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The former captain picks the best players he played alongside

Ian Holloway: Too many will end up like George Best

Football has a real problem with morality and the game has a duty to stamp out culture of excess

Gary Neville critical of rich clubs

Manchester United captain Gary Neville admits even bitter rivals Liverpool command more respect from him than certain clubs "who throw a load of money" at success.

Harry Redknapp calls time on culture of drinking

Alcohol is the 'main problem' behind recent scandals says Spurs manager as he tells players to live the Italian way

Scholes reveals he expected to retire

Paul Scholes has admitted at Christmas last year he thought he would have retired by now.

Carragher plans to play three more seasons

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has been inspired by Manchester United's old-timers and aims to carry on playing for another three seasons.

Ferdinand defends under-fire Capello

Rio Ferdinand today came to the aid of under-fire England head coach Fabio Capello and insisted the Italian does not deserve the stick he is getting.

Milner would relish Scholes link-up

New Manchester City midfielder James Milner would love to play alongside Paul Scholes for England.

Scholes admits regret over World Cup

Man of the moment Paul Scholes has admitted he wished he had gone to the World Cup.

Club guide: Manchester United

Title: 9-4 Relegation: 1,000-1 Sack Race: 50-1

Fletcher longs to remain a Red Devil

Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher has revealed the hunger that drives him on daily at Manchester United.

Manchester United deny making Sneijder bid

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insists he has not made a bid for Holland midfielder Wesley Sneijder.

Scholes: I would have gone if Capello had asked earlier

Midfielder dismisses claim that he refused to reverse his retirement to spend the summer with his family

Campbell hits out at England omission

Sol Campbell believes he missed out on a place in Fabio Capello's World Cup squad because the Italian simply does not like him as a player.

James Lawton: With respect, Il Capo, even Sven would have struggled to concoct this week's gaffes

Wait a minute, Fabio, wasn't it the idea that we absorb your football culture rather than the other way around?

Hurst wants Scholes to play in World Cup

England legend Sir Geoff Hurst believes veteran Paul Scholes deserves to be part of the England World Cup squad this summer - if the midfielder can be persuaded to come out of international retirement.

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War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

It's not easy being Green

After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
Gorillas nearly missed: BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter

Gorillas nearly missed

BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
Downton Abbey effect sees impoverished Italian nobles inspired to open their doors to paying guests for up to €650 a night

The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals

China's wild panda numbers on the up

New census reveals 17% since 2003
Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

Our woman in Beijing builds a new relationship

Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

Alexander McQueen's astonishing vision

Ahead of a major retrospective, Alexander Fury talks to the collaborators who helped create the late designer's notorious spectacle
New BBC series savours half a century of food in Britain, from Vesta curries to nouvelle cuisine

Dinner through the decades

A new BBC series challenged Brandon Robshaw and his family to eat their way from the 1950s to the 1990s
Philippa Perry interview: The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course

Philippa Perry interview

The psychotherapist on McDonald's, fancy specs and meeting Grayson Perry on an evening course
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef recreates the exoticism of the Indonesian stir-fry

Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

Our chef was inspired by the south-east Asian cuisine he encountered as a teenager
Chelsea vs Tottenham: Harry Kane was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope

Harry Kane interview

The striker was at Wembley to see Spurs beat the Blues and win the Capital One Cup - now he's their great hope
The Last Word: For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?

Michael Calvin's Last Word

For the good of the game: why on earth don’t we leave Fifa?
HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?