Ferguson’s Flops Hit The Wall as Reds Are Held in Champions League opener

The last time Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand were in the news for a night out in Manchester, it was a good deal more eventful than this. What a terrible, terrible game. Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to turn the Champions League into the Carling Cup by picking what amounted to a second string side not only killed this as a spectacle but also cost his side two points. It was…

September 16, 2010

Preview-Manchester United V Newcastle

Newcastle don’t have a very good record when it comes to this fixture, and with them looking a side which is certainly a little worse for wear having just returned to the top flight this is probably not an opening game that they will be relishing. They have only won nine times in 70 visits to Old Trafford and have never beaten the Reds at their home ground in the…

August 16, 2010