Sport Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc will be looking to upset England when he lines up for Poland on Tuesday

Boruc is in outstanding form but rejects talk of being the new Jan Tomaszewski

Van der Sar set for Manchester United comeback

Edwin van der Sar could make his Manchester United comeback against Burnley tomorrow.

Manchester United head to Qatar

Paul Scholes is normally a reluctant traveller - but even he must have been glad to wave goodbye to the Manchester snow on Sunday.

Van der Sar on indefinite leave from Manchester United

Edwin van der Sar has been placed on indefinite compassionate leave by Manchester United after his wife suffered a brain haemorrhage, manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed today.

Foster not leaving Manchester United insists Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out a January loan move for Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster.

Manchester City not a distraction for United insists Brown

Wes Brown insists Manchester United will not be deflected away from the glory trail despite the emergence of Manchester City as another threat to their dominance of the English game.

Vidic says he's committed to Manchester United

Nemanja Vidic wants to be the rock Sir Alex Ferguson builds his next Manchester United team around.

Van der Sar future remains uncertain

Sir Alex Ferguson is still waiting to discover whether Edwin van der Sar intends to extend his career by another season.

Neville attacks 'mollycoddled' players

The Manchester United captain Gary Neville has followed up his manager's claims that footballers are "mollycoddled", by suggesting they "don't know how to set up their own bank account, they don't know what they're spending their money on and they can't make their own decisions".

Foster won't demand Manchester United exit

Ben Foster has no intention of banging on Sir Alex Ferguson's door and demanding to know why his World Cup dream is in jeopardy.

Ferguson plays down Kuszczak row

Sir Alex Ferguson today played down talk of a rift between goalkeepers Tomasz Kuszczak and Edwin van der Sar.

Manchester United interested in keeper Neuer

Sir Alex Ferguson has reportedly targeted Schalke goalkeeper Manuel Neuer as his favoured successor to Edwin van der Sar.

James Lawton: Benitez's clarion call reinforces thin red line

Give it to Rafa Benitez, we must. On arguably the most critical day of his football life, he created an extraordinary emotional response – the kind that used to be routinely called down from the heavens by the founder of the empire which has been shaken to its foundations in recent weeks.

Dutch show designs on English traditions

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Megson cries foul over disallowed strike

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Cesar denies Manchester United transfer link

Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar has denied speculation he is set for talks with Manchester United over a move to the Barclays Premier League.

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