Wayne Rooney (L) shoots past Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder Carl Henry (2nd R) and Scottish defender Christophe Berra (R) to score

Rooney celebrates Euro 2012 reprieve with goals

Manchester United 4 Wolves 1

Phil Jones debut goal pushes Manchester United back up to second

Aston Villa - Manchester United 1

Palace were shock winners at Old Trafford

Crystal Palace defeat will not damage youngsters insists Alex Ferguson

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson expects his younger players to learn from Wednesday's humbling Carling Cup loss to Crystal Palace.

Palace were shock winners at Old Trafford

Patrice Evra demands rapid Manchester United recovery

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans wants to quickly forget last night's shock Carling Cup loss to Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha (left) takes on Fabio da Silva

James Lawton: Zaha the brightest star on a night for young contenders

It was supposed to be the night when Ravel Morrison, Manchester United's teenager of ravishing talent and rambunctious nature, made an announcement to the football nation.

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha (left) takes on Fabio da Silva

James Lawton: Zaha shines brightest on a night for young contenders

Throughout the first half he was quite the best thing in the match - quick and skilful

Arsenal's £12m Chamberlain so much more than a Walcott clone

Former Saint has familiar pedigree but will add bite rather than pace to Wenger's midfield

Antonio Valencia signs new Man United deal

Antonio Valencia has signed a new four-year deal with Manchester United.

Antonio Valencia to miss Manchester United pre-season tour

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Antonio Valencia has flown back to England and will play no part in the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

Venezuela shock Ecuador at Copa America

Venezuela stunned Ecuador 1-0 to go top of Group B at the Copa America last night with only their third win in the competition since they first took part in 1967.

Copa America: Ecuador squad preview

Our run down of the teams involved in the 2011 Copa America, which kicks off on July 1, continues with a closer look at Ecuador.

Ferguson's 19th title taunt to Liverpool: 'It's our time now'

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed an intention to ram home the club's supremacy over Merseyside, declaring, in the course of expressing a hunger for a 20th title, that "it was Liverpool's time in the Eighties; it's our time now".

Champions League Final: man-for-man marking

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Messi leads brilliant Barcelona to victory

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
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The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee