VIDEO: Louis van Gaal post victory over Arsenal interview


You got to love Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. How can you not? Here’s the YouTube of his postgame interview today following the big 2-1 “mild upset of sorts” at the Emirates. Van Gaal says his young defense “can do better” after being forced into changes following an injury to Luke Shaw (the 40th of the season for United, more detail on that here) during the victory.

Van Gaal and his side now move up to fourth in the current table, and with the win over Arsenal have advantage over the Gunner towards claiming a Champions League spot.

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Luke Shaw becomes Man United’s 40th injury this season


You can officially welcome back the Luke Shaw “isn’t fit” narrative. Luke Shaw became Manchester United’s 40th injury of the season tonight, but more importantly, United got the victory and moved up to fourth place in the current table. The 2-1 victory at Arsenal is critical for the race to qualify for Champions League.

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VIDEO: Marouane Fellaini vs Jack Wilshere shoving match


Emotions ran very high today between Arsenal and Manchester United. Especially so between Marouane Fellaini and Jack Wilshere. They nearly came to blows here in this shoving match. A very heated exchange as the two got right up in each other’s faces. If they were to box, well you know that Fellaini obviously has a tremendous advantage in reach given his height.

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Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is very Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk


Once you become aware of Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, your world will never be the same again. We could all use a little more Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk in our lives.

So this holiday season, The Sports Bank brings you a Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk feature story.

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UCLA Bruins basketball (not Kentucky) is the #1 NBA factory


These days everyone seems to regard the Kentucky Wildcats as college basketball’s NBDL franchise. It’s understandable as Big Blue Nation has a huge presence in the NBA Draft lottery each year. As UK continues to win draft night each June, and people associate the rhyming phenomenon of “1-and-done” with John Calipari, UCLA Bruins basketball gets a bit overlooked. Kentucky is in second place when it comes to being a component of the NBA assembly line. UCLA is actually first.

The Bruins are the bluest of all basketball blue bloods when it comes to being a pipeline to the league.

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Arsenal transfer rumors: Arteta, Odegaard, Cech, Mings


Here are the latest Arsenal transfer rumor stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Enjoy:

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VIDEO: Wayne Rooney goal seals Man United win over Gunners


Manchester United franchise player Wayne Rooney, owner of the richest contract in British football history sealed United’s first road victory of the season with this brace in the 85th minute. Here’s what United’s road form has been this season, up until today’s visit to The Emirates.:

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VIDEO: Man United scores on Arsenal D Kieran Gibbs own goal


Man United GOAL! The visitors go ahead as Antonio Valencia’s cross-shot is turned into his own goal by Kieran Gibbs. Manchester United still haven’t had one shot on target through the first sixty minutes, but they do have an assist credited to Antonio Valencia.

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Chelsea transfer rumors: Odegaard, Cech, Kramaric

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Here are the latest Chelsea transfer rumor stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Enjoy:

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Liverpool transfer rumors: Berahino, Sterling, Origi


Here are the latest Liverpool transfer rumor stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Enjoy:

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Man United news and notes: Welbeck, Van Persie, Falcao, Van Gaal


Danny Welbeck and Robin van Persie are two of a very select group of Premier League players- those that have played for the huge, tradition rich clubs of both Manchester United and Arsenal.

And with the two teams set to clash in a matter of hours, here come the head to head comparisons of the two strikers.

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Man United transfer rumors: Srna, Strootman, Van Persie


Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumor stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Enjoy:

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