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Scholes: Mourinho and Rodgers don’t know what they’re doing… unlike Fergie

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Jose Mourinho has been handed out another fine by the FA after claiming that officials were waging a "campaign" against Chelsea, in which they were denying penalties they deserved and ignoring dives. This of course ignores the fact no punishment was dished out to Gary Cahill for kicking Harry Kane in the back, or the numerous wrong-doings Diego Costa has got away with this season.

Scholes: I’m a United fan so I’m not sad Gerrard didn’t win the league

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Ahead of United's 1-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield in 2007, Sir Alex Ferguson was asked whether he would welcome a title win for his rivals. They had gone 17 years without a title, leading a journalist to ask the United manager whether he would like their drought to end.

"You must be joking!

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Pirlo: United will have to live with Pogba mistake

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Paul Pogba was allowed to leave Manchester United for Juventus for a minimal fee after we failed to secure him on a long-term deal.

Having been given so few opportunities in the first team, with Sir Alex Ferguson even preferring Rafael da Silva in midfield ahead of him, Pogba decided it was time to move on.

Daley Blind pleads with Manchester United fans for patience

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Daley Blind has told Manchester United fans they must keep faith with Louis van Gaal.

Although United are fourth in the Barclays Premier League, they have not provided their supporters with the thrilling expansive play they became accustomed to under Sir Alex Ferguson.

During last Saturday's 2-0 win at QPR, fans started questioning Van Gaal's tactics and demanded he ditch the 3-5-2 system which some feel makes United too slow and predictable.

Daley Blind pleads with Manchester United fans for patience

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Daley Blind has told Manchester United fans they must keep faith with Louis van Gaal.

Although United are fourth in the Barclays Premier League, they have not provided their supporters with the thrilling expansive play they became accustomed to under Sir Alex Ferguson.

During last Saturday's 2-0 win at QPR, fans started questioning Van Gaal's tactics and demanded he ditch the 3-5-2 system which some feel makes United too slow and predictable.

United offer £61m for Pogba?

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Turin-based newspaper, La Stampa, has today reported that Manchester United have offered Juventus £61m for Paul Pogba, the player that left our club less than three years ago.

This week his agent, Mino Raiola, claimed that the midfielder would leave Italy sooner rather than later and Pogba then claimed that he "loved" United.

Hope and Expectation

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They say it's the hope that kills you. For Manchester United fans, then, these past eighteen months have felt like death by a thousand cuts.

Think back to all those years of glory under Sir Alex Ferguson. Okay, the first few were a little rocky but, once we finally got that first illusive title in twenty-six years under our belts, the hope we had felt during that previous quarter of a century quickly morphed into expectation.

Paul Pogba slams Sir Alex Ferguson’s treatment of him at Man Utd

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Pogba: “I still love United”, while agent hints at move

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Paul Pogba has insisted that Manchester United still have a special place in his heart and that his decision to leave Old Trafford was motivated by Sir Alex Ferguson's reluctance to give him an extended run in the side.

Pogba's acrimonious exit from Old Trafford has been well documented as the Frenchman, frustrated by the lack of first team opportunities, decided to move to Juventus on a free transfer after United declined to meet his financial demands.

Ravel Morrison May Struggle to Find Club After Wasting His Chance at Cardiff

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Ravel Morrison may not find himself another club having wasted his chance to prove his credentials at Cardiff, according to West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.

The 21-year-old's time at Upton Park appears to be coming to an end as the former Manchester United youngster continues to struggle both on and off the pitch.

Ravel Morrison May Struggle to Find Club After Wasting His Chance at Cardiff

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Ravel Morrison may not find himself another club having wasted his chance to prove his credentials at Cardiff, according to West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.

The 21-year-old's time at Upton Park appears to be coming to an end as the former Manchester United youngster continues to struggle both on and off the pitch.

Remember when we played Newcastle during Christmas 1995?

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The day after Boxing Day during the 1995-96 season, Manchester United took on Newcastle at Old Trafford. Ahead of kick-off, the visitors were 10 points clear at the top of the table, with a goal difference superior by 10, and with four more wins to their name.

Of the previous five games, United had drawn three, before losing two on the bounce, with painful defeats away to Liverpool and then Leeds.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho praises his ‘good friend’ and former Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has praised his "good friend" Sir Alex Ferguson for the work he did at Manchester United. The Portuguese boss,...

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Ferguson: LvG is a great coach and will do well at United

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Sir Alex Ferguson has sung the praises of Manchester United's latest manager, Louis van Gaal, and insists that the team will only get better once the injuries calm down.

First of all, Louis Van Gaal, I don't know how he can expect to get the best results with the injuries he's had.

Ferguson: I loved getting ‘Fergie time’ wins for the fans

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Manchester United never knew when they were beaten when Sir Alex Ferguson was the manager and came back deep in to injury time to win games so often.

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed exactly what it was like when his team won in "Fergie time".

That's why I used to go to my watch.

Sir Alex Ferguson Backs Louis Van Gaal to Thrive at Manchester United

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Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Louis van Gaal to turn Manchester United into world-beaters again.

Van Gaal was handed the task of bringing the glory days back to Old Trafford following the failed reign of David Moyes, who replaced Ferguson when his successful 26-year tenure came to an end in May 2013.

Sir Alex Ferguson Backs Louis Van Gaal to Thrive at Manchester United

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Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Louis van Gaal to turn Manchester United into world-beaters again.

Van Gaal was handed the task of bringing the glory days back to Old Trafford following the failed reign of David Moyes, who replaced Ferguson when his successful 26-year tenure came to an end in May 2013.

Sir Alex Ferguson reveals secret weapon to wind up Man Utd opponents

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Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed his secret weapon to wind up opponents and help secure an advantage for Manchester United in matches. The legendary...

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Former Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson speaks about Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson has heaped praise on Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho for his rise in his managerial career and claims the Portuguese tactician is the perfect example for the future managers.

Fergie: “LVG is a great manager”

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Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted that Louis Van Gaal has done well to stirManchester United in third place, given the number of injuries he's faced since the start of the season and the former United manager remains convinced the Dutchman is the right man for the club.

Speaking to BT Sport, Fergie said that Van Gaal should be judged only once he has a fully fit squad at his disposal, by when United are likely to fully click into gear, according tothe former United manager.

Fergie: “Carrick is the best midfielder in England”

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Sir Alex Ferguson has described Michael Carrick as the best English midfielder during an interview with Clare Balding for a BT Sport Christmas Day special.

Fergie, who signed Carrick from Tottenham Hotspur in the summer of 2006, claimed the 33-year-old is the best English central midfielder at the moment.

Sir Alex Ferguson warns PL rivals: ‘You watch Manchester United go’ when Van Gaal gets the best players back

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Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Premier League rivals to watch Manchester United when they get their best players back from injury.

Louis van Gaal has struggled with injuries as there has already been over 40 casualties in the first half of the season.

After the dark days of David Moyes, the future looks bright at the Theatre of Dreams

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When it comes to the Premier League, the Christmas period is an unforgiving time. Matches come thick and fast; fixture after fixture as the football calendar waits for no man. Pressure mounts as title-challenges and relegation battles are made and broken. Nothing is ultimately decided at this time of the year, but it can certainly feel like it.

Carrick: We DID try last season

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Manchester United went from being champions to seventh in the league last season after Sir Alex Ferguson was replaced by David Moyes.

Michael Carrick insists that despite the dreadful displays, the players hadn't given up and were still trying, but it just didn't work out.

It was unusual.

Jose Mourinho: Quickest Manager To 400 Points

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With Chelsea's victory over Hull City on Saturday Jose Mourinho has set a record by becoming the manager to reach 400 Barclays Premier League points in the fewest matches.

The2-0 victory over Hulltook Mourinho's tally to 401 points, ensuring he broke the 400 barrier in just 174 Barclays Premier League matches, 17 fewer than his nearest rival, Sir Alex Ferguson.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Saha on Moyes’ failure and plans to become a manager

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Louis Saha joined Everton in the summer of 2008 after struggling to maintain his fitness at Manchester United. As he was injured at the time of signing, Saha offered to train for free at Everton until he was available to play.

In an exclusive interview with The Republik of Mancunia on behalf of 888Sport.

Sir Alex wouldn’t have done that…Mike Phelan mocks Louis van Gaal’s spending at Man Utd

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From Spain: Ancelotti refused Manchester United offer Twice

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Carlo Ancelotti refused Manchester United offer in the summer

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has refused Manchester United offer, twice, according to reports from Spanish newspaper Marca.

Arsenal fan arrested for throwing red wine at Manchester United bench

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Of all the talking points from Manchester United's 2-1 win over Arsenal at the weekend, one of the most bizarre was a fan being arrested for throwing red wine at the United substitutes' bench.

The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

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Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United's defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland.

TOP FIVE: Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United League Title Wins

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On the 6thNovember 1986, Alex Ferguson set about rebuilding Manchester United in his own image. We all know what happened next. For November's top five, in honour of its proximity to his anniversary, it seemed like it might be fun to pick out Fergie's five best league title wins.

NumberFive – "I Would Love it if we Beat Them": 1995/6

Newcastle United were a heck of a fun side under Kevin Keegan.

Moyes was unlucky at United

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Juan Mata has claimed that David Moyes failed at Manchester United because he was unlucky and that the Scotsman's work ethic will see him succeed at Real Sociedad.

Having been fired in April after just 10 months at Old Trafford, Moyes was today unveiled as the new Real Sociedad boss, after signing a 18-month deal with the Basque outfit, currently 15th in La Liga.

Derby Day Defeat

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PICTURE: Fletcher as a child with Ferguson

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Darren Fletcher is on the verge of signing for West Ham. Here he is as a child with Sir Alex Ferguson.

Ferguson: The spirit of United comes from developing our own players

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Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that at the core of Manchester United is the club's philosophy of bringing through their own players.

Many people have different interpretations of what I've made Manchester United over the last 26 years, with great players, Rooney, Ronaldo, Cantona, Keane, Robson, Schmeichel, there's too many to talk about.

VIDEO: Ferguson – Cantona was different

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Sir Alex Ferguson was speaking to Clare Balding as part of a BT Sport Christmas Day double-bill of ‘Clare Balding Meets' which features exclusive interviews with Sir Alex and Jose Mourinho. Watch the full interviews on BT Sport 1 from 3.30pm on December 25th.

Wenger shows CLASS! But should Arsenal boss REALLY feel sorry for Rodgers?

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Arsene Wenger has had plenty of little disagreements with managers of other clubs during his 18 years in charge of Arsenal Football Club. Jose Mourinho, Sir Alex Ferguson, Sam Allardyce, Alan Pardew and Tony Pulis are just five names on a long list, but the Frenchman does not normally carry on the rows for long [.

Union look set to unveil Meulensteen

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In Football Manager, everyone knows the first thing you do is hire Rene Meulensteen. The Union waited a bit, but look set to sign Sir Alex Ferguson's ex-assistant nonetheless.

Delco Times beat reporter Matthew DeGeorge tweeted out last night that ex-Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen will be added to the Philadelphia Union payroll.

RvP: Fergie was furious with us even when we were 15 points clear

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In Rio Ferdinand's recent autobiography, he claimed the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson hit Robin van Persie harder than any of the other players.

The Dutchman has today confirmed what Rio said and talked of his admiration of our former manager.

Rio is a great guy. He talks a lot but there is some truth in that.

LvG: Exceptional circumstances drew me to touchline on derby day

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Like Sir Alex Ferguson towards the end of his career, Louis van Gaal is rarely found on the touchline. He has today explained that he can't get his message across to his players during the game, especially thanks to the noise at Old Trafford, but exception circumstances following Chris Smalling's red card meant he was required to give instructions to his players.