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United were easily beaten by Chelsea on Sunday to lose further ground in the Premier League

After armed riot squads, Milijas can take derby heat

When Wolverhampton Wanderers eventually face West Bromwich there will be no paramilitaries doing choreographed moves in the stands or armed riot squads to police them. The players' cars should be safe from their own fans. In fact, his experience of the Belgrade derby convinces Nenad Milijas he can stay cool amid the heat of the first Black Country spat between the two sides in the top flight for 26 years. He might have to wait a few weeks to find out, however, after today's match was postponed.

Man United recovery no suprise to Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand insists Manchester United's rapid rise up the Premier League has not taken him by surprise.

Nemanja Vidic desperate for Rio Ferdinand to be fit

Nemanja Vidic is crossing his fingers central defensive partner Rio Ferdinand will be fit for Monday's top-of-the-table showdown with Arsenal.

Let Wayne Rooney move on pleads Nemanja Vidic

Nemanja Vidic wants the past to be forgotten and Wayne Rooney left alone to get back to what he loves best - scoring goals for Manchester United.

Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic will miss Rangers clash

Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic will both miss Manchester United's Champions League trip to Rangers.

Gabriel Obertan eager to retain Manchester United place

Gabriel Obertan is crossing his fingers that he has done enough to stay in the Manchester United squad for Saturday's Premier League clash with Wolves.

Alex Ferguson delighted with Nemanja Vidic leadership

Sir Alex Ferguson is certain he got it right by naming Nemanja Vidic as Manchester United's new captain.

Ferguson rues agents 'making life difficult' but relishes key win

After a week that saw him succeed in keeping Manchester United's most valuable remaining asset at Old Trafford, Sir Alex Ferguson commented that dealing with agents like Wayne Rooney's representative, Paul Stretford, was "making life difficult".

United held to a draw at Sunderland

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 0

Hernandez wins attacking wings as gritty United bolster defence

Valencia 0 Manchester United 1

Berbatov has improved after changing his game, says Vidic

The new Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic was full of praise for Dimitar Berbatov yesterday, saying that the Bulgarian had changed his game compared to last season to become more effective.

Manchester United never doubted Berbatov insists Vidic

Nemanja Vidic insists his Manchester United team-mates have never doubted the quality of Dimitar Berbatov.

Dalglish quick to leap to Torres' defence

"Diabolical" is how Jamie Redknapp described it but the Liverpool icon Kenny Dalglish believes Fernando Torres warrants understanding for his lame display at Birmingham last week. "I played a lot worse than he did last Sunday, believe me," said Dalglish in defence of the Spaniard who, in his eyes, is the victim of a non-stop calendar. "He has not had a break for three years. He has had the Confederations Cup, the World Cup, the European Championship. He has picked up two or three injuries and it's been stop-start."

Hodgson ready to unleash Torres and Gerrard

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson hopes a fully-refreshed Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard will provide the spearhead for victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Ferdinand targets Liverpool to hit back

Rio Ferdinand believes beating Liverpool would be the perfect way to make amends for the sloppy points Manchester United have dropped so far this season.

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