Result: Rooney scores twice in United victory
Result: Rooney scores twice in United victory
Wayne Rooney scores twice as Manchester United overcome a difficult challenge against Stoke City at Old Trafford.
Reaction
Wayne Rooney scores for United
Michael Carrick praises Manchester United strikers
Michael Carrick says that Manchester United's scoring strikers provides the rest of the team with added confidence.
Oct 22, 07:44
Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney
Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle defends Rio Ferdinand
PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle says that Rio Ferdinand's decision not to wear the anti-racism 'Kick It Out' T-shirt should be respected.
Oct 22, 05:36
Wayne Rooney
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney: 'We need to improve our defending'
Wayne Rooney says that Manchester United need to improve their defence if they want to win the Premier League this season.
Oct 21, 05:20
Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney hails Manchester United's "deserved" win against Stoke City
Wayne Rooney says that Manchester United deservedly earned maximum points against Stoke City on Saturday.
Oct 21, 03:00
Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'We cannot afford to concede early goals'
Sir Alex Ferguson is disappointed to see Manchester United concede an early goal to Stoke City at Old Trafford.
Oct 21, 02:47
Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney: 'England goals helped me'
After scoring his first Manchester United goals of the season, Wayne Rooney says that finding the net for England during the international break helped him to break his duck.
Oct 20, 19:56
Tony Pulis
Tony Pulis blasts under-par Stoke City
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis expresses his disappointment at the performance of some of his players during today's 4-2 defeat at Old Trafford.
Oct 20, 18:41
Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen
Michael Owen glad to feature for Stoke City against Manchester United
Michael Owen says that he was "desperate" to play for Stoke City against former club Manchester United this afternoon.
Oct 20, 18:04
Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson lauds attacking trio after Stoke City win
Sir Alex Ferguson thinks that his attacking trio of Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck are ready to hit top form after all three score against Stoke City.
Oct 20, 17:43
Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson embarrassed by Rio Ferdinand protest
Sir Alex Ferguson reveals that Rio Ferdinand will be "dealt with" following the defender's decision to not wear a 'Kick it Out' T-shirt prior to Manchester United's victory over Stoke City.
Oct 20, 17:23
Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney scores own goal
Wayne Rooney finds his own net during Manchester United's home encounter against Stoke City.
Oct 20, 15:17
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 4-2 victory over Stoke City at Old Trafford this afternoon.
Gallery
Images from Manchester United's 4-2 win over Stoke City.
Match Report
Wayne Rooney scores twice as Manchester United overcome a difficult challenge against Stoke City at Old Trafford.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Premier League encounter between Manchester United and Stoke City.
HT Report
Wayne Rooney scores at both ends before Robin van Persie puts Manchester United ahead at Old Trafford.
Team News
Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck all start for Manchester United against Stoke City at Old Trafford.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester United's Premier League home clash against Stoke City this weekend.
Head to Head
Jan 31, 2012 8pm
Man Utd
2-0
Stoke
Berbatov (53' pen.), Hernandez (38' pen.)
Scholes (43')

Wilkinson (38'), Walters (52'), Huth (81')
Sep 24, 2011 5.30pm
Jan 4, 2011 3pm
Oct 24, 2010 3pm
Stoke
1-2
Man Utd
Sanli (81')
Collins (50'), Wilson (65')
Hernandez (27', 86')
Neville (35'), Scholes (40')
May 9, 2010 3pm
Man Utd
4-0
Stoke
Fletcher (31'), Giggs (38'), Park (84'), Higginbotham (54' og.)
Scholes (57'), Vidic (79')
Build-up
Ryan Shawcross
Tony Pulis: 'Ryan Shawcross was right to leave Manchester United'
Stoke City manager Tony Pulis believes that Ryan Shawcross was right to leave Manchester United to seal a permanent move to Stoke City four years ago.
Oct 20, 06:38
Anderson
Anderson: 'Manchester United is the best club for me'
Anderson says that he is "very happy" at Manchester United and feels "confident" after recovering from his injuries.
Oct 20, 05:48
Paul Scholes
Manchester United's Paul Scholes not underestimating Stoke City
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes that Stoke City have quality players who can stage an upset at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Oct 20, 05:35
Michael Owen, Ashley Cole
Sir Alex Ferguson praises Michael Owen ahead of Manchester United's clash with Stoke City
Sir Alex Ferguson says that he was "disappointed" at Michael Owen's departure from Manchester United in the summer.
Oct 20, 05:24
Tony Pulis
Tony Pulis: 'We'll do our best'
Stoke boss Tony Pulis says that he can ask no more of his players than that they "do their best" against Manchester United tomorrow.
Oct 19, 14:17
Sir Alex Ferguson
Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson brands Stoke City "jolly green giants"
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson jokes about "jolly green giants" Stoke City ahead of their Premier League clash tomorrow.
Oct 19, 11:30
Luis Nani, De Carvalho Felipe Melo
Nani wary of "physical" Stoke City
Manchester United winger Nani warns his teammates against the "physical" threat from Stoke ahead of Saturday's match at Old Trafford.
Oct 19, 00:08
Andy Wilkinson
Andy Wilkinson: 'Stoke City should be feared'
Stoke City defender Andy Wilkinson believes that his team are capable of producing a shock at Old Trafford against Manchester United this weekend.
Oct 18, 23:13
Steven N'Zonzi, Glenn Whelan
Steven N'Zonzi hoping Stoke City can upset Manchester United
Steven N'Zonzi calls upon his Stoke City side to have belief against Manchester United at the weekend.
Oct 17, 17:21
Ryan Shawcross, Olivier Giroud
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis has no concerns over late return for Ryan Shawcross
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis says that he has no concerns over Ryan Shawcross losing a day of preparations for the Potters' weekend clash against Manchester United due to England duty.
Oct 17, 11:47
Peter Crouch
Peter Crouch "looking forward" to Manchester United trip
Peter Crouch believes that Stoke City will have no fear heading into their away match against Manchester United at the weekend.
Oct 15, 19:58
Chris Smalling
Manchester United trio near return?
Manchester United's Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Ashley Young will reportedly make their comebacks from injuries at the weekend.
Oct 15, 13:12
Ashley Young
Ashley Young, Chris Smalling to return against Stoke City?
Manchester United duo Ashley Young and Chris Smalling could return from injury against Stoke City next Saturday.
Oct 13, 13:17
Michael Owen, Ashley Cole
Michael Owen 'desperate' to face United
Michael Owen says that he is desperate to face old club Manchester United after the international break.
Oct 10, 08:56



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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