Rant Awards 2010

Rant Awards 2010

The PFA handed out its player and team awards last night, with the Football Writers due to do the same in around a week’s time. Wayne Rooney picked up the PFA gong with four United players in the team award. All well and good but nothing compares to the prestigeand sheer boast-about-ability of the Seventh […]

Transfer round-up 26/4

Bob Schepers

With the Premier League two games from a conclusion the transfer gossip rumour mill is now in full swing, with the usual range of misguided paper talk! In today’s ad-hoc rant round-up Sir Alex Ferguson has his heart set on an expensive Argentinian, a teenage Dutch winger and a fight for France’s midfield playmaker. Kun […]

MUST asks sponsors to choose sides

MUST campaign

The Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST) projected its latest campaign message directly on to Old Trafford Thursday night, much to security staff annoyance. The trust, which now has membership of more than 154,000 supporters, asks Manchester United’s corporate sponsors to choose a side: the Glazer family or the fans. MUST projected logos of new shirt […]

Belief, desire and no little guts

Nani

Manchester United’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford is a lesson – as if  really needed – in Sir Alex Ferguson’s over-whelming hunger for silverware this season.  This is far from a vintage United side, stripped of it’s best players in the summer and again now through injury, but don’t let Ferguson hear you say that. […]

Giggs earns Spurs with penalty double

Nani

Patrice Evra was once, twice, three times violently sick on the Old Trafford turf but Harry Redknapp’s Tottenham Hotpsur left Manchester forced to stomach the pain of defeat. Evra’s all too literal contribution to a gutsy 3-1 Manchester United victory sent Sir Alex that Ferguson’s side top of the table with just two games remaining. […]

Fergie gets lifted ahead of Spurs tie

Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

Sir Alex Ferguson says that the last-minute victory over Manchester City last weekend has lifted Manchester United’s morale ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s visit to Old Trafford Saturday lunchtime. The Scot, who denied any retirement talk, says that the squad is in high spirits ahead of the crunch clash with Harry Redknapp’s fourth-placed Spurs. Ferguson will include […]

Rant Cast 28 – replacing Fergie

What a week it’s been in football. We discuss United’s last-minute winner against Manchester City and the prospects for the upcoming match against Tottenham Hotspur. Regulars Ed & Paul talk about unsavoury terrace chanting and whether it’s ever acceptable and we ponder the rumoured retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson next season. Stream this episode of […]

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He kisses the badge on his chest then buys a pregnancy test

player

… or at least that’s the rumour doing the rounds on the Internet this week. The totally unconfirmed reports suggest this badge kissing football captain cheated on his wife with a 16-year-old, who later fell pregnant. The international vice-captain is said to have sought a court injunction against newspapers wishing to print the story this […]