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Hargreaves In The Squad For Tomorrow

Owen Hargreaves has been included in the first team squad for the first time since September 2008. The Canadian born midfielder has had two knee surgeries in the meantime and his return to action has been delayed several times. Sir Alex hinted that Hargreaves might not return before next season but he's included him in the squad for tomorrow's derby game at the Wastelands.

Wayne Rooney is still doubtful as it's unsure how his ankle will react to the intensity of a derby game, even though he's been training well. Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand are also doubts but John O'Shea is fit, having come off with what looked like an injury at Ewood Park. Sir Alex said it was probably just tiredness with him.

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 16 2010

Time: 8:34PM

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Wayne Rooney will start - YOU ARE that desparate. Whether he finishes the game or not is another matter entirely, and I think taggart is doing both the player and England a bid disservice by even considering him. Hargreaves? He must be a bit rusty after so long out.
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16/04/2010 20:45:00

he cannot play in a game like this one
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16/04/2010 22:29:00

you MEAN he's STILL at your club, wow ,and i thought there was only ONE sicknote and he retired years ago from Spurs, Hargreaves Must be rakin it in .... you mugs for paying him, does the Glazers know Sir Tagfart still has him on the books, Cos the hairdryer treatment will be coming HIS way....
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16/04/2010 23:23:00

Hargreaves is a great player and I'm sure he will prove all the doubters wrong.
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16/04/2010 23:58:00

Not saying he's not a quality player Khoder, as we all know he is - just can't see him coming into a match as intense as a local derby and coping after such a long time out of action. Why would fergie risk playing him if you weren't desparat?
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17/04/2010 00:11:00

I'll believe it when I see it personally.
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17/04/2010 01:39:00

a player who didn't play for 2 years musnt be included in a derby match even on the bench but im sure that next season hargreaves will be a great player
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17/04/2010 07:53:00

Wheeling out Owen "Michael" Hargreaves? LMAO
Johnny Baguette
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17/04/2010 08:37:00

a big thank you 2 utd hope we can repay the favour later!
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17/04/2010 14:48:00

Bet you wish Hargreaves had played instead of scholes now eh Johnny?
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17/04/2010 14:52:00

Looks like Spurs doing us the favour - and they could have had it 4 or 5 nil!
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17/04/2010 19:24:00

thank u spurs but next mercy
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17/04/2010 20:12:00

Spurs - we did ya a favour, you did us a favour - battle commences next week!
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18/04/2010 00:24:00


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