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Manchester City feel the heat as relentless United grind them down

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The fun seems to have gone from the Etihad Stadium as the long-time leaders have been overtaken by their neighboursAt some point, they stopped doing "the Poznan" at Manchester City recently. Every so often they go back to it and, in those moments, the Etihad Stadium is a happy place...
Manchester City feel the heat as relentless United grind them down

Manchester City fading and feuding while Manchester United look on

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• Exasperated Roberto Mancini points finger at Mario Balotelli• Superb Sunderland left to regret late collapseThere is plenty of fight left in Manchester City but they spent too much of this game doing battle with themselves. While much attention is rightly paid to the moodiness of the greatly talented Mario...
Manchester City fading and feuding while Manchester United look on

Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar

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• United an option, says Japan playmaker's agent• David Gill refuses to comment on United targetsShinji Kagawa, the Borussia Dortmund midfielder, heads the potential recruits on Manchester United's radar as the champions seek to strengthen during the summer ahead of their attempt to win back the title from Manchester City.While...
Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar

Football Manager 2013: the 30 best transfer targets, part one

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Having trouble building your dream team? We've asked Sports Interactive for the juiciest transfer targets at all levelsFootball Manager 13 has been out for a week, and by now most early purchasers will be well into their first season. Perhaps you are guiding some plucky Division Two minnow slowly up...
Football Manager 2013: the 30 best transfer targets, part one

Wolves v Manchester United

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• Hit F5 for the latest or set your page to update automatically• Send your emails over to rob.bagchi@guardian.co.uk• Keep up with all today's goals on our live scoreboard• Check out the latest league table with our stats centreHere are the teams:Wolverhampton: Hennessey; Zubar, Stearman, Bassong, Ward; Foley, Edwards, Davis,...
Wolves v Manchester United

Ashley Cole called a 'choc ice' on Twitter and Rio Ferdinand laughs

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• Twitter abuse towards Cole for part in John Terry trial• Ferdinand tweeted 'I hear you fella! Choc ice is classic!'The fallout from John Terry's court case took a dramatic twist on Saturday when Rio Ferdinand reacted laughingly to the description of Ashley Cole as a "choc ice" on Twitter...
Ashley Cole called a 'choc ice' on Twitter and Rio Ferdinand laughs

Manchester United, The NY Times and others load their Facebook Timelines with 100+ years of history

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After today’s introduction of Facebook Timeline for brand pages, brands have taken to the service to roll out historical views of themselves. Manchester United’s page runs back through its 134 years and includes 18 different languages with 300 pieces of new content. Dove, the beauty products company, retraces its steps...
Manchester United, The NY Times and others load their Facebook Timelines with 100+ years of history

Liverpool's Craig Bellamy fit to face Cardiff in Carling Cup final

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• Bellamy missed FA Cup match with back injury• Forward insists top four is main focus for clubCraig Bellamy has recovered from the back problem that threatened his involvement in the Carling Cup final and insisted he will not celebrate should he score for Liverpool against Cardiff City at Wembley.The...
Liverpool's Craig Bellamy fit to face Cardiff in Carling Cup final

TNW Pick of the Day: Resultly lets you set real-time alerts for almost anything on the Web

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It’s been more than a year since we first caught up with Resultly, a real-time social search engine which founder and CEO Ilya Beyrak confessed at the time was difficult to explain what it does. Indeed, you have to use it to appreciate what it really does. But at its...
TNW Pick of the Day: Resultly lets you set real-time alerts for almost anything on the Web

At last! Twitter search results are finally starting to show tweets older than a week

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Twitter has announced that it is rolling out an update for its mobile apps and website. In the coming days, users can now find older tweets using the search feature. Previously, the site only allowed users to search for tweets that were up to a week old. With a broader...
At last! Twitter search results are finally starting to show tweets older than a week

Amazon spoof reviews bring art of satire to website

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Amazon's recommendations sabotaged by ecstatic reviews for some odd productsIt was started by a handful of isolated enthusiasts, gradually became a cult craze, and is now threatening to become a commercial enterprise.Spoof reviews posted on Amazon have sent demand for the most unlikely merchandise soaring and are playing havoc with...
Amazon spoof reviews bring art of satire to website

Sir Alex Ferguson asserts Manchester United's potential to lift treble

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• Ferguson rues losing out to Spurs in race for Gareth Bale• But manager says it is brilliant 'to be involved in everything'Manchester United visit White Hart Lane on Sunday then entertain Southampton next in the league, which will give Sir Alex Ferguson at least two reminders of the time...
Sir Alex Ferguson asserts Manchester United's potential to lift treble

Harry Redknapp concedes title but remains confident of finishing third

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• Tottenham manager wants reaction against Manchester United• Scott Parker suspended but Gareth Bale set to playHarry Redknapp has conceded Tottenham Hotspur's chances of winning the Premier League title following last week's collapse in the north London derby but feels confident his side can hold on to third place and...
Harry Redknapp concedes title but remains confident of finishing third

Roberto Mancini calls on Manchester City owners to let him spend big

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• Manager flies to Abu Dhabi for talks about new contract• Mancini sure Tevez and Balotelli will stay with championsRoberto Mancini has flown to Abu Dhabi to discuss Manchester City's summer transfer strategy and his new contract following the club's Premier League title win on Sunday.The City manager is with...
Roberto Mancini calls on Manchester City owners to let him spend big

Now showing: Older Tweets in search results

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Yesterday, we updated our Android, iOS and mobile web apps to make it easier for you to find relevant content when you’re on the go. We also started to roll out an additional update on our mobile apps as well as on twitter.com: you'll now be able to find older...
Now showing: Older Tweets in search results

Nike Twitter campaign banned over 'unclear' footballer tweets

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Watchdog rules that company did not make plain that messages posted by Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere were advertsNike has become the first UK company to have a Twitter campaign banned, after the advertising watchdog decided that its use of the personal accounts of footballers Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere...
Nike Twitter campaign banned over 'unclear' footballer tweets

Park poised for switch to QPR

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• South Korean set to complete £2m move to Loftus Road• Park believed to be swayed by club's ambitious plansQPR are set to complete the signing of the Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung. The South Korea international will move to Loftus Road for £2m once the relevant paperwork has been...
Park poised for switch to QPR

Alex Ferguson's resignation mentioned six million times on Twitter in 24 hours

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Social media reaction saw retirement of Manchester United manager become top global trending topic within eight minutesSir Alex Ferguson was mentioned some six million times on Twitter in the 24 hours after he confirmed his resignation as manager of Manchester United, the microblogging site has said.The social media reaction in...
Alex Ferguson's resignation mentioned six million times on Twitter in 24 hours

Adapting to Facebook Timeline is a huge challenge for brands, here are some tips on where to focus

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With all Facebook pages now upgraded to the new Timeline whether they like it or not, many brands have found themselves struggling with the challenge of adapting their content and marketing approach to the new layout. A new Simple Usability study, which uses the firm’s eyetracking technology, is giving companies an interesting insight...
Adapting to Facebook Timeline is a huge challenge for brands, here are some tips on where to focus

VIDEO: Rio Ferdinand talks social media

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Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand talks to Leon Mann about an agency he is helping that is teaching young footballers how to use modern media....
VIDEO: Rio Ferdinand talks social media

Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

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In 2010, Techcrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well. According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the...
Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

Michael Carrick the quiet cog in Manchester United's engine room

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• Midfielder the man Sir Alex Ferguson relies on to drive title push• 'He doesn't seek publicity but Carrick's form has been superb'Michael Carrick's whispering style and lack of goals from midfield can get him placed in the "unrealised potential" bracket. But the silent one in the Manchester United engine...
Michael Carrick the quiet cog in Manchester United's engine room

Meet The 17 Ad Execs Who Have The Most Influence At Facebook (FB)

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Everyone knows that Carolyn Everson, Facebook's global marketing chief, is the top dog at the social network when it comes to advertising. But who influences her most? Most Facebook users don't know that back in 2011 Everson formed the "Facebook Client Council," a group of advertisers she meets with four...
Meet The 17 Ad Execs Who Have The Most Influence At Facebook (FB)

Football transfer rumours: Gerard Piqué back to Manchester United? | Jacob Steinberg

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Today's fluff needs a new alarmPrickly teenager André Villas-Boas says he doesn't need the backing of the players at Chelsea, he only needs the support of Roman Abramovich. Bye André! Bye! Let's just make Jay Tee manager now. Chelsea's new-found lowly status was confirmed after Zambia's Africa Cup of Nations...
Football transfer rumours: Gerard Piqué back to Manchester United? | Jacob Steinberg

Ryan Giggs at Manchester United: in pictures

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In pics: The life and career of Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs....
Ryan Giggs at Manchester United: in pictures

Brands may be paying celebrities for tweets, but who’s paying Twitter?

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It seems you can’t even post a photo of yourself eating a chocolate bar on Twitter these days without kicking up a stink. On Tuesday, Manchester United and (former?) England defender Rio Ferdinand – with almost two million Twitter followers – posted this message, accompanied by a photo of himself...
Brands may be paying celebrities for tweets, but who’s paying Twitter?

Hodgson axes Ferdinand from England squad for Euro 2012

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• Roy Hodgson visits Chelsea to talk to John Terry• Micah Richards and Peter Crouch also omittedRio Ferdinand's broken relationship with John Terry may have ended his England career after Roy Hodgson decided to sacrifice the Manchester United defender from his Euro 2012 plans.Hodgson contacted Ferdinand on Tuesday to inform him...
Hodgson axes Ferdinand from England squad for Euro 2012

Festival of goals, goals and more goals at top of Premier League | Dominic Fifield

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Is tiredness to blame for a frenzy of scoring among the top five? Is it brilliance or incompetence? Don't complain – just enjoy itThe quintet of managers at the Premier League's pinnacle merely offered a collective scratching of heads at the apparent anomaly. Sir Alex Ferguson could only describe the...
Festival of goals, goals and more goals at top of Premier League | Dominic Fifield

Micah Richards quits Twitter after three months of sustained racist abuse

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Manchester City player ditches his social networking account over vicious slurs but does not wish to involve policeThe Manchester City defender Micah Richards has left Twitter after receiving sustained racist abuse over the past three months. A spokesman for Richards told the Observer that the England full-back had reluctantly decided...
Micah Richards quits Twitter after three months of sustained racist abuse

John Arne Riise shows delight over Fulham's vital win over Norwich

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• Fulham concede 17th goal in final 15 minutes of league games• Poor second-half allowed Norwich City back in matchFulham's left-back John Arne Riise concedes their victory over Norwich City may not have been pretty but was vitally important after a three-game losing streak. Fulham went into the match on...
John Arne Riise shows delight over Fulham's vital win over Norwich
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