Ferdinand Breaks Down, In Doubt For Arsenal Clash

Rio Ferdinand is a major doubt for Manchester United’s trip to Arsenal on Sunday after breaking down in training with a back injury. The England defender suffered the injury on Thursday, missed training on Friday and is not expected to take part in the club’s final session on Saturday ahead of the match, according to Goal.com. United’s coaching staff do not want to take any chances with the 33-year-old, who…

January 21, 2012

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

Ferguson Hails Manchester United Players

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with the performances of a handful of debutants in the Carling Cup last night. Ezekiel Fryers limped off in the later stages of the 3-0 win after an impressive display from the start, whilst Paul Pogba’s second-half appearance showed the future looks increasingly bright at Old Trafford. Larnell Cole also enjoyed a late cameo, and Ferguson believes it’s important for the younger…

September 21, 2011

Alex Ferguson Not Interested In Making Further Signings

Sir Alex Ferguson doubts whether he will sign any more players before Manchester United face their neighbours in the Community Shield at Wembley next month after admitting that the player he really wants is “not available”. The United manager has signed three players this summer but an extensive search for a playmaker to replace Paul Scholes has so far proved to be a failure. It is anticipated that if Luka…

July 26, 2011

Wayne Rooney Out To Make History

Wayne Rooney is intent on “creating more history” for Manchester United. Already a game into a five-match pre-season tour of the United States and put through their paces in a rigorous series of training sessions at Seattle Seahawks’ training base, the Red Devils are looking forward again. And despite the satisfaction of a medal collection that extends to four league titles, a Champions League and a succession of other trophies,…

July 16, 2011

“We Have A Belief That We Can Beat Anybody”: Scholes

Paul Scholes has claimed Manchester United hold a mental edge over their neighbours City and that their FA Cup opponents’ big spending has only spurred United to want to beat them more. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s semi-final at Wembley, Scholes said United’s superior belief is what has helped them maintain a strong record over City despite the millions injected in recent years by their wealthy Arab owners. Referring to the…

April 15, 2011