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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson wants UEFA to consider taking retrospective action on bookings as well as red cards in Champions League matches.

Fletcher recognition delights Ferguson

Darren Fletcher returns to the Manchester United side tonight with Sir Alex Ferguson delighted his fellow Scot's industry is now receiving full acclaim.

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Ferguson confident of escaping ban

Sir Alex Ferguson will plead guilty to the charge of improper conduct laid against him yesterday by the Football Association but remains convinced he can keep the punishment limited to a fine.

Evans: Manchester United spurred by Spurs success

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans believes the Barclays Premier League champions can take heart from last weekend's win at Tottenham going into the derby match with Manchester City on Sunday.

Ferguson dismisses threat of 'cocky' rivals

United manager says City have had 'soft' start and hits out at Adebayor's behaviour

Jonny Evans ready for Manchester United and City derby clash

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is relishing the chance to put one over Manchester City on Sunday at Old Trafford.

Ferguson lifted by Hargreaves' early comeback

Midfielder should be back by November while manager resumes Wenger sparring

Burley's future in the balance

Scotland manager awaits SFA decision after campaign to reach World Cup ends in failure

Fletcher predicts 'rigid' Manchester United

Darren Fletcher has predicted a more rigid Manchester United will be on show this season.

Burley waits on exiles for Norway trip

Scotland manager admits anxieties over English-based players ahead of key game

Fletcher determined to put club before country

Manchester United's Darren Fletcher yesterday rejected a request from George Burley to sit out Sunday's Community Shield match against Chelsea. The Scotland manager was desperate to secure the early release of the midfielder for the crucial World Cup qualifier in Norway a week today but has been unsuccessful.

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