Awarding World Cup to Qatar "a mistake": Eric Cantona
Awarding World Cup to Qatar "a mistake": Eric Cantona

Former France idol Eric Cantona has added his voice to the growing wave of criticism of FIFA`s vote to award the 2012 World Cup to Qatar.

Giggs` 23-year Man United career commemorated by teammates with `name collage`

Ryan Gigg`s 23 year old career at Manchester United has been honoured by his teammates with a name collage that includes the names of his 150 different team-mates.

Man Utd legend Cantona arrested for `assaulting` Brit man

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has reportedly been arrested by British police for assaulting a man in London.

Mata hopes United move will secure Spain World Cup spot

Juan Mata hopes his move from Chelsea to Premier League rivals Manchester United will help secure his place in champions Spain`s squad for the World Cup in Brazil in June.

19 years after Cantona, player sacked for fan attack

The captain of English non-league team Goole was sacked Saturday after confronting a heckling fan, with the incident coming 19 years to the day since Eric Cantona`s infamous kung-fu kick on a supporter.

Van Persie is the last piece of the jigsaw like Cantona, claims Sir Alex Ferguson

The Manchester United manager believes that the Netherlands striker can act as a springboard to success as the legendary Frenchman did when he joined the club in 1992.

Senior Rooney keen to become England version of ‘Cantona’

Talismanic striker Wayne Rooney, who is one of the senior most players in the England team now since John Terry’s retirement and Rio Ferdinand’s ouster from the team, has expressed hope of inspiring young Three Lions’ stars just like former Manchester United captain Eric Cantona did to youngsters like Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs.

Robin van Persie is Manchester United`s greatest coup since Cantona

Once the chaos had settled, the shock had subsided and the title was no longer his, Sir Alex Ferguson went looking for Eric again.

Eric Cantona announces shock bid for French presidency

Eric Cantona, former Manchester United striker, has said he wants to run for the post of France’s president in the 2012 elections, and is trying to gather the necessary signatures for doing so.

I’ll do a Cantona and quit in style: Haye

British boxer David Haye has vowed to quit at the top before his 31st birthday. The WBA world champion says he has been hugely inspired by Eric Cantona’s decision to hang up his Manchester United boots in 1997, when he was 30.

I’ll do a Cantona and quit in style: Haye

British boxer David Haye has vowed to quit at the top before his 31st birthday. The WBA world champion says he has been hugely inspired by Eric Cantona’s decision to hang up his Manchester United boots in 1997, when he was 30.

It`s Ferguson v Cantona as United take on New York

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona will be up against Alex Ferguson in the Old Trafford dugout in August when the Frenchman takes charge of the New York Cosmos for the Paul Scholes testimonial.

It`s Ferguson v Cantona as United take on New York

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona will be up against Alex Ferguson in the Old Trafford dugout in August when the Frenchman takes charge of the New York Cosmos for the Paul Scholes testimonial.

I would have hit Henry for ‘handball goal’: Cantona

Football legend Eric Cantona has said that he would have hit striker Thierry Henry if he was one of the Republic of Ireland players cheated of their World Cup spot.

I would have hit Henry for ‘handball goal’: Cantona

Football legend Eric Cantona has said that he would have hit striker Thierry Henry if he was one of the Republic of Ireland players cheated of their World Cup spot.