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Retired star footballer Ferdinand to turn to boxing: report

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London (AFP) – Former England star Rio Ferdinand is due to announce on Tuesday he is going to try and become a professional boxer just two months away from his 39th birthday, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Ferdinand, who won 81 caps and made over 300 appearances for Manchester United, is an avid boxing fan and has admitted spending time boxing in the gym has helped clear his head a bit after losing his wife and the mother of his three children Rebecca Ellison to breast cancer in 2015.

Retired star footballer Ferdinand to turn to boxing: report

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London (AFP) – Former England star Rio Ferdinand is due to announce on Tuesday he is going to try and become a professional boxer just two months away from his 39th birthday, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Ferdinand, who won 81 caps and made over 300 appearances for Manchester United, is an avid boxing fan and has admitted spending time boxing in the gym has helped clear his head a bit after losing his wife and the mother of his three children Rebecca Ellison to breast cancer in 2015.

PICTURES: Lingard with FA Youth Cup and FA Cup goals five years apart

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Jesse Lingard became the first Manchester United player to score in the FA Youth Cup final and the FA Cup final.

He scored in the first leg against Sheffield United in 2011 which United drew 2-2. He then played in the second leg which United won 4-1.

On Saturday, Lingard scored the winning goal in the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace.

LvG: Valencia will be on the bench for Liverpool

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Ahead of Manchester United's Europa League tie against Liverpool on Thursday, Louis van Gaal has revealed that Antonio Valencia is set to be named on the bench. Valencia, who has largely been used at right-back during Van Gaal's time at the club, hasn't played since derby day in October.

Bastian Schweinsteiger, whose last game was at the beginning of January in the FA Cup win over Sheffield United, is also on his way back, but Liverpool may be too soon for him.

LvG: Schweinsteiger was disappointed I criticised him

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Last December, Louis van Gaal claimed that Manchester United hadn't seen the best of Bastian Schweinsteiger yet, the player he had coached at Bayern Munich.

The German midfielder hasn't featured since our FA Cup win over Sheffield United, but Van Gaal expects to see Schweinsteiger at his best when he returns.

Mata targets winning run

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Juan Mata has set his sights to a winning run this month as Manchester United look to put a rather dismal January behind them.

Despite picking up wins against Swansea and Liverpool in the Premier League and beating Sheffield United and Derby County in the FA Cup, United have come under intense scrutiny last month, with Louis Van Gaal's future at the club increasingly under a cloud.

Rooney Spares United’s Blushes.

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Manchester United 1 Sheffield United 0 Wayne Rooney's 93rd minute spot kick sent Manchester United into the draw for the FA Cup 4th round after another dismal display that had the fans voicing...

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Newcastle United vs. Manchester United: Predicted lineups and team news

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Newcastle United host Manchester United on Tuesday at St James' Park with both sides desperate for points.

The hosts are in a relegation battle, two points away from safety and have lost their last three league games, although performances have improved in recent weeks.

Manchester United, on the other hand managed, a scrappy 2-1 win over Swansea in their last league match but followed that up with an uninspiring home win in the FA Cup against Sheffield United.

Newcastle United vs. Manchester United: Predicted lineups and team news

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Newcastle United host Manchester United on Tuesday at St James' Park with both sides desperate for points.

The hosts are in a relegation battle, two points away from safety and have lost their last three league games, although performances have improved in recent weeks.

Manchester United, on the other hand managed, a scrappy 2-1 win over Swansea in their last league match but followed that up with an uninspiring home win in the FA Cup against Sheffield United.

Even Louis Van Gaal Admits He Gets Bored Watching Manchester United

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All is not rosy in the Manchester United garden, with fans growing increasingly irritated by Louis van Gaal's passive, possession-obsessed tactics.

Indeed, with his United team having failed to score a single first-half goal in their last 10 home games, the players were booed off the pitchat half-time during Saturday's dull FA Cup tieagainst Sheffield United, with thousands of fans leaving early before Wayne Rooney settled thingswith a 93th-minute penalty.

Fellaini: It’s difficult to beat teams who come to defend

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Following Manchester United's 1-0 win over Sheffield United, with our only goal coming from an injury-time penalty, Marouane Fellaini has acknowledged that we struggle when faced with defensive teams.

It was difficult against a team like that who come to defend. We tried to create chances and we kept the ball well.

Scholes: “I’d be depressed to play for this United side”

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Paul Scholes has claimed he would be depressed if he was playing for the current Manchester United side.

United edged past Sheffield United and into the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to a late Wayne Rooney penalty after an utterly dismal performance that saw them fail to muster a shot on goal until late in the second half.

Paul Scholes: “Even Van Gaal Looks Bored”

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes did not hold back in his post-match assessment of the Red Devils following their last-ditch FA Cup victory over Sheffield United.

Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty was enough to seal their passage through to the fourth round after Dean Hammond felled Memphis Depay in the area.

Rooney’s late winner is cold comfort for lackluster Manchester United [VIDEO]

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Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty spared Manchester United's blushes as they narrowly avoided FA Cup third round embarrassment with a 1-0 win over Sheffield United on Saturday.

United, 11-times winners of the FA Cup, had only once before lost to lower league opposition in 37 ties in the competition.

Rooney’s late winner is cold comfort for lackluster Manchester United [VIDEO]

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Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty spared Manchester United's blushes as they narrowly avoided FA Cup third round embarrassment with a 1-0 win over Sheffield United on Saturday.

United, 11-times winners of the FA Cup, had only once before lost to lower league opposition in 37 ties in the competition.

Blame Sir Alex Ferguson and Ed Woodward for Man United’s decline, not Louis van Gaal

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At the start of this season Manchester United had vast, romantic notions of returning to their "rightful" place as Premier League royalty. But the season has unfolded more along the lines of a Shakespearean tragedy than one of romance with Louis van Gaal as the noble, but flawed, protagonist.

But it hasn't turned out that way that the Red Devils faithful had hoped.

Blame Sir Alex Ferguson and Ed Woodward for Man United’s decline, not Louis van Gaal

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At the start of this season Manchester United had vast, romantic notions of returning to their "rightful" place as Premier League royalty. But the season has unfolded more along the lines of a Shakespearean tragedy than one of romance with Louis van Gaal as the noble, but flawed, protagonist.

But it hasn't turned out that way that the Red Devils faithful had hoped.

LvG: Nobody is talking about how many chances Sheffield United created

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Following Manchester United's 1-0 victory over Sheffield United in the FA Cup, Louis van Gaal has attempted to defend the performances by pointing out how few chances the League One side created. It shouldn't come as a surprise that a club two divisions below United, playing at Old Trafford, only had one shot on target today, which was a tame effort straight at David de Gea.

VIDEO: Rooney’s penalty agains Sheffield United

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Here's the goal that sent #mufc through to the FA Cup fourth round, as it happened on @btsportfootball... https://t.co/GEHA647CqU

- Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 9, 2016


CONFIRMED LINE-UP: United vs Sheffield United

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De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Schweinsteiger, Fellaini, Herrera, Mata, Martial, Rooney

Subs: Romero, McNair, Varela, Lingard, Pereira, Memphis, Keane.

4-2-3-1 vs Sheffield: LvG's weak Man Utd lineup after 6 changes, key players dropped

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4-2-3-1 vs Sheffield: LvG's weak Man Utd lineup after 6 changes, key players dropped - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

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Everton

Everton leading the chase for highly rated midfielder, Goodison move will be ideal for player

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Everton are interested in signing the highly rated Sheffield United midfielder David Brooks.

The 20-year-old midfielder was a member of England’s U21 squad before being called up to the Wales U21 squad. The Sheffield United midfielder was named Player of the Tournament at the Toulon tournament with England.

Everton Europa League and League Cup games on US TV and streaming this week

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Before the next round of Premier League matches this weekend, there are several key matches scheduled for US television and streaming midweek including an important Europa League game for Everton, and more.

The second round of the League Cup features three games involving Premier League teams.

Everton Europa League and League Cup games on US TV and streaming this week

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Before the next round of Premier League matches this weekend, there are several key matches scheduled for US television and streaming midweek including an important Europa League game for Everton, and more.

The second round of the League Cup features three games involving Premier League teams.

Book Review: Living on the Volcano

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Living on the Volcano by Michael Calvin
Published by Century
2015, £7.99

Michael Calvin stands apart from the main crowd of football journalists in the United Kingdom. His previous book, The Nowhere Men was a fascinating expose of that unsung breed, club scouts; often more familiar with Watford Gap services than Watford FC.

Tottenham Hotspur

Cameron Carter-Vickers officially joins Sheffield United on loan

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American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers is heading to Sheffield United for next season.

Tottenham Hotspur officially loaned the 19-year-old youth international to the Championship club earlier today.

Carter-Vickers hasn't seen much time with Tottenham so far. He made four cup appearances last season, but is yet to see any action in the Premier League.

Report: Cameron Carter-Vickers set to join Sheffield United on loan

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Cameron Carter-Vickers is reportedly set to leave Tottenham on loan in search of more playing time.

According to ESPN, the 19-year-old American centerback is set tojoin Championship club Sheffield United on a season-long loan. The move comes in the aftermath of Tottenham's signing of centerback Davinson Sanchez from Ajax.

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Kyle Walker set to become world’s most expensive defender

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London (AFP) – Kyle Walker is set to become the world’s most expensive defender on Friday with Manchester City prepared to spend up to £54 million ($70mn, 61mn euros) for the out of favour Tottenham player.

The 27-year-old England international, who joined Spurs alongside Kyle Naughton in 2009 for £9mn from Sheffield United, will cost an initial £45mn with another £5mn due in a year’s time and £4mn due in add-ons, according to The Times.

Kyle Walker set to become world’s most expensive defender

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London (AFP) – Kyle Walker is set to become the world’s most expensive defender on Friday with Manchester City prepared to spend up to £54 million ($70mn, 61mn euros) for the out of favour Tottenham player.

The 27-year-old England international, who joined Spurs alongside Kyle Naughton in 2009 for £9mn from Sheffield United, will cost an initial £45mn with another £5mn due in a year’s time and £4mn due in add-ons, according to The Times.

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Terminally Ill Sheffield Wednesday Fan Climbs Mount Everest, Plants Sheffield United Flag In Name Of Charity (Photo)

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This Wednesday flag was presumably too big to fit into Ian Toothill's rucksack

A Sheffield Wednesday fan who has been told he has'several months to live' has scaled Mount Everest and, perhaps even more impressively, magnanimously planted a Sheffield United flag at the summit in the name of charity.

Sheffield United and Gillingham ‘have two of England’s best young managers’ – Alan Curbishley

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Disgruntled Sheffield United Fans Send £7,200 Bill To Sky Sports For Moving Bank Holiday Fixture

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A group of disgruntled Sheffield United fans have clubbed together and hit Sky Sports with a bill of over £7,000 as they seek reimbursement for their fixture being rescheduled at the behest of the TV goliaths.

The Blades were originally supposed to be playing Southend at 3:00pm on Easter Monday, that was until Sky stuck their corporate oar in and had the game shunted to 19:45pm the following Wednesday nightto suit their live broadcast schedule.

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Farewell To White Hart Lane

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Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of my first visit to White Hart Lane. Spurs beat Sheffield United 2-0 with goals from Greaves and Saul. It's kind of the club to lay on a celebration for me. Join me why don't you.

My second match was nearly the FA Cup Final. This was the final home game before the FA Cup Final.

Farewell To White Hart Lane

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Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of my first visit to White Hart Lane. Spurs beat Sheffield United 2-0 with goals from Greaves and Saul. It's kind of the club to lay on a celebration for me. Join me why don't you.

My second match was nearly the FA Cup Final. This was the final home game before the FA Cup Final.

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Classic Moments: An Irate Neil Warnock Tears Into Sheffield United Defenders Chris Morgan And Phil Jagielka, 2004 (Video)

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To mark his re-entry into the management pool at Cardiff City, we thought we'd delve into Neil Warnock's back catalogue.

Specifically, we're talking about the time he well and truly tore a strip off Chris Morgan and Phil Jagielka after a Championship game against Wolves in November of 2004.

Retro Football: The Ugliest Goal Ever Scored, Norwich vs Sheffield Utd, 1997-ish (Video)

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Steady thine self pilgrims, for you are shortly about to bear witness to perhaps the ugliest goal ever scored in a professional football match.

It came back in the dank, squalid, culture-less mire that was the late 1990s roughly 1997-ish by our reckoning during a game between Sheffield United and Norwich City in the old Division One, now known colloquially as 'The Championship'.

Manchester United Players

Van Gaal explains decision to replace Mata

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Louis Van Gaal has explained he replaced Juan Mata on Saturday because he was not satisfied with the Spaniard's effort in covering the role he was given.

Mata was largely anonymous against Sheffield United until he was replaced in the 60th minute by Memphis Depay, who went close with a long-range effort before winning a penalty in the third minute of added time.

Herrera wants away draw for United

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Ander Herrera has echoed the thoughts of most United fans by admitting he would prefer United to be drawn away in cup competitions.

Louis Van Gaal's side welcome Sheffield United in the third round of the FA Cup this afternoon but the Spaniard, who has previously spoken of his admiration for United's travelling support, said he would like United to play away from home if they beat the League One side.

United players “too soft”, says LVG

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Louis Van Gaal wants his playersto start showing more aggression too each other, hinting some of them were too soft with their teammates.

United ended an eight-game winless run against Swansea last weekend will reach the fourth round of the FA Cup if they beat Sheffield United at home on Saturday, but Van Gaal said it was too soon to say whether his side was back in form.

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Sheffield United FC 2016/17 adidas Home Kit

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Among the better known teams in England's third division (League One), Sheffield United Football Club [...]