Louis van Gaal

Born: August 8, 1951 (age 65)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Career History
Managerial1986-1988AZ (assistant)
1988-1991Ajax (assistant)
1991-1997Ajax
1997-2000Barcelona
2000-2002Netherlands
2002-2004Barcelona
2005-2009AZ
2009-2011Bayern Munich
2012-2014Netherlands
2014-2016Manchester United
Sports Mole has 4,658 articles about Louis van Gaal. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie hints at Premier League return
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie reveals that he would be interested in returning to the Premier League.
13:35
Galatasaray's German forward Lukas Podolski celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match between Galatasaray AS and SL Benfica at the Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleks stadium in Istanbul on October 21, 2015.
Lukas Podolski slams Jose Mourinho's treatment of Bastian Schweinsteiger
Lukas Podolski criticises Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho for snubbing Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Sep 26, 11:35
Manchester United's Interim manager Ryan Giggs thanks the fans after the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's stadium in in Southampton on May 11, 2014
Report: Ryan Giggs holds talks with Swansea City
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs reportedly speaks to Swansea City about potentially replacing manager Francesco Guidolin.
Sep 26, 11:05
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Paddy McNair: 'Louis van Gaal played me out of position'
Sunderland midfielder Paddy McNair claims that Louis van Gaal played him out of position during their time together at Manchester United.
Sep 23, 21:42
Ryan Giggs the Manchester United interim manager looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Ryan Giggs: 'No approach from Swansea City'
Ryan Giggs claims that he has not received an approach from Swansea City following reports that the club are considering replacing Francesco Guidolin with the Welshman.
Sep 23, 11:09
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Swansea City to move for Ryan Giggs if Francesco Guidolin gets sacked?
Swansea City will reportedly move for Ryan Giggs in the event that current manager Francesco Guidolin is sacked.
Sep 22, 13:59
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on August 19, 2016
Christophe Dugarry: 'Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has lost the plot'
Former France international Christophe Dugarry says that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has "lost the plot" and describes Zlatan Ibrahimovic as a "training cone".
Sep 20, 15:47
Daley Blind celebrates as he scores during the FA Cup fourth-round match between Derby County and Manchester United at iPro Stadium on January 29, 2016
Paul Scholes: 'Jury still out on Daley Blind'
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes doubts whether Daley Blind can continue playing in central defence for the Red Devils.
Sep 12, 19:39
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Manchester United become first UK club to pocket over £500m in one year
Manchester United become the first UK club to pocket more than half a billion pounds in a year.
Sep 12, 12:14
Marouane Fellaini celebrates his goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United on April 23, 2016
Marouane Fellaini: 'I will repay Jose Mourinho's faith'
Marouane Fellaini wants to use this weekend's Manchester derby showdown to once again prove his worth to Manchester United, having been given "the trust of the manager".
Sep 8, 21:18
Adnan Januzaj in action during the game between Manchester United and Southampton on January 23, 2016
Nicky Butt: 'Adnan Januzaj has Champions League-winning quality'
Manchester United academy head coach Nicky Butt suggests that winger Adnan Januzaj has the quality to win Champions League titles with the Premier League club.
Sep 8, 09:41
Retired Danish professional footballer Peter Schmeichel attends the final round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2013
Peter Schmeichel: 'Manchester United still biggest club'
Peter Schmeichel insists that Manchester City will never be a bigger club than Manchester United as the rivals prepare to lock horns in the Premier League this weekend.
Sep 7, 14:07
Lee Sharpe in action for Manchester United against Wimbledon on August 26, 1995.
Lee Sharpe: 'Manchester United returning to best'
Former Manchester United midfielder Lee Sharpe claims that the Red Devils are now returning to their best after struggling under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.
Sep 6, 14:50
Andreas Pereira of Manchester United in action during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Andreas Pereira slams 'dishonest' Louis van Gaal
Andreas Pereira admits to being unhappy with his lack of playing time under Louis van Gaal and says that the mood is now much improved under Jose Mourinho.
Sep 3, 10:52
Retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes, 39, attends a press conference during a promotional trip in Singapore on March 22, 2014
Paul Scholes: 'New Manchester United signings making all the difference'
Paul Scholes believes that the "quality signings" made by new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho are already starting to pay dividends.
Sep 2, 17:30
A general view of the KC Stadium is taken ahead of the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Chelsea in Kingston upon Hull, north east England on March 22, 2015
Report: James Weir having Hull City medical
A report claims that young Manchester United midfielder James Weir is at Hull City undergoing a medical.
Aug 31, 19:47
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Morgan Schneiderlin's agent confirms Manchester United stay amid Spurs link
Morgan Schneiderlin's agent Pascal Boisseau confirms that his client is staying at Manchester United following reports that Tottenham Hotspur are interested in a move.
Aug 31, 13:01
Manchester United's English striker William Keane vies with Blackburn Rovers' Scottish defender Grant Hanley during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England
Hull City sign Will Keane from Manchester United
Hull City announce the signing of striker Will Keane from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.
Aug 30, 18:08
Marcos Rojo of Manchester United in action on October 17, 2015
Report: Manchester United tell Marcos Rojo that he is not for sale
Manchester United reportedly inform Marcos Rojo that he will not be allowed to leave the club before the end of the transfer window on Wednesday.
Aug 29, 09:40
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Jose Mourinho accused of 'stealing shovel'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly steals a shovel during an argument with builders working at Carrington.
Aug 28, 14:36
Andreas Pereira of Manchester United in action during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Manchester United allow Andreas Pereira to move to La Liga
Manchester United allow midfielder Andreas Pereira to sign a season-long loan deal with Granada.
Aug 26, 15:40
A general view of the Stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Preview: Hull City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's clash between Hull City and Manchester United, both of whom have made perfect starts to the new Premier League season.
Aug 25, 14:19
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Man United's Bastian Schweinsteiger rules out joining another club in Europe
Bastian Schweinsteiger confirms that Manchester United will be the last club that he plays for in Europe.
Aug 24, 12:18
Manchester United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson walks on the pitch during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7,
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Ola John
Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the loan signings of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Ola John.
Aug 22, 13:18
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Friday night's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford.
Aug 17, 16:50
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Porto at Stamford Bridge on December 9, 2015
Paul Parker unsure of Jose Mourinho appointment
Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker admits that he is sceptical of Jose Mourinho's management style.
Aug 16, 21:10
Matteo Darmian of Manchester United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Napoli join Roma in chase for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian?
Napoli reportedly join Roma in the hunt for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian.
Aug 16, 10:30
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on September 26, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester United's 3-1 win at Bournemouth, as the Red Devils kicked off life under Jose Mourinho in style.
Aug 14, 12:30
Manchester United's Interim manager Ryan Giggs thanks the fans after the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's stadium in in Southampton on May 11, 2014
Ryan Giggs keen to move into management to prove himself
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs says that "being an assistant was great", but is now hoping to become a manager in his own right.
Aug 14, 11:36
The eternally-outraged Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Louis van Gaal 'didn't want Paul Pogba at Manchester United'
A report claims that Louis van Gaal vetoed Manchester United's attempted move to sign France international Paul Pogba during his time in charge of Manchester United.
Aug 14, 10:52
David Moyes of Manchester United talks with Adnan Januzaj after victory in the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on October 5, 2013
David Moyes: 'Adnan Januzaj must stop blaming others'
Sunderland manager David Moyes tells new signing Adnan Januzaj that he "needs to stop blaming everyone else" as he bids to rebuild his career.
Aug 12, 23:42
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev on October 20, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United need winning mentality'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that winning is more important than a team's style of play.
Aug 12, 22:47
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Adnan Januzaj joins Sunderland on loan
Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj completes a season-long loan move to Sunderland, reuniting with former boss David Moyes.
Aug 12, 13:01
 A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Goldsands Stadium on December 13, 2014
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Bournemouth and Manchester United at Dean Court.
Aug 11, 19:42
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj on verge of loan switch to Sunderland?
Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj is reportedly edging closer to a loan move to Sunderland.
Aug 10, 11:51
Paddy McNair of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Report: Manchester United offer Paddy McNair, Donald Love to Sunderland
Manchester United are reportedly looking to offload defensive duo Donald Love and Paddy McNair, with Sunderland said to be considering the offer.
Aug 8, 22:21
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs rules out Wales job
Ryan Giggs dismisses speculation linking him with replacing Chris Coleman as manager of the Wales national side.
Aug 7, 23:20
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Jose Mourinho dedicates Community Shield victory to Louis van Gaal
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dedicates his side's Community Shield win to his predecessor Louis van Gaal.
Aug 7, 19:29
A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Leicester City as Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads his side to the first trophy of the 2016-17 season.
Aug 7, 14:00
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea gestures during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea FC and FC Dynamo Kyiv at Stamford Bridge on November 4, 2015
Jose Mourinho aiming for title success in maiden campaign at Old Trafford
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to end his first season at Old Trafford as a Premier League title winner, but admits that he sometimes sets "risky objectives".
Aug 7, 13:10

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2Tottenham HotspurSpurs6420103714
3Arsenal6411157813
4Liverpool6411169713
5Everton6411104613
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd6402127512
7Crystal Palace6312107310
8Chelsea6312109110
9Southampton62227618
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom62227618
11Watford62131011-17
12Leicester CityLeicester6213811-37
13Burnley621358-37
14Hull City6213712-57
15Bournemouth621349-57
16Middlesbrough612369-35
17Swansea CitySwansea6114510-54
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6105716-93
19Stoke CityStoke6024415-112
20Sunderland6015512-71