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‘Superstar’ Sanchez the right fit for Manchester United – Giggs

The 29-year-old Chile striker, who came close to joining Manchester City last summer, signed what is believed to be a four-and-a-half-year contract

Season’s top three signings so far

With City way out front, attention turns to the individuals who are expected to put on a show

Van Gaal: Changes taking effect as Man United trounces Liverpool

The win, secured by goals from Rooney, Mata and van Persie, was United's sixth in a row and galvanised their grip on third place in the table.

Netherlands thrashes Brazil, claims World Cup third place

Brazil's World Cup experience has ended with more trauma after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a battle for third place.

Spain mourns World Cup ‘catastrophe’ against Netherlands

Spain's press have pulled apart the side they've eulogised for six years, with commentators asking if the Dutch trouncing heralds the end of an era.

Starting with a final

The biggest clash of the opening weekend of the World Cup is a repeat of the 2010 final: Spain vs the Netherlands.

Van Persie, Welbeck earn 4-1 victory for Man U

Manchester United ended the first day of the Premier League with a victory against Swansea City on Saturday.

Moyes credits Sir Alex after Man U’s win against Wigan Athletic

United beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 in the season curtain-raiser to give Moyes a successful start to fill the huge boots of Alex Ferguson.

Arsenal fans feel ‘disappointed love’ after Van Persie’s goal

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger says Robin Van Persie's equaliser for Manchester United left his former club's fans nursing feelings of "disappointed love".

Ferguson: Arsenal jeers won’t faze Van Persie

Alex Ferguson has no concerns about the prospect of Robin van Persie facing abuse from fans of his former club Arsenal when the teams clash on Sunday.

Ferguson lauds Van Persie after United’s win over Aston Villa

Manager Alex Ferguson says Robin van Persie's second goal in their 3-0 win over Aston Villa proves Manchester United deserve a place in history.

Man City close league gap with win against United

Sergio Aguero has grabbed Manchester City a 2-1 win against United, helping to close the gap at the top of the English Premier League with 12 points.

Ferguson: Van Persie lucky to be alive

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson claimed the Dutchman was blasted "deliberately" in the head with the ball by Swansea's Ashley Williams.

Van Persie shoots Man U to the top

Robin van Persie piled on the misery for former club Arsenal as Manchester United went top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.

Van Persie relishing Rooney partnership

Robin van Persie has issued an ominous warning to Braga, saying his partnership with Wayne Rooney is finally beginning to live up to expectations.

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Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

King’s land body stops staff cuts

The Ingonyama Trust Board’s interim leaders won’t retrench employees until the land reform minister confirms new board

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National skills development inaugural webinar

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South Africa is open for business

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