Juan Mata follows in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, George Best and Eric Cantona
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Juan Mata takes No 7 shirt, following in footsteps of Manchester United greats George Best, David Beckham and Eric Cantona
Monday 27 January 2014
The £37m signing has taken over the vacant shirt
Friday 29 November 2013
Ryan Giggs as national treasure is a hard bubble to prick. The eulogies rained down on Friday on the occasion of his 40th birthday. The celebration of such a landmark, uncommon for an active footballer, is no place for the dissenting voice. But what about the day after? Is this the time to reflect more critically on the career of a Manchester United great?
Expectations around Adnan Januzaj must be tempered warns former Manchester United player Gary Pallister
Wednesday 06 November 2013
The 18-year-old has burst onto the scene this season
Wayne Rooney could be a Manchester United god according to former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher
Saturday 21 September 2013
The Sky pundit claims Rooney needs to sign a new contract and ensure his name is mentioned in the same breath as Sir Bobby Charlton, George Best, Ryan Giggs and Eric Cantona
Friday 20 September 2013
Neighbours battled it out at the other Old Trafford – and even George Best had a go
Wayne Rooney enters exclusive club as he nets his 200th goal for Manchester United to join Sir Bobby Charlton, Dennis Law and Jack Rowley
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Rooney scored twice in the 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen to make him just the fourth player to pass the double century mark
Adnan Januzaj flair invokes the spirit of George Best at Manchester United - a welcome foil to Ashley Young's diving
Monday 16 September 2013
Moyes gives the frail United youngster his league debut 50 years after legend’s first game
Saturday 15 June 2013
The footballer who could fly was Wyn Davies – the Newcastle United centre forward of the 1960s whose leaping powers bordered on levitation.
British and Irish Lions 2013: Stuart Hogg determined to challenge Leigh Halfpenny for full-back position
Friday 31 May 2013
The Scot hopes to mount challenge this weekend
Monday 25 March 2013
Former England star tells of 'horrific' health scare
Friday 22 March 2013
The game will now take place tomorrow
Friday 08 March 2013
Captaining Italy is a job that demands an ability to man-manage an ever-evolving crisis. More often than not when Italy play, Italy lose and it was John Kirwan, the former All Black great and then Italy coach, who once neatly summed up the end-game for the captain as "invariably dealing with the crisis of defeat". It is a fire -fighting role in the Towering Inferno.
Monday 04 March 2013
A Question of Sport is 1,000 not out and celebrating the landmark episode with some very familiar guests.
Monday 04 February 2013
The former England international's agent revealed his client had begun drinking again
Monday 04 February 2013
Concerns are growing for former footballer Paul Gascoigne after he appeared unwell and shaking during a charity appearance.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
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