Ferguson Sees Chelsea As A Title Threat

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson still considers Chelsea as a title threat despite their aging team. With Manchester United hogging headlines recently with their young squad, it was inevitable that attention was drawn to the London side’s aging squad. However, Sir Alex believes that the situation at Stamford Bridge is not as bad as perceived, and that the Chelsea squad’s experience may be to their advantage instead. He told…

September 7, 2011

Anderson Ready To Replace Paul Scholes

Manchester United midfielder Anderson is confident he can play a key role in helping his team cope without the retired Paul Scholes. With United looking unlikely to add central midfield reinforcements before the new Premier League season, Anderson is ready to take on extra responsibility in Sir Alex Ferguson’s team. “Scholes was amazing, a legend, but it means more opportunity, more space for me,” Anderson said. “Scholes was one player…

July 27, 2011

I Will Seek Advice On Beating Barcelona From Jose Mourinho: Alex Ferguson

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said he will turn to Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho for advice on how his side should approach their Champions League final against Barcelona at Wembley later this month. Manchester United cruised their way into the final after overwhelming Bundesliga outfit Schalke 4-1 at Old Trafford last night to complete a 6-1 aggregate win. A brace from Anderson and a goal apiece from…

May 5, 2011

Ferguson Labells Javier Hernández’s Late Booking As An ‘Insult’.

Sir Alex Ferguson blamed Lee Probert, the referee, rather than fatigue or Cheik Tioté’s successful suppression of Wayne Rooney for his side’s failure to win at St James’ Park. The Manchester United manager saw Newcastle United survive a 90th-minute penalty claim when Javier Hernández was given a yellow card for simulation after appearing to fall over Danny Simpson’s outstretched leg. “It was a clear penalty,” said Ferguson. “I thought the…

April 20, 2011

Wayne Rooney Missing At Man U Training

Wayne Rooney was a notable absentee for Manchester United’s main group session during training ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. As required by UEFA, United opened the doors of their Carrington training complex for the first 15 minutes of their pre-match session and Rooney, in the spotlight following his reaction to scoring a hat-trick at West Ham on Saturday, did not appear. There was no…

April 5, 2011

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