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The defender contrasted United’s title win with City’s narrow triumph

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand brands Manchester City and Liverpool also-rans, not contenders

The defender is celebrating after helping United to their 20th league title

Manchester United celebrate after winning the Premier League

Manchester United's 20th Premier League title triumph gives Sir Alex Ferguson fresh impetus to carry on

Summer signing Van Persie crucial to success, says manager

Wayne Rooney in action for Manchester United in their 2-0 win over Stoke

Wayne Rooney tells Manchester United to 'push over the line' in the hunt for the Premier League title

The England striker wants to make sure of winning the league

Samir Nasri scores the opening goal at Wembley

Samir Nasri delighted to hit form at 'right moment' for Manchester City

Frenchman scored opener against Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final

David Silva with Carlos Tevez at Old Trafford

Chelsea v Manchester City: David Silva will be given until last minute to prove FA Cup fitness

The Spaniard limped off with a hamstring injury in the latter stages of the derby win

Roberto Mancini leaves Old Trafford with a smile on his face after victory over United

Chelsea v Manchester City: Roberto Mancini's side in upbeat mood following victory over Manchester United

Sides meet at Wembley on Sunday for place in final

MATIJA NASTASIC: Looked far more experienced than a 20-year-old in his first year in English football, intercepting well

Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic tipped to overshadow Nemanja Vidic by Kevin Keegan

The young Serb has impressed this season

United we stand: Rene Meulensteen (centre), first-team coach of the champions-elect, talks to the squad during a session at their Carrington training ground on Friday

Sir Alex Ferguson: We're never going to go away

Ahead of tomorrow's derby, and with the title as good as won, United's manager has a message for Manchester City, a team at the crossroads

Alex Ferguson:

Sir Alex Ferguson expects Manchester United to face motivated City side in derby

The teams meet on Monday night in the Premier League

Manchester City 4 Newcastle United 0 match report: City rout Newcastle but Roberto Mancini says form may have come too late

The battle to retain their title may have been lost but Manchester City are not yet ready to declare a ceasefire. A week tomorrow they will limp into Old Trafford 15 points behind Manchester United but it will not be a place for coronations or guards of honour.

Culture clash: Former mentors and managers say Luis Suarez is amazed by the attention paid to his antics

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Vincent Kompany is back to his imposing best for City

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could play for Belgium this week

Defender has not played since January

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Joleon Lescott recalled to England squad ahead of qualifiers as Spurs duo Michael Dawson and Aaron Lennon withdraw injured

Joleon Lescott was recalled to the England squad tonight just three days after being left out of Roy Hodgson’s original 26-man squad when Michael Dawson withdrew with a hamstring injury.

Manchester City's Argentinian forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal and his third to complete his hat-trick

Carlos Tevez takes problems in his stride says Manchester City team-mate Gareth Barry

Striker scores hat-trick despite arrest during midweek

Manchester City's Argentinian forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal and his third to complete his hat-trick

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Argentine scores hat-trick to set up possible Manchester derby at Wembley

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