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Thursday, 28 September, 2000, 09:18 GMT 10:18 UK
MURDOCH MEETS MAN UTD


Inquiry chief reassures Man Utd fans
The head of the official inquiry into BSkyB's proposed takeover of Manchester United assures fans there is no "done deal".
Old  Trafford Bid rumours 'unfounded'
The UK Government denies reports that it has already decided to approve a takeover bid for Manchester United by satellite broadcaster BSkyB.
Countdown to the deal
A rundown of all the news on Mr Murdoch's bid for Britain's favourite team.
Murdoch's dash to the goal
Behind the takeover bid for Manchester United is the desire by BskyB to preserve its lucrative football contracts, and the possible emergence of a European Super League.
Murdoch's rise to the top
The proposed takeover of Manchester Utd is not the first time Rupert Murdoch has caused uproar with one of his media deal. It is unlikely to be the last.
Who's afraid of Rupert Murdoch?
The short answer appears to be: practically everybody. Fans, former managers, shareholders and MPs have all expressed concern about the takeover.
Man Utd: the jewel in football's crown
Having been transformed into a money-making machine, Manchester United are now in a financial league of their own.
Is Mandelson a match for Murdoch?
Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Peter Mandelson, and the Office of Fair Trading stand between Rupert Murdoch and his dream of netting Manchester United.
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