Ferguson admits Manchester City are contenders

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted Manchester City are now one of his club's major competitors.

Fletcher hits out at red card decision

Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has spoken of his frustration at his sending off at Birmingham.

Evans relishing semi-final derby against Manchester City

Jonny Evans cannot wait to get stuck into Manchester City as Manchester United recover from the hammer blow of getting beaten by Leeds on Sunday.

Fletcher calls on Levein to restore Scots' 'dogged' style

Darren Fletcher has welcomed the appointment of Craig Levein as new Scotland manager and demanded a return to their old obdurate ways. It is only two years ago that, under the stewardship of first Walter Smith, then Alex McLeish, the Scots nearly emerged out of a European Championship qualifying group containing both France and Italy.

Ferdinand makes World Cup fitness vow

Rio Ferdinand insists there is "no question" that he will be fit for next year's World Cup despite fears over his long-term fitness.

Manchester United in shock move for Sol Campbell

Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to turn to Sol Campbell to ease the defensive crisis engulfing Manchester United according to various reports today.

Gill's son called up as defence crisis grips United

With only one other defender fit, Ferguson turns to teen whose father is chief executive

Manchester United injury crisis deepens

Manchester United defenders John O'Shea and Jonny Evans have both been ruled out of action until January.

Fletcher up for challenging the best

Manchester United's Darren Fletcher has provided a revealing insight into his determination to provide a physical challenge to any of the elite Premier League players who feel they can see him off.

Fletcher's moment of magic inspires United

Manchester United 3 Everton 0

Ramsey serves up treat to increase the heat on Burley

Wales 3 Scotland 0

Ferguson will escape FA punishment

Sir Alex Ferguson will not face any action from the Football Association over his criticism of referee Martin Atkinson following Manchester United's defeat by Chelsea.

Ancelotti unhappy with Manchester United protests

Carlo Ancelotti saw Chelsea go five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League with a 1-0 win over Manchester United and then accused the visitors of trying to influence the referee.

Ferguson vents his fury at 'ridiculous' referee

United manager risks FA wrath after latest rant about officials after Terry plunders victory for Chelsea

Manchester United's Fletcher desperate to avoid surgery

Darren Fletcher is hoping a pain-easing injection will delay the need for ankle surgery until next summer.

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