Neville to call time on career

Gary Neville, the Manchester United captain, will retire from football at the end of this season according to a report in today’s The Sun newspaper. Out of contract in June, the club has no current plans to offer the right-back a new deal according to the report. Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes recently signed new […]

Cautious United defeated by Villa

Gabriel Agbonlahor scores for Aston Villa against Manchester United

Aston Villa won at Old Trafford for the first time since 1983 to halt United’s charge towards the Premier League summit. Chelsea had earlier drawn with Everton but Villa inflicted United’s first home defeat of the league season. Sir Alex Ferguson bemoaned “just one of those days” but in truth it wasn’t good enough from […]

Owen hat-trick breaks Wolfsburg hearts

Michael Owen

Michael Owen’s first hat-trick in four years helped an injury-ravaged Manchester United see off Wolfsburg and secure top spot in Group B. United’s injury crisis, with Sir Alex Ferguson missing nine defenders, meant that Patrice Evra, captain for the night, was the only recognised defender in the side that secured an unlikely 3-1 victory in […]

Kids KO Spurs to reach semis

Darron Gibson

Darron Gibson’s brace was enough to put Manchester United into the Carling Cup semi-finals last night as Sir Alex Ferguson’s men beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 at Old Trafford . Following United’s loss to Besiktas in the Champions League, the pressure was on the current crop of Old Trafford youngsters to perform against a Spurs side […]

Hungry United chew through Toffees

Darren Fletcher

Manchester United returned to Premier League action after the international break and moved to second place in the table with a convincing win over Everton. United, dominant for long periods, opened the scoring through Darren Fletcher’s outstanding volley and never looked back as Sir Alex Ferguson’s men kept Chelsea’s lead to five points. Fletcher beat […]

Rooney set for contract talks

Wayne Rooney will sign a contract that will keep him at Old Trafford for the rest of his career, if the former Everton forward has his way. But contract talks comes as a blow to Real Madrid and Barcelona, each of whom covet the £85 million rated England forward. Rooney now earns more than £100,000 […]

Nani outburst could hasten exit

Misfit Nani has taken a towards the Old Trafford exit after slamming Sir Alex Ferguson’s management style and blaming the Scot for badly handling his stuttering career. In an interview with Portuguese paper I, reported in The Sun, the 23-year-old reveals his experience of the  hairdryer, frustration at missing big games and accuses Ferguson of breaking […]

Rooney warned over “12 men” comment

Wayne Rooney 12 men

The FA has warned Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney over his future conduct after the striker walked off the Stamford Bridge pitch, Sunday, mouthing the words “12 men” at Sky’s TV cameras. Rooney, booked for protesting John Terry’s winning goal, made public his displeasure with referee Martin Atkinson’s performance. The FA, long taking a harsh […]

Ferguson and players attack referee Atkinson

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson slammed referee Martin Atkinson following Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea skipper John Terry, scorer of the game’s only goal, glanced in Frank Lampard’s free-kick to hand Chelsea a five point Premier League lead. Ferguson, already in hot water with the FA, blamed Atkinson for awarding 77th minute […]

Barcelona plans huge bid for Rooney

Wayne Rooney Lionel Messi Michael Carrick

Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s “come and join us” plea to entice Wayne Rooney to Real Madrid last week, the News of the World this morning reports that Barcelona is lining up an £85 million summer swoop to make Wayne Rooney the world’s most expensive footballer. The Spanish club, current European Champions, believes that United’s massive £700 […]