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Mason Greenwood and Axel Tuanzebe: Could Man Utd youngsters break into first team?

After five summers of pursuing big-name signings and failing to recapture previous glories, Manchester United have embarked on a different strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

United are aiming to go back to their roots by investing in youth and giving younger players a chance.

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Man City: Pep Guardiola says reports claiming the club has shown 'utter disrespect' in China are false

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says claims the club has shown "disrespect" by ignoring fans on their tour of Asia is "far away from the reality".

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported that City had not engaged with local fans in China last week and shown "discrimination" towards ...

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Manchester United: Nicky Butt promoted to head of first-team development in reshuffle

Nicky Butt has been promoted to become Manchester United's head of first-team development.

The 44-year-old former midfielder was head of the club's academy but will report to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the new role.

United, who were sixth in the Premier League last season, hope ...

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Bolton Wanderers: Oldham Athletic cancel their pre-season game against Trotters

Financially-stricken Bolton Wanderers have had a third pre-season match cancelled after Oldham Athletic chose to find another opponent for Saturday.

Wanderers, who have been in administration since 13 May, had already called off matches against Chester and Preston.

It comes after a ...

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Anna Soubry Nazi-slur man given suspended jail term

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A pro-Brexit who twice confronted MP Anna Soubry, calling her a Nazi, has ...

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Mass brawl murder: Killer classed as 'high risk', inquest hears

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A killer who murdered a man during a street brawl had been classed as ...

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Billy Livesley murder: Wigan iron bar attacker jailed for life

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A man who killed another man after hitting him on the head with an iron ...

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Man jailed over Ashton-under-Lyne gang trap shooting murder

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A gunman who murdered a man after he was lured into a trap by gang ...

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Tour de France 2019: Simon Yates wins stage 15 as Geraint Thomas gains time

Britain's Simon Yates claimed his second Tour de France stage win as defending champion Geraint Thomas clawed back time from leader Julian Alaphilippe on an enthralling stage 15.

Yates, who also won stage 12, kicked clear of Simon Geschke with 8.6km left to ride to victory on the Prat ...

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Eddie Clarke: Macclesfield Town sign Fleetwood defender on loan

League Two side Macclesfield Town have signed Fleetwood Town defender Eddie Clarke on a season-long loan deal.

The 20-year-old left-back made five appearances for the Cod Army last season after joining the club from Tranmere Rovers.

Clarke began his career with Rovers and featured 16 ...

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Manchester Arena attack: Bomber's brother remanded in custody

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Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi's younger brother has been remanded ...

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Juan Mata: Man Utd's history deserves big trophies, says midfielder

Manchester United's illustrious history demands they start winning "big trophies", says midfielder Juan Mata.

United have gone two seasons without winning anything but Mata believes they can compete for honours again under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's management.

"We know we have to do ...

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Super League: Salford Red Devils 40-14 Catalans Dragons

Salford Red Devils kept pace with the top five in Super League thanks to victory over Catalans Dragons.

Josh Johnson, Derrell Olpherts and Kris Welham crossed for Salford to give them a 16-8 half-time lead, with Sam Kasiano going over for Catalans.

Brayden Williame reduced the ...

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Super League: Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves

Castleford Tigers coach Daryl Powell names the same squad that recorded a derby victory over Wakefield last week.

The Tigers are looking to secure back-to-back league wins for the first time since March.

Warrington Wolves head coach Steve Price has named a provisional 21-man ...

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Police officer dies holidaying on the Isle of Skye

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A police officer has died while visiting the Isle of Skye's Fairy Pools ...

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Skepta glimpses the 'future of rave' in Manchester, and it's phoneless

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Grime star Skepta has staged a string of experimental gigs using ...

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Manchester puppy theft: Machete-wielding men steal seven dogs

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Seven puppies have been stolen by machete-wielding burglars and might die ...

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Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd reject £54m Inter Milan bid

Manchester United have rejected a 60m euro (£53.9m) bid from Inter Milan for striker Romelu Lukaku.

The bid falls well below United's valuation of the 26-year-old Belgium international, who joined them from Everton two years ago for £75m.

Inter boss Antonio Conte has made ...

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Bolton Wanderers cancel second friendly game amid off-field issues

Bolton Wanderers have cancelled a second friendly fixture, as they are unable to fulfil Tuesday's game against Preston North End at Leyland.

It follows last Friday's called-off pre-season match at Chester.

Wanderers players issued a statement last week expressing their discontent at ...

2019-07-20 16:44 open_in_new
Four released in Kirkham Bypass 'hit and run' murder probe

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Four people arrested after a motorist was knocked down following a row ...

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Could wristbands turn festivals into games?
Wristbands have long been synonymous with music festivals, but what was once a simple, colourful loop of material now increasingly contains contactless technology. This allows music fans to pay for food, drinks or merchandise but festival directors are now taking the technology further, into the realm of "gameification". ...
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