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Manchester United vs Basle preview - Ferguson wants more European success

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2011 by PA349 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson insists Manchester United cannot look back at the last four years as a golden period for the club in the Champions League - because they were beaten by Barcelona in two of the three finals they reached. The record books may show the current spell to be United's most successful ever in Europe, but Ferguson insists they need to take that final step and win the Champions League t...Full Story »

Michael Owen: 'It would be too much of a waste for me to retire early' - The striker has been criticised for coasting at Manchester United but remains as ambitious as ever

Posted Sunday, September 25, 2011 by theguardian.com232 hits

Michael Owen would like to play more but is revelling in his role as one of Manchester United's elder statesmen. For such a private man Michael Owen has fought a lot of public battles recently, abandoning his natural reserve to confront widespread condescension. By fighting back, and arguing his case with words and goals, Owen has developed a new purpose, and placed a fresh shine on a career t...Full Story »

Blackburn Rovers 1, Newcastle United 3

Posted Sunday, September 25, 2011 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

NEWCASTLE, England (AP)—Senegal striker Demba Ba grabbed a hat trick as unbeaten Newcastle maintained its superb start to the Premier League season with a 3-1 win over 10-man Blackburn at St James’ Park on Saturday. Ba opened his account in his sixth league appearance for the northeast club by scoring in the 27th minute before adding further goals with headers in the 30th and 54th. ...Full Story »

United keep top spot, Chelsea’s Torres sent off

Posted Sunday, September 25, 2011 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

* Crouch opens his account as Stoke hold United * Torres scores but is sent off for Chelsea * City briefly lead table after beating Everton (Adds details, late match) By Mike Collett LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Manchester United dropped their first points of the season in a 1-1 draw at Stoke City on Saturday but ended the day top of the Premier League while Chelsea striker Fernando Torres sc...Full Story »

Airdrie United 1 : 1 Stirling Albion - Great Scott makes his point

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by PA31 hits

Scott Davieson's fifth goal of the season was enough to earn Stirling a 1-1 draw away at Airdrie. It was the home team who took the lead after just four minutes when John Boyle received Ryan Donnelly's throughball before confidently striking a left-footed effort into the top corner. Donnelly then curled a left-footed effort against the crossbar after 34 minutes before Davieson was on hand to e...Full Story »

Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side can still challenge Manchester United for the title

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is refusing to rule out his side's chances of challenging current title-holders Manchester United to the Premier League crown. "Of course I am worried," said Wenger of his team's early season form. "It is absolutely not realistic not to be worried when you have a team like Manchester United in front of you. The only thing we can do is focus on our performances, win...Full Story »

Chelsea's Andre Villas-Boas shocked by criticism following 3-1 defeat to Manchester United

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport70 hits

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has admitted he was taken aback by the criticism he and his team received following its 3-1 defeat to Manchester United last week. "I am surprised that people take the view to criticize us for being naive and stupid at Old Trafford," said the Portuguese manager to reporters. "What we did was defend the essence of British football and football well played." Villas...Full Story »

Stoke City vs Manchester United preview - Jones to miss United visit

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by PA174 hits

Stoke will definitely be without striker Kenwyne Jones for the Barclays Premier League clash with Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium. The Trinidad and Tobago international damaged a hamstring in the penalty shoot-out victory over Tottenham in the Carling Cup on Tuesday and, although the injury is not as bad as first feared, he is likely to be out until after next month's international b...Full Story »

Airdrie United vs Stirling Albion preview - Three Diamonds missing

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by PA22 hits

Airdrie will again be missing a trio of players when they play host to Stirling. Paul Lovering, Graeme Goodhall and Alastair Woodburn have been struggling with injuries of late and, subsequently, will be sidelined when Albion come to town. Diamonds manager Jimmy Boyle is targeting a continuation of good recent form despite his side's midweek Scottish Communities League Cup to Clydesdale Bank P...Full Story »

Gunners are united - Gibbs

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011 by teamtalk.com151 hits

Gibbs: Players must stand up and be counted Kieran Gibbs believes it is time for Arsenal's players to stand up and be counted following their poor start to the season. The Gunners moved into the last 16 of the Carling Cup on Tuesday night after coming from behind to beat League Two side Shrewsbury 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. It was a welcome result for Arsene Wenger's squad, who have endured a m...Full Story »

United, Arsenal through to League Cup 4th round

Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by YAHOO Sport40 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United transferred its free-scoring form to the League Cup by cruising past Leeds 3-0 in the third round on Tuesday, while Arsenal had to come from a goal down to overwhelm fourth-tier Shrewsbury 3-1 and avoid another calamitous defeat. Former England striker Michael Owen scored twice and veteran winger Ryan Giggs added the third as a makeshift United team swept pas...Full Story »

Chicharito' Hernandez to return to Manchester United training Wednesday

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by YAHOO Sport125 hits

This story was updated at 7:00pm EDT to reflect the news that Hernandez will return to training Wednesday. It's one thing that Ashley Cole did not receive a red card or that Manchester United was not awarded a penalty for the Chelsea fullback's two-footed tackle against Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez inside the box in Sunday's match. However, Sir Alex Ferguson's worries about losing his star st...Full Story »

Man United’s Hernandez set to return to training

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is set to return to training on Wednesday after injuring his right ankle in Sunday’s match against Chelsea. The Mexico international limped off in the second half of United’s 3-1 victory after a tough challenge by Ashley Cole in the penalty area. Agent Eduardo Hernandez says the injury is “just a bump, nothing more. It looked like (h...Full Story »

Alex Ferguson blown away by Manchester United’s start

Posted Monday, September 19, 2011 by hits

YOU'RE THE MAN ... Nani is hailed by team-mate Patrice Evra ALEX FERGUSON is stunned by his team's start to the new season and admitted: I've never seen anything like it.United have won five straight league games this term, scoring an impressive 21 goals in the process. It is the club's best start to any top-flight campaign since 1985 — before Ferguson even arrived at Old Trafford R...Full Story »

Man United keeps up perfect start against Chelsea

Posted Monday, September 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United overcame title rival Chelsea on Sunday with a fifth successive victory maintaining the champion’s perfect start in the Premier League after neighbor Manchester City dropped points for the first time this season at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored one before missing from the penalty spot as United beat Chelsea 3-1 to give the club its best start to the season...Full Story »

Sir Alex Ferguson annoyed by media 'agenda' surrounding Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has hit out at the media speculation surrounding goalkeeper David de Gea’s place in the Manchester United team, saying that the press have a hidden agenda.Doubts have surfaced about De Gea’s place in the team after an assured display by Anders Lindegaard against Benfica in the Champions League, but Sir Alex has been keen to quash any rumors surrounding his role as U...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney believes Chelsea clash is Manchester United's biggest test so far

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport205 hits

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes his side will face its toughest test of the season so far when it goes head-to-head with title rival Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have begun the campaign with some dazzling performances against the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, but the England international remains wary of the threat posed by Andre Villas-Boas' squad. "The ...Full Story »

Arbroath 3 : 1 Airdrie United - Smokies on fire

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011 by PA15 hits

Arbroath continued their impressive start to the season with a 3-1 win over Airdrie. The hosts went ahead after just six minutes when Kieran McAnespie slotted home from striker Steven Doris' cross. Airdrie had plenty of possession but rarely threatened Darren Hill's goal as their moves broke down in the final third. The Smokies doubled their lead in the second half as Doris headed home from G...Full Story »

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer oReport: Blackburn’s shortlist should Steve Kean lose his job

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011 by YAHOO Sport93 hits

Manchester United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is top of Blackburn’s shortlist should the club sack the under-fire Steve Kean. Solskjaer – now 38 - is the current manager of Norwegian side Molde and is on the brink of winning the league title in Norway, which has drawn the attention of the Blackburn owners, according to an article in The Mirror. Blackburn owners The Venky̵...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Chelsea preview - Carrick: City are not the only threat

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by PA819 hits

Michael Carrick has dismissed the notion that the Premier League is already a two-horse race. With the two Manchester clubs both recording 100% starts from their opening four games, scoring 33 goals between them in the process, some pundits have already written off the chasing pack. Ahead of Sunday's Old Trafford showdown with Chelsea, Carrick does not believe that is the smartest move. Und...Full Story »

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