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The United striker has barely stopped finding the back of the net since his £19.1million move to England in the summer of 2001, and would represent a steal at the mooted price of £10million.
Manchester United Football Club boss Sir Alex Ferguson is struggling to find an able replacement for Roy Keane.
The main target for United is believed to be Lyon midfielder Mahamadou Diarra, who is likely to cost the best part of £20million to lure away from the French champions.
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  Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "Manchester" is often used to refer to the entire conurbation, much as "London" is usually used to mean Greater London, but many of the constituent parts of Greater Manchester, such as Salford, Wigan and Bolton, are substantial and separate towns (or a separate city in the case of Salford), and retain strong identities.
Manchester has the UK's largest gay population outside of London, and is renowned for its gay village; centred around the Canal Street area the gay village is home to various gay shops, restaurants, numerous bars and clubs, and each August bank holiday hosts the Manchester Pride Festival (previously known as Mardi Gras and Gayfest).
Manchester is in the Central North Division of the Salvation Army.
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 Manchester United Tickets - Manchester United Football Tickets - Manchester United Match
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With a total of 15 League championships, eight of which attained since 1993, Manchester United is one of the most successful British football clubs ever.
Manchester United most recent wins include the FA Cup in 2004 and the League Cup in 2006.
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 Manchester United Football Club News & Information - Manchester Online
Manchester United is one of the most famous football clubs in the world with supporters across the globe.
Manchester United was formed in 1878 as Newton Health LYR by the railway yard workers for Newton Heath.
If you're a Manchester United fan who lives overseas and can’t go to watch the Team at Old Trafford, the 360 degree ground tour and club history section are great for building team knowledge and getting a feel for the club.
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 Sporting Life - Football News | Football Transfer News, Man Utd v Chelsea Live, SPL Live, Football News, Barclays ...
But United should have taken a two-goal interval lead moment before the break but Ryan Shawcross headed against the crossbar from close range.
Darren Ferguson, son of United boss Sir Alex, had pitted his skills against his father's side as a player but this was the first occasion the pair had faced each other as managers.
But United were always the stronger and they made their fitness tell later in the second half with goals from Richie Jones in the 72nd minute and a third from Fangzhuo Dong 10 minutes later.
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 Manchester United Football Club News and Results from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manchester United are reportedly on the verge of concluding their protracted bid to sign Owen Hargreaves from Bayern Munich.
Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic has admitted that he thought he was not good to play for the club after enduring a difficult start to his Old Trafford career.
Manchester United defender Wes Brown is happy to commit himself to the club for the rest of his career even though he is no longer a regular starter.
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 ESPNsoccernet.com: Man Utd Team Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manchester United's South Korea international Park Ji-sung was among 10 nominees named by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday for the 2005 Asian player of the year award.
Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has revealed he has no intention of seeking a transfer to Real Madrid and wants to extend his contract at Old Trafford beyond 2008.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident John Obi Mikel wants to join his club but has been pressured into saying he does not.
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 Brazil's Anderson cleared to play for Manchester United - 06/29/2007 - MiamiHerald.com
Brazilian teenager Anderson was issued a work permit and has been cleared to join Manchester United.
Anderson, 19, had his initial application for a work permit denied because he did not meet the criteria of playing in enough internationals for his country.
If the appeal was denied, Manchester United would have been forced to wait one year to re-apply for the permit.
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United appointed Sir Matt Busby as manager after the Second World War, and his then-unheard-of policy of producing most of the players through the club's youth team brought great success, with the club winning the Football League in 1956 and 1957.
United won the FA Cup in 1983 and 1985 and were overwhelming favourites to win the league in the 1985-86 season after winning their first ten league games, opening a ten-point gap over their rivals as early as October.
United made a poor start to the 2005-06 season, with midfielder Roy Keane leaving the club to join his boyhood heroes Celtic after publicly criticising several of his teammates, and the club failed to qualify for the knock-out phase of the UEFA Champions League for the first time in over a decade.
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 Manchester United Books | DVDs | Videos | Toys :: Soccerphile
Manchester United - from their humble beginnings as Newton Heath in 1878 to their current position as a football superpower and a multi-million pound business empire.
Gregg was an important political figure at Manchester United, a leader of the old guard and one of Matt Busby's closest "boys".
Manchester United have enjoyed more than their fair share of great players down the years, but none has been more committed to the cause than the subject of this biography, Roger Byrne.
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 Manchester, United Kingdom
Chinatown Manchester has one of the largest ethnic Chinese populations in the country and Chinatown ' located just of Portland Street - is an expression of their place within the cultural diversity of the city.
Manchester was rapidly becoming a hub of the burgeoning industrial revolution.
In 1821 the Manchester Guardian was first published, 1830 saw the world's first purpose built passenger railway ' the Liverpool to Manchester ' opened, in 1863 the Co-operative Wholesale Society was formed and in 1887 work on the Manchester Ship Canal began.
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 Independent Online Edition > Manchester United : app5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The man credited as the architect of Manchester United's maligned 4-3-2-1 formation issued a passionate defence of it last night, claiming it will produce results and entertainment, but only on the condition that players have absolute faith in its merits.
Manchester United's long search to replace Roy Keane took on a new urgency last night when the club's inspirational captain all but admitted that he was ready to leave Old Trafford for Celtic this summer
Sir Alex Ferguson was not prepared to admit publicly that Manchester United's victory over Benfica was a crucial moment in his team's season, but he told his players before Tuesday night that he expected a performance that signified defiance.
sport.independent.co.uk /football/man_united   (931 words)

 Goal.com - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE - Manchester United
After their dominance of English football in the 1990s, Manchester United's capture of "only" the FA Cup in 2004 and League Cup in 2006 is regarded as something of a trophy drought.
United are desperate to be crowned Premiership champions again - and as always the Champions League is high on their list of priorities.
While United did not enjoy a particularly good season in 2003-04 by their own lofty standards, they still picked up the FA Cup, and are likely to remain a potent force for the foreseeable future.
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United failed to capitalise on their fast start to the game and as they ran out of ideas towards the end Liverpool struck with a sucker punch goal to steal the three points and throw the title race wide open again...
Manchester United are a global phenomenon, with fans all over the world who are just as committed and passionate about the club as the fans who trek to Old Trafford week in week out.
Manchester United's away ticket allocation has been a subject of some contention among the team's travel support in recent times.
www.allsports.com /fapremiership/manchesterunited   (256 words)

 Manchester United's Ferguson Needs Some New Silver - New York Times
Alex Ferguson is as seasoned a pro as there is in soccer, in his 19th autumn in charge of Manchester United, so he has heard the home crowd baying skepticism before.
By Tuesday, when Manchester United again had a home match - against an old enemy, Benfica of Lisbon in the Champions League - rumors had spread that Ferguson was in trouble.
Every day that Manchester lags behind Chelsea, there is a likely shift in the global merchandising race that affects the status of these big hitters in the soccer business.
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 Football News from Premiership Latest - Teams - Transfers - Statistics
Manchester United, also known as The Red Devils or United, are one of the most successful football clubs in English football, having won the FA English Football League title 15 times, the FA Cup 11 times, the League Cup twice, and won the European Cup twice.
Manchester United are considering an £8m summer transfer bid for Hearts and Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon, according to BBC Sport...
Chelsea and Manchester United were locked in a stalemate at the end of the 90 minutes in the FA Cup final at the new Wembley Stadium, which wore a festive look, on Saturday.
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 Manchester United Football Tickets - Man UTD Football Tickets for Manchester United Match
Manchester United is one of the most successful football clubs in English football history, having won the FA Premier League/Football League 16 times, FA Cup 11 times, the League Cup twice, the European Cup twice, the UEFA Cup Winners Cup once, the Intercontinental Cup once and the European Super Cup once.
Manchester United are by far the UK’s biggest club, which may be confirmed by the massive total of 1,440.694 fans who attended Premiership matches at Old Trafford last season.
Manchester United’s biggest gate was a fantastic 76,098, with their Premiership seasons average reaching 75,826 fans in attendance per game.
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 Manchester United - The Legend
United won the league title in 1956 and it seemed that we could win it for the next few years.
He was the most exciting player ever to wear a United shirt and I was privileged to see him just before he retired.
United were installed as favourites to win the European Cup but came unstuck against the unfancied Partizan Belgrade team in the semi final.
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 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Manchester United are English football’s best-supported team and also its most successful since the inception of the Premier League in 1992.
United were narrow 1-0 winners in Tokyo and owed their victory to Irish midfielder Roy Keane.
Sir Alex’s representative on the pitch, his contribution to the United cause was encapsulated by his performance in the 1999 UEFA Champions League semi-final when he almost single-handedly dragged United back from 2-0 down to beat Juventus in Turin.
www.fifa.com /en/comp/Clubworld/tournament/0,6537,CWC-2005-63,00.html   (915 words)

 Manchester United - Football - Sport - Manchester Evening News
MANCHESTER United finally broke their goalscoring shackles to crush Wigan and go top of the Premier League.
SIR Alex Ferguson was delighted with the depth of his squad after watching Manchester United record a 4-0 win against Wigan to climb to the top of the Premier League.
UNITED are currently enduring their leanest goalscoring spell at the start of a season since the 1973-74 campaign when Tommy Docherty's struggling side were relegated!
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk /sport/football/manchester_united   (218 words)

 Manchester United Camp
Manchester United, widely regarded as on the top soccer clubs in the world, will be sending four coaches from their Manchester United Soccer Academy Program to host a soccer camp for the Williamsburg Soccer Club and its members.
In a quote from the Manchester United Soccer School website, United Head Coach, Sir Alex Ferguson says “As a club we are always looking at pioneering innovative ways of training and coaching our players and believe in sharing our vision of youth development with our huge global support.
In addition to the camp, Manchester United will also fly Richard Butler, the Director of Coaching for the Williamsburg Soccer Club, to the training grounds of Manchester United to observe the Manchester United Football Club youth academy in action prior to the camp to ensure that training will be replicated when they come to Williamsburg.
www.ontheline.com /wsc/Manchester/ManUCamp.htm   (689 words)

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Manchester United is a professional football club that was formed in 1898.
Manchester United was incorporated as a company in 1990 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1991.
Manchester United Plc own and operate the club and the stadium, together with related and ancillary activities.
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 AllRefer.com - Manchester, cities, United States, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Until the depression of the 1930s and the moving of much of the textile industry to the south, Manchester was heavily dependent on this industry.
John Stark lived and is buried in Manchester.
A state park and a number of ski areas are in the vicinity.
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