Beckham was forced to perform a sexual act on himself while looking at a picture of former United star Clayton Blackmore whereas in comparison Mata is likely to sing a song
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Juan Mata debut: Can the £37m signing live up to the previous wearers of the Manchester United No 8 shirt?
Tuesday 28 January 2014
The Spaniard makes his debut against Cardiff City
Monday 27 January 2014
Juan Mata follows in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, George Best and Eric Cantona
Sunday 12 January 2014
Mario Testino’s talent with a camera must be maddening for other photographers working in a highly competitive field, but he remains one of the most revered stars in his profession. Testino has a natural ability to float effortlessly from studio to backstage to after-party, producing stunning shots in any kind of situation. From royals to mega-celebrities, Testino has shot some of the world’s most inaccessible subjects, always with an ease that betrays the complexity of the task. When Testino gets “in your face” he captures you at your best — and that is what makes him the best.
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Those who refuse an honour inevitably follow it up with a worthy fuss
Do not arise, Sir Beckham: David misses out on knighthood as Katherine Jenkins appears among the 2014 New Year Honours List surprises
Monday 30 December 2013
The former England football captain and Olympic ambassador was nowhere to be seen, but the opera singer, DJ Pete Tong and the Queen's gynaecologist were
Comment: After PSG manager Laurent Blanc offends female reporter, it's ime to show male chauvinism the red card
Friday 20 December 2013
Laurent Blanc's comments to a female reporter typify football's patronising view of women, says Emily Dugan
Class of 92: Manchester United duo Paul Scholes and Gary Neville admit England failure still haunts them beyond retirement
Saturday 30 November 2013
Scholes also gives the current national squad 'no chance' of success at Brazil 2014 despite sitting alongside the current assistant coach Neville
Thursday 21 November 2013
The former England captain is understood to be scouting possible stadiums
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Friday 15 November 2013
Few give Roy Hodgson's side a chance at next summer's tournament in Brazil
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Premier League stars David Luiz and Willian were also in attendance at the basketball match
Monday 11 November 2013
The 14-year-old appears to be following in the footsteps of his father David Beckham having already trained with Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers
Sunday 10 November 2013
Chris Ashton finished a hokey-cokey week – out of the England team then back in again – with a morale-boosting Twickenham try in front of a footballing hero in the win over Argentina.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson plays down concern at lack of English players in the Premier League
Tuesday 05 November 2013
National team woes have been placed at the door of the Premier League
Monday 14 October 2013
Sterling will provide cover to Friday night's hero Andros Townsend and Danny Welbeck on the flanks
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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