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Rooney returns to sink Palace, Everton stun Mourinho

Steven Griffiths Wayne Rooney returned to give Manchester United manager David Moyes his maiden win at Old Trafford as the champions beat Crystal Palace 2-0, while Jose Mourinho suffered the first Premier League...

RVP eclipsed at Everton

Neil Johnston Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson criticised his own players for failing to utilise Robin van Persie's talents after they crashed to a surprise 1-0 defeat at Everton.

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Everton boss praises Cahill

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EVERTON chairman Bill Kenwright has paid a glowing tribute to departing Socceroo Tim Cahill, saying the club let him go with a ''heavy heart''.

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Spurs, Everton win FA Cup ties

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This season's FA Cup will be won by a team from London or Liverpool after Tottenham and Everton triumphed on uesday to set up capital and Merseyside semi-final derbies at Wembley next month.

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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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Paolo di Canio sacked by Sunderland

Julian Guyer Paolo di Canio was sacked as manager of English Premier League basement club Sunderland on Sunday after just seven months in charge of the north-east side.

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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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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breeze through League Cup ties

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur breezed into the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday, while Sunderland began life without Paolo Di Canio by beating Peterborough United.

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Arsenal finally raid piggy bank to win Ozil as EPL transfers set a record

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In a busy day of last-minute bargaining in the English Premier League, Arsenal pulled off a coup on Monday's transfer deadline day, smashing their transfer record by signing German playmaker Mesut...

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England's soft centre may yet melt World Cup hopes

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Alan Hansen Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is the biggest danger to England's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup on Tuesday as he is so well equipped to exploit the weak heart of the English defence.

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Chelsea have another special one in Eto'o

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Jose Mourinho has turned a former critic into his biggest fan, writes Ian Chadband.

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Moyes defends Fellaini's high price tag

Marouane Fellaini

Graham Chase David Moyes has defended Manchester United's decision to pay £27.5 million ($47.2m) for Marouane Fellaini weeks after the Belgium midfielder was available for a lower price.

How Friday night's 'fixed' match unfolded

David Obaze (red, on far left) playing for Southern Stars against Richmond at the Kevin Bartlett Reserve.
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Nino Bucci As the final whistle sounded over a patchy pitch in a unregarded corner of outer suburban Melbourne, a nil-all draw seemed a fitting result.

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Breakthrough night for Moyes at Old Trafford

Wayne Rooney

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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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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Chelsea stop rot, go top as Liverpool flop

Tom Williams Chelsea ended a run of four winless games to beat Fulham 2-0 and move to the top of the Premier League on Saturday, after Southampton stunned previous leaders Liverpool.

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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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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.

Six degrees of sackeration

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Shane Brady This season of football's favourite soap opera, "WestEnders", will be hard to top.

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.