Giggs Extends Contract

  • 16 October 2007
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Ryan Giggs today moved a step closer to breaking the Manchester United all-time appearance record after signing a new one-year contract to keep him at Old Trafford until the end of next season.

The 33-year-old has played 727 matches for United since his debut against Everton in March 1991. Only Sir Bobby Charlton, with 759 appearances, has played more games for the club.

United in Bollywood

  • 16 October 2007
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Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney will both be part of a promotion clip for Bollywood football film 'Goal'.

Indian actor John Abraham plays the role of a footballer inspired by the English Premier League champions.

Bardsley off to Sheffield

  • 16 October 2007
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Sheffield United are poised to complete the loan signing of defender Phil Bardsley from Manchester United.

With full-back Derek Geary ruled out for up to six weeks, manager Bryan Robson has acted quickly to help fill the void.

Bardsley spent last season on loan at Aston Villa, but failed to do enough to secure a permanent switch to Villa Park.

Fletcher Back for Scotland

  • 15 October 2007
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United midfielder Darren Fletcher is in line for a surprise comeback for Scotland on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old suffered a broken leg while playing for the national team against France last month.

But Scotland boss Alex McLeish has called him into his squad for the Euro 2008 qualifier against Georgia.

Tevez: Boca Dreams

  • 15 October 2007
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CARLOS Tevez admits he dreams of returning to Boca Juniors - but not until he's achieved glory with Manchester United.

"When I look around the dressing room and see my team-mates there, I realise I'm at one of the most important clubs in the world," said Tevez. "That is a dream come true.

Evra: World Cup Snub Hurt

  • 15 October 2007
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Patrice Evra has admitted the 'tough blow' of being left out of France's World Cup squad has motivated him into becoming the player he is today. #

The Manchester United defender, who made his international debut in 2004 and has won seven caps, admits he was hurt to see his French colleagues playing in the World Cup, where they reached the final.

Rooney Backing England

  • 15 October 2007
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Wayne Rooney is backing England to perform against Russia on Wednesday keeping them on course for the Euro 2008 finals.

The Manchester United forward said: "We have got the job done today and we've got a similar game in Russia to the one we had to tackle in Istanbul a few years ago.

Van Der Sar Out

  • 12 October 2007
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Edwin van der Sar has been forced to withdraw from the Holland squad ahead of their Euro 2008 qualifiers against Romania and Slovenia.

The goalkeeper has missed Manchester United's last two matches with a toe injury and has continued to be bothered by the problem in training this week.

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