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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

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

Mancini: we could be out of title race

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• Manchester United can open up eight-point lead • 'If we go eight points behind then it is finished'Roberto Mancini fears Manchester City's hopes of winning the Premier League could be over before their next match, at Arsenal on Sunday. The leaders, Manchester United, play twice before then and Mancini...
Mancini: we could be out of title race

Valencia injury takes shine off victory

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• Winger will be out for up to four weeks with hamstring injury• Sir Alex Ferguson pleased with return of Tom CleverleySir Alex Ferguson said Manchester United required a wake-up call to overcome Ajax on their Europa League debut but the victory was tainted by an injury to Antonio Valencia...
Valencia injury takes shine off victory

Rio Ferdinand warned by Sir Alex Ferguson after £45,000 Twitter fine

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• Ferdinand's 'choc ice' reference deemed improper conduct• Manager warns defender you can't take it backSir Alex Ferguson has warned Rio Ferdinand to be careful when tweeting in future after the defender was fined £45,000 by the Football Association for his reference to the term "choc ice" on the social...
Rio Ferdinand warned by Sir Alex Ferguson after £45,000 Twitter fine

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

Ajax 0-2 Manchester United | Europa League last-32 match report

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Manchester United's battle was as much with themselves as with Ajax. There was little grandeur for them to savour in this Europa League encounter. While pondering the last 32 of a lesser tournament, they would have felt a pang this week as the knockout phase of the Champions League got...
Ajax 0-2 Manchester United | Europa League last-32 match report

Harry Redknapp for England saga may unsettle Spurs, says Alex Ferguson

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• 'The people who will be more concerned are the directors'• Ferguson's plan to retire had negative impact at Old TraffordSir Alex Ferguson has warned that the uncertainty regarding whether Harry Redknapp will become England manager could affect Tottenham Hotspur's season.The Scot takes Manchester United to White Hart Lane on...
Harry Redknapp for England saga may unsettle Spurs, says Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson's retirement a big hit on Twitter

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Manchester United manager's decision to retire led to 1.4m mentions in an hour, more than the death of Margaret ThatcherIf you want an idea of the reverence with which Sir Alex Ferguson is held, Twitter has an easy guideline: more than Margaret Thatcher, but less - so far - than...
Alex Ferguson's retirement a big hit on Twitter

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: 24 hours of retirement tweets

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From 10pm Tuesday 7th May to 10pm the following day, 6 million tweets were sent about Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement. FACE took 2.2 million of them and looked at their time and location to produce this graphic showing how the online response changed as rumour turned to announcement.Mona Chalabi    ...
Alex Ferguson: 24 hours of retirement tweets

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

Fergie's time called via Twitter | Media Monkey

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And so it came: the final curtain on the most successful managerial career in world football, announced not in a frenzied press conference, nor in a ceremonial farewell on the Old Trafford pitch - but in a 97-character tweet. Such is the modern way, the official confirmation of Sir Alex...
Fergie's time called via Twitter | Media Monkey

Prince Charles's PR chief to launch consultancy with Google executive

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Paddy Harverson, who oversaw media operations for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding, will step down in springThe Prince of Wales's PR supremo, Paddy Harverson, is leaving royal service to team up with one of Google's top executives to launch a new consultancy.Harverson, 50, who has been at Clarence House...
Prince Charles's PR chief to launch consultancy with Google executive

Jemima Kiss meets the founders of Wetransfer.com

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This week on Tech Weekly presented by Guardian digital correspondent Jemima Kiss we meet Bas Beerens and Nalden founders of the file transfer site wetransfer.com about their fast growing alternative to dropbox and yousendit.Also Jemima talks to Irish tech entrepreneur Michael Fitzgerald about his small business cloud software application onepagecrm.com...
Jemima Kiss meets the founders of Wetransfer.com

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

Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Manchester City clash in April will be crucial

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• Manchester United lifted by players returning from injury• Tottenham match 'always a tremendous highlight'Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United's visit to Manchester City on 30 April will be pivotal in deciding who wins the Premier League. Ferguson pointed to the return of key players from injury as a boost...
Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Manchester City clash in April will be crucial

Wayne Rooney posters strike gold for Sunday Times

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News International ads for paper's Rich List win Cannes outdoor advertising prize, as Google continues successful runA campaign for the Sunday Times Rich List featuring Wayne Rooney, the Rolling Stones and the stars of Dragon's Den has picked up a top award in the outdoor advertising category at the Cannes...
Wayne Rooney posters strike gold for Sunday Times

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

Manchester United's David De Gea has learned from his mistakes

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• Sir Alex Ferguson praises Spaniard for his powers of recovery• Conceded poor winner in defeat to Blackburn in last meetingSir Alex Ferguson has praised David de Gea's reaction to the poor performances which prompted Manchester United's manager to drop the goalkeeper at the turn of the year.There will be...
Manchester United's David De Gea has learned from his mistakes
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