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#Eric Cantona

# eric-cantona - Yesterday’s News

'I don't know who is more ambitious than us. I don't know what you want': Jose defends approach

The Manchester United boss is still dealing with criticism for what’s perceived by some as a defensive football style.

PSG cleverly hit back at Eric Cantona after he labels them a 'small club'

The club used the ex-footballer’s famous quote to put him back in his place.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'He doesn't play for Paris, a small club': Cantona proposes United move for Pastore over Griezmann

The United legend prefers the PSG playmaker to the Atléti forward.

# eric-cantona - Friday 17 November, 2017

'You wonder a little why he has come to France, to play against Guingamp or Amiens'

Neymar’s decision to swap Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain has baffled former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona.

# eric-cantona - Monday 9 October, 2017

Souness: I rejected chance to sign Schmeichel and Cantona for Liverpool

What might have been at Anfield?

# eric-cantona - Friday 8 September, 2017

Man Utd rejected chance to sign a 24-year-old Zidane in 1996 to keep Cantona happy

Alex Ferguson did not want to upset Zidane’s countryman, says former chairman Martin Edwards.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Joey Barton: My ban more severe than Suarez, Terry and Cantona put together

The midfielder is planning to appeal against an 18-month ban for breaching betting rules and suggests he has been treated unfairly.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary

“Zizou, Zizou, please return. Your country needs you.”

# eric-cantona - Monday 5 December, 2016

Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur

The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Cantona's message to Mourinho: 'It could be worse, you could be coaching Sunderland' When The Seagulls This post contains videos

Cantona's message to Mourinho: 'It could be worse, you could be coaching Sunderland'

The Red Devils legend has urged patience with Mourinho.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Cantona to Zlatan: You can be the prince of Manchester - but there is only one king Le Roi This post contains videos

Cantona to Zlatan: You can be the prince of Manchester - but there is only one king

“You decided to go red. It is the best choice you ever made.”

# eric-cantona - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge You need to see Eric Cantona belting out the 'Will Grigg's On Fire' chant Your Defence Is Terrified

You need to see Eric Cantona belting out the 'Will Grigg's On Fire' chant

The moment we’ve all been waiting for, really.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Cantona: 'Deschamps should feel flattered: Ryan Gosling is Mormon and is the fantasy of every woman'

Deschamps has threatened the Man Utd legend with legal action.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Cantona: 'I love Mourinho but I don't think he is Manchester United'

The United legend has concerns about the style of football the ex-Chelsea boss will bring to Old Trafford.

Cantona: The madness of the King

On Eric Cantona’s 50th birthday, we look back on that night at Selhurst Park and how it came to define him.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

'It's a sad day for United': When the club waved goodbye to their King

It’s 20 years since Eric Cantona announced his retirement from football at the age of 30.

# eric-cantona - Friday 6 May, 2016

De Rossi on Roy Keane: 'He's my absolute hero - the 16 on my shirt is dedicated to him'

The Roma midfielder also identified Eric Cantona and Roberto Baggio as his favourite footballers.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Eric Cantona is NOT making a return to football

The former Manchester United idol starred at Marseille as a player between 1988 and 1991.

# eric-cantona - Saturday 2 April, 2016

21 years ago, a Man United prospect with a remarkable right-foot made his league debut

His first senior appearance came in 1992 but David Beckham was made to wait for his top-flight chance.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Ryan Giggs has chosen the best XI he’s played with & included two Irishmen

The current Manchester United assistant manager selected one player that’s still at the club.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eric Cantona has posed naked alongside his fully clothed wife Ohh Ahh Cantona

Eric Cantona has posed naked alongside his fully clothed wife

“For once it’s not the women who are naked.”

# eric-cantona - Monday 12 October, 2015

'The next day he told the players that Roy Keane would never come back to Man United again'

The BBC documentary on Sir Alex Ferguson offered some pretty interesting anecdotes.

Ferguson reveals reasons for keeping 'amazing' Cantona after kung-fu kick

The former Manchester United manager spoke about the incident during a BBC documentary which aired last night.

# eric-cantona - Friday 2 October, 2015

Alex Ferguson explains 'four world-class players' at Manchester United claim

The former Old Trafford boss admits his criteria was based around “creative players”.

# eric-cantona - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Here's the incredible letter Sir Alex Ferguson sent Eric Cantona when he left Man United

In August 1997, Fergie corresponded emotionally with his former star months after he retired from the game.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Feeling 'haunted' by Darron Gibson and 4 other things we learned from Alex Ferguson's latest book

The former Man United boss has a new book coming out.

# eric-cantona - Friday 18 September, 2015

There’s no room for 2 Irish legends in Juan Mata’s all-time Man United XI

Eric Cantona, Bobby Charlton and Peter Schmeichel make the cut, however.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The 5 best moments from the Premier League's opening days

From Brian Deane to Gustavo Poyet via the magic of Fabrizio Ravanelli.

# eric-cantona - Monday 20 July, 2015

Van Gaal's decision to sell Valdes leads to questions about his man-management

Sergio Romero and Jasper Cillessen have been mooted as replacements but why are United scrambling to make another signing?

# eric-cantona - Sunday 12 July, 2015

A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting

Also, a brief guide to the ultimate hipster footballer and the messy saga of ESPN’s ‘Black Grantland’.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best Believe It When We See It This post contains videos

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best

Something tells us this won’t be happening anytime soon.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 24 May, 2015

# eric-cantona - Friday 22 May, 2015

Why is Eric Cantona suing New York Cosmos for nearly $1 million?

The former Manchester United striker wants unpaid wages after his dismissal by the club for punching a photographer at a London pub

# eric-cantona - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From pornstar to cowboy: Eric Cantona’s film career continues to intrigue

Manchester United icon stars in another new movie called The Salvation alongside Eva Green and Mads Mikkelsen.

# eric-cantona - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Eric Cantona backs 'Kings of Manchester' to win Premier League title next season

The Old Trafford United legend believes his former club are making progress under Louis van Gaal.

# eric-cantona - Thursday 22 January, 2015

# eric-cantona - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Joe Brolly on Stephen Hunt: 'His head is so far up his arse'

The pundit’s latest column is full of his usual sardonic and sarcastic wit.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Stephanie Roche: 'I remember scoring one for Stella Maris when I was under-16'

Nominated for FIFA’s best goal of the year, the Irish international chats about great strikes, going viral & Matt Le Tissier.

# eric-cantona - Sunday 21 September, 2014

16 of the most memorable Brian Clough quotes

With the 10th anniversary of his death occurring this week, we celebrate the coaching legend’s famous wit.

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