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Ferguson eyes double joy on New Year’s eve

 Ferguson eyes double joy on New Year’s eveLondon, Dec 27 : Sir Alex Ferguson will celebrate his 70th birthday on New Year's Eve with a wish to see Manchester United at the top of the English Premier League table. United will host Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford on January 1 and have a strong possibility of becoming league leaders on New Year's Day since present day leaders Manchester City are going to play a day later, The Sun reports.

 Ferguson admitted he will be happy if United are at the top of the league table on New Year's Eve "It''s a long season. If we''re top of the league or joint top with City on New Year''s Day I''ll be happy," said Ferguson Manchester United leveled points with league leaders Manchester City after they comprehensively beat Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford while City dropped two points after drawing away against West Brom at Hawthorns.

 Manchester United won 5-0 with the help of a Dimitar Berbatov hat trick and goals from Ji Sung Park and Antonio Valencia while no goal was scored in City's game against West Brom. United has now scored ten goals in their last two matches and they now trail Manchester City only on goal difference with both teams accumulating 45 points each They also hold the joint best defensive record this season along with Liverpool, conceding only 14 goals in eighteen Premier league matches. (ANI)

Tottenham thrash AEL Limassol 3-0 to clinch place in Europa League group stage

Mauricio PochettinoLondon, Aug 29 - Tottenham Hotspur continued with their winning streak under new manager Mauricio Pochettino as they thrashed AEL Limassol 3-0 to clinch their place in the Europa League group stage.  Read more »

Di Maria says joined Man U to help them return to CL, win many trophies

Angel-di-MariaLondon, Aug 29 : Manchester United's record signing Angel Di Maria has said that he has joined the Premier League club to help them return to Champions League and win many trophies.  Read more »

Botham rules out England's chances of winning WC with current strategy

Ian-BothamLondon, Aug 29 : Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham feels that the team's one day plans need to be torn up and started again, because if they follow their current strategy in the World  Read more »

Flintoff avoids speeding ban citing 'exceptional hardship'

Former England all-rounder Andrew FlintoffLondon, Aug 29 - Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has reportedly escaped a speeding ban after arguing 'exceptional hardship' to magistrates in Carlisle.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »

Button feels sympathetic with Hamilton following Belgian GP row with Rosberg

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 26 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.  Read more »