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Van Persie and Young on target as United beat Cardiff

Manchester United bounced back from their Capital One Cup disappointment by beating bottom of the table Cardiff City 2-0 at Old Trafford yesterday evening.

The hosts took the lead on just six minutes through Robin Van Persie, who was making his first appearance since early December before doubling their advantage just ahead of the hour mark when Ashley Young fired in from 25 yards.

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Rooney and Van Persie set to return as United look to end losing streak

Manchester United will look to end a run of three straight defeats as they host Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

One of those losses of course came against Swansea, when the pair met at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup last Sunday.

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United look to bounce back against Swans

Manchester United will look to bounce back from their New Year’s Day disappointment as they take on Swansea City at Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Premier League champions lost to Tottenham Hotspur to end a six game winning streak, and will be keen to progress as David Moyes looks to clinch major silverware in his first season as manager of the club.

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United secure fourth straight victory

Manchester United have moved to with eight points of leaders Arsenal after beating West Ham United 3-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

Danny Welbeck put the hosts in front on twenty-six minutes with his first home goal in over a year, before Adnan Januzaj doubled their advantage ten minutes later.

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United stay top despite stalemate

Manchester United remained top of their Champions League group despite being held to a goalless draw by Real Sociedad yesterday evening.

Substitute Robin van Persie missed a penalty after Ashley Young went down in the area, though the England international has once again faced criticism for allegedly diving while Marouane Fellaini was dismissed a minute from time after picking up a second yellow card.

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Van Persie to face late test ahead of Baggies clash

Manchester United will be hoping to bounce back from last Sunday’s derby disappointment when they host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday afternoon.

The Capital One cup victory over Liverpool midweek will have gone some way in repairing the damage caused by the 4-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, but manager David Moyes’ will undoubtedly be looking for all three points against a side who scored five the last time they faced United.

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United back to winning ways with victory over Palace

David Moyes secured his first home win as Manchester United manager with victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.

Robin Van Persie opened the scoring with a penalty on the stroke of half time, before Wayne Rooney made sure of the points with his first club goal since March.

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United poised for Chelsea visit

All eyes will be on Old Trafford this evening as champions Manchester United host Chelsea in the first heavyweight clash of the new Premier League season.

United manager David Moyes must decide whether or not to include striker Wayne Rooney against the club who are trying to sign him, while injured quartet Rafael, Nani, Ashley Young and Javier Hernandez are all set to miss out.

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Vidic: We can compete

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic is confident the club can retain the Premier League title this season, according to the Daily Star.

The champions are currently third favourites behind Chelsea and neighbours Manchester City to lift the trophy on May 11th, largely down to their inactivity in the transfer market.

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Rooney told to train away from the first team

Wayne Rooney looks to be heading closer toward the Old Trafford exit door after the Metro reported that the striker has been ordered to train with the youth team.

The 27 year old has been strongly linked with a move away from the club all summer , though so far the club have rejected offers for the player.

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