Fletcher Stars in Scot Win

  • 13 September 2007
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Darren Fletcher’s Scotland pulled off one of their greatest results on Wednesday night, beating France 1-0 at the Parc de Princes, but it came at a cost to the United midfielder.

Injury forced Fletcher off after just 26 minutes of the tie, but Scotland held firm throughout and snatched a dramatic and unlikely winner when James McFadden hit a wonder-strike from 30 yards.

Ronaldo: Rooney Row Made Me

  • 13 September 2007
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Manchester United ace Cristiano Ronaldo admits he came of age as a footballer after his World Cup row with teammate Wayne Rooney.

Referring to the famous match in which he had a hand in having Rooney sent off, Ronaldo told Hello! Magazine: "After the match, I was criticised and whistled at.

Gary: Can't Afford to Lose

  • 13 September 2007
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Gary Neville has warned his Manchester United team-mates that they cannot afford to be cast adrift in the Premier League title race.

The champions made a slow start to the defence of their crown and had to wait four games for their first victory.

Neville: Ready to Attack

  • 12 September 2007
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Gary Neville hopes United can now go on a long winning run, with Louis Saha making a goalscoring return against Sunderland, Cristiano Ronaldo now free from suspension and Wayne Rooney’s comeback from injury reportedly not far off.

Ronny: No Striker

  • 12 September 2007
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Manchester United wing ace Cristiano Ronaldo admits he's uncomfortable with the striker's role Luiz Felipe Scolari is demanding of him with Portugal.

"I won't say this can't be my future," said Ronaldo, "but it doesn't suit me at the moment. I don't like playing with my back towards goal, I prefer to face it.

Fergie: Rooney is Back

  • 12 September 2007
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Wayne Rooney is back in training this week after recovering from a metatarsal injury.

"He's started training which is good. I'd not have brought him back to training unless he was ready," said Ferguson.

Fergie Attacked

  • 12 September 2007
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Police have confirmed Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was attacked at a North London railway station on Monday afternoon.

The vastly experienced and successful Scottish boss had travelled to the capital to attend a function.

However, the 66-year-old was attacked by a man at Euston Station at about 4:30pm, at which time British Transport Police were called to the scene.

Hargreaves Ruled Out

  • 11 September 2007
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Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves and Chelsea's Frank Lampard have both been ruled out for England's Euro2008 qualifier against Russia tomorrow.

Hargreaves suffered a thigh injury in training last Wednesday and was unavailable for the weekend Euro qualifier with Israel at Wembley.

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