Rooney Punished For Celebration Outburst

Wayne Rooney is used to teaching youngsters new tricks on his TV show Wayne Rooney’s Street Striker, but his recent obscenity filled outburst is one lesson the youth of today could do without according to the FA. The United star is facing a two-match ban after being charged by the Football Association for ‘the use of offensive, insulting and abusive language’ in Saturday’s game against West Ham. Rooney was seen…

April 6, 2011

Two Defeats In Four Games But Manchester United Are Up For The Fight

While Manchester City spent, Chelsea regressed and Arsenal’s bright future finally threatened to show up, Manchester United were winning this Premier League title race without fanfare. In a rebuilding phase themselves, they relied on old organisational wisdom and defensive strength to exploit the weaknesses of their pursuers. Sir Alex Ferguson has won championships with spectacular attacking football. He was winning this one without the same artistry in midfield and with…

March 2, 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

Get fit quick! Fergie Sends Rooney off to US

Wayne Rooney has been sent to America to continue his comeback from injury and escape the furore of the heated Manchester derby build-up. Rooney, a transfer target for Manchester City last month after he declared United no longer matched his ambition, has been packed off by Sir Alex Ferguson, who has once again asserted his authority over the struggling England forward. The 25-year-old flies to a state-of-the- art fitness centre…

November 6, 2010

Fernando Torres leads list of Premier League shirt sales

Fernando Torres was once again the most popular name to feature on replica Premier League shirts printed worldwide last season. The Liverpool and World Cup winning striker won the title last year as well. The figures are based on official club shirts sold domestically and internationally. His team-mate Steven Gerrard was second in the top 10 list compiled by SportingiD. Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher also made it. Manchester United’s Nani…

August 18, 2010