Foster criticises United fans, oversteps the mark

In an astonishingly naïve interview Ben Foster has criticised the green and gold protest movement, dismissed the Glazer family’s ownership as nothing more than ‘a technicality’ and claimed that there is no shortage of investment in the transfer market. Foster moved to Birmingham City this week for around £6 million. Speaking after the goalkeeper’s transfer […]

Foster completes Brum move but will United buy a replacement?

Ben Foster

Ben Foster completes a medical this morning as Birmingham City seal a £6 million deal for the Manchester United goalkeeper. Foster, 26, will move to the Midlanders this summer after five largely frustrating years at Old Trafford. The deal includes £4 million up front and a further £2 million dependent on performances and international caps. […]

Transfer round-up 20/4

Rant’s continuing ad-hoc round-up of the summer’s transfer news, gossip and reports from around the web. In today’s very special everybody’s leaving edition.. Manchester United misfit Zoran Tošić (remember him) plots life elsewhere, Dimitar Berbatov is a wanted man and Ben Foster aims to resurrect a dying career in the Midlands. Tošić: I want to […]

Report: Foster bid rejected

Manchester United has rejected a bid for goalkeeper Ben Foster from Tottenham Hotspur, according to reports today. Foster, 26, is  out of the first team picture at Old Trafford following a series of unconvincing displays this season. Sky Sports reports that the London club’s bid of £4 million has not been accepted by the Old […]

Foster’s time is nigh

Ben Foster Sunderland

Ben Foster could have played his last Manchester United game after he was left out of England’s squad with a chest injury this week. The ‘keeper, who has appeared 10 times for United this season, is under pressure after a series of high profile errors in recent weeks. With Edwin van der Sar back in […]

Foster holds hands up… may not be enough

Ben Foster admitted he is lucky to still be in the Manchester United team and thanked Sir Alex Ferguson for keeping him there, after the stopper’s errors in recent matches. The Lemmington-born ‘keeper has made high profile mistakes in games against Manchester City and Arsenal this season, leading to speculation that Tomasz Kuszczak may replace Foster in […]

Foster starts against Stoke

Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that Ben Foster will start in goal against Stoke City at the weekend, despite the ‘keepers gaffe in the Manchester derby. Ferguson, speaking at his weekly press conference, told reporters that Foster will regain his place in the United side after missing out on the midweek Carling Cup clash with […]

Foster’s big chance

Ben Foster

Ben Foster is to be afforded the opportunity he has craved most over the past four years after Edwin van der Sar underwent an operation on a broken finger today. With the big Dutchman, 38, out for the start of the new campaign, the talented Lemington-born ‘keeper has an eight week chance to demonstrate his credentials […]