Ferdinand Breaks Down, In Doubt For Arsenal Clash

Rio Ferdinand is a major doubt for Manchester United’s trip to Arsenal on Sunday after breaking down in training with a back injury. The England defender suffered the injury on Thursday, missed training on Friday and is not expected to take part in the club’s final session on Saturday ahead of the match, according to Goal.com. United’s coaching staff do not want to take any chances with the 33-year-old, who…

January 21, 2012
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Carrick: Gunners Out For Revenge

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes revenge for the 8-2 humiliation earlier in the season could be Arsenal’s prime motivation when the two teams meet in the Premier League on Sunday. This weekend’s clash at Emirates Stadium will be the rivals’ first meeting since the humbling at Old Trafford in August and the sheer magnitude of that defeat could be a factor in the Gunners’ approach. “Maybe,” said Carrick when…

January 20, 2012
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Vidic Confident Of United Success

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic insisted that the club can secure a 20th Premier League title without him. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side currently trail Manchester City at the top of the table by three points, but the United skipper believes that their experience will help them overcome Roberto Mancini’s challengers. The Red Devils travel to Arsenal this weekend hoping for a repeat of their 8-2 thrashing of the Gunners earlier…

January 20, 2012
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Wayne Rooney Ban Reduced

Wayne Rooney’s ban has been reduced to two games on appeal, with the third game suspended for four years. UEFA’s Disciplinary and Control Body handed Rooney a three-match ban after his petulant kick at Montenegro’s Miodrag Dzudovic in England’s final Euro 2012 qualifier in October. England had appealed against the severity of the ban. With no more competitive games for England before next summer’s finals in Ukraine and Poland, Rooney…

December 8, 2011
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Rooney: I Want To Become The All-Time Top Scorer For Manchester United

Wayne Rooney says it would be ‘fantastic’ if he were to become Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer. United legend Sir Bobby Charlton tops the list with a 249 goals for the club during his 17 years and 606 appearances as a player. Rooney has quite a distance to go until he gets close to Charlton’s record, with the former Everton man having scored 158 goals in a red shirt. But…

November 29, 2011
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Park Ji-Sung Proud Of United Victory

Manchester United’s victory over Everton was crucial after their derby humiliation against Manchester City, midfielder Park Ji-Sung said. A solitary strike from Javier Hernandez was enough for United to leave Goodison Park with all three points on their first Premier League outing since a humbling 6-1 defeat to City at Old Trafford week ago. Park believes it was imperative for United to bounce straight back from that setback and see…

October 31, 2011
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