Jeff Schlupp is on trial at United

Manchester United give Leicester City attacker Jeff Schlupp trial

Schlupp, 20, has been training at Carrington with the permission of his parent club

Rio Ferdinand

'We want to win it': Rio Ferdinand looking forward to FA Cup

Manchester United defender returns to old stomping ground West Ham

Patrice Evra (left) is wanted by French club Paris St-Germain

Patrice Evra: 'I will enjoy Christmas when I retire'

Manchester United defender has become accustomed to not having a festive break

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney to miss next few games for Manchester United

Striker suffered training ground injury

Darren Fletcher (right) says United need to stop giving teams head starts
Jones has been hampered by a summer back injury

Phil Jones to make long-awaited seasonal bow for Manchester United against Galatasaray

Jones has been hampered by a summer back injury

Craig Levein feels the pressure

Belgium defeat pushes Levein to the very brink

Craig Levein's 34-month reign in charge of his country was on the brink of ending last night when Scotland crashed to defeat in their Group A qualifying clash against an impressive Belgium side.

Scotland manager Craig Levein

Endgame for Craig Levein as defiance of Scotland manager peters out

Belgium 2 Scotland 0

Darren Fletcher brought physicality into the midfield

Manchester United in the Champions League: Five things we learned last night...

1. United's defence is not what it used to be...

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring the opening goal

Craig Levein recalls Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher as they end feud

Steven Fletcher's international exile has ended after the Sunderland striker and his international manager Craig Levein agreed to put their differences behind them. Fletcher has not played for Scotland since he informed the Scottish Football Association via text message that he did not want to be considered for a game against Northern Ireland in February 2011.

Sir Alex Ferguson is expecting an emotional day at Anfield

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson wary of Cluj counter-attacks

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has instructed his defenders to be on their guard after highlighting the growing counter-attacking influence in the Champions League.

Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring the opening goal

Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher earns recall to Scotland squad

Steven Fletcher has made a dramatic return to the Scotland fold after telling boss Craig Levein he was desperate to play for the national team again.

Tom Cleverley fires in Manchester United's second

Tom Cleverley relieved after notching goal for Manchester United

Tom Cleverley has admitted his lack of goals for Manchester United was starting to get to him.

Scotland manager Craig Levein won't rule out Rangers players

Scotland manager Craig Levein has not ruled out selecting any Rangers players in future squads despite the Ibrox club now being in the Irn-Bru Third Division.

Nick Powell: United's new signing played up front last season but Ferguson sees him as a midfielder

Two in at Manchester United, but Alex Ferguson wants two more signings

While showing off Manchester United's two new signings, Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell, Sir Alex Ferguson yesterday revealed that he is likely to venture into the transfer market again before the start of the new season.

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Britain braced for Black Friday
Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

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Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
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Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

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Oh come, all ye multi-faithful

The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
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First video bloggers conquered YouTube. Now they want us to buy their books
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Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
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When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible
Look what's mushrooming now! Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector

Look what's mushrooming now!

Meat-free recipes and food scandals help one growing sector
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

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Bill Granger's cracking egg recipes
Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

Terry Venables column

Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back
Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin