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Why Fabio Capello should give Phil Jones his England head, not centrally, but at right-back

England manager Fabio Capello has revealed that he is willing to give Manchester United’s youngster Phil Jones his senior England bow in tomorrow evening’s match against Montenegro. Nevertheless, my feelings – for what they’re worth – are ones of joy … Continue reading

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Defensive United injuries will worry Ferguson despite West Brom win

Manchester United may have opened their Premier League season with a victory – a hard-fought encounter against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns saw the champions emerge with a 2-1 win courtesy of goals from Wayne Rooney and a Steven … Continue reading

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Manchester United steal a march on their rivals with £16m Phil Jones deal

Manchester United have swept aside Liverpool and Arsenal, two of their most fierce rivals, by agreeing a £16m deal for Blackburn Rovers outstanding England under-21 international Phil Jones. The highly-rated 19-year-old, a “Rolls-Royce” of a defender and a future England … Continue reading

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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs tipping club to win more honours in the coming years

Ryan Giggs, the 37 year-old veteran of 12 Premier League titles with Manchester United, is tipping the current crop of United players to experience greater success at Old Trafford. Giggs has been an indispensible member of the United squad this … Continue reading

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Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand set to miss key fortnight

Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand faces another two weeks on the sidelines as he struggles to shake off the calf injury that he picked up some five weeks ago. The England captain has been absent from the United line-up since … Continue reading

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