Ferdinand Injury Exposes Fault Line In Manchester United

So, unlike Arsenal’s class of 2003-04 that Sir Alex Ferguson was so keen to match, Manchester United were not unbeatable after all. In truth they were never the equals of Arsène Wenger’s “Invincibles” and that they should lose eventually was no surprise, even if the identity of those who ended their run obviously was. That the bottom club, Wolves, should be the ones to do it reinforces the belief that…

February 7, 2011
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Ferguson Beaten But Proud

Sir Alex Ferguson lamented some poor defending from set pieces on Saturday as his side’s 2-1 loss to Wolves ended a 29-game unbeaten streak. Wolves responded well after going a goal down to a Nani strike early on, and goals from George Elokobi and Kevin Doyle handed them a memorable victory, although they remain at the bottom of the English Premier League on goal difference. Ferguson said that while he…

February 7, 2011
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Preview: Wolves v Chelsea

Chelsea will aim to resurrect their flailing Premier League campaign with a trip to bottom-placed Wolverhampton on Wednesday. Chelsea have drifted to fifth on the table on the back of a torrid December run which saw the reigning league champions take just five of a possible 12 points. The Blues failed again on Sunday, conceding a dramatic late equaliser to Ciaran Clark to draw 3-3 with Aston Villa. But boss…

January 4, 2011
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