Park to bring up his hundred in grudge semi-final against Japan

Park Ji-Sung will add another milestone to his list of career achievements when he wins his 100th cap for South Korea in the Asian Cup semi-finals against Japan tonight.

Chris Smalling eager to seize Manchester United chance

Chris Smalling is determined to seize every opportunity to prove he is worthy of a Manchester United first team place.

Anderson backed to hit Manchester United goal trail

Michael Carrick hopes in-form midfield partner Anderson can start to improve his goals output - even if it results in him getting an ear-bashing.

Giggs refuses to get complacent

Ryan Giggs is taking nothing for granted even though Manchester United's grip on the Premier League is beginning to strengthen.

'Lucky' Park winner ruins Szczesny's shock debut

After being thrown in at the deep end for his Premier League debut at Old Trafford, the 20-year-old Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has described Park Ji-sung's winner for Manchester United as "pretty lucky".

Arshavin: Arsenal must move on from defeat

Andrey Arshavin believes Arsenal must quickly forget about defeat at Manchester United and focus on getting back to the top of the Barclays Premier League with victory over Stoke.

Szczesny eager to grab Gunners chance

Wojciech Szczesny emerged from the rubble of Arsenal's damaging defeat at Manchester United to declare his intention to seize the unexpected chance handed to him by Arsene Wenger.

Manchester United can take control of title

Manchester United set themselves to take a decisive stranglehold on the Premier League title thanks to their 1-0 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford last night.

Fletcher's combination of steel and self-control shows Wilshere's limits

Arsenal had two pre-match observations to take some motivation from: Patrice Evra's claim that they are a "training ground team" who will win "no trophy, nothing", and Sir Alex Ferguson's claim in last night's programme notes that they are not as "lilywhite" as they seem. It was easy to imagine when Evra made his comments on Canal+ last week that Ferguson would have been irritated at the unnecessary source of inspiration but as Arsène Wenger's side went about their work you sensed that it had provoked rather than primed them.

Played off the Park

United see off Gunners but Wenger says ‘don’t write off title hopes’

Park winner sends United top with win over Arsenal

Manchester United 1 Arsenal 0

Berbatov's five-star show puts the focus on Rooney

Manchester United 7 Blackburn 1

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.

Park Ji-sung expects 'aggressive' Rangers clash

Park Ji-sung does not need to be British to know Manchester United are in a big game tomorrow, but at least he knows there is no danger of being thrown overboard if they lose.

New boys put United on verge of qualification

Bursaspor 0 Manchester United 3
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