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Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to accept the challenge of Manchester City as he starts to plan a 20th Premier League title triumph. Ferguson was happy to join in the immediate celebrations at championship No 19, getting doused in champagne as the revelry at overtaking Liverpool as England's most successful club began.
Blackburn Rovers 1 - 1 Manchester United: Wayne Rooney on the spot to make history as United win 19th title
Wayne Rooney drove home a controversial penalty 17 minutes from full time to confirm Manchester United champions for a record 19th time.
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Blackburn v Man Utd Barclays Premier League At Ewood Park, today, kick-off 12.45pm TV: Live on Sky Sports 2
Harry Redknapp's decision to keep faith with Peter Crouch paid off as the striker scored twice to give Tottenham their first victory in almost two months as Stoke were beaten 3-2 at White Hart Lane.
CLYDE are to don a 'Blackburn Rovers style' half-and-half jersey next season as well as introducing a new tangerine away strip.
Blackburn's owners have insisted there is "absolutely no truth" in rumours that manager Steve Kean is under pressure.
In today's Rumour Mill: Gattuso headbutt 'overblown' claims Milan director; Gers upbeat despite late Sporting equaliser; Celtic admit interest in Reading striker; plus the rest of the day's football news and gossip.
Niko Kranjcar produced another spectacular strike to fire Tottenham back into the Premier League's top four with victory at Sunderland.
THE back pages were dominated by build-up to the Scotland game and Neil Lennon's scattergun attack on all and sundry, so exclusives were fairly thin on the ground.
BLACKBURN Rovers defender Grant Hanley will be named in the Scotland squad today for next week's opening Carling Nations Cup tie against Northern Ireland.
Blackburn 2 Tamas (og 41), Hoilett (47) West Brom 0
Steve Kean has signed a long-term contract to remain as manager of Blackburn until 2013.
Chelsea secured only their second win in their last 10 league games with goals from Branislav Ivanovic and Nicolas Anelka in a 2-0 victory over Blackburn at Stamford Bridge.
The Football Association is understood to be looking into events during the FA Cup third-round tie between Blackburn and QPR, during which Scotland striker Jamie Mackie suffered a broken leg.
QPR striker Jamie Mackie has branded El-Hadji Diouf "an absolute disgrace" after it was claimed the Blackburn player abused him while he lay on the pitch with a broken leg.
Roy Hodgson has survived many low points in his short spell as Liverpool manager but defeat at Blackburn would seem to be one disaster too far and could hasten his exit from Anfield.
AC MILAN coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed Ronaldinho is set for a move back to Brazil.
In today's Rumour Mill: Norwegian striker in talks with Celtic; Hibs and Aberdeen pursue Blackman; Russians aim to lure Rooney; plus the rest of the day's transfer gossip.
BLACKBURN Rovers are trying to lure Ronaldinho from AC Milan to Lancashire with the promise of almost £25 million over three years, and have also made an approach to David Beckham in a bid to bring him on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy.
Blackburn Rovers0 Stoke City 2 Hutch (51), Wilson (90)