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 4,725 articles about Louis van Gaal. Articles 1 to 40:
Memphis Depay of Manchester United celebrates his team's 3-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Lyon announce Memphis Depay capture
Lyon announce that they have signed Memphis Depay from Manchester United.
12:34
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a shot during his side's Premier League clash with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and Manchester United at the bet365 Stadium.
12:22
Memphis Depay of Manchester United celebrates his team's 3-0 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Lyon confirm "agreement in principle" to sign Mephis Depay
Manchester United winger Memphis Depay is close to finalising a switch to Lyon, the french club's president Jean-Michel Aulas confirms.
Jan 18, 21:34
Louis 'I'll be back' van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester United on May 7, 2016
Ex-Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal: 'It is not true that I have retired'
Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal insists that he has not retired from management, despite recently suggesting that he had.
Jan 18, 11:07
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hints at retirement
Former Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Louis van Gaal suggests that he has retired from coaching.
Jan 16, 21:47
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Morgan Schneiderlin thankful to Jose Mourinho after Manchester United exit
Morgan Schneiderlin acknowledges that swapping Manchester United for Everton was a big decision to make, but is happy to have been given the chance to move on.
Jan 14, 16:26
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.
Everton complete Morgan Schneiderlin deal
Everton complete the signing of French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin from Manchester United on a contract until June 2021.
Jan 12, 17:08
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin 'having medical ahead of Everton switch'
Morgan Schneiderlin reportedly undergoes a medical at Everton ahead of a £22m move from Manchester United.
Jan 11, 12:47
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Lyon 'interested in Manchester United winger Memphis Depay'
Lyon reportedly enter the race to sign out-of-favour Manchester United winger Memphis Depay during the January transfer window.
Jan 10, 21:37
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,
Manchester United recall Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manchester United recall full-back Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from his loan spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 10, 15:48
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.
Manchester United's Morgan Schneiderlin 'to undergo Everton medical today'
Morgan Schneiderlin is reportedly due to have a medical later today ahead of a transfer from Manchester United to Everton.
Jan 6, 12:44
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Report: Jose Mourinho wants Michael Carrick to receive new Manchester United deal
Jose Mourinho is ready to offer Michael Carrick a new Manchester United contract and has spoken to the club's board about the request, according to a report.
Jan 5, 21:43
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Everton manager Ronald Koeman: Barcelona links "not important"
Ronald Koeman insists that he is focused on his current project at Everton and is not thinking about talk linking him with the Barcelona job.
Jan 5, 17:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho hails Manchester United supporters
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho lavishes praise on his club's supporters for backing the team through thick and thin.
Jan 4, 17:58
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Bayern Munich appoint new assistant as Paul Clement closes in on Swansea City
Bayern Munich appoint Hermann Gerland as their new assistant following the departure of Paul Clement, who is expected to be confirmed as Swansea City boss on Tuesday.
Jan 3, 11:50
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Barcelona 'make contact with Everton boss Ronald Koeman'
A report claims that Everton manager Ronald Koeman has been made Barcelona's top target to replace Luis Enrique next summer should the Spaniard step aside.
Jan 3, 10:48
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Easy to settle at Manchester United'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he found it "easy" to settle at the club despite battling with FA charges and indifferent form.
Dec 24, 14:26
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.
West Bromwich Albion 'launch £18m Morgan Schneiderlin bid'
West Bromwich Albion reportedly launch an £18m move for Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.
Dec 22, 10:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'I would sign new Manchester United deal'
Jose Mourinho reveals that he would not think twice about signing a new contract with Manchester United.
Dec 21, 16:54
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Manchester United 'slash Memphis Depay asking price'
Manchester United reportedly slash their asking price for out-of-favour winger Memphis Depay as they look to offload the Everton target in January.
Dec 20, 15:58
Louis van Gaal waves goodbye after the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Louis van Gaal in frame to take over as Paris Saint-Germain boss?
Paris Saint-Germain want Louis van Gaal - out of work since being sacked by Manchester United earlier this year - to take over as their new manager, a report claims.
Dec 19, 13:47
Morgan Schneiderlin of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Report: Inter Milan want Morgan Schneiderlin
A report claims that Inter Milan will battle Everton for the signature of Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in the January transfer window.
Dec 16, 18:49
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes receives treatment after picking up a cut to his leg during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka: 'Victor Valdes improving a lot for Middlesbrough'
Aitor Karanka praises the improvement that former Manchester United and Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has made since joining Middlesbrough in the summer.
Dec 13, 18:27
Ander Herrera celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United luck will change'
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is confident that his side's luck will change if they continue to perform as they are.
Dec 10, 14:47
Javier Hernandez of Bayer Leverkusen in action during his side's Champions League Group E clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on November 2, 2016
Report: Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur plotting Javier Hernandez bid
A report claims that Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are to battle it out, along with Spanish side Valencia, for the signature of Javier Hernandez next month.
Dec 10, 12:03
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on August 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho encouraged by Manchester United's "evolution"
Jose Mourinho insists that it is "unfair" Manchester United find themselves 13 points behind Chelsea in the Premier League, as their performances have deserved more.
Dec 10, 09:26
Stefan de Vrij of Netherlands celebrates scoring the opening goal during the international friendly match between the Netherlands and Spain held at Amsterdam Arena on March 31, 2015
Report: Manchester United lead Stefan de Vrij race
A report claims that Manchester United lead the race to sign Lazio centre-back Stefan de Vrij at the end of the season.
Dec 9, 15:25
Ashley Young of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Everton to make January transfer move for Ashley Young?
Everton could potentially make a January transfer move for 31-year-old Manchester United winger Ashley Young, according to a report.
Dec 4, 11:11
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Marouane Fellaini: 'Louis van Gaal is stricter than Jose Mourinho'
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini says that Jose Mourinho is not as strict as previous boss Louis van Gaal.
Dec 3, 12:12
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Phil Jones: Manchester United players responding to "honest" Jose Mourinho
Manchester United defender Phil Jones heaps praise on manager Jose Mourinho, claiming that the Portuguese's honesty and passion is 'rubbing off on the players'.
Dec 2, 19:13
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Manchester United 'step up Youri Tielemans interest'
A report claims that Manchester United will monitor the performances of Anderlecht midfielder Youri Tielemans over the coming months.
Nov 27, 14:41
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial does a better celebration after scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Anthony Martial needs time to adapt to me'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that Anthony Martial needs more time to adapt his game from Louis van Gaal's style of play last season.
Nov 25, 22:49
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho "would love" to extend Manchester United contract
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that he "would love" to stay at Old Trafford beyond the end of his current three-year contract.
Nov 23, 15:16
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Man United's Daley Blind: 'Similarities between Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal'
Manchester United defender Daley Blind says that Jose Mourinho is similar to Louis van Gaal.
Nov 22, 16:14
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 seeking 'ambitious' club for first managerial role
Former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs will make the move into management when he finds the right club, having recently been overlooked for the Swansea City job.
Nov 19, 09:59
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes defends axing Mike Phelan at Manchester United
Sunderland manager David Moyes defends his decision to dispense of assistant boss Mike Phelan upon his arrival at Manchester United in 2013.
Nov 18, 20:17
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford ahead of his side's during their Europa League clash with Zorya Luhansk on September 29, 2016
Tony Cascarino blames Jose Mourinho for 'deteriorating' Marcus Rashford form
Tony Cascarino believes that Manchester United ace Marcus Rashford's career has 'deteriorated quite a lot' as a result of Jose Mourinho's poor handling of the youngster.
Nov 16, 22:27
Matteo Darmian of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Matteo Darmian aims dig at Jose Mourinho
Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian claims that he 'does not know why' Jose Mourinho decided against selecting him earlier this season.
Nov 16, 15:28
Everton manager Ronald Koeman looks on during his side's 1-1 draw with Man City at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Ronald Koeman aiming to become Netherlands boss
Ronald Koeman admits that coaching the Netherlands remains 'one of his ambitions', but claims that he should have landed the job two years ago when leaving Feyenoord.
Nov 13, 16:25
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney on the bench during his side's 1-1 draw with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Manchester United 'to offload Wayne Rooney in the summer'
Manchester United could reportedly offload Wayne Rooney at the end of the season.
Nov 13, 10:14


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