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

Ferguson Critical Of Wasteful United

He had praise for Valencia’s goalkeeper, but Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United were still wasteful in their 1-1 draw in Group C. While the result ensured United topped the group and will avoid some of Europe’s biggest clubs in the Champions League’s knockout stages, Ferguson’s side made hard work of their comeback after going down in the 32nd minute. Strike duo Dimitar Berbatov and Wayne Rooney both had chances…

December 9, 2010

Champions League preview – Manchester United vs Valencia

Manchester United have shown characteristically good form in the Champions League so far this season and are yet to concede a goal in the competition.  But, they are also yet to secure top spot in Group C and Sir Alex Ferguson will be eager for them to finish the job on Tuesday. Standing in their way is a tough Valencia side.  United squeezed past them in the corresponding fixture in…

December 7, 2010

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

Rooney Marks His Return In Winning Style

Manchester United clinched a place in the last 16 of the Champions League after a Wayne Rooney penalty three minutes from time secured a 1-0 win over Rangers at Ibrox here on Wednesday. The English international had rattled the crossbar with a header and Allan McGregor saved well from Michael Carrick and Dimitar Berbatov as the home side, whose squad was ravaged by injuries, looked to hold on for a…

November 25, 2010

Rooney Thanks United Fans

Wayne Rooney has expressed his gratitude to Manchester United’s supporters for easing his concerns about being openly abused but the striker stopped short of the public apology that Sir Alex Ferguson had stated he would deliver. Rooney will return to United’s starting line-up in their Champions League tie against Rangers tomorrow for the first time since the contract dispute that almost led to him leaving the club but, before flying…

November 24, 2010