Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has declared he has full trust in his skipper Wayne Rooney and suggested he is an example to every player in his squad.
Rooney's explosive temperament was often highlighted as an area of concern in the first two third of his career, yet the responsibility of being named as England and United captain has encouraged the 29-year-old to develop his leadership skills in the last year.
While Rooney has failed to score in his last nine Premier League appearances,...
Tottenham remain winless heading into the international break, failing to find a way past Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard as the two sides played out a goalless draw at White Hart Lane.
Harry Kane went through one-on-one in the first half but was denied, while Ryan Mason also saw two shots from inside the box saved. The Lilywhites had to settle for a single point for the third match in a row, having previously lost their leads against Stoke City and Leicester.
On the one hand, given that Mauricio...
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is not concerned about Harry Kane's inability to score in the opening four matches of the season and after watching him miss two more chances in a goalless draw against Everton.
Kane scored 31 goals in all competitions last season but has yet to find the net so far in this campaign.
But his manager said he remained confident that Kane will regain his scoring touch in the coming weeks.
"I was happy with Harry," Pochettino said. "His performance was good. For a striker,...