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MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager David Moyes has confirmed that striker Robin van Persie has picked up an injury that forced him to miss today’s EPL derby clash with Manchester City. Moyes said the Dutchman sustained a groin strain that kept him from featuring in today’s game. The manager, however, added that it’s nothing serious and the forward should be back in action this week. “He had a groin strain during the week,” the…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Robin van Persie scored one of the goals of the season against Aston Villa, as Manchester United ran away with the English Premier League crown with a 3-0 win at Old Trafford on Monday. Video: Robin van Persie Second Goal Against Aston Villa After tapping home from close range to give Manchester United the lead with less than two-minutes on the clock, Van Persie latched onto an inch-perfect pass from Wayne…

(Sporting Alert) — Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez and Robin van Persie all start for Manchester United in today’s Barclays Premier League clash with Stoke City. Stoke vs Manchester United Live Football Score The leaders are looking for a win that would see them go back to 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League standings. Manchester United were beaten 2-1 by city rivals and defending champions Manchester City in their last outing, which…

(Sporting Alert) — Manchester United forward Robin van Persie starts tonight for the Netherlands against Italy in a football international friendly. Watch ESPN3: Holland v Italy Live Van Persie has been in great form for the Premier League leaders since his move from Arsenal in the summer and will want to add to his tally on international duties with Holland. Dirk Kuyt and Arjen Robben both start on the bench, with Jeremain Lens and Ola John…

Barclays Premier League Top Scorers On Monday Feb. 4. Robin van Persie Continues To Lead List. LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Robin van Persie continues to be the leading scorer in EPL, after 25 games on Sunday. The Manchester United forward, who is well known for his scoring while at Arsenal, is again having an impressive English Premier League season in front of the goal – netting 18 goals so far in helping the Red Devils…

Watch Video Highlights: Van Persie Goal Against West Ham – Youtube MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United FC manager Sir Alex Ferguson hailed the brilliance of summer signing Robin van Persie, following the striker’s performance in the FA Cup tie at West Ham on Saturday. Van Persie came off the bench score a last-gasp equaliser for Manchester United in stoppage to earned a replay with West Ham in the English FA Cup and Ferguson was…

MNCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie have been restored to the Manchester United side for this evening’s Barclays Premier League clash against Queen’s Park Rangers at Old Trafford. Follow Live Coverage of Manchester United vs QPR | Watch Live on FoxSoccer2Go The pair missed the Champions League midweek defeat in Turkey, while Rooney was also absent for the shocking defeat to Norwich last week. Danny Welbeck is also a starter, with Darren…

(Sporting Alert) — Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney were amongst the star players left out of Manchester United’s squad for Tuesday night’s Champions League clash with Galatasaray. With Manchester United already qualified for the knockout round, manager Sir Alex Ferguson has also decided to leave out senior players Rio Ferdinand, skipper Patrice Evra, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs. Phil Jones is in the travelling party, but Chris Smalling was left home. It is highly likely…

(Sporting Alert) — Javier Hernandez and Robin van Persie will lead the Manchester United attack with Wayne Rooney out of today’s Barclays Premier League clash at Norwich City. Rooney picked up an injury in United’s win over Aston Villa and was doubtful for the contest. In the end the coaching staff has decided not to take any risk with the England international, especially with Hernandez in such great form. Van Persie was also suffering from…

(Sporting Alert) — Manchester United forward Robin van Persie is back in the starting line-up for Holland for tonight’s World Cup 2014 qualifier at Romania. Van Persie replaces striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who is on the bench, despite scoring in the last World Cup qualifying game last week. Nigel de Jong, Kevin Strootman, Rafael van der Vaart, Luciano Narsingh and Jeremain Lens all start the game as well. Joining Huntelaar on the substitutes bench are Ibrahim…

(Sporting Alert) — Sir Alex Ferguson could start Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie in tonight’s Champions League clash away to Cluj in Group H. The pair has hand brief spells together, but not from the start and Ferguson could be tempted to start his two main strikers in the away fixture. This could mean that Shinji Kagawa could start a little deeper in midfield with Roonay taking his place behind Van Perise. Manchester United…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Robin van Persie will return to the Manchester United starting line-up for their opening Group H Champions League clash against Galatasaray at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Van Persie, who has hit four goals for his new side already this season, played a limited role off the bench in the Barclays Premier League victory over Wigan on Saturday, but manager Sir Alex Ferguson says the former Arsenal star will be back in…