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Robin van Persie takes on ice bucket challenge, nominates son Shaqueel & Patrick Vieira

Post by Robin van Persie. Footballers taking on the ice bucket challenge for awareness and donations to ALS, shows no signs of abating. After Wayne Rooney earlier today, Manchester United team mate Robin van Persie has taken part, having been nominated by Holland team mate Nigel De Jong. RVP took the water in three stages […]

Louis van Gaal: Robin van Persie is very close to Manchester United return

3 days agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Louis van Gaal: Robin van Persie is very close to Manchester United return - originally posted on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has admitted that Robin van Persie’s return to the starting XI is “very close.”...Show More Summary

Robin Van Persie Would Have Been Disaster as United Captain, Says Dwight Yorke

Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke believes it "would have been a disaster" if Louis van Gaal had picked Robin van Persie as the club's new captain over Wayne Rooney. United recently confirmed Rooney's ascension to the iconic role, reported by Ben Hibbs of the club's official website. Show More Summary

Robin Van Persie Still the Premier League's Most Popular Shirt Name

More Robin van Persie shirts were sold than any other Premier League player last season, according to the Premier League Season Review. The Review adds that the Manchester United forward held off the Liverpool duo of Steven Gerrard and...Show More Summary

Wayne Rooney Should Be the New Captain of Manchester United

At first it appeared obvious that Louis van Gaal would appoint Robin van Persie as his captain at Manchester United. After all, they have just enjoyed a successful partnership as manager and captain for the Netherlands at the World Cup...Show More Summary

France’s Claire Lavogez lobs in a must-see goal at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

Sure, Robin Van Persie wowed in the World Cup when he executed a marvelous header against Spain in a match the Netherlands would go on to win. But on Wednesday another star goal emerged, this time during the under-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada. Claire Lavogez of France deserves a standing ovation for this beautifully arched volley […]

Biggest Injuries That Will Impact Beginning of Premier League Campaign

Several Premier League teams will head into the upcoming season with significant injuries impacting their rosters. From Robin van Persie out for Manchester United to Mesut Ozil for Arsenal, how long will these playmakers be out? Watch...Show More Summary

How Van Gaal Plans to Maximize Mata-Rooney-Van Persie Attack

With Robin van Persie out for Manchester United's start to the 2014-15 Premier League season, manager Louis van Gaal will need to strategize a new plan of attack. How will Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney factor into the Dutch manager's plans?...Show More Summary

Robin van Persie Fitness: Updates on Manchester United Star's Status and Return

Robin van Persie will miss the beginning of the 2014-15 Premier League campaign in a bid to ensure he's at optimum fitness after enjoying an extended post-World Cup break. The Manchester United striker was a part of the Netherlands team...Show More Summary

Van Gaal ready to take criticism in dropping Manchester United star

2 weeks agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Van Gaal ready to take criticism in dropping Manchester United star - originally posted on Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed that Robin van Persie will not feature against Valencia in the pre-season friendly and also miss the season opener against Swansea City. Show More Summary

Man United’s Robin van Persie will miss the start of the season [Mail on Sunday]

The top headline on the sports section of the Mail on Sunday brings some bad news for Manchester United fans. According to the pseudo-tabloid, Louis van Gaal is set to start the new Premier League campaign without star forward Robin van Persie. Van Persie is currently struggling with a knee complaint, and the sense is […]

Making a Case for Wayne Rooney or Robin Van Persie as Manchester United Captain

Louis van Gaal 's reign as Manchester United's manager has gotten off to an absorbing beginning. We have observed a fundamental change in formation for the club that bleeds 4-4-2, we have witnessed attackers playing as defenders andShow More Summary

5 Eredivisie Stars Set to Move Before the End of the Transfer Window

Against all expectations, the Netherlands performed well during the World Cup in Brazil, despite having a squad that largely consisted of relatively inexperienced players. Sure, they had Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie up front, but...Show More Summary

Fan footage: Louis van Gaal gives Wayne Rooney an enormous hug!

There has been much debate over how Louis van Gaal will get on with Wayne Rooney at Manchester United. Van Gaal is, of course, close to Robin van Persie, who captained his Holland side at the World Cup, and is likely to make him Manchester United captain as well. Rooney meanwhile, was one of the […]

Colombia’s James Rodriguez Volley Against Uruguay Voted Goal Of World Cup 2014

4 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

James Rodriguez strike against Uruguay has been voted Goal of the Tournament by over four million users, beating out Robin van Persie’s header and Tim Cahill’s volley for the top honor in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Twenty-eight minutes … Continue reading ? Colombia’s James Rodriguez Volley Against Uruguay Voted Goal Of World Cup 2014 is a post from World Soccer Talk.

4 Possible Louis Van Gaal Starting XIs for Manchester United

Louis van Gaal joins Manchester United on the back of guiding Holland to a third-placed finish at the World Cup. Whilst his squad didn't contain a vast number of superstars, with Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, Nigel de Jong and Wesley...Show More Summary

Louis Van Gaal's Relationship with Ryan Giggs Key for Manchester United

Louis van Gaal arrived at Carrington for the first time on Wednesday—and was greeted by the two men who will help shape his time at Old Trafford. Much has been made of Van Gaal's bond with Robin van Persie. And while that's positiveShow More Summary

Incredible Street Art Surfaces of Robin Van Persie's Headed Goal vs. Spain

Robin van Persie's headed goal against Spain will forever live in our memories for the sheer amazingness of it. It will now forever live on a wall in a favela in Brazil, as an incredible bit of street art is making the rounds of the Dutchman's flying exploits. In case you've forgotten: [Twitter] Read more World Football news on

The young stars of the World Cup, and what they're doing next

It's easy to keep track of some of the names that grabbed the majority of headlines during this World Cup. Lionel Messi plays for Barcelona, Luis Suárez will join him there. Robin van Persie is at Manchester United while Netherlands teammate Arjen Robben plays for German giants Bayern Munich. Show More Summary

Nicole Scherzinger Sings Ode to RVP to Tune of Pussycat Dolls Song 'Don't Cha'

Nicole Scherzinger's appearance on radio station Key 103 was marked by an incredible moment when she found herself singing about Manchester United and Netherlands striker Robin van Persie. Host Andy Catterall sang a reworked versionShow More Summary

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