Robin Van Persie

Fans' boos were disappointed love for Van Persie, says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Robin van Persie's equaliser for Manchester United on his return to the Emirates Stadium had left Gunners fans nursing feelings of "disappointed love". Van Persie scored a 44th-minute penalty to earn United a 1-1 draw at Arsenal on Sunday, jeopardising his old side's chances of securing the top-four Premier League finish they need to qualify for the Champions League.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 4:07am

Van Persie will be unfazed by Arsenal abuse: Ferguson

Alex Ferguson says fan abuse won't bother Robin van Persie.

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson says he has no concerns about Robin van Persie facing abuse from fans of his former club Arsenal when they clash at the Emirates Stadium today.

28 Apr 2013 - 6:29am

Who said it?

Zeev Elkin

There is a question here: When a red line is set, can we stick by it?

28 Apr 2013 - 5:02am

Ferguson hails van Persie's impact as striker seals title

Van Persie celebrates Manchester United's 20th league title. Photo: EPA

Van Persie lashed home a stunning first-time volley from 20 yards in the 13th minute of the game at Old Trafford as United secured an unprecedented 20th English league title.

24 Apr 2013 - 5:50am

United show two faces as they dominate title race

Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Aston Villa. Photo: AFP

Relentless, but often ragged; record-breaking, but seldom ruthless - there have been two quite distinct faces to Manchester United's 2012-13 Premier League championship success.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Alex Ferguson hits out at 'aggressive Hammers'

Andy Carroll crashes into David de Gea. Photo: Reuters

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson criticised West Ham United for their aggression and claimed Andy Carroll should have been sent off after his side drew 2-2 at Upton Park.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:43am

Refined Van Persie sharpens striker's art

Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie may appear to have simply picked up where he left off since joining Manchester United from Arsenal, but a look at his statistics reveals that he is now an even more effective striker.

With 17 goals in 22 league appearances, he is on track to match the tally of 30 goals from last season that landed him the Premier League golden boot and a glut of end-of-term awards.

20 Jan 2013 - 4:54am

Robin van Persie urges caution over lead as Liverpool visit

Robin van Persie. Photo: AP

Robin van Persie has urged his Manchester United teammates not to get carried away by their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League ahead of today's clash with Liverpool.

United face their old enemy at Old Trafford and victory will put them 10 points clear of second-place Manchester City, who play at Arsenal later in the day.

13 Jan 2013 - 6:30am

Everton eyeing Champions League as Swansea await

Everton host another of the Premier League's surprise packages when Swansea head to Goodison Park today, with Leon Osman confident the Blues can maintain their challenge for a Champions League spot.

David Moyes' Everton have built on a fine finish to last season by pushing for a place in the top four, with just one defeat in their last 10 matches in all competitions.

12 Jan 2013 - 3:19am

Manchester United favourites but Suarez capable of upsetting Fergie

It's all about tomorrow as the English Premier League resumes with a Super Sunday blockbuster packed with star names and plot lines.

12 Jan 2013 - 4:08am

Alex Ferguson praises FA Cup goal as 'world class'

Robin van Persie (centre) celebrates scoring his late equaliser as West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen gathers the ball from the net at Upton Park in London. Photo: AFP

Alex Ferguson has hailed the last-minute contributions of substitutes Robin van Persie and Ryan Giggs as "world-class" after they combined to keep Manchester United in the FA Cup.

The Premier League leaders were seconds away from a third-round exit at West Ham United before Van Persie scored a stoppage-time equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am

Robin Van Persie's late leveller rescues Man United

Manchester United's Robin van Persie (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after scoring to equalise with West Ham United on Saturday. Photo: AP

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie came off the bench to score the late equaliser that salvaged a 2-2 draw at West Ham and prevented his side from becoming the biggest casualties of the FA Cup third round.

6 Jan 2013 - 11:51am

King's crown fits Van Persie nicely

Robin van Persie has the grace to acknowledge his greatness exists only because of the team.

In the heart-warming 2009 film about football, Looking For Eric, the hapless, down-at-heel Manchester United supporter asks his idol Eric Cantona what his sweetest moment was playing for the Red Devils.

5 Jan 2013 - 4:12am

United are 'halfway' to Premier League title

Manchester United's Dutch forward Robin van Persie celebrates. Photo: AFP

Alex Ferguson said Manchester United were "halfway" to the Premier League title after Robin van Persie scored late on to seal a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

United go into tomorrow's visit to Wigan Athletic leading the Premier League by seven points from defending champions Manchester City, and with Van Persie having scored 33 club goals for Arsenal and Ferguson's team in 2012.

31 Dec 2012 - 3:08am

Van Persie 'could have been killed' says angry United boss

Manchester United's Robin van Persie reacts after clashing with Swansea's Ashley Williams. Photo: AFP

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson claimed Robin Van Persie could have been killed after the Dutch striker was hit on the back of the head with the ball in the 1-1 draw against Swansea.

Ferguson vented his fury at the 75th-minute incident at the Liberty Stadium that led to Ashley Williams and Van Persie being booked.

24 Dec 2012 - 9:03am 1 comment