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Beckham takes Serie A switch in his stride

January 12, 2009

David Beckham was in a chirpy mood after making his Serie A debut as a surprise starter in AC Milan’s 2-2 draw at AS Roma on Sunday.

Can anything now stop United?

January 12, 2009

It’s been a great week for Alex Ferguson (as long as you ignore the League Cup).

Ronaldo unhurt after car crash

January 8, 2009

Cristiano Ronaldo escaped unhurt on Thursday after his Ferrari hit a roadside barrier in a tunnel near Manchester airport.

Here’s a simple way to stop fixture fuming

January 4, 2009

Somebody must have bought Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger a calculator each for Christmas because both managers have done their sums and criticised the Premier League’s fixture programme.

Champions League draw – your views

December 19, 2008

Jose Mourinho will clash with old foe Alex Ferguson in the Champions League last 16 with holders Manchester United playing Inter Milan.

Will predictable Champions League have new winner?

December 11, 2008

The 16 teams that reached the Champions League first knockout round were again the usual suspects expected to go through. The group stage of Europe’s premier club competition unfolded rather predictably after a few early shocks.

Tosic and Ljajic not yet United class

December 2, 2008

Speculation that Manchester United are after Serbia winger Zoran Tosic has gained momentum after reports that Sir Alex Ferguson had gone to some length to obtain a work permit for the 21-year old Partizan Belgrade player.

Ronaldo was the only choice for Ballon d’Or

December 2, 2008

Such is his extraordinary talent, Cristiano Ronaldo takes his place among the greatest players to have graced European football despite the less savoury aspects of his game.

Mourinho poised for City as geese attack Ronaldo

November 12, 2008

In quiet weeks there always used to be transfer news to mull over but now with the advent of ‘the window’, we have been deprived of major gossip until January.

Premier League best in the world? Don’t believe the hype

November 10, 2008

The British press are purring after Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United was decided by French winger Samir Nasri’s two strikes.