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Video: Internazionale players are sending their manager a hard-hitting message

Sir Alex Ferguson lifts the Premier League trophy following the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sir Alex Ferguson blasts 'the whole bloody lot of them' for the hire-and-fire culture in the Premier League

Manchester United are unique in their patience and loyalty to staff claims the outgoing manager

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 15 May 2013

Goal rush boosts Arsenal – and sends Wigan down

Manchester City's dismissal of Robert Mancini proves once more that football is a painful business

Football clubs aren't like other brands that inspire loyalty, but stop short of love.

Ferguson shakes hands with fans prior to the game (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger 'not surprised' by Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to retire

Signs that the Manchester United manager would step down were there last year claims Arsenal counterpart

Emerson Boyce and Gary Caldwell lift the FA Cup trophy at Wembley

Manchester City 0 Wigan 1 match report: Ben Watson gives FA Cup welcome dash of romance

Wigan’s substitute stuns City with late winner to earn his club the trophy for first time but now comes the battle to avoid relegation from Premier League

FA Cup: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley

The road to Wembley - how Manchester City and Wigan Athletic got to the FA Cup final

We chart the two team's routes to the final

Micah Richards

Manchester City defender Micah Richards eyes 2014 World Cup place with England

24-year-old confident of making right-back position his own

Edin Dzeko silences the doubters
Roberto Mancini faces a defining week in his career at City

Premier League: Manchester City v West Brom match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium

Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri 'blows hot and cold' admits Manchester City assistant David Platt

The Frenchman is in form as the dethroned champions look to secure second and the FA Cup

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on

PSG 'confident' Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal this summer

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti linked with Real Madrid

Luis Suarez has already been judged before any hearing

Luis Suarez bite: History counted against Liverpool striker says Arsene Wenger

Suarez was banned for 10-matches for biting Branislav Ivanovic

Sir Alex Ferguson joins in the celebrations

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson remains the wealthiest manager in Britain

Arsene Wenger and Roy Keane share second place

Sir Alex Ferguson joins in the celebrations

James Lawton: Willingness to adapt keeps Alex Ferguson and Manchester United one step ahead of the rest

He is a wonder of competitive force and working intelligence

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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

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Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

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Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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

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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

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