Sport David Moyes appears dejected with he defeat to Swansea in the FA Cup third round

Moyes was dealt another blow in the FA Cup elimination at the hands of Swansea but has played down talk of transfers despite calls from supporters to strengthen club

Rio Ferdinand had a commanding game in defence for United

Five things we learnt from Manchester United's victory over Newcastle at St James' Park

1 Rooney is back and comfortable in his new role

Hodgson mixes with all kinds of fans - but perhaps this little mishap has crossed a line

Will Roy's honesty go down the tube?

Hodgson is a personable and open man, writes Sam Wallace, but his little mishap will have reminded the England manager not to cross the boundaries

Editorial: Maybe better to stick to the limo, Roy

There must surely be something admirable about a public figure able to use public transport without affectation. The England football manager's decision to travel by Tube to Arsenal's Champions League match against Olympiakos is, therefore, to be applauded.

Wayne Rooney (centre) is joined by Mikaël Silvestre (right), who is training with his former team-mates until he finds a new club

Alex Ferguson: Foreign players are more likely to take a dive

Sir Alex Ferguson claimed last night that overseas players are more likely to dive than those from Britain, as he responded to complaints from Manchester City's Sergio Aguero that foreign imports have a tougher time with referees in the Premier League.

The Serbian defender has been ruled out for at least two months after knee surgery

Alex Ferguson hopeful Manchester United's injury woes will ease soon

Sir Alex Ferguson is crossing his fingers Manchester United can limp through the next week before finally seeing their defensive woes start to ease.

Chelsea defender John Terry

John Terry may consider four-game ban 'lenient' suggests Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson thinks John Terry might consider himself to have got off lightly after being hit with a four-match ban by the Football Association yesterday.

Scott Wootton impressed in his first game for United

How to graduate from United's junior ranks

Former Ipswich striker James Scowcroft analyses how four debutants fared on Wednesday night

Scott Wootton impressed in his first game for United

How to graduate from Manchester United's famous finishing school

Four defenders made their debuts for Sir Alex Ferguson's side on Wednesday. Former Ipswich striker James Scowcroft analyses how well they made the step up

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand fined £45,000 by FA

The Manchester United defender was found guilty over the 'choc-ice' tweet

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand fined £45,000 by FA over 'choc-ice' tweet

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been fined £45,000 after being found guilty of improper conduct over comments he made relating to the John Terry racism trial on Twitter.

The fastest man in the world Usain Bolt wants to play for Manchester United one day

Rio Ferdinand to help Usain Bolt make Manchester United dream come true

Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand has said that he will help sprinter Usain Bolt to make his dream to play for the team become a reality.

Rio Ferdinand is favourite to receive the captain's armband for England

FA aiming to resolve Rio Ferdinand improper conduct charge before start of Premier League season

The Football Association will aim to wrap up Rio Ferdinand's improper conduct charge before the new Premier League season is launched on August 18.

Rio Ferdinand pictured with Lewis Hamilton, enjoying some time off

Bernstein: FA must take a tough line on discrimination

The Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, last night issued a stern warning to players reminding them of their responsibilities to act appropriately and vowed strong sanctions against guilty individuals.

FA takes tough line over discrimination

The Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, last night issued a stern warning to players reminding them of their responsibilities to act appropriately and vowed strong sanctions against guilty individuals.

Alex Ferguson in South Africa

Glazers to pocket half of Manchester United flotation

The Glazer family last night issued a notice of intent to sell just over 10 per cent of Manchester United on the New York Stock Exchange, aiming to raise around $300m (£190m).

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