Sir Alex Ferguson Hails Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson acclaimed his Manchester United side for producing one of the more devastating European performances of his 24-year tenure to overwhelm Schalke and put themselves on the verge of a third Champions League final in four years. In a one-sided Champions League semi-final the Schalke goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer, resisted almost unremitting pressure from Ferguson’s team before United finally established a position of command with two goals in the…

April 27, 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

United Will Be Prepared For Van Der Sar’s Exit:Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson says he expects Edwin van der Sar to retire at the end of this season but believes lessons learned from Peter Schmeichel’s departure will prevent another goalkeeping crisis at Manchester United. Van der Sar was 40 in October and, despite recent mixed messages over his intentions when his contract expires next summer, has told Ferguson this will be his final campaign at Old Trafford. “We are planning…

December 24, 2010