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Comment: David Moyes' position at Manchester United is much more complicated than a matter of stick or bust

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Comment: Patience at Manchester United for David Moyes will run out soon enough

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The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 7 January 2014

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Black Cats manager insists he always wanted to play and that his squad are of the exact same mentality ahead of League Cup semi-final

The Sport Matrix: Monday 6 January 2014

Cook ‘desperate’ to lead the rebuilding of England side

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Sunderland 3 Carlisle 1 match report: Adam Johnson and debutant El Hadji Ba give manager Gus Poyet a boost

Relegation-haunted Black Cats sweep aside the League One side at the Stadium of Light

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Villa left to focus on Premiership survival as Lambert’s side lacks nous to cut down Blades

Manchester United manager David Moyes has confirmed that Wayne Rooney will miss the FA Cup tie with Swansea

Manchester United v Swansea: Wayne Rooney ruled out of FA Cup third round tie with Swans

England striker has been struggling with a groin injury and David Moyes has confirmed that he will not feature in Sunday's encounter at Old Trafford

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Comment: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has entered a madhouse at Cardiff City - and he won't leave it on the good terms on which he has arrived

Working for owner Vincent Tan is unpredictable and far from the familiarity he enjoyed at Manchester United and Molde

Gus Poyet’s Sunderland are currently bottom of the Premier League

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The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 31 December 2013

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