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Leading article: Kicking carbon

Footballers cannot win, can they? They get it in the neck from the neighbours when they build naff palaces with monogrammed gates and mock-Tudor facades. Yet they get the same opprobrium when they try to commission something stylish, modern and socially conscious. At least, that seems to be the depressing conclusion to be drawn from the public objections to Gary Neville's proposals to build a futuristic eco-home in the Lancashire countryside.

Judgement day looms for Neville's zero-carbon footprint

The Man United star is passionate about his flower-shaped property – but others are less than convinced by it

Capello targets World Cup final... and then he won't jump ship

Get-out clause deleted as England coach signs up for 2012 Euros – now he just has to pick the right squad after a tumultuous week

Ferguson talked Scholes out of retirement

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he talked midfield maestro Paul Scholes out of retiring.

Ferguson urges old enemy to aid United's quest for history

Manager backs Anfield outfit to beat Chelsea and help deliver record crown to Old Trafford

Dixon sure Neville is back in the frame

Lee Dixon, the former England and Arsenal defender, believes Manchester United captain Gary Neville could have a role to play at the World Cup.

Manchester United can still win title says Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would prefer to be helping Manchester United's players land their 19th league championship than standing on the sidelines hoping they can do it.

Scholes deserves more accolades says Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is convinced a love of the quiet life has prevented Paul Scholes gaining the worldwide recognition his talents deserve.

Scholes signs new Manchester United deal

Paul Scholes has signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester United.

Gary Neville relishing title run-in

Gary Neville loves this part of the season the most.

Rafael battles second-season syndrome

The Brazilian found his feet in no time at United but has since been caught diving in. Tomorrow, he can begin to restore his standing, writes Ian Herbert

Manchester City the 'right club' says Tevez

Carlos Tevez claims he is now at the right club after joining Manchester City from Manchester United.

Gary Neville gearing up for Manchester United's 'big week'

Defender Gary Neville admits Manchester United have a big week ahead of them as they attempt to overturn Manchester City's advantage in the Carling Cup semi-final before facing Arsenal in a crunch clash at the weekend.

Tevez jibes were 'misinterpreted'

Carlos Tevez's agent, Kia Joorabchian, has insisted that the striker is not bitter at leaving Manchester United and his dispute is with Gary Neville alone. Joorabchian said: "If you don't have respect and class you have to accept that they are entitled to say something back. Gary Neville stepped into something that maybe he shouldn't have done and Carlos felt he had to answer.

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