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Rooney domino effect creating United quandary

…It was early spring, shortly before that fateful Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, when Alex Ferguson reportedly came to a conclusion. It wasn’t about his future, but rather that of the player once considered the future of Manchester United. Although 27 and notionally entering the prime of his career, Rooney had gradually come to […]

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The 100 Best Footballers in the World

The Guardian’s 11-strong international panel of experts set about ranking the best footballers in the world, and end up with their top 100. #99 Diego Forlan Age: 33   Nationality: Uruguayan Team: Internacional The striker became the most capped Uruguayan of all time at the 2011 Copa América and is also the country’s record scorer. That seemed implausible when […]

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Who will get the golden boot?

Will RVP get the golden boot again? Well, depends on who he is playing for right? What about Aguero or Rooney? Surely both the Manchester clubs will be fighting for the title so we can expect their top strikers to be in the running… Goal.com lets us have their top ten contenders for next seasons […]

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How can United bounce back?

Despite only losing last season’s Premier League title on goal difference, Manchester United will still need to make changes if they are to have any chance of overhauling rivals Manchester City in 2012/13. Alex Keble, editor of TheChalkBoard.org.uk, assesses where they went wrong last season, and where they need to strengthen…

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