Friday, January 1
United in the news
Rio Ferdinand is 'nowhere near' a comeback, says Sir Alex Ferguson (Daniel Taylor, The Guardian)
United's medical staff believe Ferdinand could miss another three weeks because of the problem that badly affected his form earlier in the season. More.
Carrick in warning over thrashing (Martin Blackburn, The Sun)
"We know with the run-in, and everyone fit and playing consistently, we've a chance. More.
United lose O'Shea for two months (Tim Rich, The Independent)
The injury has not responded to treatment and the Manchester United manager yesterday said the 28-year-old may not be available until the beginning of March, More.
Manchester United v Leeds: friends reunited by FA Cup draw (Daily Telegraph)
It has been nearly six years since Leeds faced Manchester United and their FA Cup third round meeting prompts memories of a great rivalry that has entertained down the years. More.
The top 10 FA Cup third round shocks (Daily Mail)
Exeter's 0-0 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford in 2005 the pick of the bunch. More.