“Manchester United Would Not Tolerate City’s Sulks”: Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand has offered an insight into the reasons for Manchester United’s success by speaking of the togetherness he believes would prevent one of Sir Alex Ferguson’s current players from emulating James Milner’s reaction after being substituted in Manchester City’s defeat at Liverpool on Monday. “You don’t see anyone come off the pitch shaking their head, being disgruntled, or sitting on the bench in a sulk at this club,” Ferdinand…

April 14, 2011

Champions League Preview: Chelsea Vs Manchester United

Manchester United will be chasing their first victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in nearly a decade on Wednesday as the English giants collide in a heavyweight UEFA Champions League quarter-final. United are riding high in the Premier League after a weekend which saw them open up a potentially decisive seven-point lead at the top of the table, leaving them firmly on cause for a record nineteenth title. But Sir…

April 5, 2011

Ferguson Rules Manchester City and Chelsea Out of Title Race

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Premier League title race is down to Manchester United and Arsenal. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled Manchester City out of the Premier League title race for the first time after declaring it is now a straight two-horse race between Manchester United and Arsenal. Ferguson has concluded Arsène Wenger’s side are the only serious threat to United’s hopes of winning a record…

February 26, 2011

Rooney To Miss Crawley Cup Clash

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident Wayne Rooney will start scoring again – but he will not start him against Crawley Town. Rooney netted a goal-of-the-season contender against Manchester City last week, a strike which could herald an upturn in form. However, the England international is likely to be on the bench for Saturday’s FA Cup fifth round tie against the non leaguers. Ferguson is trying to juggle…

February 19, 2011

Man U To Show Liverpool No Mercy On Sunday In FA Cup

Sir Alex Ferguson will show shattered Liverpool no mercy in Sunday’s FA Cup third-round tie at Old Trafford. The cup clash should have been the highlight of the round but Liverpool’s plight, coupled with the pressure on manager Roy Hodgson, gives it almost a David versus Goliath appearance. The Reds lost 3-1 to Blackburn on Wednesday, adding further strain to Hodgson’s tenure at Anfield. Now Ferguson, who is aiming to…

January 6, 2011

I’m Fit For Manchester United’s Festive Fixtures: Owen

Former England striker Michael Owen looks to have finally recovered from a hamstring injury and has said that he is available to play for Manchester United over the Christmas period. The 31-year-old arrived at Old Trafford before the start of last season.  He has been plagued by injury and although he has managed 12 goals in just 14 starts, Owen has failed to establish himself in Sir Alex Ferguson’s side….

December 23, 2010