Manchester United F.C. Season 2008–09

On a wing and a prayer - Nani & Co help deliver silverware

In a quirk of footballing fate, the red and blue sides of Manchester are both poised to claim silverware this weekend. And while these arch rivals may rarely see eye to eye, the importance of wingers is something they do apparently agree on.

Saturday, 14 May, 2011, 12:00am

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Manchester United have the opportunity to strike the first blow in the English Premier League title race this weekend when they could move 10 points clear with victory over Fulham tonight - but they will have to cope without star striker Wayne Rooney following his suspension for a foul-mouthed outburst into the TV cameras.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Branding the bottom line for United

'A good reputation is more valuable than money,' Latin writer Syrus wrote. But at Manchester United, the two go hand in hand. From a business perspective, Manchester United's four-city East Asia tour could be termed brand building. Culturally, the tour is also about adding a layer of the aura surrounding the team.

24 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Chelsea put the brakes on United

SECOND-PLACED Manchester United failed to take full advantage of leaders Newcastle's day off by only drawing 1-1 at home to Chelsea in the English Premier League.

3 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

United hit form to top table

MANCHESTER United pipped Everton to the points - and went joint-top of the Premier League - with a thrilling 3-2 win at Goodison Park yesterday.

Eight players were booked with the Blues David Unsworth being show the red card in the 80th minute after a foul on Ryan Giggs as Everton chased an equaliser.

10 Sep 1995 - 12:00am