Rio Ferdinand Misses Manchester United’s Trip To Benfica

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has not travelled with the rest of the squad for Wednesday night’s Champions League tie with Benfica. Ferdinand has only played once in the last month after suffering a hamstring injury at West Bromwich Albion on the opening day of the season. He played the whole of Saturday’s 5-0 drubbing of Bolton at the Reebok Stadium, but manager Sir Alex Ferguson has opted to leave…

September 13, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson: Rooney is a tremendous asset

Wayne Rooney is back to his best for Manchester United after the troubles of last season, according to boss Sir Alex Ferguson. The last campaign was the most difficult of Rooney’s career so far, as his form nose-dived after a disastrous showing at the World Cup and he failed to register from open play in the Premier League until the turn of the year. But the England striker impressed towards…

August 22, 2011
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Premier League Preview: Sunderland v Wolves

Wolves can take a giant leap towards English Premier League survival on Saturday when they travel to the Stadium of Light to meet Sunderland. Mick McCarthy’s men have been cellar dwellers for much of the 2010-11 campaign, but with two games remaining they find themselves one point clear of the drop zone, thanks to their 3-1 win over West Brom at Molineux on Sunday. Wins have been few and far…

May 12, 2011
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Man U Youngsters That Are Making a Huge Impact This Season

When Mario Balotelli famously remarked three weeks ago that he had not heard of Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere, the football world labeled this incident as the latest example of the young Italian’s ignorance.  Largely considered the long-term solution to Arsenal’s woes in major competitions and the eventual heir to the England captaincy, 19-year old Wilshere seems so talented that not even an arrogant Balotelli could ignore his obvious talent. While…

January 11, 2011
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Five-Star Berbatov takes United to top of the table

Dimitar Berbatov returned to form in the most emphatic fashion as Manchester United steamrollered Blackburn to rise to the top of the Barclays Premier League table. The Bulgarian scored five times, his first goals in any competition since his treble in the win over Liverpool in September, as Sir Alex Ferguson’s men ran out 7-1 winners. Berbatov had scored four in a game for Tottenham but this was his maiden…

November 28, 2010
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Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says display against Sunderland worst under his management

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti blasted his side after they were spanked 3-0 at home by Sunderland, courtesy of goals by Nedum Onuoha , Asamoah Gyan and Danny Welbeck . “Is that worst performance under my management? Yes, I think so,” said the Chelsea manager. “We hadn’t lost with this result at home before. The performance was poor today, but in football it can happen if you’re not at your best…

November 15, 2010
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