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Manchester United and neighbour City both needed spectacular equalisers to rescue them from defeat in their opening Champions League games last night.

Juan Mata has been assigned a locker next to fellow Spaniard Fernando Torres at Chelsea to help the pair settle at the club.

Attempts by the FA to investigate agent Willie McKay's role in Joey Barton's free transfer from Newcastle to QPR will be restricted by the middle-man's registration details.

Everton will be forced to consider selling Marouane Fellaini next summer if the Belgium midfielder does not sign a new deal.

Tony Pulis was forced to sidestep a minor diplomatic row after being accused of insulting the Ukraine ahead of tonight's clash at Dynamo Kiev.

Fulham manager Martin Jol deliberately failed to inform new signing Bryan Ruiz that he was ineligible for Fulham's Europa League campaign to guarantee his signing.


The challenge of the Champions League has been anticipated for the past few years at Manchester City, but a grand occasion can also be a trial.


Manchester City came from behind to ensure their its appearance in the Champions League did not end in disappointment on a captivating evening at Etihad Stadium.

Mikel Arteta yesterday insisted that he can cope with the pressure of replacing Cesc Fabregas at Arsenal.


Aleksandar Kolarov rescued Manchester City on their big European return last night.

Goldie oldie Ryan Giggs grabbed a stunning equaliser to rescue Manchester United in Lisbon last night.

Kenny Dalglish has held clear-the-air talks with referee chief Mike Riley in the wake of his outburst following Liverpool's defeat at Stoke on Saturday.

Harry Redknapp last night admitted being Fabio Capello's successor could prove a nightmare - if England win Euro 2012.

Birmingham manager Chris Hughton fully understands the hype surrounding whizz-kid Nathan Redmond.


Aleksandar Kolarov prevented Manchester City's much-hyped Champions League debut from going flat.

Kenny Dalglish wants managers and referees to meet regularly.

Harry Redknapp believes the England job is a cross between a poisoned chalice and mission impossible.

Marlon King insists he joined Birmingham to play in Europe - and not for extra cash.

Richard Dunne reckons he has got a "new lease of life" at Aston Villa.

Sam Allardyce has urged his West Ham team-mates to use the Millwall derby atmosphere as inspiration.

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway is making a shock bid to sign El Hadji Diouf.

Leroy Rosenior has outlined the barriers facing black managers - by revealing he was refused entry to a club boardroom.

Birmingham sent Garry O'Connor to America for rehab after discovering he took cocaine.


Ryan Giggs scored a superb equalising goal for Manchester United against Benfica last night as his side started their Champions League campaign with a 1-1 draw in Portugal.


Roberto Mancini expected an ear-bashing from his old man - even though Aleksandar Kolarov rescued a Champions League point for Manchester City.

Alex Ferguson hailed Ryan Giggs after his wonder goal got United a point in Lisbon.

Mikel Arteta revealed he received inside information on Arsenal from ex-skipper Cesc Fabregas.

Owen Coyle has warned his Bolton players he is ready to ring the changes after their 5-0 mauling against Manchester United.

Manchester United youngster Paul Pogba is wanted on loan by Burnley.


Both Manchester clubs have been scoring for fun in the Premier League but they found Europe a different matter last night.

Branislav Ivanovic believes that Chelsea and Manchester United will find out just how good they are when they meet at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Former West Ham striker Savio Nsereko has gone missing for a second time in the past 12 months.


On the night Manchester City made its debut in the Champions League, and just rescued a draw after falling behind to Napoli at home, the Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson managed to steal the attention from his neighbouring club after his side's creditable draw in Benfica.

Yossi Benayoun has revealed Arsene Wenger's last-minute plunge into the transfer market did contain more forethought than the trolley dash it has been derided as.


Neil Lennon jetted into sweltering Spain yesterday and insisted Celtic's hour of redemption has arrived.