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David Moyes: I'm ready to return to management

David Moyes says he is ready to return to management following his disastrous spell in charge of Manchester United.

Moyes, who was sacked less than 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson, said he was waiting for the right opportunity to repair his reputation.

David Moyes says he is now ready to return to football. Credit: PA Wire

"I am ready to return," he told the BBC.

"I have enjoyed the time off but I have got to wait on the right job and make sure it's one that I want.

"....I am hoping that the next club I join gives me the chance to build a team, because I think that is what I am good at," the former Everton boss added.

Beckham gives Manchester United fan a day to remember

David Beckham made a cancer patient's dream come true. Credit: PA

David Beckham made a cancer patient's dream come true when he paid a surprise visit to meet the youngster.

Lloyd Burton, 11, from Shrewsbury, met the star while filming Stand Up To Cancer, the joint national fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4.

The Manchester United fan had his own budding football career cut short when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour (medulloblastoma) in May last year.

Before his diagnosis, he had been scouted by Manchester United, Aston Villa, Port Vale and Shrewsbury for their junior teams. But following surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, Lloyd now uses a wheelchair.

I had no idea that I was going to meet David Beckham, it was such a brilliant surprise.

"He was really nice and we chatted lots. He told me a bit about his family and other normal stuff and we talked about football quite a lot too. I love football and Beckham is one of my favourite players so I'll always remember that day."

– Lloyd Burton, Manchester United fan.

The meeting will be aired during Friday's Stand Up To Cancer TV show, starting at 7pm on Channel 4. For more information about the campaign, visit


Pep Guardiola would relish the chance to take over Manchester United one day

Pep Guardiola reportedly wants to manage Manchester United one day Credit: PA

Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola would relish the chance to take charge of Manchester United, according to a newly-released book chronicling his debut season with the German giants.

According to several national newspapers, in Pep Confidential: The Inside Story of Pep Guardiola's First Season at Bayern Munich, his close friend and journalist Marti Perarnau wrote that Guardiola expressed his desire to manage United in 2011.

"I like this atmosphere. I could see myself coaching here one day,"

– Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich Head Coach

He had already agreed to take over at Bayern in January 2013 before Sir Alex Ferguson announced his intentions to stand down after 26 and a half years at the helm of United a few months later.

It was reported that the Red Devils made overtures towards the former Barcelona and Spain midfielder following David Moyes' sacking earlier this year, but they instead appointed veteran Dutch boss Louis van Gaal.

Manchester United's Columbian striker has Yorkshire roots

Radamel Falcao's father has revealed the Manchester United striker has English heritage Credit: PA

Manchester United's star striker Radamel Falcao's great-grandfather was a Yorkshireman, his father has revealed.

The Colombian international is proud of his family's English roots, his father - also called Radamel - has told the Daily Mail.

He said his grandfather, accountant George King, left the small village of Burn, near Selby, in 1932 to start a new life in South America.

"I'm proud of my English blood."

"My grandfather was English and also a sportsman."

– Radamel Falcao, father of the Manchester United striker

Mr Falcao said he even tried to get a British passport for his son based on this link, but was unsuccessful.

United-mad tot no longer blue over school uniform after Old Trafford bosses step in

Lilly Rae Doyle Credit: MEN Syndication

United-mad tot Lilly Rae Doyle will be shown she can still be a true Red while wearing blue after Old Trafford bosses stepped in to end her school uniform tears.

Little Lilly Rae who's from Wythenshawe has become an internet sensation after video of her reaction to finding out she would have to wear a blue school uniform was posted on the M.E.N website.

Manchester United have now offered the avid United fan, a blue third-kit shirt, to help ease her transition into wearing her St Elizabeth’s RC Primary School uniform.

The three-year-old will also be treated to a personal tour of Old Trafford and free tickets to their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace next month.


Falcao would like to stay at United 'for many years'

Radamel Falcao Credit: PA

Radamel Falcao scored his first goal in English football and then spelled out his desire to remain at Manchester United beyond the end of the season.

Falcao started repaying some of the money United have invested in him by scoring the winner in Sunday's 2-1 victory over Everton at Old Trafford.

The Colombian, who also cleared a Phil Jagielka off the line in the second half, is on loan from Monaco until the end of the season.

United will have to stump up £43million if they want to sign him permanently next summer and the Colombian hopes they do.

"Me and my family are happy here, and we would like to stay for many years at Manchester United," Falcao told MUTV.

Falcao's strike lifted United into the top four for the first time this season.

Their manager Louis van Gaal told his players after the final whistle that they are still playing well below the standard he requires though.

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