Carrick: Gunners Out For Revenge

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick believes revenge for the 8-2 humiliation earlier in the season could be Arsenal’s prime motivation when the two teams meet in the Premier League on Sunday. This weekend’s clash at Emirates Stadium will be the rivals’ first meeting since the humbling at Old Trafford in August and the sheer magnitude of that defeat could be a factor in the Gunners’ approach. “Maybe,” said Carrick when…

January 20, 2012
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Michael Owen: We Want To Progress And Win A Trophy

Michael Owen has warned Tuesday night’s opponents Aldershot Town that Manchester United have their sights set on lifting the Carling Cup. United travel to League Two side Aldershot in the fourth round of the Carling Cup, the Red Devils having won the competition twice in the last three years. Owen is expected to play a part at the Recreation Ground and is eagerly anticipating the challenge of continuing United’s success…

October 25, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson Welcomes Manchester City Challenge

Sir Alex Ferguson insists he welcomes the challenge of big-spenders Manchester City because it prevents his club becoming complacent. Ferguson believes City may still add to their squad before the transfer window closes – he has previously stated he expects Samir Nasri to move there from Arsenal – and that Manchester United have proved before they can cope with the arrival of the super-rich. Roberto Mancini’s side are United’s opponents…

August 5, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson: We Must Stop Barcelona Trio

Following his team’s imperious dissection of Chelsea on Sunday, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson appeared to look forward to the Champions League final later this month with a degree of caution. ‘We have got three weeks to plan for the Barcelona game and we will need that,’ said Ferguson. Given the lesson the Spanish team handed United in beating them 2-0 in the Rome final of 2009, Ferguson is…

May 10, 2011
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Premier League Preview: Manchester United Vs Chelsea

Manchester United host Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday in what amounts to a playoff for the English Premier League title. United top the table by three points from second-placed Chelsea, with the same goal difference as the defending champions. A draw will preserve their advantage going into the final two matches of the season, while a win will see Sir Alex Ferguson’s team take a six-point lead and virtually…

May 7, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson Faces Ban Over Comments Made About Referee

Sir Alex Ferguson is facing the possibility of a minimum two-match touchline ban for his outspoken criticisms of the referee Martin Atkinson. The Football Association’s lawyers are deliberating over whether to open proceedings against the Manchester United manager following his reaction to the 2-1 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. United have already spoken to their own legal advisers and Ferguson has indicated he intends to plead not guilty if…

March 3, 2011
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