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On the day after Derby County became the latest in an increasingly long line of teams to take the game to Manchester United and outplay them at Old Trafford, you might expect at least some of the media focus to be on the team of fearless young go-getters assembled by managerial novice Frank Lampard, Harry Wilson’s terrific second-half free-kick or the uninterrupted series of 15 excellent spot-kicks we all just knew would come to an abrupt end as soon as Phil Jones strode forward from the halfway line exuding all the confidence and swagger of a condemned man shuffling towards the gallows. As is the way of the football world however, once the trapdoor opened under United, Derby’s stirring victory has been largely overlooked in favour of the latest row with one of his charges in which José Mourinho finds himself embroiled.

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