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

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Phil Jones debut goal pushes Manchester United back up to second

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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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