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United aiming for a new record at Wolves


Wolverhampton Wanderers host Manchester United on the back of an away defeat to Bolton on Tuesday when a disastrous Ronald Zubar back pass allowed Daniel Sturridge to steal a 93rd minute winner at the Reebok Stadium. In it’s preview of the game manutd.com continued That result left Mick McCarthy’s men three points adrift at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League, in the starkest contrast to United who are now five points clear at the right end of the table. Sir Alex Ferguson’s current side have matched the 1999 Treble winners’ run of 29 league games without defeat and will fancy making it 30 having won all six clashes with Wolves since losing 1-0 at Molineux in 2004. Both clubs were then in the same positions they are now – top and bottom.

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Farewell to the Lion of Vienna – and of England


He may have broken all Manchester United hearts half a century ago when he scored twice to deny our beloved Busby Babes an FA Cup three months after Munich but as Bolton legend Nat Lofthouse was laid to rest this afternoon he was saluted as one of the all time greats of English football. Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson were on hand to represent Manchester United and speaking after the service, Sir Bobby described it as “marvellous”. He said “It was lovely. Nat would have been proud. I remember him as a really tough ma

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Gary Neville's views on Sunderland and England


It’s not commonly known that veteran Manchester United defender Gary Neville gives his outspoken opinions about the club – and football in general, in a weekly column for the Sunday edition of The Times of Malta. The connection with the island is not surprising as he has often gone on holidays there as a lad and owns a home where he plans to settle once he retires. In his latest  column Neville gives his opinions on the scoreless draw at Sunderland and England’s prospects in the Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro.

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