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GNev becomes 29th former Fergie player to become a manager

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Gary Neville has become 29th former Manchester United player to play for Sir Alex Ferguson to become a manager.

Viv Anderson, Michael Appleton, Henning Berg, Clayton Blackmore, Laurent Blanc, Steve Bruce, Chris Casper, Peter Davenport, Simon Davies, Darren Ferguson, Ryan Giggs, David Healy, Gabriel Heinze, Mark Hughes, Paul Ince, Andrei Kanchelskis, Roy Keane, Henrik Larsson, Gary Neville, Paul Parker, Mike Phelan, Bryan Robson, Mark Robins, Teddy Sheringham, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Frank Stapleton, Gordon Strachan, Chris Turner, Neil Webb.

Ray Wilkins Appointed As New Manager Of Jordan National Team (With Frank Stapleton As His Assitant)

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By Chris Wright

"Stay on your feet, young man!"

In whatis almost certain to go down as one of theoddest managerial appointments in recent memory, the Jordanian FA (JFA) have announced that Ray Wilkins has taken over as the head coach of their national side.

Arsenal’s New Away Shirt Connects Me to 1979′s FA Cup Final Triumph Against Man Utd

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The unveiling of Arsenal's new away-kit brought to mind the away-kits of the 1970′s, specifically those worn in the 1979 FA Cup, a glorious 3-2 victory over Manchester United. The new away-kit features the same (or similar) bright yellow and royal blue. It's probably one of the most-famous finishes in FA Cup history.

The revolving door – Where’s the legacy?

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"...let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings" Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â ~King Richard, Richard II

What a start to the season last weekend.

The revolving door – Where’s the legacy?

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"...let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings" Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â ~King Richard, Richard II

What a start to the season last weekend.

Herd and Stapleton: From Arsenal to Old Trafford

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The record books show that Viv Anderson was the last big name player to be transferred from Arsenal to Manchester United in 1987 but two earlier signings proved to be just as significant. Few players...

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How the United, Glasgow Rangers rivalry originated

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Tuesday nights European Champions League first round clash with Glasgow Rangers at Old Trafford is the second so called ‘Battle of Britain' in the last seven years. The two sides met at Ibrox on...

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The 1985 United v Everton clash which set a record

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Former Manchester United defender Kevin Moran will be watching Saturdays clash at Goodison Park with special interest - and not because it will be Wayne Rooney's first appearance for United since his...

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Hernandez may give Ferguson a Rooney dilemma

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Former Manchester United striker Frank Stapleton grabbed plenty of goals for the Reds in the 80's so he knows when he sees a special one. As far as Stapleton is concerned, new signing Javier...

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For Arsenal’s sake – Leave Adebayor alone

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Today's Sponsor: Making the Arsenal: you know it makes sense For Arsenal's sake Leave Adebayor alone By Ian Trevett I can clearly remember the first time I really gave it to an ex-player. The League Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester United back in February 1983. Frank Stapleton had turned his back on Arsenal about 18 [.

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Arsenal’s Greatest Forwards – 5th Day

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AContinuing our Summer series of articles in search of Arsenal's greatest ever team, this week we will end our quest for the greatest forwards to include in our team.Don't forget totake the opportunity to choose your personal favourite striker, this weeks posts will bring us bang up to date and there will be a vote on Saturday.

Arsenal’s Greatest Forwards – 5th Day

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AContinuing our Summer series of articles in search of Arsenal's greatest ever team, this week we will end our quest for the greatest forwards to include in our team.Don't forget totake the opportunity to choose your personal favourite striker, this weeks posts will bring us bang up to date and there will be a vote on Saturday.

Arsenal’s Best Ever Transfer Manager

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We judge managers on many criteria, the most obvious of which is winning trophies.

But not far behind the acquiring of silverware comes the ability to find great players and bring them to The Arsenal.

In those stakes there are some interesting contenders for the crown of our club's best ever "picker".

Arsenal’s Best Ever Transfer Manager

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We judge managers on many criteria, the most obvious of which is winning trophies.

But not far behind the acquiring of silverware comes the ability to find great players and bring them to The Arsenal.

In those stakes there are some interesting contenders for the crown of our club's best ever "picker".

New England Revolution

Talking ’bout a Revolution: New England heading for the playoffs

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A few weeks ago I wrote a post examining the prospects of the most likely challengers for MLS Cup. By not mentioning New England Revolution, I had quietly written the off - quite logical, given their poor start and the continued absence of Taylor Twellman - and condemned them to a season of disappointment and introspection.

State Of The MLS :: 1996

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This is woeful. - Frank Stapleton, then New England Revolution head coach commenting on the players at the first MLS combine in 1996.

The Rest

Doyle Scoops FAI Awards

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Wolves striker Kevin Doyle was named 3 FAI Player of the Year for 2010 last night, the striker also scooped the Goal of the Year for 2010 for his strike against Andorra in September.

FAI Roll of Honour 2010

Senior Player of the Year: Kevin Doyle (Wolves)

Goal of the Year: Kevin Doyle (Wolves)

Young Player of the Year: Shane Long (Reading)

Under-21 Player of the Year: Seamus Coleman (Everton)

Airtricity Player of the Year: Gary Twigg (Shamrock Rovers)

Hall of Fame: Frank Stapleton

International Personality of the Year: Ian Rush

Special Merit: Ireland under-17 Women

Under-19: Conor Clifford (Chelsea)

Under-17:Sean McGinty (Man United)

Under-16:Mikey Drennan (Aston Villa)

Senior Women: Fiona O' Sullivan (Aik Stockholm)

Under-19 Women: Becky Walsh (Salthill Devon)

Junior:Ross Carrig (Killester United)

Intermediate: Seamie Crowe (Athenry)

Football for All: Richard Dougherty (Irish Deaf Men's Squad)

Schools:Robert Benson (Marist College Athlone)

Sir Bobby Robson was a friend to the young player

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The 1978 FA Cup winning Ipswich squad featuring Mick Mills, John Wark, Kevin Beattie, David Geddis

Sir Bobby Robson will be missed by all who followed the game but never more so than fans of Ipswich Town, home of the Tractor Boys. Under Roy Keane, they are hoping to recreate the magic that Robson brought to them when he became their manager in 1969.

A Day In Spent In ‘Nam – Tottenham

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I'm still recovering from the shakes having spent, involuntarily, for reasons of filthy lucre, from 6.00am until 10.20pm a stone's throw from

White Hart Lane yesterday working on a polling station as presiding officer in the elections for the European Parliament.