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Gerrard discovers new tension in Mersey rivalry

Wayne Rooney is congratulated after putting Manchester United ahead
<b>West Ham United 2-2 Manchester United </b><br/>
<b>5 January 2013</b><br/>
<b>FA Cup </b><br/>
Van Persie came off the bench to score a stoppage time equaliser and keep Manchester United's hopes of winning their first FA Cup since 2004 alive. Ferguson described Van Persie's goal as 'world-class' with the Netherlands international latching onto a through-ball from Ryan Giggs to slot beyond West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen with only seconds remaining.

Sir Alex Ferguson orders Manchester United to 'have a go' at the FA Cup

United entertain West Ham at Old Trafford tonight

Joe Cole of West Ham United looks on

Rio Ferdinand wishes Joe Cole well at West Ham - but not tomorrow

Manchester United defender played with Cole at Upton Park

Danny Welbeck

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Goalscorer Javier Hernandez celebrates against Wigan
Ferguson insists he is staying put 'for a bit of time'

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Welshman has not made the impact of previous years

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Alex Ferguson: 'Once again they proved their courage. It's a great quality to have'

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Phil Jones

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