Sport QPR striker Loic Remy

The former keeper wants to see new arrivals at St James' Park

Football: FA rejects manager's red card for referees

NO MATCH is complete these days without the losing manager complaining about the refereeing decisions responsible for defeat, and Thursday night was no different, with Liverpool's joint manager, Roy Evans, launching a scathing attack on Steve Lodge after his side's 2-0 defeat to Manchester United.

Football: Ferguson demands more pride

THE REBEL Manchester United supporters can take at face value BSkyB's promise not to further tamper with kick-off times if their Old Trafford takeover is successful. Why should they? The satellite broadcaster is doing it already.

Football: Solskjaer making best of handicap

The Old Trafford man is not a natural winger but is happy to play there in Norway's cause.

Football: United book room to expand

MANCHESTER UNITED yesterday unveiled their latest plans to cash in on their famous brand name. They have formed a joint venture to build a new 110-bedroom three-star hotel next to their Old Trafford ground.

Newcastle chiefs under fire as shares slump by pounds 7m

THE STOCK MARKET value of Newcastle United slumped more than pounds 7m yesterday as the City reacted negatively to newspaper allegations that two directors launched an attack on the club's supporters, players and managers.

Football: Cole and Solskjaer the perfect partnership

Manchester United 5 Walsall 1

Football: Palmer sympathises with United's show of frustration

Southampton's Carlton Palmer yesterday defended Manchester United's lack of discipline during their 1-0 defeat at the Dell on Monday, insisting that he would be disappointed if they were not like that.

Football: Cole transformed by goals and back in frame for World Cup finals

From scoring goals for fun at Newcastle, Andy Cole became a figure of fun when the goals dried up at Manchester United and the misses increased. But now, as Guy Hodgson saw at Old Trafford yesterday, he is pressing for a place in the England squad.

Football: Pallister sees a golden future

Guy Hodgson talks to an Old Trafford campaigner who says the best is yet to come

Football: Defenders to the fore as United make a solid start

FC Kosice 0 Manchester United 3

Football: Lilleshall to close in favour of academies

The FA's National School of Excellence is to be closed in two years' time following recommendations from the new technical director Howard Wilkinson, who wants the centre to be replaced with academies at leading clubs.

Milestones on United's road to the brink

20 Oct: Newcastle 5 Man Utd 0

Football: Screen test for Arsenal

Matt Tench travels to Highbury to watch the Londoners' away game with Manchester United

Solskjaer gunning for glory

Guy Hodgson on Old Trafford's swaggering young Norwegian striker

Dutch striker back in Celtic fold

Pierre Van Hooijdonk is staying at Celtic for the time being. The striker, who scored twice for the Netherlands against Wales on Saturday, had talks yesterday with the club's manager, Tommy Burns, designed to clear the air after their long-running contract dispute.
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