Robert Lewandowski looks set to move to the Premier League this summer after Borussia Dortmund blocked the striker’s proposed transfer to rivals Bayern Munich on Sunday night. The Poland international was all set to join Bayern until a last-minute reversal from Dortmund, and now England appears his eventual destination, with David Moyes a keen admirer [...]
Rio Ferdinand will be honoured for his services to Manchester United with a testimonial match against Sevilla on 9 August. The Old Trafford clash will see 75,000 United fans rightly pay tribute to the centre-half, who joined the club from Leeds in 2002 for £30m. Over the past 11 years Rio has won everything the [...]
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is hungry for more silverware after a successful first season at Old Trafford
The 29-year-old was widely regarded as the difference in the Premier League title race last season and is likely to start next season as one of the favourites in the Premier League top scorer betting. His 26 goals ensured United held off the challenge of neighbours Manchester City to regain their crown with something to [...]
FIFA Footballer of the year nominees: Sergio Aguero (Man City) Mario Balotelli (Man City) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) Sergio Busquets (Barcelona) Iker Casillas (Real Madrid) Didier Drogba (Chelsea, now Shanghai Shenhua) Radamel Falcao (Atletico Madrid) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan/PSG) Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) Lionel Messi (Barcelona) Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Neymar (Santos) Mesut [...]
Answer to this question, yes we can. We just beat them 3-2. Controversial ref decisions? Yes. But after series of bad decisions at Chelsea’s turf over the years, I’ll take it. Marching on! Marching on! Come on you Reds!
Our problem is obviously not scoring goals, but at midfield and at the back. In the last 2 games, Sir Alex successfully deployed our 4 strikers and we score 7 with each of our forward name on the scoresheet. However, against a team as effective Chelsea, we are likely to deploy 3 strikers since we [...]
Sir Alex: Kagawa is out for three to four weeks with a knee injury. Playing on Tuesday (against Braga in the Champions League) didn’t help. It is disappointing”. Oh well, just when we need all the foot in the field. But on positive note, Chris Smalling was back in training following a broken metatarsal and [...]
Alan Hansen, a Liverpool legend, writes at Telegraph: It is impossible for any team to play at their top level for 38 league games a season, but there is no reason why they can’t give maximum effort for 90 minutes in each of them. This is what has given United impetus at the start of [...]
Zenit coach Luciano Spalletti as quoted by Daily Mail earlier this month: The news about Nani is true. Everything will depend on how much players cost because we won’t pay excessive amounts of money. I’m not talking about an offer to a particular player, but an offer to a club. It is reported by the [...]
Here’s what happened in case you missed the game: 1. We’re shit on handling free kicks. 2. Damien Duff scored an opening that silenced the Theatre of Dreams. 3. New boys Robin Van Persie (superb volley) and Shinji Kagawa score on their home debut. 4. That boy Kagawa can pass. 5. Rafael Da Silva add [...]
Sir Alex Ferguson: We definitely won’t be buying anyone else, that is for sure. There is only a few days left now until the deadline and that will pass quite quickly I would imagine.” So it’s final that we sign 4 players for upcoming season; Shinji Kagawa, Robin Van Persie, Nick Powell, Alexander Büttner, and [...]
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