Ferdinand relishing title battle

Rio Ferdinand is relishing the intensity of a three-pronged title battle - just as long as Manchester United emerge the victors.

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Liverpool manager cuts increasingly frustrated figure after latest setback

United are still hungry, says Carrick

Midfielder claims that Old Trafford clash with Liverpool can provide timely spur

Park part of Manchester United's landscape

Being left out of the squad made the Korean even more determined to earn his place

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Rooney double takes United back to summit

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Rooney rules but Beckham steals show

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Wayne Rooney strikes twice as United cruise

Manchester United 4 AC Milan 0(United win 7-2 on aggregate)

Park eyes Manchester United treble

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Rooney scores winner for United in Carling Cup final

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Improving Nani delights Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson believes Portuguese winger Nani is finally coming of age at Manchester United.

Rooney is rampant as Arsenal fall apart

Arsenal 1 Manchester United 3: Striker starts and finishes brilliant move leaving Wenger to criticise 'poor' Gunners

United sweep aside Arsenal to remain second

Arsenal 1 Manchester United 3

Rooney to the four as Myhill plays the fall guy

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