Sport Ronaldinho with Scolari

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By midnight Central European time tonight, all 32 nations must have delivered a list of 30 names to Fifa's headquarters in Zurich. Some of the most familiar names in world football will have spent an anxious night awaiting their fate.

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Manchester United 4 Milan 0 (Manchester United win 7-2 on aggregate)

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David Beckham was greeted by a scrum of fans and media this afternoon as he arrived at Manchester Airport ahead of his much-anticipated return to Old Trafford.

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The Emirates plays host as the second favourites for the World Cup take on Ireland tonight. But don’t expect the beautiful game, writes Glenn Moore

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The Brazilian found his feet in no time at United but has since been caught diving in. Tomorrow, he can begin to restore his standing, writes Ian Herbert

Ferdinand's form gives cause for concern

It was the win in San Siro which Manchester United had been striving for since 1958 but there was so nearly a sense of deja vu about the club's fifth meeting with Milan in the stadium.

Manchester United hitting top gear says Carrick

Michael Carrick feels Manchester United are starting to hit top form at just the right time.

Magnificent Rooney uses head to gain upper hand

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Rooney steals Beckham show in Milan

Striker scores twice in thrilling 3-2 victory as United record historic first triumph at San Siro

Ronaldinho shows Ferguson what he has been missing

Rejuvenated Brazilian was a transfer target the United manager failed to land

Rooney gives United the edge in Milan

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Milan threat is far greater than just one Englishman

Leonardo's team can be a potent attacking force and will pose United problems

Ferguson spies chance in the shadow of Kaka

United manager believes Milan test will be easier this time

Mourinho fined for spat with journalist

Internazionale coach Jose Mourinho has been fined following his spat with an Italian journalist in December.

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