Latics hammered in United rout

Antonio Valencia

Happy Birthday Sir Alex Ferguson was the message as his Manchester United players humbled Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford. Goals from Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick, Rafael da Silva, Dimitar Berbatov and the inspirational Antonio Valencia were enough to bring United to within two points of Chelsea at the Premier League summit. Wigan, so meek in […]

Becks: I nearly cried over Champions League draw

David Beckam almost cried at the prospect of facing Manchester United following the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League earlier this month. Beckham, who left United in 2003, will return to Old Trafford for the first time when AC Milan play United in February. Backham is on-loan at Milan from LA Galaxy […]

United’s Team of the Decade

With the decade coming to a close, Rant has selected Manchester United’s definitive team of the noughties. It’s no easy task with the club winning six Premier League titles and Champions League trophy during the decade. We chose a team in a 4-4-2 formation, using only one rule: players must have appeared for the club […]

Reds look to close in on Chelsea

Manchester United v Wigan Athletic

Sir Alex Ferguson will rotate his squad for the visit of Wigan Athletic tonight as Manchester United aims to end the year just two points adrift of Premier League leaders Chelsea. With club captain Gary Neville again fit, Ferguson will be without just Rio Ferdinand and Edwin van der Sar as United’s defensive injury crisis […]

Report: Vidic certain to leave

Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic is almost certain to leave in the summer of 2010, according to a report in The Times today. The Serbian defender, who cost Untied £7 million from Spartak Moscow three years ago, will move to Real Madrid for £20 million, according to the report. The Serbian’s contract ends in 2012. […]

Wayne the man but others must step up – Fergie

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says that Wayne Rooney is the man who can fire his team to Premier League glory but other players must also step up and take responsibility. Rooney, who scored and provided two assists in United’s victory over Hull City on Sunday, has become the team’s principal goalscorer after the […]

We’re in a great position – Berbatov

Dimitar Berbatov insists that Manchester United is in a strong position to take a fourth Premier League title in a row. The Bulgarian, who scored his fifth goal of the season in United’s 3-1 victory over Hull City on Sunday, says that the end of the team’s injury crisis marks the start of a winning […]

Reds in touch but window could seal the deal

Wayne Rooney

Sir Alex Ferguson says that he in unlikely to buy in the January transfer window, which opens in just four days time. Although the Scot continues to state that there is no value in the market, most observers believe that Manchester United’s manager is financially hamstrung. But it’s a risky game, with United now overly […]