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Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor

    Man United's crushing reality laid bare with drop to Europa League
    Man United's crushing reality laid bare with drop to Europa League
    For Manchester United, it might be that the embarrassment really starts to sting their cheeks when the Europa League draw comes around on Monday....
    Van Gaal won’t budge for fans
    Van Gaal won’t budge for fans
    Amid all the rancour and frustration, it has almost seemed to go unnoticed during this jarring spell for Manchester United that Louis van Gaal’s...
    Rooney, records ... and respect
    Rooney, records ... and respect
    In the next week, it is not a wild leap of logic to imagine Wayne Rooney will move alongside Sir Bobby Charlton as England's highest scorer, or maybe...
    The fast and 'fearless'
    The fast and 'fearless'
    It was when someone mentioned Euro 2004 in Raheem Sterling's presence, with a reference to the impact Wayne Rooney had on that competition, that we...
    It's all about Pirlo and possession
    It's all about Pirlo and possession
    Roy Hodgson had just been reminded about the passage in Andrea Pirlo's autobiography, I Think Therefore I Play, when the Italian looked back...
    A United front against Rooney
    A United front against Rooney
    There is, of course, the possibility that Manchester United will be bringing a whole heap of trouble on themselves by denying Wayne Rooney the...
    Mancini courts a yellow card
    Mancini courts a yellow card
    Roberto Mancini is running the risk of the Football Association (FA) intervening if he continues with his habit of waving imaginary cards for...
    Racism apology too slow in coming, says City manager
    Racism apology too slow in coming, says City manager
    Roberto Mancini has become the first opposition manager to question Liverpool's handling of the Luis Suarez affair and express concern about the...
    The quest for Mancini City
    The quest for Mancini City
    The Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles: Roberto Mancini, in shorts and trainers, looks even more tanned than usual, the product of several...
    No tears for Tevez
    No tears for Tevez
    First things first: it does not necessarily follow that just because Carlos Tevez has clicked his fingers he will get his way. It will still need a...
    Minister battles for control of services Seta
    Minister battles for control of services Seta
    Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is locked in a battle with the board of the services Sector Education Training Authority (Seta) over...
    Man United's Ferguson is ready to forget Rome
    Man United's Ferguson is ready to forget Rome
    From Sir Alex Ferguson, there were no excuses. Sometimes there is no option but to admit the other side were better and, that evening in Rome, it...