Arsenal fan gets it horribly wrong

2014-09-17 09:23

See the result of one Arsenal fan's desperate attempt to turn his replica Robin Van Persie shirt into a Jack Wilshere shirt.

RVP: I don't need surgery!

2014-09-04 11:17

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie insists that he should be considered fit and doesn't need surgery on his knee.

What they said: Sunderland v Man Utd

2014-08-25 14:44

Gus Poyet was thrilled that his side were able to exploit United's flaws at set-pieces while RVP laments a sloppy game.

Van Persie return boosts United

2014-08-23 10:02

Robin van Persie's return to the Manchester United line-up has given new manager Louis van Gaal some welcome good news.

LVG gives RVP extra leave

2014-08-03 13:01

Robin van Persie is set to miss Manchester United's opening English Premiership match against Swansea City.

Worries? What worries?

2014-07-14 10:06

What worries? Overall, the 2014 edition of the Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil scores high marks on and off the field .

RVP in doubt for Dutch

2014-07-09 13:54

Louis van Gaal has confirmed captain Robin van Persie is a major doubt for today's Soccer World Cup semi-final clash.

The 5 best SWC far

2014-07-08 18:30

The SWC has produced several goals of outstanding quality, with these five seen as the best of the tournament so far.

SWC team after Round Two

2014-06-23 10:45

The SWC is in full swing and after tonight, four teams will be heading for the airport. Here is the team of tournament, so far.

Dutch delight after Oz fright

2014-06-18 20:18

The Netherlands have all but secured their place in the last 16 of the SWC as they came from behind to beat Australia.

Not to be missed 2014/15 EPL fixtures

2014-06-18 11:09

The 2014/15 kicks off on Saturday, August 16. Here is your advanced warning of the fixtures you simply cannot miss!

Tuesday's Top 8 SWC stories

2014-06-10 13:27

The 2014 Soccer World Cup is only two days away! Here are the Top 8 not-to-be-missed news stories from today.

Van Persie cools injury fear

2014-06-05 10:45

Robin van Persie managed just 45 minutes against Wales last night, but has played down rumours over his fitness.

RVP will be ready for SWC

2014-06-04 13:15

Louis van Gaal remains confident that Dutch captain Robin van Persie will be fully fit before the World Cup kicks off.

RVP looks forward to LVG era

2014-05-25 19:14

Robin Van Persie said he was relishing the prospect of linking up with Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United.

RVP brilliance saves Dutch

2014-05-18 12:00

Robin van Persie has scored a spectacular goal to give the Netherlands a 1-1 draw against Ecuador in a World Cup warm-up match on Saturday.

Battle on for Van Persie's son

2014-05-09 13:13

Arsenal have joined both Manchester clubs in the hunt for Robin van Persie's seven-year-old son, Shaqueel.

Van Persie out for six weeks

2014-03-22 08:29

Manchester United's season received another setback with the news that Robin van Persie will be out for six weeks with a sprained knee.

Van Persie keeps United alive

2014-03-20 00:00

Robin van Persie has scored a hat-trick as Manchester United kept their Champions League hopes alive by beating Olympiakos.

Arsenal, United in stalemate

2014-02-13 07:44

Arsenal and Manchester United each had cause for regret after playing out an attritional and occasionally turgid draw at the Emirates.

Van Persie: Moyes needs time

2014-01-17 07:47

Robin van Persie is convinced Manchester United manager David Moyes will eventually prove a success at Old Trafford.

Moyes denies RVP rumours

2013-12-08 10:40

Manchester United manager David Moyes has dismissed suggestions that Robin van Persie is unhappy at Old Trafford.

United kick-start their season

2013-11-10 20:35

Manchester United have reinvigorated their English Premiership title defence by winning 1-0 by beating log leaders Arsenal.

Moyes backs duo to fire

2013-11-03 11:00

David Moyes believes that Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney are finding the form to re-ignite Manchester United's title defence.

RVP out of Liverpool tie

2013-09-24 18:15

Manchester United manager David Moyes expects to be without striker Robin van Persie for their League Cup tie with Liverpool.


RVP excited by United talent

2014-09-09 13:38

Robin van Persie is excited to be surrounded by the quality of players at Old Trafford after the club spent £150m this summer.

RVP expects LVG to revive United

2014-08-29 09:14

Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal.

WC stars fail to shine on return

2014-08-25 10:02

The stars of the World Cup have returned to club duty, but failed to shine in their opening games of new Premier League season.

Rooney up for United captaincy

2014-08-04 10:34

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is expected to give Wayne Rooney a two week trial period to prove himself worthy of the club captaincy.

Rodriguez volley voted SWC's best

2014-07-21 13:49

Colombian James Rodriguez's stunning volley at Brazil 2014 has been voted as the Goal of the Tournament.

Woeful Brazil downed by Dutch

2014-07-12 23:55

Brazil have suffered a second defeat in a row, after they were beaten by the Netherlands in the SWC third/fourth place playoff .

4 key battles in SWC semi #2

2014-07-09 11:59

Here are four key battles in the SWC semi-final between Netherlands and Argentina at the Corinthians arena.

RVP leaps to Rooney's defence

2014-07-01 10:38

Robin van Persie insists the England striker Wayne Rooney was the reason he joined Manchester United two years ago.

SWC team after Round Two

2014-06-23 10:34

The SWC is in full swing and after tonight, four teams will be heading for the airport. Here is the team of tournament, so far.

Blind shuns United attention

2014-06-18 14:13

Reported Manchester United target Daley Blind is focusing his attention on helping the Netherlands claim their maiden World Cup.

Van Persie demands Dutch focus

2014-06-14 10:46

Netherlands striker Robin van Persie has urged his Oranje team-mates to stay focused on their Soccer World Cup campaign.

RVP declares himself fit

2014-06-06 14:27

Netherlands captain Robin van Persie has declared himself 100 percent fit for the World Cup.

Dutch win clouded by injury scare

2014-06-05 08:58

Dutch talisman Robin Van Persie limped off at half time as the Netherlands strolled to a comfortable 2-0 win over Wales.

2014 SWC preview: Group B

2014-06-02 20:00

Sport24's Wade Pretorius previews Group B and it seems clear that Australia are in for some trouble.

Van Persie to captain United?

2014-05-19 13:12

Newly appointed head coach Louis van Gaal has hinted that Robin van Persie will be his captain at Manchester United.

Van Gaal gives RVP game time

2014-05-15 19:35

Robin van Persie will lead the Netherlands in their warm-up match against Ecuador in an effort to gain some valuable game time.

United make light work of Hull

2014-05-06 22:53

Teenage debutant James Wilson has scored twice as Manchester United sealed a comfortable home win against Hull City.

Giggs, RVP buy Moyes time

2014-03-20 13:18

In Manchester United boss David Moyes's hour of need, it was two players alleged to have lost faith in him who rode to his rescue.

RVP quashes talk of Utd exit

2014-03-14 10:28

Robin van Persie has slammed speculation that he is unhappy at Manchester United and wants to quit the troubled champions.

Rooney to miss Chelsea game

2014-01-17 19:43

Manchester United strikers Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney will miss the game against Chelsea, manager David Moyes has said.

Van Persie out for a month

2013-12-13 19:10

Manchester United received another setback with the news striker Robin van Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury.

RVP could return for Everton

2013-12-03 18:34

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Robin van Persie could return from injury for their clash against Everton.

United held at Sociedad

2013-11-05 23:49

Manchester United's Robin van Persie twice hit the post in a goalless draw against Real Sociedad in the Champions League.

United stroll past Fulham

2013-11-02 19:15

Manchester United have strolled to a convincing win over Fulham at Craven Cottage in the English Premiership.

RVP at United for long haul

2013-09-16 15:27

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie is eager to extend his contract with the 20-time Premiership champions.

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