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Ferguson rules out England return for Rio

Sir Alex Ferguson does not expect Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand to be chosen for England's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Carroll crowned hero in Liverpool, Blackburn clash

Andy Carroll struck a dramatic injury-time winner as 10-man Liverpool beat Blackburn Rovers 3-2 at Ewood Park in a rollercoaster Premier League clash.

Red Devils edge closer to the League title

Manchester United have moved five points clear of their city rivals after two late goals got them the win against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park

Rooney strike keeps United’s title hopes on track

England striker Wayne Rooney has kept Manchester United's title bid on track after scoring the winner during the match against Fulham at Old Trafford.

Gerrard hat-trick secures spectacular season finish

Steven Gerrard urged Liverpool to end the season with a flourish after hitting a spectacular Merseyside derby hat-trick on Tuesday.

Anxiety ahead of possible Evra, Suarez meeting

All eyes at Old Trafford will be on Manchester United's Patrice Evra and Liverpool's Luis Suarez should they meet for the first time since a race row.

Suarez returns to rapturous applause

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has hailed the return of Luis Suarez after an eight game ban and again insisted he should not have been suspended.

Liverpool book a place in League Cup

Craig Bellamy has come back to haunt Manchester City as Liverpool booked their Wembley appearance after a dramatic 2-2 draw in the League Cup semis.

Mancini: Premier race will go to the wire

Manchester City reach the midway stage of their Premier campaign on Sunday with manager Roberto Mancini predicting the race will go down to the wire.

All eyes on Suarez, Kean at Anfield

Kenny Dalglish has defended Blackburn manager Steve Kean as Liverpool's Luis Suarez prepares for his first Anfield game since being banned.

Ferguson banks on United’s young guns

Alex Ferguson plans to use the League Cup tie with Crystal Palace to give fans a glimpse into the future despite failing to win the last two games.

Kuyt backs Dalglish to revive Liverpool

Dirk Kuyt is sure Kenny Dalglish can turn around Liverpool's fortunes as the Scot prepares to take charge of his first Premier League game.

Giggs, Rooney add to United’s injury woes

Sir Alex Ferguson is facing a double injury headache ahead of Manchester United's Champions League game at Valencia on Wednesday.

Tevez at the double as City beat Liverpool

Carlos Tevez scored twice as Manchester City overpowered Liverpool 3-0 at Eastlands on Monday.

Torres double inspires Liverpool to easy win

Fernando Torres turned on the style to inspire Liverpool to a 4-1 victory over struggling Portsmouth at Anfield on Monday.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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