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David Moyes has spoken for the first time since his sacking by Manchester United. Moyes thanked the fans and the club's staff for their supports during his 10 months at the club but did not mention the United players
He played against the side he manages on Tuesday night and could be playing for him next season, but it wasn't so long ago Fernando Torres was singing Diego Simeone's name at the Vicente Calderon.
Louis van Gaal would be a ‘revelation’ if Manchester United decide to make the Dutchman their next manager in the wake of David Moyes’ sacking, claims former Holland international Bryan Roy.
Following the sacking of David Moyes, what does it mean for the futures of the Manchester United stars he has left behind? Sportsmail assesses what will happen next.
Bayern Munich enjoyed a light training session ahead of their titanic clash against Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
Tom Cleverley could move to Everton this summer, with his former manager Roberto Martinez considering the midfielder as a long-term target.
Sacking David Moyes was about much more than football. Major clubs are huge financial operations these days, but the pressures of the business world are felt more acutely at Manchester United than they are elsewhere.
Paul Scholes has taken first-team training at Manchester United’s Carrington base following his return to the club’s coaching set-up. Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday that the 39-year-old will play a role in the new interim regime under Ryan Giggs, who was appointed following the sacking of David Moyes.
David Moyes’ sacking saw the value of Manchester United increase by £100million - nearly double the asking price of transfer targets such as Toni Kroos and Luke Shaw. Tuesday’s confirmation that the Scot had been axed resulted in a hike in the club’s share price on the New York Stock Exchange.
The abrupt sacking of David Moyes signals the end of the ‘Scottish mafia' of managers who once dominated the Premier League.
Sir Alex Ferguson played a pivotal role in the decision to sack David Moyes as manager of Manchester United.
Ryan Giggs offered a smile and a wave for the cameras on Wednesday morning as he drove into training at Manchester United on the day that he begins life as temporary charge.
IAN LADYMAN: As if immediate memories of a 2-0 defeat by Olympiacos were not enough to darken the mood on the flight home from Athens in February, the sight of David Moyes’s reading material was enough to prompt further shaking of heads.
Former Sky cyclist Michael Rodgers cleared by UCI to keep racing after testing positive for clenbuterol last year
A former England youth international once dubbed ‘the next John Terry’ is on trial at Manchester United. Sunderland defender Louis Laing has been told he will be released from the club at the end of the season.
What better way to get in the spirit of St George's Day than to revisit John Barnes's legendary Italia '90 rap? Well, thanks to the big man himself you can do just that.
It has been another good week for Liverpool Football Club. While Steven Gerrard and Co. keep their heads down and focus on winning the three remaining Premier League games that will bring them a first title since 1990, their rivals continue to suffer.
Barcelona's transfer ban has been suspended pending the outcome of their appeal, and the club will be allowed to register new players during the summer transfer window, FIFA has said in a statement.
Football spectators have been spooked by a ghostly figure that appears to run through fans during a match in Bolivia. It even appears to run straight through a barrier at speed.
Liverpool's drive to challenge the world's top clubs both on and off field has continued with the announcement of a partnership with sandwich-makers Subway.
Kimi Raikkonen has hit back at claims he lacks motivation after a disappointing start to his second career at Ferrari.
With David Moyes sacked by Manchester United on Tuesday morning he will have plenty of time to think about where he wants to move next.
Ex-Everton star Tim Cahill has leapt to the defence of his former boss David Moyes following the Scots exit from Manchester United.
Former England spinner Graeme Swann’s luxury home will bowl prospective buyers away - as it comes complete with six bedrooms, a cinema and a games room.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after dislocating his shoulder in the Champions League semi-final against Atletico Madrid - while captain John Terry was also taken off injured.
Jose Mourinho is prepared to hand the Barclays Premier League title to Liverpool on Sunday by playing a second-string side to save Chelsea’s Champions League dream.
Mark Cavendish has been hitting the gym in a bid to claim the Tour de France yellow jersey for the first time in Yorkshire this summer.
Gareth Bale is a major doubt for Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final with German champions Bayern Munich as he is suffering from flu.
David Moyes has been counted out of one of the plum jobs waiting to be filled at the end of the season. Sportsmail understands Bayer Leverkusen’s board have ruled him out on grounds of price and profile.
A rugby player over in Samoa had supporters in stitches after one of the worst sporting dives of all time.
David Haye had his picture taken with a policeman who had pulled him over for speeding. The former world heavyweight champion was handed a verbal warning for driving too fast, but was only let free after posing for a snap.
Sir Alex Ferguson needs to apologise to Manchester United fans, and to David Moyes, for the way in which the transitional period at Old Trafford was handled.
Joe Callaghan brings us the latest news and views from South America - as well as traveller tips for those heading out there - and provides a flavour of exactly how the World Cup in Brazil is shaping up.
Roy Keane said Manchester United's players 'should be ashamed of themselves' after manager David Moyes was sacked.
After last night's bore draw in the Vicente Calderon, European newspapers are relishing the prospect of tonight's Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Meanwhile Chelsea have been accused of parking the bus by AS.
SPECIAL REPORT BY IAN LADYMAN AND SIMON JONES: A process that began in earnest during a meeting at a hotel on Sunday night finally reached its conclusion at Manchester United’s training ground at 7.40am on Tuesday.
CHRIS WHEELER: Ryan Giggs was back at the coaches’ table after confirmation he will be Manchester United’s interim manager for the remainder of the season.
Plymouth Argyle striker Marvin Morgan was taken to hospital after he collapsed during a training session.
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League showdown between Liverpool and Chelsea, our picture feature Golden Years focuses on past matches between the clubs.
CRAIG HOPE: Louis van Gaal boasts one of the richest resumes in European football. Beyond the numbers, however, runs a somewhat nutty narrative. For Van Gaal – the favourite to replace David Moyes at Manchester United - is a coach with multiple facades – be it master, maverick or madman.
If Manchester United think sacking David Moyes is the key to bringing them future harmony, they should think again. They are in the real world now, just like everyone else.
Diego Costa may be trying to put Chelsea out of the Champions League, but he was more than happy to wave to their fans after the game.
NEIL ASHTON: As a coach with more than 15 years experience at the very highest level, Jose Mourinho didn’t feel the need to be compared with Diego Simeone.
MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE VICENTE CALDERON: There will be a lot of the usual guff about the enemies of football after this, so let's cut to the chase. If David Moyes could have pulled off a performance or two as dogged as this in Europe this season - or even away at Manchester City or Liverpool - he would have been hailed as a tactical genius.
Manchester United’s 55,000 season ticket holders will receive a shock in their renewal packs being sent out this week — a letter from axed manager David Moyes encouraging them to keep their seats.
John Higgins conceded his days as a regular title contender are over after crashing out in the first round at the Crucible for the second successive year.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova emerged triumphant from a gruelling contest of three tie-breakers against Lucie Safarova in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Tuesday.
Scotland international Ruaridh Jackson is set to join Wasps next season after being told he is free to leave Glasgow Warriors.
Great Britain's Olympic bronze-medallist archer Alison Williamson has retired from her sport. The former world number one has called time on her career at the age of 42.
Ally McCoist hailed ‘box of tricks’ Bilel Mohsni for digging below-par Rangers out of a hole at Ibrox last night.
A few miles north of the Vicente Calderon, where Atletico Madrid were experiencing their biggest European night in 40 years, Carlo Ancelotti was dealing with what football is like on the other side of the Spanish capital.
NEIL ASHTON: Manchester United’s next manager must be a man of immense pedigree, standing and stature. David Moyes was none of those things.
There was pandemonium in Wladimir Klitschko's press conference on Tuesday when veteran American Shannon Briggs turned up.
Wilf McGuinness was the manager who succeeded Sir Matt Busby at Manchester United in the summer of 1969 but was sacked in December 1970. And McGuinness understands how David Moyes feels after his sacking and the struggles of trying to follow Sir Alex Ferguson.
CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: Brendan Rodgers to the rescue. Again. It will be an act of sheer ingratitude if the League Managers’ Association do not make him Manager of the Year now. Without Rodgers, where would British coaches stand following the dismissal of David Moyes?
Saracens go into Saturday’s Heineken Cup semi-final against Clermont at Twickenham confident that they will not be bullied by the French giants, as they were two years ago.
JOHN GREECHAN AT IBROX: This gritty victory over an attractive Ayr United side was the 32nd league win of the season for Ally McCoist’s men.
Every week we’ll name an XI of past and present footballers for you to guess what links them all. But there’s a twist – one player will always be the odd man out in the dressing room.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has admitted his team's desire to win games dropped after clinching the Bundesliga, but believes they are returning to their peak going into the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid.
Ian Ayre has predicted Liverpool will compete for a better standard of player this summer now they can guarantee Champions League football.
Leicester clinched the Sky Bet Championship title at the Reebok Stadium with Lloyd Dyer coming off the bench to net a fabulous winner in a 1-0 victory over Bolton.
David Moyes will receive no more than £5million in compensation after being sacked by Manchester United due to a clause in his contract.
Chelsea held Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at Vicente Calderon. Here's how the players rated in Madrid.
Job done for Jose Mourinho. The Chelsea boss will be more than content as he leaves the Spanish capital despite failing to pick up an away goal.
Adam Le Fondre picked an opportune moment to end a barren spell, scoring for the first time since January to help Reading into the play-off places.
Celtic assistant manager Johan Mjallby has announced he is to quit Parkhead this summer and was immediately linked with a return to former club AIK Stockholm as head coach.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtios was in the unusual position of playing against his parent club Chelsea in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at the Vicente Calderon.
MATT BARLOW: Carlo Ancelotti will make a late decision on the fitness of Cristiano Ronaldo but has faith in Gareth Bale if Real Madrid’s iconic No 7 is not fit to start against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Arsenal's injury plagued midfielder Abou Diaby made his latest comeback in an Under 21 game against Chelsea at the Emirates on Tuesday evening.
Martin Atkinson has been appointed the referee for the match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola has emphatically denied claims he would consider a switch to Manchester United from Bayern Munich.
This is how the new Anfield could look after Liverpool complete a £150million expansion of their famous stadium to a capacity well over 50,000.
David May welcomed the sacking of David Moyes as he returned to Manchester United’s in-house TV channel – just two days after he was silenced for criticising the manager. The former United defender was a pundit during MUTV's coverage of the 2-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday and, when asked for his opinion on the beleaguered boss, replied by saying he was ‘out of his depth’.
Ryan Giggs may have been given the Manchester United job until the end of the season but he is not a candidate to take over permanently after David Moyes.
The St Mary's turf has been given a makeover ready for Saturday's game with their groundsmen showing all their creative touch.
I was at Turf Moor to see Burnley secure promotion, and when the home fans voiced their admiration for manager Sean Dyche, they sang loud and proud: 'Ginger Mourinho.'
Leeds United midfielder Simon Lenighan, 19, joined a friend in the rape of a young woman in a hotel room and filmed the attack on a mobile phone, a jury heard on Tuesday.
USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann has shocked his Premier League players by insisting they join up for his World Cup boot camp in California immediately after the season finishes in England.
David Moyes departure from Manchester United has been greeted in a light-hearted manner on social media. Here, Sportsmail pick the very best of the memes circulating around the web, including vines.
Former Swansea City player Ferrie Bodde is in an induced coma in hospital after been diagnosed with pneumonia.
To mark Ryan Giggs being handed the Manchester United interim manager's job, MailOnline pay homage to the great with a look at the 40 best pictures of the Manchester United legend from down the years.
Hull City striker Yannick Sagbo has been fined £15,000 by the FA for a comments made on social media supporting Nicolas Anelka over the 'quenelle' controversy.
AFC Wimbledon have been charged with fielding an ineligible player and could face a points deduction. The League Two side are said to have played Jake Nicholson against Cheltenham Town last month.
Manchester City are hopeful star midfielder David Silva will still be able to play some part in their Premier League title run-in. Silva will have a scan on Wednesday on the sprained ankle that forced him out of Monday night’s win against West Brom.
New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder is expected to complete a contract to join Essex for the rest of the season.
Mike Tyson has a new-found respect for the IRS after revealing that they forgave some of his owed back taxes - while Evander Holyfield admits to have had financially problems too.
'Everyone deserves a 2nd chance!' tweeted Kevin Pietersen on Saturday morning, after news broke of Peter Moores’s reappointment as England coach.
Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has been charged in relation to breaking the Football Association's betting rules.
Marussia sporting director Graeme Lowdon has eased fans' fears by insisting it is business as usual despite the collapse of the car company behind their name.
Raheem Sterling believes the faith Brendan Rodgers has shown in him this season has been a key factor in his excellent form over recent months.
Per Mertesacker believes midfield duo Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will ensure Arsenal end their trophy drought against Hull in next month's FA Cup final.
Dr Steve Peters has likened Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers to highly successful British cycling coach Sir Dave Brailsford, describing the Northern Irishman as 'very psychologically minded'.
DEREK LAWRENSON: A year after making his comeback from breaking a leg in a skiing accident, Miguel Angel Jimenez has a top 10 finish at the Masters and a win on his Champions Tour debut.
Barry McGuigan would like to point out that Carl Frampton, the heir apparent to his own Irish legend, would be only too happy to accommodate Scott Quigg, who has just defended the ‘regular’ WBA world super-bantamweight title with a quick-fire KO.
The Boston Marathon celebrated its first American winner in 29 years, and on his race bib he had the names of the 2013 bombing victims.
The Barclays Premier League table since the close of the transfer window makes for an interesting read.
Thomas Vermaelen's agent has confirmed an approach from Napoli over a prospective move.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis for questioning his organisation's integrity in a dispute over a technical employee.
21-year-old Major League Baseball prospect pictured in hospital having been on the end of a killer pitch on Friday night
Living up to his reputation as golf's 'Wild Thing', double major winner John Daly lets his massive swing rip as he drives a golf ball out of a model's mouth.
Southampton are a selling club. They produce elite standard players and sell them on. Theo Walcott, Gareth Bale and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the modern era; Alan Shearer, Steve Williams, Martin Chivers in times past. Nothing has changed. Of the current squad Luke Shaw will be first to go and Adam Lallana may follow.
It did not have to end this way. Jose Mourinho had the opportunity to address the growing air of confrontation and indiscipline around Chelsea more than a month ago. He chose another path. It appears to be a road to nowhere.
Paul Lambert has admitted he is in the dark as takeover talk swirls around Aston Villa but insisted he wants to remain at the club whether owner Randy Lerner sells or not.
Tottenham’s Tim Sherwood is among the contenders to take over at Newcastle next season if Alan Pardew departs this summer.
Stuart Hall will defend his IBF world bantamweight title against the unbeaten and dangerous Paul Butler in Newcastle on June 7.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN SHANGHAI: An embarrassed local official and an adopted local hero left their unique marks on the Chinese Grand Prix.
Jenson Button is hoping the start of Formula One's European season next month will bring an end to the pain he is currently enduring.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has refused to chastise four-time champion Sebastian Vettel for initially disobeying team orders during the Chinese Grand Prix.
It was a penalty, there is no conspiracy theory and Jose Mourinho is finally being seen for what he is; an excellent coach who is a graceless and immature man who needs to learn how to lose.
All last weekend, we witnessed football remembering its own. The seven minutes that were set aside at the start of games around the country provided a starkly poignant and symbolic reminder of the Hillsborough tragedy.
Bernard Hopkins once again made history by becoming the oldest boxer to unify a weight division after adding the WBA light-heavyweight crown to his IBF title with a split-decision victory over Beibut Shumenov.
Scott Quigg made a successful defence of his WBA super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of South African Tshifiwa Munyai in Manchester.
Nobody could ever accuse North East football of lacking emotion but that, at times, is a hindrance and Newcastle manager Alan Pardew was right when he explained earlier this season how fans can get too high or too low, depending on results.
Gareth Bale could not have secured his first medal at Real Madrid in more spectacular style and it left me thinking about the best goals I’ve seen in domestic cup finals...
Norman Mailer once likened Mohammad Ali to the Prince of Heaven. Some of the articles about Susie Wolff, the Williams test driver of all things, have been only moderately less gushing.
The nominees for the 2013-14 Player of the Year award have been announced with three Liverpool players named among the six contenders.
CHRIS FOY: The battle is won, but the war rages on. Last week's belated agreement which averted the collapse of European club rugby is just the start of a vital worldwide overhaul of the sport. More upheaval beckons.
In an interview with Sportsmail last week, Dr Assem Allam talked of making Hull City a global entity simply by changing the name to Hull Tigers. Monday’s column challenged that idea and so did quite a lot of you. It’s nice that we agree sometimes. Contrary to what you might think, I really don’t enjoy confrontation.
MATT LAWTON: Psychology guru Steve Peters is proving to be a key cog in Liverpool's charge towards the Premier League title, and has enjoyed huge success elsewhere.

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