Robin van Persie opened the scoring for Manchester United

More to Manchester United than just Robin van Persie insists Alex Ferguson

Striker has made huge impact since joining from Arsenal

The last touch was from Vidic

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Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie

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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez may quit Premier League warns Damien Comolli

'Victimisation' could see Uruguayan depart

Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is 'the complete player' says Alex Ferguson

Former player will come up against Manchester United in the Champions League next month

Van Persie makes the difference for in-form United, abetted by Hernandez

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Goalscorer Javier Hernandez celebrates against Wigan

Michael Laudrup looks ahead to 'key game' for Swansea against Reading

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Jonny Evans wary of Newcastle threat

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Tom Cleverley fires his goal past the Sunderland goalkeeper

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There has been tension between the two players since Suarez (left) racially abused Evra

FA to introduce ethnic quotas for referees and coaches in new move to tackle racism

New plan set to demand at least 10 per cent of entry level officials and coaches throughout the game are from ethnic minorities

John Terry covers his mouth after his flashpoint with Anton Ferdinand

Kick It Out chairman ready to quit as he accuses Chelsea and Liverpool of a 'morality and leadership' failure

Lord Herman Ouseley critical of handling of John Terry and Luis Suarez racism cases

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