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Manchester United's parent company announces record £104.6m loss

Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2011 by theguardian.com96 hits

• Red Football Joint Venture Ltd's loss due to loan repayment• Total debt now £590.4m, up from 2009 figure of £566.1m Red Football Joint Venture Ltd put the loss down to a bank loan repayment and a reduction in player sales. Manchester United's parent company, Red Football Joint Venture Ltd, has announced a record pre-tax loss of £109m for the financial year ending ...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 2 : 0 Manchester City - Luiz sines in Chelsea win

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2011 by PA29 hits

Another virtuoso display from David Luiz helped keep Chelsea's faint Barclays Premier League title hopes alive and kill off Manchester City's in a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Defender Luiz put a clutch of the world's most expensive strikers to shame by breaking the deadlock late on before Ramires wrapped up the points in stoppage-time. The win lifted Chelsea above City into third place and bac...Full Story »

Airdrie United 2 : 2 Stenhousemuir - Owens heaps misery on Stenhousemuir

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA27 hits

Graeme Owens' brace denied Stenhousemuir a vital three points in their Division Two relegation battle as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Airdrie. Mike Devlin nodded Sean Dickson`s left-wing cross past Airdrie keeper Mark Ridgers in the 14th minute to give the visitors the lead. But Owens levelled for the hosts just two minutes later when he latched onto Gary Mackay-Steven`s pass before calmly ...Full Story »

Stoke City 4 : 0 Newcastle United - Four of the best for Potters

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA11 hits

Stoke scored four goals for the first time in a Barclays Premier League game as they crushed hapless Newcastle 4-0. A week after securing a place in the FA Cup semi-finals, Tony Pulis' side cruised past the Tynesiders with a clinical display which moved them above their opponents and into the top half of the table. Jon Walters opened the scoring after 28 minutes and the floodgates opened after...Full Story »

Manchester United 1 : 0 Bolton Wanderers - United leave it late

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA15 hits

Dimitar Berbatov struck three minutes from time to give 10-man Manchester United a precious 1-0 Premier League win over Bolton. The hosts were already labouring badly when Jonny Evans was sent off for a reckless second-half challenge on Stuart Holden. But United made light of the handicap and after Matthew Taylor had failed to take a glorious chance for the visitors, Berbatov pounced, netting ...Full Story »

Tottenham 0 : 0 West Ham United - Green stars as Spurs are held

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA17 hits

Tottenham lost further ground in the race for fourth place as they were held to a frustrating goalless draw in the London derby against West Ham at White Hart Lane. Just 24 hours after being paired with Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, Spurs' chances of qualifying for next year's competition took a big blow despite dominating for large parts of the match. Michael Dawson, Gar...Full Story »

Chelsea vs Manchester City preview - Chelsea quartet to return

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2011 by PA584 hits

Fernando Torres, David Luiz, Michael Essien and Florent Malouda are all likely to start Chelsea's Barclays Premier League game against Manchester City on Sunday. The quartet either came off the bench or were not involved in Wednesday night's Champions League last-16 second leg against FC Copenhagen. Sunday's match comes to soon for Alex, who is on the brink of making his long-awaited comebac...Full Story »

Carlo Ancelotti: Chelsea don't want revenge on Manchester United

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by theguardian.com93 hits

• Chelsea manager plays down rematch with United• Harry Redknapp says Tottenham can hurt Real Madrid Gary Lineker draws teams for the quarter- and semi-finals of the Champions League at Uefa headquarters in Nyon. Revenge was prominent in Carlo Ancelotti's thoughts after his Chelsea team were drawn to face Manchester United in next month's Champions League quarter-final. But the It...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Bolton preview - Gym work paying off for Hernandez

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA131 hits

Javier Hernandez has admitted he is being forced to hit the gym in an effort to cope with the physical demands of the Premier League. Hernandez has enjoyed a superb first season since arriving at Manchester United from Mexican outfit Chivas in the summer. A virtual unknown until he caught the eye for his country at the World Cup, Hernandez avoided the trap Diego Forlan fell into by scoring on ...Full Story »

Airdrie United vs Stenhousemuir preview - No Hill for Diamonds

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2011 by PA36 hits

Airdrie are without injured defender Craig Hill for the visit of Stenhousemuir. The full-back underwent surgery on a facial injury this week and misses out along with suspended midfielder Jamie Stevenson. Manager Jimmy Boyle is determined that his team make it four games undefeated to avoid being dragged further into trouble at the foot of the table. He said: "We had a good performance agains...Full Story »

Hernandez’s double sends United into CL quarters

Posted Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport67 hits

MANCHESTER, England (AP)—Javier Hernandez’s double sent Manchester United into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 victory over Marseille on Tuesday. Having drawn the first leg 0-0, Hernandez put United ahead after five minutes after latching onto Wayne Rooney’s cross. The 15th goal of the Mexico striker’s debut season for United came in the 75th minute, netti...Full Story »

Manchester United 2 : 1 Marseille - Hernandez double puts United through

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by PA229 hits

Javier Hernandez is already a Manchester United cult hero but two goals from the Mexico striker opened the door to European success in his debut season at Old Trafford. The summer signing scored in each half, propelling the club into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for a fifth successive season as Marseille were beaten 2-1. An own goal by Wes Brown in the 82nd minute ensured a nervo...Full Story »

United hero: Who knows if I will play there again?

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by hits

Manchester United legend David Beckham has refused to rule out a return to the Premier League when his LA Galaxy contract expires in November. The evergreen 35-year-old spent six-weeks training with Tottenham Hotspur having initially failed to secure a loan deal at White Hart Lane, but during the January transfer window as many as seven other Premier League clubs were credited with an interes...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Marseille preview - Ferguson draws on experience in trophy hunt

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by PA478 hits

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is refusing to get ahead of himself in the club's bid for the treble. Marseille are next on the agenda on Tuesday in the Champions League at Old Trafford after Arsenal were despatched in the FA Cup. Then on Saturday, United face Bolton hoping for a victory that would increase their prospects of wresting the Barclays Premier League title from Chelsea....Full Story »

United to face City in Wembley semi

Posted Monday, March 14, 2011 by hits

Manchester United will meet Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals after City overcame Reading in the quarter-finals on Sunday. City were far from their best against the Championship side, but Micah Richards crashed in a second-half header to secure a 1-0 win. United beat City 2-1 in the Premier League last month thanks to a wonder strike from Wayne Rooney. Bolton Wanderers were paired ...Full Story »

Why Michael Carrick must shine for Manchester United against Arsenal

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2011 by theguardian.com166 hits

As the England midfielder prepares for the FA Cup tie against the Gunners, the pressure is on him to prove his worth Michael Carrick's career appears to have stalled when, approaching 30, he should be at his peak. Rio Ferdinand will always remember his first day at Manchester United and the childlike excitement of pulling on the strip. "I was thinking to myself: 'These are Man United socks, t...Full Story »

English roundup-Injury concerns for United and Arsenal

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2011 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

LONDON, March 11 - Brief news ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup quarter-final matches. * Manchester United have a lengthy injury list before hosting Arsenal on Saturday (1715 GMT), with defender Rio Ferdinand (calf) and winger Nani (leg gash) among the casualties. Most of the injuries are in midfield with Anderson (knee), Park Ji-sung (hamstring) and Antonio Valencia (ankle) all sidelined. ...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. vs Alloa Athletic preview - Ayr United's Scotland Under-21 goalkeeper Alan Martin could start in the home clash with Alloa despite fracturing a finger.

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2011 by PA38 hits

United manager Brian Reid is hoping his recent signing can play on despite the injury, but Martin could join the long-term absentees Bobby Donnelly and Dean Keenan on the sideline. Reid said: "Alan has had his finger taped up and we'll give him every chance to be ready. "This is the largest squad of players I've had available all season, so we're going into this game in good shape. "Our home ...Full Story »

Ferguson: Arsenal is United’s biggest threat again

Posted Thursday, March 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport126 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson says Arsenal is his team’s biggest threat this season. Although Arsenal was eliminated from the Champions League by Barcelona without having a single shot in Tuesday’s game, the Gunners are only three points behind United in the Premier League title race and have a game in hand over the leaders. United and Arsenal also meet ...Full Story »

Airdrie United 1 : 1 East Fife - Hamilton off target as Fifers draw

Posted Tuesday, March 08, 2011 by PA22 hits

Play-off chasing East Fife were left to rue James Hamilton's second-half penalty miss as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Airdrie at New Broomfield. A frantic start saw the Fifers go close after three minutes, Steven Hislop shooting wide before United's Scott Gemmill had a fifth-minute effort saved by goalkeeper Michael Brown. The Diamonds took the lead after 12 minutes when Phil Johnston slott...Full Story »

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