Thursday, November 12

United in the news

Nani risks Sir Alex Ferguson's wrath after lifting the lid on Manchester United rows (Mark Ogden, Daily Telegraph)

Manchester United winger Nani has put his Old Trafford future on the line with a remarkably frank account of his relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson. Of Sir Alex, he said: "He can go from complimenting you to just plain trashing you in a question of minutes."

Hargreaves eyes United comeback (Daily Mirror)

Owen Hargreaves is nearing the end of his mammoth comeback trail, having returned to England following operations on both knees to cure a tendinitis problem.

Ferguson to reignite row over 'unfit' referees (Ian Herbert, The Independent)

An unrepentant Sir Alex Ferguson will risk further condemnation over his attack on referee Alan Wiley today by telling a Football Association tribunal that the fitness of officials should be better.

Argyle boss wants defensive cover after Gray departure (Plymouth Herald)
Plymouth manager Paul Sturrock has made it his aim to ensure Plymouth Argyle don't start 2010 short of defensive cover. The loan deals of Manchester United full-back David Gray and Aston Villa centre-back Shane Lowry (pictured below) are both set to expire on December 19.

Manchester City lag behind Manchester United in quest for global domination (Mark Ogden, Daily Telegraph)

"United are the biggest team here," admitted the Sports Direct shop worker. "But City are becoming more popular and we do sell their shirts. It's United and Chelsea that people like most, though. And they like Barcelona too."

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