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United fancied to crank up the pressure on City

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This weekend's eagerly anticipated Manchester derby has been dubbed a 'must-win' game for United, and there's every reason to believe they can do just that.

The Red Devils head into the match eight points behind City, but a victory on Sunday would give Jose Mourinho's side a big psychological advantage heading into the second half of the season.

RoM Reads

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Scott writes for FourFourTwo about the best 15 academy graduates at United over the past 25 years.

Scott writes for ESPN about how the fans should give Jesse Lingard a break.

Scott writes for Paddy Power about why Pochettino is wrong to be so dismissive of certain trophies.

The Mirror report on Juve being cleared of wrongdoing in Pogba's transfer.

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Scott writes for Paddy Power about Mourinho's apparent frustrations.

ESPN claims Mourinho has held contract talks with the club.

The official site discusses our U-19s 2-2 draw with Benfica.

The Mirror reports on Andreas Pereira's speeding punishment.

Round and White talks about Pogba's return.

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Scott wrote for Paddy Power about how David Moyes needs to stop talking about United.

ESPN reports on Carragher's confusion over Benitez's facts rant.

The Evening News looks at thechanges Mourinho has made ahead of the Liverpool game.

The Mirrortalks about why United vs Liverpool is still the biggest game.

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Scott writes for Paddy Power about Klopp escaping the criticism Mourinho and Van Gaal suffered.

Scott writes for Paddy Power about why Lukaku was right to celebrate against Everton.

The Mirror reckons Luke Shaw will play against Burton after being left out of U-23 game.

The Guardian reports on Rio Ferdinand's rumoured move in to professional boxing.

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Scott writes for Paddy Power about the battle between Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.

The Guardian analyses the group stage draw.

The Mirror reports on how Matic has helped Pogba.

The Independent previews our game against Leicester.

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Scott wrote for Paddy Power about the amazing team spirt at United this season.

Scott wrote for ESPN about how Rashford must accept a wide role for now.

Scott wrote for IBFootball about the importance of Paul Pogba this season.

The Guardian discusses Wayne Rooney's England legacy.

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Scott wrote for Paddy Power about Jonny Evans' potential return to City.

The Telegraphinterviews Eric Bailly.

The Guardian reports on Bolt pulling out of the legends game.

The Mirror reports on Mats Hummels joining Juan Mata in giving 1% of his earnings to charity.

The Independentdiscusses Mourinho's plans to bring Ibrahimovic back as a coach.

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Scott has written for Paddy Power about our three most important players next season.

Scott has written for IBFootball about the importance of Nemanja Matic.

The Mirror reports on our talks to bring Zlatan back.

The Guardian talks to Chicharito about his return to playing at Old Trafford this weekend.

Paul Scholes Signs Up As Pundit For Both BT Sport And ITV For 2014/15 Season

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By Chris Wright

"I'll be in my trailer, bitches"

Despite steadfastly refusing to say a word throughout his playing days, Paul Scholes can't keep from spouting off with a Paddy Power blog, a cameo pundit stint with Sky Sports toward the tail-end of last season and now two count 'em!

Scholes: “Van Gaal has a bit of genius about him”

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Paul Scholes has described new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal as a man possessing "the Mida's touch",but admitted the Dutchman will have to perform at his best if he is to bring United back to the Premier League's summit.

In his latest blog for bookmaker Paddy Power, Scholes pointed at Van Gaal's influence in guiding a good, but by no means vintage, Holland team to the semifinal and claimed fans and players alike will be excited by the prospect of the former Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern manager taking charge at Old Trafford.

The Story Behind David Moyes’ Departure From Manchester United

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A grim reaper haunted David Moyes from the stands directly beside the dugout as the Scot returned to Goodison Park to watch his old side Everton host Manchester United on Sunday. A day later, a leak from Old Trafford spread across all media outlets suggesting that Moyes had lost his job. Two days later, Manchester United FC officially confirmed the news.

Emergency Sir Alex Ferguson left at Manchester United

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In case of Emergency at Old Trafford, Break Glass... pic.twitter.com/UWdkXX084w Paddy Power (@paddypower) January 20, 2014 An emergency Sir Alex Ferguson has been left outside Old Trafford. The fake Fergie was placed in a see-through box bearing the slogan: "In case of emergency break glass." The former Manchester United manager's return was part of [.

Snapshot: Banteriffic Bookees Paddy Power Place ‘Emergency Sir Alex Ferguson’ Outside Old Trafford…

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By Chris Wright

Always making quick with the banterrific marketing stunt, bookmakers Paddy Power placed this waxy 'Sir Alex' figure (complete with trademark 'ninja action watch-point' action) outside Old Trafford this morning following Manchester United's 3-1 loss at Chelsea the previous evening instructing weary United fans to 'break the glass in case of an emergency'.

Betting firm uses billboard to show it has been a good season for Liverpool fans

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Paddy Power have reaffirmed their reputation as the undisputed Kings of Generating Publicity With Controversial Billboards this week with a new effort outside Liverpool's Lime Station.

The Irish bookmaker used a 100-ft digital screen in central Liverpool to imply that an incredibly average Premier League season for Brendan Rogers' side has actually been a good one.

Bookies Paddy Power reckon a Liverpool fan has one wish left

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Bookmakers Paddy Power never shy away from the chance to create a cheeky billboard and they certainly never miss an opportunity for some controversial PR. So, they've jumped on the news that Sir Alex Ferguson is retiring as Manchester United manager by suggesting that somewhere a Liverpool fan has just one wish left.

English Premier League

Big Sam: Criticism of Everton star unfair; Tottenham duo beware, fans too harsh

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Sam Allardyce believes English football suffers from an “epidemic” of people wanting our top players to fail.

Wayne Rooney has come in for criticism after Everton’s poor start to the season, while Tottenham star Dele Alli has also received plenty of stick for his recent performances.

The former England boss thinks too many fans are quick to pile pressure on players when they don’t reach their usual high levels.

What’s Friday The 13th To Newcastle Fans?

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#Fridaythe13th, a time of bad luck and misfortune for all concerned. Or as Newcastle fans call it, a week day. — Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 13, 2016

HUGE ODDS ON CHELSEA TO WIN THE PREMIER LEAGUE!!!

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The wait is almost over... After a flurry of signings, a successful pre-season and the overwhelming belief that this really is your season, football fans are on high optimism as they eagerly await the start of the Premier League.

To celebrate the return of the football season, Paddy Power is offering NEW CUSTOMERS the chance to back Chelsea @ 15/2 to win the Premier League at a huge enhanced price!

London Derby: Spurs to hammer the Hammers

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It's London derby action for Spurs as they take on West Ham at Upton Park and they look cracking value at 2.2 with Betfred and Paddy Power to emerge victorious.

The stats are certainly very good as far as the Lilywhites are concerned as the Hammers have lost three of their last five home league encounters with them winning just one.

Betting firm mocks Fernando Torres with billboard outside Stamford Bridge

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From the bookmaker that brought you Nicklas Bendtner's underpants during Euro 2012 comes a new campaign aimed at rubbing down and out Premier League players' faces in their underachieving ways. As part of a Twitter hashtag campaign "#2ndjobsforsubs" Paddy Power put up a billboard outside Stamford Bridge ahead of Chelsea's FA Cup replay against Brentford last weekend.

Spurs could beat Newcastle to nil at home

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Spurs are a top priced 1.7 with William Hill to win their home game against Newcastle and everything suggests they will do just that.

Andres Villas-Boas' side have won eight and lost just one of their last 13 Premier League matches (D4), and face a side who despite having won their last two matches struggle on their travels.

Arsenal

Paddy Power and Arsenal Stars Team – Up to Support Homophobia

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FA Cup winners Arsenal, Paddy Power, Stonewall and the Gay Football Supporters' Network have again teamed up to help tackle one of the toughest challenges in sport: homophobia in football.

And the short video while on the funny side, also hits home that people just can't change who or what they are at a drop of a hat or to suit other people's persona's of how you should be!

Photo: Nicklas Bendtner’s Arsenal honours

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With Arsene Wenger indicating that Nicklas Bendtner's Arsenal career will be over at the end of the season, bookmakers Paddy Power produced this graphic detailing his medal haul with the Gunners.

Arsenal v Stoke – live blog

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Join us this lunchtime for live blogging of Arsenal v Stoke in the Premier League, kick off 1.30pm.

Live blog is100% freeto follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. This season we've added a mobile specific theme which should detect your phone making it much easier to follow the updates.

Marseille v Arsenal – Live blog

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Join us this afternoon for live blogging of Marseille v Arsenal in the Champions' League, kick off 7.45pm.

Live blog is100% freeto follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. This season we've added a mobile specific theme which should detect your phone making it much easier to follow the updates.

Spurs favorites to kill Arsenal’s hopes for top-four finish

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It's the big one for Spurs as they square off against Arsenal in the North London derby, and they are a top priced 2.3 with Betfred to beat their arch rivals.

The starts are certainly good as far as the Lilywhites are concerned as they have lost only one of their last seven league home games against the Gunners.

Farnborough FC

Non-league side boasting Messi and Beckham couldn’t start season until they abandoned name-change stunt

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This summer, cash-strapped Farnborough FC were unsure if they would be able start their Conference South campaign. The sixth-tier Hampshire side were fresh out of administration and needed to post a £100,000 bond before the league would let them play.

At the eleventh hour, Paddy Power kindly stepped in and offered to pay the debt, but like a stereotypical mafia boss, the attention-seeking bookmaker wanted a favor in return: they assumed naming rights of the stadium and made all the players change their names to those of football legends.

Farnborough FC Legally Change Player Names To ‘Messi’, ‘Zidane’, ‘Cruyff’ And ‘Maradona’ In Order To Field Team Of Legends Next Season

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After a generous injection of cash from their new principal sponsors,Conference South side Farnborough FC will be able to field an almighty side this season, thanks to the club registering the likes of Zidane, Cruyff, Cafu, Messi and Maradona over the off-season.

Players for non-league club legally change names to the likes of David Beckham and Lionel Messi

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Conference South side Farnborough FC went into administration in April — an extra depressing turn of events for a club that had only been founded six years earlier as the replacement for liquidated Farnborough Town FC. The new club's financial situation could have kept them from participating this season, but then bookmaker Paddy Power swooped in with an offer to sponsor the club and provide the money they so desperately needed.

Fernando Torres

Betting firm continues to mock Fernando Torres outside Stamford Bridge

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Around five weeks ago, "hilarious" bookmaker Paddy Power generated themselves some publicity with the #2ndjobsforsubs Twitter hashtag campaign, teaming it with a billboard aimed at misfiring striker Fernando Torres.

"Fernando, we've got an onion bag you can actually find. It's in the burger van mate.

Paddy Power Refuse To Give Up On Billboard Mocking Fernando Torres, Return To Stamford Bridge With New Digital Version

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By Chris Wright

If you cast your mind back a month or so you may recall that mischievous bookmakers Paddy Power invoked the Chelsea legal department's wrath by slapping up a billboard outside Stamford Bridge which poked pun at a certain chap by the name of Fernando and his lack of goals by pointing the way to "the onion bag".

Advert mocking Chelsea striker Fernando Torres returns to Stamford Bridge

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Remember the Paddy Power billboard situated next to Stamford Bridge that mocked Fernando Torres? After a protracted legal process, Chelsea eventually won the right to have the advert removed on the grounds that it damaged Torres' image rights. But just days after the local council agreed and pulled the billboard down, it's back in digital [.

Humour Bypass: Chelsea Bring In Lawyers Over ‘Burger Van’ Poster Mocking Fernando Torres

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By Chris Wright

It seems a certain moribund Russian oligarch has well and truly failed to see the (fairly tenuously) funny side of a billboard whacked up outside Stamford Bridge that mocked "Fernando's" recent inability to bother the onion bag.

The offending message reads: "Fernando, we've got an onion bag you can actually find.

The Rest

Bantertastic Bookmakers Paddy Power Apologise After Offering Odds On Ugo Ehiogu To Take Birmingham City Job

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Bantertastic bookmakers Paddy Power have apologised after offering odds on the late Ugo Ehiogu accidentally, they claim to become the new manager of Birmingham City.

Ehiogu died suddenly back in April after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training ground. He was only 44.

However, as a former Aston Villa player, Paddy Power thought it'd be amusing to include him at 66/1 to take over at rivals Birmingham.

Man United v Arsenal Bingo competition!

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Okay here is a small competition for our registered JustArsenal fans only, as only six of you will be in with a chance of the big prize! The prizes are being supplied by our friends at Paddy Power, who are keen to promote their Online Bingo games, so if you fancy a flutter go and [...]

Everton to wear rainbow laces in support of campaign against homophobia

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Everton have announced that they will take part in a campaign against homophobia in football (and presumably everywhere else) by wearing rainbow laces on their boots during this weekend's match against West Ham. The campaign was started by gay rights charity Stonewall and Everton's online betting partner Paddy Power with the tongue in cheek message of "Right behind gay footballers.

Free Last Man Standing Competition Worth £500

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Reputable free tipping site OLBG have set up this free Last Man Standing competition in conjuction with Paddy Power with the Last Man Standing earning £500.

If your not already an OLBG member just click here to set up your no-obligation free account and not only enjoy the fun of this free competition but also the very profitable free tips given within the OLBG community.

Bayern Munich v Arsenal – live blog

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Join us this afternoon for live blogging of Bayern Munich v Arsenal in the Champions League, kick off 7.45pm.

Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. This season we've added a mobile specific theme which should detect your phone making it much easier to follow the updates.