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Alex Ferguson may leave Manchester United

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Mark Ogden London: Alex Ferguson's Manchester United future is shrouded in doubt with the Scot understood to be seriously considering calling time on a managerial reign that has lasted almost 27 seasons.

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Booed Rooney lauds Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson and Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney on Tuesday praised the retiring Alex Ferguson as a "fantastic manager" -- just days after the veteran Scottish boss revealed that the striker had submitted a transfer...

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Giggs is the right man to turn United around

Next in line: interim Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs, right, speaks with his predecessor David Moyes.

Michael Owen Every top manager in the world will be linked with the Manchester United job over the next few weeks, but it could be the most obvious choice is already in place: Ryan Giggs.

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Pellegrini enjoys calm before derby mayhem

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Mark Ogden Manuel Pellegrini has been able to wander freely through Manchester this week, sharing jokes with blues and reds, as he prepares for his first derby.

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Manchester City thrash Manchester United in EPL

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Manchester City thrashed Manchester United 4-1 in an extraordinary derby match as north London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham claimed the top two positions on the Premier League ladder on Sunday.

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Moyes won't panic despite neighbourhood quash

Manchester United's Scottish manager David Moyes arrives for the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on September 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS

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Paul Hayward The handover was never going to be velvet. Despite the apparent smoothness of the transition from Alex Ferguson to David Moyes it was delusional to expect Manchester United's new manager immediately...

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Red alert for Moyes: Fergie-less United are floundering

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Alan Hansen David Moyes is having to meet the challenge of replacing Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager at the same time as breaking up a team which, in my opinion, was able to win two of the last three...

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David Moyes concedes Liverpool are favourites in "biggest game"

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Manchester United manager David Moyes conceded that Liverpool probably start as favourites to win what he described as "the biggest club game in England" when they meet at Old Trafford on Sunday.

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David Moyes in defiant mood over his future at Manchester United

Confident of steering the ship out of troubled waters: David Moyes.

Mark Ogden David Moyes has come out fighting before the Champions League clash with Olympiakos that could make or break his reign as Manchester United manager, insisting that he remains the man to make the club...

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Alarm bells ring loud and clear for United after worst start to a season for five years

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Alan Hansen Manchester United do not fail to score in back-to-back league games very often, so the warning signs are there for David Moyes after the 1-0 defeat at Liverpool.

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Referee race row: Chelsea accuses Clattenberg

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Jeremy Wilson at Stamford Bridge Chelsea accused referee Mark Clattenburg of directing inappropriate language towards two of their players during Sunday's acrimonious 3-2 defeat against Manchester United, with one complaint...

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Van Persie sends United to top as Chelsea and City stumble

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Julian Guyer Robin van Persie piled on the misery for former club Arsenal as Manchester United went top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Van Persie ignores flak from Gunners to fire United

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Jason Burt WITHOUT RVP this was RIP for Arsenal. Outplayed and outfought, their increasingly desperate plight was highlighted by the eagerness of defender Andre Santos to ask for Robin van Persie's shirt as the...

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Sky Blue but with a chance of storms

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Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC always wanted it this way. From the moment the club was put together, way back in 2004, they always held aspirations of the grandest stage.

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Hernandez to the rescue as United move clear

Javier Hernandez of Manchester United celebrates with  team-mate Luis Antonio Valencia.

Tom Williams Half-time substitute Javier Hernandez scored twice and made another as Manchester United came from two goals down to win 3-2 at Aston Villa on Saturday and pull four points clear in the Premier...

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Five-goal City go top as Chelsea, United stumble

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Tom WIlliams Unexpected defeats for Chelsea and Manchester United allowed champions Manchester City to stroll into first place in the Premier League on Saturday by crushing Aston Villa 5-0.

City stares at second early exit from Champions League

Chris Wright Manchester City's first tilt at Champions League glory ended in a heartbreaking group stage exit a year ago from a tough group - though the club then went on to lift the English Premier League crown.

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United storm back to steal Redknapp's thunder

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Tom Williams A quick-fire three-goal salvo saw Manchester United come from behind to beat Harry Redknapp's new club Queens Park Rangers 3-1 on Saturday, propelling them to the top of the Premier League.

Chelsea off pace in title race as Manchester duo dominate

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Ian Whittell MANCHESTER: Alex Ferguson predicts a long, hard English Premier League title race with champions Manchester City after his team opened up a seven-point gap over rivals Chelsea.

Benitez aims to stop Blues fans seeing red

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Julian Guyer LONDON: European champions Chelsea may be third in the Premier League but that will be little consolation to interim manager Rafael Benitez as he takes his side across London to West Ham on Saturday.