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Discontent overshadows Blackpool's first three points of the campaign

Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool reacts after missing a penalty
Manchester United manager David Moyes

Manchester United 2 Cardiff City 0: David Moyes wants £37m signing Juan Mata to show versatility - 'I can play him in any role'

The £37m signing played 85 minutes in the victory over Cardiff City at Old Trafford

Robin van Persie wheels away after scoring against Cardiff City

Manchester United 2 Cardiff City 0 match report: Juan Mata makes winning debut as Robin van Persie scores on return

The £37m signing played 85 minutes at Old Trafford, but despite a lively debut from the Spaniard, he was unable to mask United's mediocrity

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on his return to Old Trafford

Manchester United v Cardiff City: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer given raucous welcome on return to Old Trafford

The former striker takes an opposing team to Old Trafford for the first time

Juan Mata scarves are being sold outside Old Trafford

Manchester United v Cardiff City: Juan Mata debut at Old Trafford confirmed

The £37m signing from Chelsea wears the No 8 shirt

Cardiff City and Stoke City have swapped Peter Odemwingie and Kenwyne Jones

Transfer news: Cardiff City announce signing of Kenwyne Jones from Stoke City with Peter Odemwingie heading in opposite direction

The striker refused to play for Stoke after texting manager Mark Hughes

Manchester United v Cardiff City preview: Team strengths, tactics and stats

Check out all the vital statistics ahead of this week's Premier League meeting at Old Trafford

Adnan Januzaj v Jordon Mutch: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Manchester United and Cardiff City

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this week's Premier League meeting at Old Trafford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will make his return to Old Trafford

Manchester United v Cardiff: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Premier League fixture at Old Trafford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he had not spoken to Sir Alex Ferguson since taking over at Cardiff City

Manchester United v Cardiff City: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares for return to Old Trafford

Solskjaer said he had not spoken to Sir Alex Ferguson since taking over at Cardiff City

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Transfer news: Tom Ince set for Swansea talks after Ngog signs

Blackpool winger Tom Ince is due to have talks with Swansea City about a possible loan move

Paolo Di Canio said that if players turned up with mobile phones, he would throw them in the sea

Paolo Di Canio labels Lee Catermole and Phil Bardsley 'rotten' and claims Sunderland captain John O'Shea is two-faced

Di Canio's comments are the latest in a long line of criticisms against the players at his former club after he was sacked in September

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Transfer news: Club-by-club guide to the last few days of the January window

A look at what each Premier League club needs if they are to win the title, qualify for Europe or avoid relegation

The Sport Matrix: Monday 27 January 2014

Oscar puts on a show to take Blues to City in round five

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The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes