Park Ji-Sung Proud Of United Victory

Manchester United’s victory over Everton was crucial after their derby humiliation against Manchester City, midfielder Park Ji-Sung said. A solitary strike from Javier Hernandez was enough for United to leave Goodison Park with all three points on their first Premier League outing since a humbling 6-1 defeat to City at Old Trafford week ago. Park believes it was imperative for United to bounce straight back from that setback and see…

October 31, 2011

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

Rio Ferdinand Misses Manchester United’s Trip To Benfica

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has not travelled with the rest of the squad for Wednesday night’s Champions League tie with Benfica. Ferdinand has only played once in the last month after suffering a hamstring injury at West Bromwich Albion on the opening day of the season. He played the whole of Saturday’s 5-0 drubbing of Bolton at the Reebok Stadium, but manager Sir Alex Ferguson has opted to leave…

September 13, 2011

Park Ji-Sung Signs Contract Extension With Manchester United

Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Old Trafford club until at least the end of the 2012-13 season. The South Korean star has become an unsung hero at United, dispelling doubts over the validity of his move from PSV Eindhoven in 2005 to seal a central place in Sir Alex Ferguson’s plans. “I have enjoyed every minute of my…

August 12, 2011

Park Ji-sung: I Have Proved Doubting Fans Wrong

Park Ji-sung believes he has convinced everyone his move to Manchester United was about far more than selling shirts in the Far East. At a club whose commercial operation has grown rapidly over the past decade, Park’s budget arrival from PSV Eindhoven in 2005 smacked of a cynical marketing move. Although the South Korean had been part of a PSV side good enough to reach the Champions League semi-finals, the…

July 28, 2011

Park Ji-Sung To Sign A New Two-Year Contract

Manchester United’s manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has revealed the midfielder Park Ji-sung has been offered a new two-year contract by the club. The 30-year-old South Korean, who joined United in 2005, retired from international duty after last season’s Asian Cup in an effort to prolong his club career. He has been rewarded with a contract extension and Ferguson expects him to extend his stay at Old Trafford. “We have offered…

July 22, 2011