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The midfielder came off injured in the Capital One Cup exit to Sunderland

England manager Roy Hodgson to take charge of Under-21 clash against Scotland

National coach will take charge of the youth team while search continues for Stuart Pearce's replacement

Glenn Hoddle believes changes need to be made should he take up a role with the England Under-21's

Glenn Hoddle not interested in England Under-21s role unless changes are made to selection policy

Hoddle believes the FA need to allow best players to go to major tournaments if he is to have any interest should Stuart Pearce leave

Gary Cahill

Phil Jagielka encouraged by England partnership with Gary Cahill

The England manager has used no fewer than five different centre-half pairings in the last seven matches,

Sir Alex Ferguson pictured taking part in Manchester United's title parade

Sir Alex Ferguson: 'I have never held a grudge'

The departing Manchester United manager conducts his final pre-match press conference

Wayne Rooney celebrates with the Premier League trophy

Wayne Rooney waits to learn if he is in Sir Alex Ferguson's final Manchester United team

The England striker was dropped from the squad for United's last match

Sir Alex Ferguson applauds the Old Trafford crowd as he says goodbye before his retirement

Wayne Rooney may look for a new start in France

Striker not involved in match-day squad amid mounting rumours that he will leave the club at the end of the season

DAVID DE GEA (6/10): Could not do much about either goal and was otherwise brave enough in the box under some pressure

Manchester United v Manchester City player ratings from Old Trafford

Man for man marking from the Manchester derby

Roberto Mancini leaves Old Trafford with a smile on his face after victory over United
Petr Cech saves from Javier Hernandez to preserve Chelsea’s lead

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Man-for-man marking from Stamford Bridge

Ryan Giggs and Alex Ferguson

Ryan Giggs expects goals when Manchester United host Real Madrid

The Champions League tie is level at 1-1 after the first leg

Wayne Rooney shoots to score United’s fourth goal against Norwich

Manchester United 4 Norwich City 0 match report: I'm ready to take fight to Real Madrid, says Wayne Rooney

Striker scored once and created two in rout against Norwich

Robin van Persie was taken off against QPR

Alex Ferguson labels Manchester United's match against Norwich 'mundane'

United play Norwich this weekend before taking on Real Madrid in the Champions League

David De Gea makes a fine stop against Real Madrid

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea in demand after heroics against Real Madrid

Goalkeeper's Bernabeu brilliance sparks talk of La Liga return but team-mates sure he will be Manchester United star

Robin van Persie celebrates scoring his goal
Stuart Pearce

Stuart Pearce focused on European Championship glory rather than new England Under-21 contract

England Under-21 is out of contract in the summer

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