Louis van Gaal talks with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie

Burnley vs Manchester United: Why Louis van Gaal has been unflustered by United's terrible start to the season

Dutch coach also got off to a terrible start when he was in charge of Bayern in 2009 – and they went on to win the title

Louis van Gaal talks with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United travel to Burnley

Premier League: Burnley vs Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League clash at Turf Moor

Premier League weekend preview: Pressure builds on Louis van Gaal, Everton vs Chelsea and other talking points

Video: The Independent looks ahead to this weekend's Premier League games

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Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates scoring the winner for Swansea

Swansea City vs Burnley team news: Garry Monk and Sean Dyche both name unchanged teams

Monk looking to build on impressive win over Manchester United

Ki-Sung-Yeung celebrates his goal for Swansea against Manchester United last weekend

Premier League: Swansea City v Burnley match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixture at the Liberty Stadium

Louis van Gaal will be looking for an improvement from his side

Premier League games live on TV this weekend: Newcastle, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City vs Liverpool

A look ahead to the weekend's football and which matches are on TV

Burnley vs Chelsea player ratings: Cesc Fabregas stands out, but who were the other best performers?

£30m Spaniard provided two assists in sublime performance

Jose Mourinho saw his side produce an impressive performance in their first match of the season

Burnley vs Chelsea: Five things we learnt at Turf Moor

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3

Burnley vs Chelsea match report: Cesc Fabregas steals the show as Jose Mourinho's men complete comeback at Turf Moor

Burnley 1 (Arfield 14) Chelsea 3 (Costa 17, Schurrle 21, Ivanovic 34)

Thibaut Courtois played 90 minutes against Real Sociedad but Jose Mourinho will wait on No 1 choice
Mourinho has become visibly exasperated during pre-season

Burnley vs Chelsea: Jose Mourinho says 'everything depends on space and time'

Blues boss expects to face many sides that will pack their defence

Jose Mourinho looks on from the sidelines

Burnley v Chelsea: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to Monday night’s Premier League fixture at Turf Moor

Premier League weekend preview: Alexis Sanchez, Manchester United vs Swansea and other talking points

Video: The Independent looks ahead to the opening weekend of the Premier League season 2014/2015

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In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
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Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
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Magnetic north

The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness
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Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
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Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
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Pot of gold

Tasting the world’s most expensive tea
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From hen harriers to porpoises: 10 best wildlife-watching experiences

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'I don’t want just to hold tackle bags, I want to be out there'

Nick Easter targeting World Cup place after England recall
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Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
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The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore