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Song handed three-game ban - Midfielder to miss Liverpool, United & Swansea games

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 by skysports.com63 hits

Song: Stamped on Barton during his side's goalless draw at Newcastle Arsenal midfielder Alex Song has been handed a three-match ban after accepting a charge of violent conduct. Song was handed the charge after stamping on Newcastle's Joey Barton during Arsenal's goalless draw at St James' Park last weekend. The incident was missed by referee Peter Walton during the game but the Football Assoc...Full Story »

Report: Arsenal's Samir Nasri close to Manchester City deal

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport56 hits

Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri is on the verge of completing his move to Manchester City, according to BBC Sport. The transfer is expected to go through within the next 24 hours and the Frenchman is believed to be moving to the Etihad Stadium for around 25 million pounds after rejecting a contract extension at Arsenal. Speculation has been rife all summer about whether the former Marseille man...Full Story »

Man United gets $76.7 million for Champions League

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2011 by YAHOO Sport142 hits

NYON, Switzerland (AP)—UEFA says Manchester United’s $76.7 million share of Champions League prize money last season was the biggest, despite losing in the final. Champions League winner Barcelona earned $73.5 million because broadcast deals that weigh into calculations were worth less in Spain than England. UEFA says it distributed $1.09 billion among 32 clubs involved in the grou...Full Story »

Ashley Young: I've gone back to school at Manchester United

Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by The Sun142 hits

FLY BOY ... Young turbo-charges his United career against West Brom ASHLEY YOUNG reckons it is back to school for him as he learns from the stars around him at Manchester United.The £20million buy from Aston Villa admits he is far from the complete article. Young, 26, said: "I take everything on board from training and I want to put that on the field anytime that I put a United shirt on. ...Full Story »

Manchester United beats West Bromwich Albion: Fan reaction

Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport86 hits

The 2011/12 English Premier League got underway this weekend. Manchester United began their title defense with a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion. Here are three quick thoughts on the game. Tough as ever It is no secret that United are the top team of the Premier League. West Brom were reminded of that on Sunday. West Brom knew that United were a dangerous offensive team. They knew that t...Full Story »

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson backs David De Gea to come good

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011 by hits

Above: West Borm player Shane Long’s shot squirms past Manchester United keeper David De Gea Sir Alex Ferguson insists David De Gea will prove he is NOT a dodgy keeper. The Manchester United boss saw a freak ­winner come to the rescue of the man he splashed £18m on in the summer. The Spanish keeper’s howler handed West Brom an equaliser but a late Steven Reid own goal ga...Full Story »

United star Ferdinand ruled out for six weeks

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport49 hits

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been ruled out for six weeks after suffering a hamstring injury in a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Ferdinand limped off in the second half of the champions' Premier League opener and United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revealed after the game that the former England captain is expected to be out until October. It means the 32-year-old will...Full Story »

United opens title defense with win at West Brom

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport31 hits

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP)—David de Gea’s blushes were spared on his Premier League debut for Manchester United as West Bromwich Albion conceded a late own goal to ensure the champions opened the season with a 2-1 win on Sunday. After Wayne Rooney had given United an early lead, De Gea dived over Shane Long’s shot and allowed the ball to squirm under his body into the net bef...Full Story »

Man United defender Rafael ruled out for 10 weeks

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

Manchester United will be without Rafael da Silva for the first 10 weeks of the season after the defender dislocated a shoulder in training. The Premier League champions say the Brazilian was hurt at their training facility before Sunday’s opener against West Bromwich Albion.  Full Story »

West Brom 1-2 Manchester United - De Gea off the hook as United edge Albion

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by PA60 hits

David de Gea endured a nightmare debut. Manchester United lost both their centre-halves. Yet somehow the champions still managed to start their Premier League title defence with a 2-1 victory at West Brom. Steven Reid deflected Ashley Young`s effort past Ben Foster 10 minutes from time to ensure United did not follow Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea in failing to win their opening match. Yet o...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Swansea City preview - Mancini wary of Swans threat

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011 by PA529 hits

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is anticipating a tough evening when his side host newly-promoted Swansea. On paper, a home fixture against a team that has come up from the npower Championship would appear to many to be an ideal assignment for the Blues in their opening Barclays Premier League game. But last season's promoted trio Newcastle, West Brom and Blackpool - who memorably got t...Full Story »

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero Tells Rivals: Come and have a go

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by hits

Sergio Aguero has warned the Premier League hatchet men that they don’t frighten him SERGIO AGUERO has warned the Premier League hatchet men that they don’t frighten him – and in any case the £38million Argentinian will see them coming. Manchester City’s record buy admits to operating in the shadows to perfect his goalscoring art. The former Atletico Madrid hitman...Full Story »

Napoli eye up Rossi bid - Former Manchester United striker is a wanted man in Europe

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by skysports.com107 hits

Rossi: Italy striker is wanted by Napoli as they compete on three fronts this season Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri admits he would welcome Giuseppe Rossi but not at the expense of star striker Ezequiel Lavezzi. The Italy international has been tracked by Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus this summer but Villarreal have refused to sell their marquee name. Napoli's president has gone on record to s...Full Story »

Is Manchester United's Paul Pogba the new Patrick Viera?

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by hits

Sir Alex Ferguson hinted that Paul Pogba could make a big impression this season Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed the secret behind his longevity – the adrenaline rush provided by successive crops of Manchester United youngsters. After securing a record 19th title in May, the United boss could be forgiven for putting his feet up, lessening the workload and counting on another £50milli...Full Story »

Sir Alex Ferguson has Manchester United in shape for a flying start

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by theguardian.com177 hits

Fitness-first Manchester United manager believes his side will hit the ground running in a hard series of opening games The Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, left, has been pleased with his side's pre-season progress. Sir Alex Ferguson feels Manchester United have been handed a trickier start to the season than defending champions have a right to expect, with an opening game away ...Full Story »

Sergio Aguero adapting well to life at Manchester City

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

Manchester City's new striker Sergio Aguero remains as optimistic as ever about the challenge that awaits him at the Etihad Stadium, despite admitting to lifestyle changes, in an interview on the club's official website. The 23-year-old tied up a big-money move to the English side from Atletico Madrid in July, and although he is confident of thriving under Roberto Mancini, he admitted to Ole th...Full Story »

East Fife 2 : 0 Airdrie United - Fifers at the double

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by PA21 hits

Goals from Craig Johnstone and Robert Linn secured East Fife's first win of their Irn-Bru Second Division season as they beat Airdrie 2-0 at Bayview Stadium. Johnstone gave the hosts the lead in the 36th minute, with the defender easing the ball past Airdrie goalkeeper Paul McKane following good work from Scott Durie on the right-wing. Robert Linn then slammed home substitute Steven Hislop's c...Full Story »

West Brom vs Manchester United preview - Fergie has faith in De Gea

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2011 by PA629 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed David de Gea will be in goal for Manchester United's Premier League opener at West Brom on Sunday. De Gea has been chosen to fill the vacancy created by Edwin van der Sar's retirement despite what many felt was a shaky performance in last weekend's Community Shield encounter with Manchester City. It is not a view Ferguson shares. Although the United boss accep...Full Story »

Manchester United defends its Premier League crown: Fan preview

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport63 hits

On Sunday, August 14, the new Barclays Premier League season kicks off for Manchester United when they travel to face West Bromwich Albion. With the team preparing for the match, here are my thoughts on the Red Devils' prospects for defending their league crown: The squad got younger It was an active summer for manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United. Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, and Ed...Full Story »

Park extends Manchester United contract

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung has signed a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until at least the end of the 2012/13 season, the Premier League champions said on Friday. The 30-year-old South Korean, who has made 177 appearances since joining the club in 2005, has built a reputation as a big game player able to relentlessly break u...Full Story »

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