1. Manchester United's Five-Point Plan To Beat Arsenal

    After a thrilling victory in the League Cup semi-final, Sir Alex brings the champions to the Emirates Stadium for a show-piece domestic contest with  Arsenal...

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  2. Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, Beats Arsenal's Arsene Wenger in Transfer Duel

    Reports suggest Manchester United may have scored an early psychological victory over Arsenal ahead of the teams' titanic weekend match by winning the race to sign Chris Smalling...

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  3. Fans' Blunder and Players' Beef as United Prepare for Decisive Week of Football

    After a streak of media coups and positive headlines, did the anti-Glazer fans movement blunder in its finest hour? There is little doubt that action groups such as MUST and IMUSA have done ...

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  4. Is Edin Dzeko the Perfect Striker for United?

    Do United need a tall target man to make the most of Antonio Valencia’s devastating speed and crossing ability?   The Ecuador international is enjoying a fine debut season in Red since his ...

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  5. The Players Who Can End Manchester United's Post-Cristiano Ronaldo Funk

    It is becoming harder to remember that United are the reigning English Premiership champions who set out this season in a quest for a fourth straight title...

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  6. United's Financial Meltdown, Rooney's 'Exit,' and the Ghost of Carlos Tevez

    Is a fire sale of Red talent the only route left open to the bean counters at Old Trafford, tasked with steering United away from financial meltdown?Day after day, the Red faithful has been forced ...

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  7. United's Mourinho Dilemma

    What will Jose Mourinho make of Ryan Giggs’ claim that Sir Alex will stay in the United hotseat for another five years? The BBC’s 36-year-old, newly-crowned Sports Personality of the Year ...

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  8. Alex Ferguson Should Use European Tactics in England

    Another Saturday, another United four goal romp against a Premiership also-ran. United's destruction of West Ham, following the 4-1 blitz of Portsmouth, satisfied all of Sir Alex's requirements...

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  9. Will the Real United Stand Up At Stamford Bridge?

    With a quarter of the league campaign completed, United remain in contention for a fourth successive league triumph...

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  10. Trap Door Opens for Nani As United Steal Home Draw Against Sunderland

    Another late, late United show saved the champions from a humiliating defeat against resurgent Sunderland.Anton Ferdinand's 93rd minute deflected own goal took the gloss of what should have been ...

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  11. Are Black Managers Victims of English Football's Racism?

    Who will be the Jackie Robinson of English football management?The black American baseball star broke the colour bar when he played for MLB's Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947...

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  12. Ji Sung Park: The Season of Truth

    Congratulations are due to Ji Sung Park, who has scooped a new four-year contract at Old Trafford. Park had nine months left on the deal he signed when joining from PSV Eindhoven in 2005, forcing ...

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  13. United Beat City: Red Player Ratings

    A goal by substitute Michael Owen in the sixth minute of injury time gave Manchester United a 4-3 victory over Manchester City in this most pulsating of derby matches.The nature of United's victory is certain to spark controversy...

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  14. Harry Redknapp's Tactics Send Tottenham Hotspur To Manchester United Defeat

    Normal 0 21 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } A solid and professional display by a 10-man United team delivered victory to the champions, and dented Spurs high octane start to the season...

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  15. Andrei Arshavin: Life Should be like Football

    Top footballer Andrei Arshavin is the latest high profile celebrity to back the Council of Europe's "Speak out against Discrimination" campaign...

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  16. In Search of an Iconic United Midfielder

    Is it possible for a great team to have a mediocre midfield? The question might concern every fan who looks at United’s current midfield and trembles...

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  17. Wayne Rooney Beware: Ferguson Will Still Use You Out Wide on the Big Stage

    Should the hints be believed that Sir Alex really plans to restore Wayne Rooney to a central striking role throughout next season?In the summer of 2008, during the club's tour of South Africa, Ferguson admitted that he had "misused" Rooney...

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  18. The Carrington Edict: Forty Goals From Midfield

    I was going to open with a pleasantry about the summer holidays and the successful Asian tour. Instead, I'll take my cue from the manager who cut to the chase as soon as you were cleared for ...

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  19. Anderson: The Man Who Could Save Ferguson Millions

    As United prepare for a new season, much attention is focused on the strikers destined to replace Cristiano Ronaldo as the club's main goal-getter...

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  20. Love United, Hate Arsenal: But I Want the Gunners To Succeed

    First, Emmanuel Adebayor was sold to City. Now, Kolo Touré is following the Togo striker "oop north" to Blue Manchester. As a United fan, I should be grinning from ear to ear, feasting on the dismantling of a title rival...

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  21. Season Preview: Open Letter to United Defenders

    Hello lads, You're back in training now and the preseason seems to be going well. Like most fans, I suppose you've been reflecting on the past year...

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  22. I Wish This Quartet Of Premiership Hot Stuff Played For United

    It is said that United have £80 million to spend and no one to buy. Not true! Here's a quartet of top stars who have already proved their worth in the Premiership and who would fit right into United's pattern of play...

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  23. Farewell Carlos Tevez: United's Loss Is City's Gain

    Striker Carlos Tevez will play for City next year after agreeing a five-year contract with the Blues. "My record of success speaks for itself," he said...

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  24. Manchester United's Retreat From Greatness?

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  25. Three Questions For Fergie

    When Manchester United run out to face a Malaysian Select XI next Saturday, the dawn of the champions' post-Ronaldo era will begin...

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