Rooney Showed His Sharpness To win Over Aston Villa

Manchester United chose not to splash out in the transfer window but perhaps they always knew Wayne Rooney could give them a mid-season boost. The striker looked a completely new player against Aston Villa, showing his sharpness in the opening minute and going on to treble his number of club goals from open play for the season. With Antonio Valencia also on his way back and Park Ji-sung due to…

February 2, 2011

Aston Villa v Man Utd-Preview

The United revival stuttered during the ultra-defensive Manchester derby as a six-game winning run was brought to an end by an organised City side that set out to stifle rather than create, but Sir Alex Ferguson will be confident of returning to winning ways at Villa Park. Villa have performed adequately this season, having dealt both with the shock resignation of Martin O’Neill and an injury crisis that has deprived…

November 12, 2010