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Rio ready to return for United against Hull

Posted Friday, January 22, 2010 by 15 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Rio Ferdinand will return for Manchester United tomorrow after a three-month enforced lay-off with a back problem. Ferdinand, who has not played since United's 2-0 defeat at Liverpool on October 25, will make his long-awaited comeback in the Premier League encounter with Hull at Old Trafford. United boss Fergie confirmed MirrorFootball's Tuesday exclusiv...Full Story »

Manchester City's Tevez Issues Explosive Attack Against United's Neville

Posted Friday, January 22, 2010 by Goal.com26 hits

Argentine insists Neville was wrong to show him "a lack of respect." Carlos Tevez has labeled his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville a "boot-licking moron" as the row between the two players took a fresh twist. Tevez was angered by Neville’s assertion on the eve of Manchester City’s 2-1 League Cup victory over United that he was "not worth" the £25 million it woul...Full Story »

Glazer family loans saddle Manchester United with debt of £716m

Posted Thursday, January 21, 2010 by theguardian.com29 hits

Manchester United owners Bryan Glazer, left, Avi Glazer, centre, and Joel Glazer have overseen club debt of £716m. Interest charges on loans taken out by the Glazer family and secured on their shareholding in Manchester United were this summer set to jump to an incredible rate of 16.25%, as the total debt now carried by the club stands at £716.6m. The accounts, which provide a more ...Full Story »

Patrice Evra: Manchester United Care About Trophies Not Beating Manchester City

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Goal.com16 hits

Frenchman stokes up rivalry ahead of semi-final. EPL: Patrice Evra - Stephen Carr, Manchester United - Birmingham Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra has claimed that the Red Devils care little for beating Manchester City in this week's League Cup semi-final. They could be playing anyone, he asserts, and are focused on winning another trophy, not claiming local bragging rights. "We know...Full Story »

Alex Ferguson 'must quit' Manchester United in protest at Glazer regime

Posted Monday, January 18, 2010 by theguardian.com22 hits

Fans hope to enlist the support of Sir Alex Ferguson to help drive the Glazers out of Manchester United ownership. Manchester United supporters fighting the Glazer family's ownership of the club are contemplating asking Sir Alex ­Ferguson to make the ultimate sacrifice and resign in protest. The idea was put forward at a specially convened meeting of fans' groups to determine an action pl...Full Story »

United make Burnley pay

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2010 by PA7 hits

Manchester United struck three times after half-time to overcome battling Burnley 3-0 at Old Trafford.Dimitar Berbatov broke the deadlock just after the hour mark when his shot flicked off Michael Duff and flew past Brian Jensen.Wayne Rooney added his 16th goal of the season shortly afterwards and substitute Mame Biram Diouf added another late on to leave new manager Brian Laws to reflect on the...Full Story »

United survive scare to sink plucky Clarets

Posted Saturday, January 16, 2010 by PA10 hits

Manchester United claimed a much-needed victory over Burnley to ease their worries on the field even if they are piling up outside Old Trafford.Chants of "We want the Glazers out" from the Stretford End emphasised the debt mountain being carried by the Red Devils.For a long time it looked as though it was hanging round the players' necks too.But a five-minute purple patch just after the hour br...Full Story »

Jim White: Manchester United's debt as red as their famous shirts

Posted Friday, January 15, 2010 by 15 hits

Changing times: The Glazer family have taken Manchester United into the red This season at Manchester United, the owners have watched their club tumble out of the FA Cup at the first attempt, lose more league games by January than in any previous Premier League term and sustain an injury crisis which has revealed worrying fault lines in the squad. But at least the Glazer family can pride themse...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini uncorks the red wine to shake up Manchester City diet

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by theguardian.com25 hits

Roberto Mancini wants his Manchester City team to change their diets in order to be more successful on the field. Roberto Mancini has revealed that he is aiming to shake up his players' diets at Manchester City by adding Italian favourites such as pizza to the menu, served with a glass of wine. Hailing from a culture where alcohol is sipped at mealtimes instead of necked at speed in pubs and n...Full Story »

Glazers open the door to sale of Manchester United's training ground

Posted Wednesday, January 13, 2010 by theguardian.com18 hits

The Glazers could sell and then lease back Manchester United's training ground. The ownership of Manchester United's Carrington training complex could be transferred to a holding company controlled by the Glazer family and leased back to the club, according to the prospectus ­circulated to potential investors in a £500m refinancing scheme this week. The £500m bond and a new ...Full Story »

Sir Alex Ferguson frustrated as Birmingham hold Manchester United

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010 by theguardian.com16 hits

Manchester United's Darren Fletcher, right, and Park Ji-Sung celebrate an own goal from Birmingham City's Scott Dann at St Andrew's. Photograph: Reuters There is more solidarity than rivalry among the expected contenders for the Premier League. They are covering for one another nowadays. Chelsea could only take a ­scoring draw at home to ­Everton last month, but the result has acquired ...Full Story »

Own goal saves United

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2010 by PA6 hits

Manchester United needed a controversial own goal from Birmingham defender Scott Dann to salvage a point from a 1-1 draw with Birmingham at St. Andrews as they missed out on the chance to replace Chelsea as Barclays Premier League leaders.Blues were incensed referee Mark Clattenburg allowed the equaliser to stand after 63 minutes, cancelling out Cameron Jerome's first-half opener, and he consul...Full Story »

A-League Preview: Gold Coast United - Adelaide United

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2010 by Goal.com39 hits

Two teams with contrasting fortunes will meet at Skilled Park in Robina on Saturday evening, as title-chasing Gold Coast United welcome an Adelaide United side looking to avoid their first ever wooden spoon. The Reds have won just once in nine games and now reportedly are threatened with the loss of talisman goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic, the club’s top performer this season and apparent Eu...Full Story »

Uefa warns Chelsea and Manchester City over huge losses

Posted Thursday, January 07, 2010 by theguardian.com18 hits

Roman Abramovich, the Chelsea owner, faces a threat over the club's losses from Uefa. Photograph: PA Manchester City and Chelsea face being excluded from the Champions League unless they can work the huge losses both have announced over the past seven days down to break-even levels within four seasons. Uefa is working up formal regulations that will entrench Michel Platini's plan to ensure that...Full Story »

Manchester City plot to rescue Patrick Vieira from Inter misery

Posted Tuesday, January 05, 2010 by theguardian.com29 hits

Patrick Vieira has lost his place at Inter and is believed to be intrigued by a move to Manchester City. Roberto Mancini, Manchester City's new manager, is trying to bring one of the Premier League's greatest ever players back to England after putting in place a possible deal for Patrick Vieira. The former Arsenal captain, whose clashes with Roy Keane came to symbolise the London club's rival...Full Story »

Kevin Blackwell bemoans replay after QPR hold Sheffield United

Posted Monday, January 04, 2010 by theguardian.com15 hits

Richard Cresswell celebrates with his team-mates after scoring Sheffield United's equaliser. Photograph: Action Images The Sheffield United manager Kevin Blackwell admitted a draw was the last result he wanted after his side pulled back to finish 1-1 in their FA Cup third-round clash with QPR. Jay Simpson broke the deadlock for the visitors seven minutes before half-time when the on-loan Arsena...Full Story »

David Beckham: I wish I had stayed at Manchester United

Posted Monday, January 04, 2010 by theguardian.com45 hits

David Beckham returns to Old Trafford with Milan to face Manchester United in March. Photograph: Sportsphoto David Beckham claims he wishes he had never left Manchester United as he prepares to return to Old Trafford with Milan in the Champions League's last 16 in March. Beckham said he envies his former team-mate Ryan Giggs, who has spent his whole career at the club, while Beckham's path has...Full Story »

Leeds send Manchester United crashing out of FA Cup

Posted Monday, January 04, 2010 by The Independent19 hits

Leeds emerged from five years of hurt to inflict some pain of their own as Jermaine Beckford's first-half goal sent old enemies Manchester United crashing out of the FA Cup. It is six years since Leeds' loyal fans have made this particular trip - and not since 1981 have they returned across the Pennines celebrating victory. But in manager Simon Grayson they have a man with the club in his he...Full Story »

Manchester United and Leeds duel again amid memories of epic battles

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2010 by theguardian.com24 hits

'Matches against Leeds were always really big games,' says the former Manchester United striker Lou Macari. 'To be honest they often got the better of us.' Photograph: Getty Images Europe There's a big game taking place at Old Trafford this afternoon. The television cameras will be there, the biggest crowd of the weekend will turn up even if the occasion is not quite sold out, and at the end ev...Full Story »

Sir Alex Ferguson hails 'marvellous' Manchester United win over Wigan

Posted Thursday, December 31, 2009 by theguardian.com12 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson is in the right mood to celebrate his 68th birthday after Manchester United's 5-0 win against Wigan Athletic. Photograph: Getty Images Sir Alex Ferguson said he had an "uncomfortable" Christmas after two damaging defeats but he is in the right mood to celebrate his 68th birthday, and the new year, after Manchester United hit top form to demolish Wigan 5-0 and move up to within...Full Story »

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