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

Wayne Rooney Can Be The Best

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident that in-form striker Wayne Rooney can become the club’s all-time record scorer. The record is held by 1966 World Cup winner Sir Bobby Charlton, who managed 247 goals in his 17 years with the club. Rooney is ninth, having amassed 156 goals in just over seven years at Old Trafford. With time on his side, Sir Alex believes the England man is…

October 5, 2011

Ferguson Hails Manchester United Players

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with the performances of a handful of debutants in the Carling Cup last night. Ezekiel Fryers limped off in the later stages of the 3-0 win after an impressive display from the start, whilst Paul Pogba’s second-half appearance showed the future looks increasingly bright at Old Trafford. Larnell Cole also enjoyed a late cameo, and Ferguson believes it’s important for the younger…

September 21, 2011

Juan Mata Believes Ryan Giggs Is One Of The Best Ever

Chelsea winger Juan Mata may line up against one of his idols when he faces Premier League leaders Manchester United on Sunday after revealing his admiration for Old Trafford legend Ryan Giggs. Mata, 23, has starred for the Blues since arriving from Valencia in August, dazzling the Stamford Bridge faithful with his mazy dribbling and penetrative pace – attributes that Giggs was renowned for at his pomp. The Spain attacker…

September 16, 2011

Ryan Giggs: Scholes Cannot Be Replaced

Ryan Giggs wishes his old mate Paul Scholes had not quit in the summer – because he knows Manchester United will never find another like him. Whilst 37-year-old Giggs has already embarked on yet another campaign, Scholes is waiting for a planned coaching role to be defined. In the aftermath of last season’s Champions League final defeat to Barcelona, Scholes decided he was no longer contributing to the United cause…

September 14, 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