Petr Cech Remains Firm Despit Defeat

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech insists there are positives to take from his side’s 3-1 loss to Manchester United on Sunday. United raced to a 3-0 lead by halftime thanks to goals from Chris Smalling, Nani and Wayne Rooney, before Fernando Torres pulled one back for Chelsea immediately after the restart. But despite dominating proceedings for much of the second half, the Blues were unable to put away their chances, handing…

September 19, 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson: Javier Will Mature And Get Better

Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Javier Hernandez to eclipse last season’s 20-goal haul for Manchester United. The popular Mexican was due to link up with his team-mates in New York overnight ahead of Wednesday’s encounter with the MLS All-Stars at Red Bull Arena. A capacity crowd was already expected but such has been the clamour for Hernandez on this trip, his presence will ensure an even greater frenzy than would…

July 25, 2011

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

Nani Contemplates Move To Serie A

Nani is the latest Manchester United player to contemplate his future at Old Trafford, with the Portugal winger considering the possibility of severing his ties with the club in the summer. The 24-year-old is intrigued by the prospect of moving to Italy and has spoken at length with his family and his agent, Jorge Mendes, about whether a move to Serie A would be possible and if it is the…

March 15, 2011

Ferguson Defies Man U Strikers

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has challenged his strikers to catch Dimitar Berbatov in the search for twenty Premier League goals after the Bulgarian hitman struck his third hat-trick of the season in Saturday’s rout of Birmingham. Berbatov’s league tally is now 17 and Javier Hernandez (nine) and Nani (eight) are closest with Wayne Rooney behind in the distance on three – two of them penalties. Ferguson said: “Dimitar…

January 26, 2011

Man U Youngsters That Are Making a Huge Impact This Season

When Mario Balotelli famously remarked three weeks ago that he had not heard of Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere, the football world labeled this incident as the latest example of the young Italian’s ignorance.  Largely considered the long-term solution to Arsenal’s woes in major competitions and the eventual heir to the England captaincy, 19-year old Wilshere seems so talented that not even an arrogant Balotelli could ignore his obvious talent. While…

January 11, 2011