Sport Sir Alex Ferguson’s presence at most United games has cast a shadow over David Moyes

It has been suggested that the former manager's presence is making is difficult for David Moyes

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Scholes sent off for witless, goalless United

FOOTBALL: Figo ready for move to England in summer

LUIS FIGO is likely to join a Premiership club this summer. His departure from the Bernabeu has become increasingly certain in the last few days as Real Madrid continue to prevaricate about whether to renew his contract, which expires at the end of next season. Real's failure to come to a decision has prompted the Portuguese midfielder to ask the Spanish club to release him at the end of this season, a request his club are expected to agree to.

Carlos Guitarlos, Borderline, London

It's an edifying coincidence that Carlos "Guitarlos" Ayala should play his first gig in the UK in the same week that heavy-metallers-in-meltdown rockumentary Metallica: Some Kind of Monster was released.

Fitness key for Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping his side's intense pre-season programme, beginning in the US, will kickstart their season, Ken Gaunt writes from Philadelphia.

Madrid signal policy change with Camacho

Just four days after committing his long-term future to Real Madrid, David Beckham finds himself without one of his closest allies at the club after they sacked their coach, Carlos Queiroz, and replaced him with former player Jose Antonio Camacho.

Spurs chase Queiroz and Arnesen

Although Spurs refused to confirm reports that they are replacing their director of football, David Pleat, with the general manager of PSV Eindhoven, Frank Arnesen, it seems that the former Denmark striker has been offered the job of technical director at White Hart Lane by the chairman Daniel Levy. This would leave no room for Pleat in his current role, which he has held for six years.

Beckham suffers new injury to increase squad problems

David Beckham may miss England's friendly match against with Sweden on Wednesday night after suffering a calf injury during Real Madrid's 5-1 victory over Sevilla last night.

Smith returns to assist Ferguson

Real Madrid 'lack class' over Henry, says Wenger

Gunners manager goes on the attack after Spanish club's coach puts striker top of summer shopping list

Real coach has sights on Henry

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