where their favorite team plays, are equally keen to purchase kits...

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Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group team up to bring select Premier League matches to select US movie theaters

American Fans to Get Front Row Experience of Soccer’s Greatest Players and Famed League Live in Theaters Starting Aug. 16
Soccer has taken root in the U.S. as never before and now new and longtime soccer fans alike will get a chance to witness the world’s best soccer on the big screen as Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group team up to present “Barclays Premier League LIVE" beginning Saturday, Aug. 16.  Americans will have the opportunity to see England’s best – league champions Manchester...

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Five reasons why Van Gaal's Netherlands lost to Argentina on penalties

The Netherlands, for a variety of reasons, failed to beat Argentina and thus, endured the heartbreak of a penalty shootout exit.
1) Lack of faith in attacking abilities

Whenever the Netherlands had the ball, they seemed satisfied to pass it back to Jasper Cillessen. It seems they did not trust their own abilities. While Argentina contained the Dutch very well, the Netherlands often slowed down play after receiving the ball. 

While this might have been down to their tiredness following extra time...

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Argentina vs Netherlands Top 5 World Cup stats & facts: Which team is favourite to win?

Argentina and the Netherlands have met eight other times, with the Dutch having the upper hand. Take a look at some other deciding factors that you may have not already known about.
The 2014 World Cup has been considered by many one of the best tournaments of all time. With a number of eye-catching goals and incredible performances, fans will be hoping for something similar on Wednesday evening.

Argentina will meet the Netherlands in São Paulo in the second semifinal match, with both looking to earn the right to take on Germany on Sunday. After what happened on Tuesday...

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Lionel Messi vs Arjen Robben and all key battles ahead of Argentina-Netherlands

A mouth watering semi-final clash will see Netherlands go against Argentina on the 8th of July, here we take a look at five key battles ahead of the tie.
Both teams are unbeaten in the competition so far having enjoyed perfect runs in the group stages picking up maximum points. However both the sides have not had the easiest of journeys having endured stiff battles in the Round of 16 and Quarter-Final stages. These two World Cup contenders have a number of individual talents who have heavily contributed to the success their respective sides have achieved...

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World Cup 2014: How likely is an all-South American Brazil vs Argentina final?

There have been only two all South American World Cup finals to date, however there is a big chance that two teams from the continent might make it to the final this time around.
Ironically last time two South American sides made it to the final of the World Cup, the illustrious tournament was held in Brazil back in 1950. However the format back then was very different from what it is now. Back in 1950, the winner of the competition was determined through a final group stage in which the final four competing teams had to go against one another to determine the eventual winner.

Ahead...

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