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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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Netherlands, Italy qualify for World Cup

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The Netherlands became the first European nation to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on Tuesday.

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Breakthrough night for Moyes at Old Trafford

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Paul Hayward Wayne Rooney's 200th goal for Manchester United eased the team's new manager, David Moyes, into the wonderland of Champions League football, where he faces a test far more exotic than the quest to...

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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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Manchester United manager David Moyes ready for the school of hard knocks

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Henry Winter David Moyes believes Manchester United may suffer more defeats like the 4-1 thrashing by Manchester City and that he will continue "to take the punches" as he changes a team in "transition".

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Liverpool and Arsenal take derby honours

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Tom Williams Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, while Arsenal clipped Tottenham Hotspur's wings in the north London derby.

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Spain, Italy, Germany on course for Cup qualification

Barry Whelan Spain, Italy and Germany moved close to World Cup qualification, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for Portugal on Friday.

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Liverpool gives it away

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Julian Guyer Reigning champion Manchester City twice came from behind in a 2-2 draw away to Liverpool that denied Brendan Rodgers his first English Premier League win as Reds' manager.

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Oscar's star turn as Chelsea held by Juve, Messi spares Barca blushes

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Tom Williams Chelsea's Champions League title defence began with a 2-2 draw at home to Juventus on Tuesday, while Lionel Messi came to Barcelona's rescue against Spartak Moscow and a sloppy Manchester United...

Oscar no slouch but Chelsea left to rue collapse

Tom Williams Chelsea's Brazilian prodigy Oscar announced his arrival in style with two goals at Stamford Bridge but it wasn't enough for the London side, which began its Champions League title defence with a 2-2...

Five things we learnt from the EPL

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Paul Zalunardo and Shane Brady Talking points from the English Premier League

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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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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...

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.

Man Utd bound for Sydney?

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Sebastian Hassett FOURTEEN years after they last graced Australian shores, Manchester United are set to make their next visit to Sydney, with a friendly match scheduled for July 20 at ANZ Stadium.

Manchester United to play A-League All-Stars in Sydney

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Liam Fitzgibbon English Premier League giants Manchester United will return to Australia for the first time in 14 years to face an A-League All Stars squad in July.

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Gallop unites for Origin pitch battle

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Michael Chammas FOOTBALL Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop yesterday fired his first shot at the game he once ran, announcing football's major coup just an hour after State of Origin tickets went on...