United face Arsenal in ‘biggest game of season’

Sir Alex Ferguson’s buoyant Manchester United side travel to London for what the Scot has billed is the biggest game of the season so far. Fresh from the euphoric defeat of Manchester City on Wednesday night, Ferguson’s team is in confident mood despite the loss of suspended central defender Rio Ferdinand. United has a mixed […]

The day Terry went a Bridge too far

Wayne Bridge and Vanessa Perroncel

John Terry may wish to look away after a high court today lifted a so-called super-injunction that banned publication of lurid sex secrets. England Captain Terry, alleges a popular Sunday tabloid, had an affair with former Chelsea left-back Wayne Bridge’s girlfriend. The Chelsea skipper had sought to stop details becoming public. The News of the […]

Rant Cast 18 – fan ownership

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul talk about: Reviewing Hull Manchester City in the Carling Cup Potential for fan ownership Eric Cantona’s kung-fun kick 15 years on Arsenal at the weekend Stream the episode below or click here to download the podcast (right click > save as). Email all feedback to […]

City chief Garry Cook wiki hacked

Gary Cook

Hackers have broken into hapless Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook’s Wikipedia page, making it far more accurate than ever before. Branding Cook an “experience liar” who lives in a “f*cking dreamworld,” hackers lampoon the former-Nike executive who is universally disrespected in the football and media communities. The page goes on to claim that time-traveler […]

Raise that City banner high

Gary Cook

Manchester City’s cocky nouveau riche attitude fell a peg or two last night as Manchester United deservedly reached the Carling Cup final. It was City’s biggest night in years and the Abu Dhabi-owned Bitters badly choked at the final hurdle. With City in the FA Cup it is premature to raise the “35 years” Stretford […]

It’s adios Carlitos as Rooney powers United to Carling Cup final

Wayne Rooney

Old Trafford rocked as Manchester United reinforced local bragging rights after a dramatic win last night. City, fresh from taking a first leg lead amid claims of being the “world’s best,” slumped on the biggest night for the blues in decades. Heartbreaking for the men from Eastlands but magnificent for the majority at Old Trafford. […]

No chance of Ferdinand appeal succeeding

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will face a Football Association hearing on Thursday in the knowledge that he will serve at least a three match ban. The player, who has appeared just once for United since 25 October, risks an extended suspension if the FA disciplinary committee decides his appeal his ‘frivolous’. Ferdinand’s decision, made […]

Belief is the word as United seek Carling final


Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United start the return leg of a tinderbox Carling Cup semi-final with the knowledge that nothing but a win will do. The Scot, who brushed off suggestions that his side lacks discipline, will call on Rio Ferdinand, the England defender who is contesting a three-match FA ban and faces a hearing […]