Tag Archives: Rio Ferdinand

A ‘Vida’ Derci

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Nemanja Vidic arrived at Manchester United from Spartak Moscow in January 2006 in the same transfer window as a man he would go on to play the majority of his games in a red shirt alongside in Patrice Evra. Quite possibly one of the Red Devils’ greatest ever signings, the central [...]

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Case For The Defence

By Matthew Jones MIDFIELD is the stick most often used to beat Manchester United with, but it’s become clear this season that our troubles are not simply confined to the middle of the park. There are also big issues at the back. As revealed today, Nemanja Vidic will definitely be leaving Old Trafford this summer, [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

By Piers Barber 1. Fletcher is a great example for the rest of the squad to follow Poor old Darren Fletcher. During the months he has sat out with injury in recent years, the Scottish midfielder must have dreamed of one day lining up alongside Old Trafford’s finest talent once again. Instead, he will have [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Bayer Leverkusen 0-5 Manchester United

By Shane Connaughton. 1. Manchester United’s best performance of the season This was by far United’s best performance of the season and given that it came against a team lying second in the Bundesliga behind Bayern Munich it makes it all the more impressive. Yes you could say that Leverkusen weren’t at the races, certainly [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Sunderland 1-2 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Adnan Januzaj WOW! What a debut. Before the game the biggest debate was likely to have been ‘how the bloody hell do you pronounce his name?’. By the end the biggest debate was whether he could end up playing for England one day. Januzaj’s two goals were sublime. The volley, which [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 West Bromwich Albion

By Jason Freeman 1. Moyes needs to learn to manage squad better Having decided not to use the squad much prior to last weekend’s defeat at City, Moyes chose to make 8 changes for the Liverpool game in midweek which came as no surprise given it was a League Cup tie and the players selected [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Liverpool 1-0 Manchester United

By Richard Evans 1. RVP left isolated Despite conceding inside four minutes United responded well and could easily have levelled had the ball fallen in just the right place. Van Persie hooked over from six yards and then just couldn’t quite connect as a low cross flashed in front of goal, evading his sweet left [...]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2-1 Swansea City

By Matthew Jones 1. Fergie signs off in classic fashion The old man must have had a glint in his eye and allowed himself a wee cheeky grin when he saw Rio Ferdinand secure a just about deserved victory over Swansea yesterday with what has become more synonymous with the Fergie era than anything else [...]

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The Great United > England Debate

By Danny Armstrong The recent chanting from sections of the England crowd against Rio Ferdinand and his brother Anton has done little to repair the already fractured dynamic between the most part of United’s support and those they call ‘the In-gur-land mob’. From hanging effigies of David Beckham from a noose to singing about burning [...]

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Rio Chooses United Over England

By Matthew Jones SO Rio Ferdinand has become the latest Manchester United player to put his club before his country – and get lambasted for it. Whether you agree or not with his decision to snub England manager Roy Hodgson’s olive branch back into the England set-up after he left him out of his Euro [...]

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