The Black Cats lead 2-1 after the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final
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Friday 29 August 2008
Paul Scholes was sent off as Manchester United squandered a chance of lifting a trophy only two weeks into the season as they went down to defeat by Zenit St Petersburg in the UEFA Super Cup.
Friday 25 April 2008
If Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty cost him any sleep on Wednesday night, then he did not betray any signs of it. "I'm always confident," he said. "I've 38 goals this season so it's not a problem if you miss one or two. I've scored 16 or 17 penalties since joining United and I've missed two. If I get another penalty in Manchester I'll score. I have confidence in my own ability."
Thursday 03 April 2008
Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he remembers little about the goal that turned a crucial Champions League tie Manchester United's way.
Saturday 22 March 2008
Ahead of the kind of high octane weekend Sir Alex Ferguson can expect, it sounds dangerously like tempting fate but the Manchester United manager has waded into the debate on protection of referees by claiming that his side affords them a respect which is lacking at Arsenal and Chelsea.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
As Manchester United picked up the pieces following Sunday's devastating home defeat to their neighbours Manchester City, Ryan Giggs said that there could be no repeat of the performance that has left their title chances in doubt. But privately the club are concerned that national associations are no longer willing to compromise on players over international friendlies.
Thursday 07 February 2008
Robinho belatedly brightened up a chilly night at sold-out Croke Park with a 65th-minute winner to help Brazil sink the managerless Republic of Ireland. The Real Madrid striker finished off a sweeping counter-attacking move by firing a low shot through Lee Carsley's legs and beyond the desperate reach of Shay Given.
Wednesday 06 February 2008
Giovanni Trapattoni is the latest in a long line of changing favourites to become the Republic of Ireland's new manager, with the FA of Ireland hoping to announce the Italian's appointment soon if an interview within the next few days goes smoothly. Ireland play Brazil in a friendly this evening and no talks will be held until that is out of the way.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
The Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is aiming to take a "defining" step towards the treble this week – with a hat-trick of victories.
Thursday 25 January 2007
As 2006 drew to a close, so too did the reforming aspirations of the Oxford vice-chancellor when a large majority of his opponents voted down his plans for major governance reforms.
Sunday 04 June 2006
Friday 19 May 2006
Hundreds of people with HIV/Aids face being sent back to Africa following a decision by the Home Office to allow them to be deported to their home countries.
Monday 23 January 2006
Tuesday 01 November 2005
Wednesday 24 August 2005
Sunday 14 August 2005
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
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Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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