John Terry: Frank Lampard Is Still In Excellent Form

England captain John Terry has voiced his full support for dropped midfielder Frank Lampard. An injury-free Lampard was left out of a competitive England starting XI for the first time since 2007 with a midfield trio of Scott Parker, Gareth Barry and Ashley Young preferred for the 3-0 Euro 2012 qualifier win over Bulgaria last Friday. There have been suggestions that Lampard’s exclusion could be the beginning of the end…

September 5, 2011

Wayne Rooney Hungry For More England Goals

Wayne Rooney warned he was hungry for more after ending his year-long England goal drought. The Manchester United star has begun the season in flying form and followed up his hat-trick against Arsenal with a double for his country in the 3-0 win over Bulgaria in a Euro 2012 qualifier. Rooney had not enjoyed the happiest of 12 months with his criticism of England fans after the World Cup clash…

September 3, 2011

Ashley Young: Manchester United Can Go All The Way

Manchester United winger Ashley Young has hailed his side’s 8-2 win over Arsenal but hopes they can maintain the good form throughout the season. The summer signing from Aston Villa scored two stunning goals to help Sir Alex Ferguson’s side inflict a humiliating defeat on the Gunners at Old Trafford. Reflecting on the game on Sunday, Young was over the moon with the team’s performance and urged his side not…

August 29, 2011

Chris Smalling: We Could Go From Strength To Strength

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling expects manager Sir Alex Ferguson to keep faith with his youngsters this season. A youthful-looking United gave an early indication of their potential with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday. Defender Smalling, 21, new goalkeeper David de Gea, 20, and 20-year-old striker Danny Welbeck, who is back from a loan spell at Sunderland, all started. New…

August 8, 2011

Alex Ferguson Expects More From Rivals

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he expected rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to spend more money in the transfer window than they have done so far. United have splashed over £50 million on David de Gea, Phil Jones and Ashley Young, but Arsenal have landed just two – Gervinho from Lille and Carl Jenkinson from Charlton – while Chelsea have only bought Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, whom they…

August 3, 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson Offers A Glimpse Into Latest Manchester United Signings

Sir Alex Ferguson has offered a glimpse into how he intends to deploy his latest Manchester United signings. Ashley Young, Phil Jones and David de Gea have all moved to Old Trafford since the club’s 3-1 defeat at the hands of Barcelona in the 2011 Champions League final. Young, 25, arrived from Aston Villa in June for an undisclosed fee, and Ferguson is pleased with the options the versatile England…

August 2, 2011