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Mourinho the master does it again while Van Gaal quickly finds out where Rooney plays best

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Chelsea injury list: Diego Costa will definitely miss Manchester United clash... but is hoping to be fit in time to play Arsenal

Hamstring injury will see striker definitely miss next two games

Louis van Gaal is 'great on the pitch' but a 'bad man', says Franck Ribery as he reveals relationship with Manchester United boss

Bayern Munich winger says his relationship with Dutch coach was 'crushed'

Eden Hazard and Aaron Ramsey

Why Manchester United, Sunderland and West Brom could hold the keys to the Premier League title for Chelsea and Arsenal

Chelsea are well in command with Arsenal their nearest rivals

Juan Mata: Manchester United team-mate Ander Herrera is 'a genius on and off the pitch'

Spanish midfielder speaks about his friend

Premier League power rankings: Rooney, Kane, Sanchez? Who are the 20 most important players between now and the end of the season?

We've ranked the players who will decide the Premier League season

John Terry and Diego Costa

When can Chelsea guarantee winning the Premier League title? And what's the earliest it can happen?

Jose Mourinho's side look almost certain to triumph this season

Edinson Cavani
Sergio Aguero

Eight things we learnt: Manchester City rely too much on Sergio Aguero; Sterling not good enough for Arsenal; Charlie Adam goal was best

ANALYSIS: Louis van Gaal is enjoying Manchester United's rivalry with Liverpool and the relegation battle is where the real excitement is

Jermain Defoe, Charlie Adam, Alexis Sanchez, Bobby Zamora, or Wayne Rooney? The best goal of the weekend as voted by you

REVEALED: In a weekend full of great goals the winner was...

Ander Herrera celebrates for United after scoring against Aston Villa

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera delighted to be at the 'right team in the right league'

The summer signing scored twice in the 3-1 win over Aston Villa at the weekend

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Louis van Gaal thinks his side have the momentum ahead of derby

Louis van Gaal says confidence is high following 3-1 win over Aston Villa

Angel Di Maria (left) plus David Beckham pictured in 1999 (right)

Angel Di Maria is 'not far off David Beckham club record', Manchester United point out

However, manager Louis van Gaal warns he won't be picking the Argentina international just because he cost the club £59.7m

Which of this weekend's great goals was the best? Vote for Defoe, Zamora, Rooney, Adam, Sanchez or Giroud

Pick your favourite from a weekend of memorable strikes

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NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own