Park Ji-Sung To Sign A New Two-Year Contract

Manchester United’s manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has revealed the midfielder Park Ji-sung has been offered a new two-year contract by the club. The 30-year-old South Korean, who joined United in 2005, retired from international duty after last season’s Asian Cup in an effort to prolong his club career. He has been rewarded with a contract extension and Ferguson expects him to extend his stay at Old Trafford. “We have offered…

July 22, 2011

Rio Ferdinand: Manchester United Do Not Lack Experience

Rio Ferdinand does not believe that Manchester United head into the new season lacking experience. The retirements of Edwin van der Sar and Paul Scholes, following on from Gary Neville’s decision to hang up his boots midway through last term, means that United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has lost three of his most senior figures within the space of six months. In addition, Owen Hargreaves has been released while Wes…

July 16, 2011

Premier League Preview: Manchester United Vs Chelsea

Manchester United host Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday in what amounts to a playoff for the English Premier League title. United top the table by three points from second-placed Chelsea, with the same goal difference as the defending champions. A draw will preserve their advantage going into the final two matches of the season, while a win will see Sir Alex Ferguson’s team take a six-point lead and virtually…

May 7, 2011

Ferguson Rules Manchester City and Chelsea Out of Title Race

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Premier League title race is down to Manchester United and Arsenal. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled Manchester City out of the Premier League title race for the first time after declaring it is now a straight two-horse race between Manchester United and Arsenal. Ferguson has concluded Arsène Wenger’s side are the only serious threat to United’s hopes of winning a record…

February 26, 2011

Preview: Blackpool v Manchester United

Manchester United travel to Bloomfield Road to play Blackpool on Saturday on the back of their most complete performance of the season. United defeated Blackburn Rovers 7-1 on Saturday to move into a position very familiar to them over the past two decades – first place on the English Premier League table, two points clear of both Chelsea and Arsenal. With Dimitar Berbatov scoring five for United, and Wayne Rooney…

December 3, 2010

Manchester United’s Owen Hargreaves Ruled Out For Five Weeks

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that injury-plagued midfielder Owen Hargreaves will miss at least the next five weeks, having made an aborted comeback against Wolves at the weekend. 29-year-old Hargreaves has made only 39 appearances for Manchester United since arriving at Old Trafford three years ago from Bayern Munich for £17million, due to a series of injuries and had been out for almost two years with a…

November 9, 2010