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LOOK: Sneak Peek At ITV's Giggs Documentary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Sport

Ryan Giggs brought down the curtain on his 23-year Manchester United career last month, and tonight ITV will air the Life Of Ryan: Caretaker Manager d...

Oooh, Aaaaah ... Manchest-ar!

Neil Durkin | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Sport
Neil Durkin

Way back in the mists of time (otherwise known as the late 1980s and early 1990s) I was a student living in Manchester absorbing a lot of that excellent city's life, culture and ... not inconsiderable precipitation...

'It's Like Choosing Between The Plague And Cholera' - Cantona On Blatter And Platini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona has likened Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa president Michel Platini to "the plague and cholera". Platini last month requested Br...

Ooh Aah Cantona! United Legend Arrested For Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned for assaulting a man in London on Wednesday. Manchester United V Liverpool: 7...

Palace Fans Blast United Supporters' Planned Cantona Tribute

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport

Crystal Palace fans are outraged Manchester United supporters plan to wear Eric Cantona masks at Selhurst Park on Saturday, accusing them of celebrati...

Nymphomaniac Star LaBeouf Mimics Cantona's 'Seagulls' Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Sport

Shia LaBeouf paid homage to Manchester United great Eric Cantona on Sunday as he repeated the Frenchman's iconic "seagulls" speech at a Nymphomaniac p...

Keane And Vieira Choose Combined United & Arsenal XI

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira, two of English football's fiercest competitors in the last two decades, have come together to select their combined Manc...

WATCH: Cantona Rolls Back The Years... During A Rugby Match (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona rarely disappoints his followers but he took to rugby this week. Fear not though purists, for the Frenchman pulled off a piece of majesty...

The Day the Commentary Stopped

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Sport
Iddo Goldfarb

I found this in an old notebook the other day, written after playing football some 7 years ago: Automatically ingrained among the formative aspirat...

Why Luis Suarez Won't Win Player of the Year

Jack Howes | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Sport
Jack Howes

If Suarez doesn't win the award, as seems likely, it is because he is a villain of Iago-esque proportions, the bête noire of the Premier League. He's not just the player who everyone loves to hate, he genuinely is hated.

Bring on the 15 Eric Cantonas

Will Carling | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The French come with no pressure, no expectation, and that is when they are at their most dangerous. If England take to the field with the right attitude, then they have the ability to win, if they lose focus at any time, then the French could start smiling.

ON THIS DAY: Cantona Signed For United (PICTURES/VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United chairman Martin Edwards, via Alex Ferguson, rebuffed the request. Bill Fotherby, the Leeds United managing director, was on the phon...

PICTURES: Fergie Immortalised (Again) At United

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Sport

Sir Alex Ferguson's statue at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium has been unveiled. The United manager, who has been in charge at the club fo...

PICTURES: Cantona Receives Golden Foot Laureate

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona's feet may already be regarded as golden by Manchester United supporters, but it was made official today when the Frenchman received the ...

WATCH: 5 Great Community Shield Clashes

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Sport

Sunday sees Manchester City and Chelsea attempt to wrangle attention back off the Olympics as they face one another in the annual Community Shield sho...

WATCH: Bon Anniversaire, Eric

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Sport

"1966 was a great year for English football," read a Nike poster in the mid-90s. "Eric was born." it concluded. Cantona was the perennial catalyst ...

WATCH: Cantona Conducts The Orchestra As United Beat City 3-2

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester City competing for the Premier League with Manchester United is surreal for followers of both clubs when you consider it was not 11 years a...

Cantona Mobbed By Fans

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Eric Cantona was mobbed by fans on the way to the premiere of his new film in central London on Monday. Security had to hold over-excited fans back...

King Eric Adamant United Will Reign England Again

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona has insisted Manchester United's experience will be enough to see them win the Premier League. The Frenchman, promoting his new film S...

WATCH: From Cantona To Ronaldo Here's 5 Great Footballing Comebacks

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini today said Carlos Tevez could return to face Chelsea next weekend, ending his six-month exile. Tevez has no...

10 Other French People Who Should Run For President

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Comedy

The acting/sporting/philosophising world is in shock this week, following the news that Eric Cantona wants to run for the French presidency. And t...

Cantona 'Running' For President Could Seriously Unsettle the Election Battle

Eleanor Stanford | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK
Eleanor Stanford

In 2007 Nicholas Sarkozy promised that he would eradicate homelessness if he were elected President of France. The plight of those affected by the French housing crisis have just been given a surprise celebrity spokesman in the form of footballer turned actor turned French national treasure, Eric Cantona.

Is This The Least Likely Candidate Ever?

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

Eric Cantona is set to run for the French presidency, according to the newspaper Liberation. His entry into the race could shift the goal posts for...

Women, Football, Money And Bling... Ashley Cole On A Screen Near You!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ashley Cole has long lived the life of a screen star, with his limousines, eye-catching outfits and array of pretty ladies, not least his estranged wi...

Women, Football, Money And Bling... Ashley Cole On A Screen Near You!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ashley Cole has long lived the life of a screen star, with his limousines, eye-catching outfits and array of pretty ladies, not least his estranged wi...