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THE MANCHESTER United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will stick to his squad rotation policy for tonight's Super Cup game against Lazio in Monaco but insists the competition - yet another distraction in an already congested fixture list - is worth winning.

Football: Edwards to shed stake in United

MARTIN EDWARDS, Manchester United's chief executive, admitted yesterday that he would consider selling his shares in the club to help him become the next plc chairman.

Football: Cole is threatened with legal action

ANDY COLE was last night facing the threat of legal action over a controversial challenge on one of Australia's most promising players.

Football: No English lions, only workhorses

Andrew Longmore watches the new guard display the same old failings; Road to Euro 2000: Sweden show tactical superiority as national coach's honeymoon comes to an end

Football: Batty proves a hard man to dislodge

England's midfield was exposed before Scholes' exit.

Football: The second incoming of Sheringham

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