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Jones adds to injury woes

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Phil Jones out for a month

In today's press conference Louis Van Gaal revealed that Phil Jones is the latest to hand in his sick note, taking United's total number of injuries to nine.

"Fellaini is more than a month away, Jones maybe three weeks or a month," said Van Gaal.

"Carrick isn't ready but has run for the first time on grass.

Man Utd’s Phil Jones ruled out for three weeks with hamstring injury

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Manchester United have suffered a defensive blow after defender Phil Jones was reportedly ruled out for up to three weeks with a hamstring injury....

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Marcos Rojo has potential but plenty to prove to expectant United fans

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It has been a summer of frustration at Old Trafford. After the early arrivals of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw, it seemed there was about to be a much needed overhaul at United. But during the last two months, we have been forced to be patient as new boss Louis Van Gaal gave the current squad a chance to impress him.

Does Adnan Januzaj Fit in Louis van Gaal’s System?

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FollowEddieon Twitter While last season was a season to forget for Manchester United fans, no one will be forgetting Adnan Januzaj's emergence into the first team. United fought hard...

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Man United Beat Liverpool In International Champions Cup Final

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Manchester United ended their US pre-season tour on a high note on Monday, as they came from behind to beat bitter rivals Liverpool 3-1 on Miami on Monday.

In the final of the International Champions Cup friendly tournament, Liverpool went ahead when Phil Jones brought down Raheem Sterling in the box, a clear penalty and Steven Gerrard scored.

Jones excited by new tactics

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Phil Jones has revealed Manchester United have already embraced Louis Van Gaal's tactical revolution and despite having been in charge for less than two weeks, the Dutchman has already won many admirers within the United squad, particularly thanks to his footballing philosophy.

Jones impressed in United's 7-0 mauling of Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday and the 22-year-old has insisted he's happy to adapt to Van Gaal's new 3-5-2 system, if that means finally being handed an extended run is his preferred position, after spending his first three season at the club covering a variety of roles.

Manchester United Announces 25-Man Squad For US Summer Tour

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Manchester United has announced its 25-man squad for the 2014 US summer tour.

The squad will feature stars such as Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Danny Welbeck, David De Gea, Jonny Evans, Phil Jones and new signings Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera.

The club, who will fly to the United States today to begin its tour, will play a series of friendly matches across the United States:

• LA Galaxy vs Manchester United (Los Angeles) — July 23
• AS Roma vs Manchester United (Denver) — July 26
• Inter Milan vs Manchester United (Washington DC) — July 29
• Real Madrid vs Manchester United (Ann Arbor) — August 2

Manchester United may also play in Miami on August 4 if the club ends up being a group winner in the International Champions Cup.

A New England: After a woefully inadequate World Cup, how can England be resurrected?

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ForRoy Hodgson, the Costa Rica game was the very beginning of themammoth task ofrebuilding his demoralized England team, and begin plans for a brighter future. It's almost unheard of to be using a World Cup game for such a purpose, but the disappointment of this campaign has been felt at every level, so sticking with the tried-and-failed plan made even less sense.

Convocatoria Inglaterra a Brasil 2014

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Arqueros: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Ben Foster (West Bromwich), Fraser Forster (Celtic).
Defensores: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Manchester United).

Good News! Manchester United duo fit for WC 2014

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Manchester United's interim manager Ryan Giggs has confirmed that Manchester United duo Wayne Rooney and Phil Jones will be fit to play for England at this summer's World Cup in Brazil.

England manager Roy Hodgson will announce his provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup on Monday.

Video: Phil Jones praises Nemanja Vidic, plots his own decade in Man Utd’s defence

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has praised the part captain Nemanja Vidic has played in his development but he has his eyes on 10...

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PICTURE: City’s stand of United banners

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A picture emerged from the Etihad this evening during City's home defeat against Chelsea.

The first banner was of David Moyes, the second of Phil Jones and the third of Sir Alex Ferguson.

So City fans have as many banners for our previous and current manager as we do. Nice one.

Jones: “Mata-effect already kicking in”

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Phil Jones has claimed that Juan Mata's arrival has had a positive impact on the Manchester United players, lifting the dressing room morale and delivering a much-needed psychological boost to a team that had endured a catastrophic season up until last week, when the Spaniard was signed.

Mata's debut against Cardiff on Tuesday coincided with United getting back to winning ways in the Premier League and Jones described the Spaniard's signing as the sort of exciting news capable of lifting the players' morale and delivering fresh impetus for the remainder of the season.

Manchester United Defenders Let David Moyes Down In 3-1 Defeat to Chelsea

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David Moyes was courageous in his tactics today attempting to take the game to a Chelsea side that has never lost a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge under Jose Mourinho. The tactics that led to an open game were not typically what we see from a Moyes side away from home, but with the Red Devils excellent recent record on their travels, they could have been fancied to get something today.

Video: Man Utd’s Phil Jones shows off his ball juggling skills

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been showing that David Moyes could look a bit closer to home as he looks to add more creativity to his side. As the champions go in search of some guile during the January transfer window, Jones has been showing off his ball juggling skills.

Pelligrini, Ronaldo, Mancini… Names of the Champions League, week 6

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Deji Faremireturns with Just Football:Names of the Champions League. Here's his top picks fromWeek 6:

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Manuel Pelligrini guided his charges to a memorable 3-2 victory over reigning European champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz arena, and in doing so condemned them to their first defeat in 27 games in all competitions.

Man Utd Player Ratings vs Shakhtar Donetsk – Phil Jones to the rescue

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Man Utd qualified for the knockout round of the Champions League on Wednesday, as a Phil Jones thunderbolt gave them a hard-fought 1-0 win over an excellent Shakhtar Donetsk outfit.

The result has duel meanings for Utd manager David Moyes, who avoided a third straight home defeat as well as guiding his side through to the last 16 of Europe's premier competition as group winners.

VIDEO: Jones goal vs Shakthar

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Five things we learned about United in Leverkusen rout

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Manchester United booked their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League with a dominant 5-0 away win over Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday night.

Arguably the side's best performance under David Moyes, the Premier League champions are stringing together results and starting to look back to their best.

Manchester United Will Continue To Build On Their Momentum Against Cardiff On Sunday

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Manchester United travel to South Wales to take on Cardiff City on Sunday. The Red Devils are coming off their biggest win of the year over Arsenal and have rejoined the pack of teams who are challenging for this season's Premier League title.

For United, the match against Cardiff City is one where football managers find the most difficult to prepare their team for: the game following a big win and against a team they "should" beat.

Man Utd defender Phil Jones ‘out for 10 days’

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Manchester United have confirmed that Phil Jones has suffered an abductor injury. The defender was subbed off during England's defeat to Chile on Friday evening with a groin problem. He was immediately ruled out of tonight's game against Germany and returned to United for treatment. Following scans, the problem has been identified as an abductor [.

Man Utd’s Phil Jones out of England vs Germany with groin injury

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Phil Jones has withdrawn from England's squad to face Germany on Tuesday with a groin injury. The 21-year-old has returned to Manchester United for treatment after undergoing a scan yesterday, the FA confirmed. Jones picked up the injury during Friday evening's 0-2 defeat to Wembley at Friday evening.

Phil Jones is Better For Manchester United As a Midfielder Instead of Centre-Back

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Manchester United and England footballer Phil Jones has made it no secret that he is most comfortable playing for both club and country at the heart of defense. Yet he often finds himself playing at right-back or central midfield for the Red Devils.

Jones, who joined Manchester United from Blackburn Rovers in 2011 for a fee in the region of £16.

Getting Cagey – Soccer Yanks #23 recorded on 11/13/13

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On this week's podcast: Dan and Dave go head to head with positives and negatives from United and Arsenal's clash over the weekend, the New York Red Bulls crash out of the playoffs, and Chelsea gets the benefit of bad officiating.

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Manchester United's Defensive Star: I Want to Play at Centre-Back

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Phil Jones was regarded as one of the finest English defenders when he was still making his name at Blackburn Rovers. It was not surprising to see Manchester United part ways with £16.5 million for the youngster. He is turning out into an important member of the squad especially due to his versatility.

“Hated, adored, never ignored” attitude pleases United star

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Phil Jones has claimed Manchester United are being spurred on by the fact large sections of the media have already written them off and, having endured a poor start to the season, they are now relishing the opportunity to prove critics wrong.

Sunday's 1-0 success over Arsenal moved United within five points of the Gunners, as David Moyes' men extended their unbeaten run to nine games in all competition, with a third consecutive league wins pushing United right back into the mix, on a weekend when Chelsea were lucky to secure a draw, while Spurs and City lost.

Only The Players Can Save Manchester United’s Season

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Manchester United have been granted a brief reprieve with their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stoke City today. But for many supporters, the performance of the team for the majority of the match was extremely poor. If it weren't for the efforts of Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj, David de Gea and Chicharito, the Red Devils would have been answering some serious questions following the match at Old Trafford.

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Transfer Talk: Who else should Arsenal sign this summer?

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Following the blockbuster signing of Alexis Sanchez, delighted supporters in North London have their eye on Arsenal transfer news as Arsene Wenger tries to complete more summer deals to get his side in contention for the Premier League title.

Top Journos Explain Why Hodgson Is So Keen On Smalling

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Speaking with RoM for the World Cup preview, Martin Lipton and Dom Fifield have discussed the inclusion of Phil Jones and Chris Smalling in the England squad.

Martin Lipton, chief football writer for The Mirror

They are favourites of Roy Hodgson; and what might be hard for many United fans to get their heads around is that Hodgson regards these two from a very different perspective.

Have the right United players been chosen for the squad?

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Roy Hodgson announced his England squad for the World Cup yesterday and Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling were all selected. Tom Cleverley and Michael Carrick are on the standby list.

It's no surprise that Rooney is on the plane to Rio. Despite having rarely performed well for England, and having not done the business for the International team probably since Euro 2004, he will always be the player England fans rely on the most.

Roy Hodgson Announces England Squad For 2014 World Cup – Youthful Selection But No Real Surprises

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By Chris Wright

As was foretold in the prophecy, Roy Hodgson has announced the names of the 23 English men; ruddy of cheek and stout of constitution, of which he plans to take to the World Cup this summer.

Coming via the official FA website, the England squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is as follows.

England Announce Squad For Chile And Germany Friendlies: Bang In-Form Southampton Trio Get The Nod

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Roy Hodgson has used his afternoon press conference to announce the England squad for the upcoming home friendlies against Chile and Germany on the 15th and 19th of November respectively, and it looks a little something like this...

Goalkeepers:Fraser Forster, Joe Hart, John Ruddy.


Nasty Phil Jones Injury Against Stoke (Video)

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Phil Jones nasty injury picked up in an aerial challenge with Jonathan Walters is not as serious as first suspected following a scan, however he did suffer concussion a bit like the rest of his team-mates would have got if Sir Alex Ferguson was still in charge after their shock 2-1 loss to Stoke today.

VIDEO: Chicharito, Jones and Fabio goals vs Norwich

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Manchester United 4-0 Norwich City All Goals by all-goals

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Reactions to defeat against Chelsea

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1. There can't have been too many United fans who were expecting a result at Stamford Bridge. Surely a draw was the best we could hope for. Still, it doesn't make it any less disappointing to have your expectations confirmed and an easy 3-1 win for Chelsea made for a disappointing Sunday afternoon.

Cleverley: Playing for United is a dream come true

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Tom Cleverley has been in for plenty of stick this season following a string of poor performances, with some fans arguing that he will never make the grade at United, whilst others are keen to be patient and see whether he can replicate a turn around like Darren Fletcher did.

December has been a good month for Cleverley though, with him forming a decent central midfield partnership with Phil Jones, and even scoring a goal in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

Jones: We enjoy being hated

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Ahead of United's game against Arsenal, journalists and rival fans were claiming that if United lost they could no longer be considered title contenders.

United were deserved winners anyway, making the point irrelevant, but Phil Jones has claimed that the players enjoy being hated because it means they are doing something right.

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Man Utd’s Phil Jones ‘should be OK’ for the World Cup

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Shit Lookalikes: Phil Jones & Mimsy From ‘South Park’

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Jones: Moyes prepared us really well to beat Arsenal

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Ahead of Sunday's victory over Arsenal, there were question marks over whether David Moyes was capable of outsmarting Arsene Wenger tactically.

A deserved 1-0 win showed Moyes got it just right, with us scoring when we were on top and preventing Arsenal from having any dangerous shots on target.