Rooney To Miss Crawley Cup Clash

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident Wayne Rooney will start scoring again – but he will not start him against Crawley Town. Rooney netted a goal-of-the-season contender against Manchester City last week, a strike which could herald an upturn in form. However, the England international is likely to be on the bench for Saturday’s FA Cup fifth round tie against the non leaguers. Ferguson is trying to juggle…

February 19, 2011

Fergie Has Three Goalkeepers In Mind To Replace Van der Sar

Sir Alex Ferguson has whittled down the search for Edwin van der Sar’s replacement to a shortlist of three after deciding that Tomasz Kuszczak and Anders Lindegaard cannot be trusted to succeed the Dutchman at the end of the season. Van der Sar confirmed today that he will retire this summer and that has left Ferguson intent on bringing in another goalkeeper despite the ¬£3.5m arrival of Lindegaard from the…

January 28, 2011

Man Utd’s Van der Sar To Retire At The End Of This Season

Manchester United’s veteran goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar will retire at the end of the current season, his management agency confirmed on their website on Thursday. 40-year-old Van der Sar has been at Manchester United since 2005 and has won three Premier League titles, a Champions League title and a League Cup at Old Trafford. According report, Van der Sar will step aside in order to spend more time with…

January 27, 2011

Man United Signs New Goalkeeper

Danish goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has signed a three-year deal with Manchester United worth about three million pounds. The deal to sign the Denmark international has lifted the pressure on United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Ferguson had made the search for a successor to veteran goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar a major priority this season. Van der Sar, 40, could hang up his gloves as soon as the end of this…

November 27, 2010