Ferguson: United Need To Be More Defensive

Sir Alex Ferguson hinted that he may need to rein in Manchester United’s rampaging attacking play after watching his side scramble a 3-3 UEFA Champions League draw with FC Basel at Old Trafford on Tuesday. United have produced some scintillating football in the Premier League this season, plundering a whopping 22 goals in only six matches, an average of more than three goals a game. And after 17 minutes of…

September 28, 2011

Patrice Evra Wants Revenge On Barcelona

Defender Patrice Evra said Manchester United would not be treating Saturday’s pre-season match against Barcelona as a friendly. It has been just over two months since the Catalan giants beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s side 3-1 in the Champions League final at Wembley, a match dominated by Barcelona. The Wembley defeat was the second time Evra has lost to Barcelona as a Manchester Untied player, and he said he was determined…

July 29, 2011

Patrice Evra Urges Samir Nasri To Join Manchester United

Manchester United’s Patrice Evra has urged Arsenal’s Samir Nasri to join him at the English Premier League champions. Speculation has surrounded Nasri’s future in North London, with the midfielder refusing to sign an extension on his contract. Manchester United have expressed an interest in signing the midfielder and Evra revealed that he had been talking to his France team-mate about making the switch. “I’ve talked a lot with him in…

July 25, 2011

Rio Ferdinand: Manchester United Do Not Lack Experience

Rio Ferdinand does not believe that Manchester United head into the new season lacking experience. The retirements of Edwin van der Sar and Paul Scholes, following on from Gary Neville’s decision to hang up his boots midway through last term, means that United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has lost three of his most senior figures within the space of six months. In addition, Owen Hargreaves has been released while Wes…

July 16, 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

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