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Cantona's kick led to a football ban and a seagull quote

Manchester United celebrate after winning the Premier League

Manchester United's 20th Premier League title triumph gives Sir Alex Ferguson fresh impetus to carry on

Summer signing Van Persie crucial to success, says manager

Persie and Vlaar in the Manchester United v Aston Villa game.

Sir Alex Ferguson claims Manchester United 'are far better' than Manchester City at winning games

United boss responds to Roberto Mancini following title victory

Kooples makes another UK loss

The Kooples, the French fashion chain famous for ad campaigns that use real couples to model its rock-star inspired gear, has made a loss in the UK for the second year running.

Eden Hazard's boot transforms ballboy Charlie Morgan into overnight sensation

17-year-old son of multi-millionaire boasted on Twitter about plans to time waste hours before game

Wayne Rooney blasts the ball over the bar from the penalty spot against West Ham

Ryan Giggs defends Wayne Rooney over penalty miss

Manchester United striker missed from the spot against West Ham

Robin van Persie opened the scoring for Manchester United

More to Manchester United than just Robin van Persie insists Alex Ferguson

Striker has made huge impact since joining from Arsenal

Goalscorer Javier Hernandez celebrates against Wigan
Javier Hernandez

Javier Hernandez: 'You cannot afford to regret every chance you miss'

Manchester United striker scores winner in thriller with Newcastle

Robin van Persie celebrates his winner

Alex Ferguson compares Robin van Persie to Manchester United legend Eric Cantona

Netherlands international has enjoyed incredible start to career at Old Trafford

Can you spot the difference? Statue of Ferguson unveiled at Old Trafford and yes, yes you can

A collection of former and current Manchester United stars gathered at Old Trafford on Friday to attend the unveiling of a statue of manager Alex Ferguson.

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

The banner that greeted United to Galatasaray back in 1993 and a typically welcoming fan

'Return to Hell': Past meetings - Galatasaray v Manchester United

United are unbeaten in five meetings against the Turkish giants

The night all hell broke loose on United's European adventure

In 1993 their first Champions League campaign saw a notorious trip to Galatasaray. Tonight, writes Tim Rich, the club return...
Van Persie celebrates his brace against CFR Cluj

Is Robin van Persie Manchester United's greatest ever signing?

Robin van Persie scored twice last night to continue the remarkable start to his Manchester United career.

Protests over Mahmoud Sarsak

Calls to strip Israel of hosting the European Under-21 Championships grow over detention of Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak

The Palestinian Football Federation is putting pressure on Uefa to remove Israel as hosts of next year’s European Under-21 Championships for jailing a Palestine national team player without trial.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links