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Fernando Torres: The Spanish striker started the match on the Chelsea bench

Comment: Jose Mourinho makes clear his mistrust of current crop of Chelsea strikers Fernando Torres, Romelu Lukaku and Demba Ba

The Blues started the match against Manchester United without a single recognised striker

Wayne Rooney alongside David Moyes

Manchester United v Chelsea: David Moyes selects Wayne Rooney in starting XI

Mourinho's side starts without a recognised striker

David de Gea backed to continue progress at Manchester United

Dave Beasant is expecting much from the young Spaniard

David Moyes said he wasn’t nervous before his first game

Manchester United v Chelsea: David Moyes promises United will prove the doubters wrong

First home match for Moyes sees Jose Mourinho's Chelsea side visit Old Trafford

Gareth Bale

Transfer news: Gareth Bale returning to England amid reports Tottenham are considering PSG and Manchester United offers

Real Madrid are not the only suitors for the Wales international

Manchester United’s bid for Leighton Baines infuriated Everton

Comment: Less of the piety over transfer offers – Everton and other Premier League clubs must remember, you are allowed to bid

The transfer market is the ultimate expression of a club’s place

David Moyes claims he would have let Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini leave Everton

Roberto Martinez should let Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini go, says David Moyes

Everton criticised United’s £28m joint bid for duo as 'derisory and insulting'

Wayne Rooney came off the bench to assist Manchester United's third and four goals - although his body language did not suggest contentment (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Transfer news: Romelu Lukaku would welcome arrival of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney at Chelsea

The Manchester United striker is set to be the subject of a third bid from the Blues

Romelu Lukaku in action on Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia

Striker Romelu Lukaku eager to start for Chelsea against Manchester United

Two of the Premier League title favourites meet at Old Trafford on Monday

David Moyes in the United hot seat once occupied by Sir Alex Ferguson

Transfer news: Peter Schmeichel warns Manchester United against making 'statement signing'

New arrival must improve team warns former keeper

Jose Mourinho: The Chelsea manager's whole transfer strategy has revolved around Rooney

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho calls for transfer window to close before start of Premier League season

Transfer activity can continue until September 2 this year

Robin van Persie puts Manchester United ahead with an acrobatic effort in the champions’ win

Swansea 1 Manchester United 4 match report: Flying Dutchman Robin van Persie sets David Moyes on fast track to glory

Two goals from RVP and Danny Welbeck's double lift new manager as Wayne Rooney returns to the fold

David Moyes in the United hot seat once occupied by Sir Alex Ferguson

David Moyes ready to occupy biggest seat in league at Manchester United

New manager admits things ‘will never be as good’ as under his predecessor

David Moyes takes his United side to Swansea tomorrow

Premier League: Swansea v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Liberty Stadium

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A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes
Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs:

Independent writers remember their Saturday jobs

"I have never regarded anything I have done in "the media" as a proper job"
Lyricist Richard Thomas shares his 11-step recipe for creating a hit West End musical

11-step recipe for creating a West End hit

Richard Thomas, the lyricist behind the Jerry Springer and Anna Nicole Smith operas, explains how Bob Dylan, 'Breaking Bad' and even Noam Chomsky inspired his songbook for the new musical 'Made in Dagenham'
Tonke Dragt's The Letter for the King has finally been translated into English ... 50 years on

Buried treasure: The Letter for the King

The coming-of-age tale about a boy and his mission to save a mythical kingdom has sold a million copies since it was written by an eccentric Dutchwoman in 1962. Yet until last year, no one had read it in English
Can instilling a sense of entrepreneurship in pupils have a positive effect on their learning?

The school that means business

Richard Garner heads to Lancashire, where developing the 'dragons' of the future is also helping one community academy to achieve its educational goals
10 best tablets

The world in your pocket: 10 best tablets

They’re thin, they’re light, you can use them for work on the move or keeping entertained
Lutz Pfannenstiel: The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents

Lutz Pfannenstiel interview

The goalkeeper who gave up Bayern Munich for the Crazy Gang, Bradford and a whirlwind trawl across continents
Pete Jenson: Popular Jürgen Klopp can reignite Borussia Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern Munich

Pete Jenson's a Different League

Popular Klopp can reignite Dortmund’s season with visit to Bayern
John Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

Cantlie video proves that Isis expects victory in Kobani

The use of the British hostage demonstrates once again the militants' skill and originality in conducting a propaganda war, says Patrick Cockburn
The killer instinct: The man who helps students spot potential murderers

The killer instinct

Phil Chalmers travels the US warning students how to spot possible future murderers, but can his contentious methods really stop the bloodshed?
Clothing the gap: A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd

Clothing the gap

A new exhibition celebrates women who stood apart from the fashion herd
Fall of the Berlin Wall: Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain

The Fall of the Berlin Wall

Goodbye to all that - the lost world beyond the Iron Curtain