Ryan Giggs was among the more experienced players available on the bench
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Wednesday 22 June 2011
Brusque and charming in equal measure, Martin Jol made a welcome return to English football yesterday as the new manager of Fulham, almost four years after his bitter and badly-handled dismissal from Tottenham Hotspur.
Sunday 19 June 2011
Tottenham's chairman Daniel Levy delighted the club's staff and supporters yesterday by playing hardball over the Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, who has said he wants to join Chelsea.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Manchester United's Michael Carrick has pulled out of the England squad for Saturday's 2012 European Championship qualifier with Switzerland due to injury.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Despite wet weather and that chastening Champions League defeat, thousands of Manchester United fans lined the city's streets for a Premier League trophy parade yesterday which at least lifted supporters' spirits going into the close season.
Friday 27 May 2011
Midfielder Michael Carrick does not care Manchester United will go into tomorrow's Champions League final as underdogs to Barcelona.
Friday 29 April 2011
Manchester United's Michael Carrick has spoken for the first time about his dip in performance after a poor 2009 Champions League final display plunged him into an 18-month search for his best form.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Premier League footballer Dominic Vose has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 16-year-old girl.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Michael Carrick has reminded his Manchester United team-mates that a 19th League title remains in their hands despite a disappointing night on Tyneside.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Brian Viner: Golf is the most fun you'll have with your clothes on (unless it's a blazer and club tie)
Saturday 19 March 2011
Wednesday 16 March 2011
Michael Carrick is keeping his fingers crossed that he is not pressed into service as an emergency defender for Manchester United when they tackle Bolton on Saturday.
Friday 11 March 2011
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick admits the thought of a potential derby FA Cup final against local rivals City is an exciting one - but insists he is solely focused on tomorrow's showdown with Arsenal for the time being.
Thursday 03 March 2011
Michael Carrick has signed a new contract with Manchester United that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2014.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has urged officials to get the big decisions right in important matches.
Sam Wallace: Sale of Spaniard won’t be popular with fans - but it could be best for Liverpool in long run
Saturday 29 January 2011
There is a tipping point in the relationship between every famous player and his club at which the latter have to stop wasting their energy in new ways to appease him and instead get him out the door for the best possible price. Liverpool have reached that point with Fernando Torres.
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