Manchester United reject "unprofessional" claim, insisting they did not want to search for a successor behind David Moyes's back.
Paul Scholes will assist former team-mate Ryan Giggs at Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.
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Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal once nearly took over at Manchester United - but is he the right man for the job now?
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Man Utd would be Van Gaal's "dream job", Moyes compensation no more than £5m, Krul considers Newcastle future, plus more.
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he wants to rest key players for Sunday's Premier League trip to leaders Liverpool.
Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after Fifa suspended its transfer ban on the club.
Former Manchester United winger Andrei Kanchelskis singles out Rio Ferdinand and Rafael as weak links at Old Trafford.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has words of comfort for David Moyes after his exit from Manchester United.
Sir Alex Ferguson is to play a key role in selecting David Moyes's replacement as Manchester United manager.
Liverpool will hand boss Brendan Rodgers a significant summer transfer kitty following qualification for the Champions League.
Goalkeeper Vito Mannone says Sunderland have "given themselves a chance" of Premier League survival.
Chelsea captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the domestic season with injuries suffered in Madrid.
The Football Association was hit by a £34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.
Neil Lennon, Stuart McCall, Derek McInnes and Tommy Wright are shortlisted for PFA Scotland Manager of the Year.
Portsmouth caretaker Andy Awford will meet the board on Thursday to discuss whether he will be offered the permanent job.
Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall is still confident the Welsh team can avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson wants to mark their Championship title win by setting a new club record points total.
Chelsea hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Spain to leave their two-legged Champions League semi-final evenly poised.
Interim appointment Ryan Giggs is not under consideration as Manchester United's next full-time manager, BBC Sport learns.
Juventus's Claudio Marchisio hopes a home final and the end of a European trophy drought will inspire Europa League success.
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