Veteran van der Sar may stay

Manchester United will offer Edwin van der Sar a new one year contract when his current deal expires this summer. The 39-year-old veteran, credited by Sir Alex Ferguson with the turnaround in United’s fortunes in recent weeks, has played just 13 times this season following hand and knee injuries, and time off to look after […]

Poll: who should take United gloves?

Manchester United take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford tonight and Sir Alex Ferguson has the luxury of three fit goalkeepers to choose from. Edwin van der Sar is now match fit after missing six matches with a knee injury but Tomasz Kuszczak is in superb form and Ben Foster started the season as the […]

Kuszczak launches into van der Sar tirade

Tomasz Kuszczak

Tomasz Kuszczak has launched an astonishing attack on fellow goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar. In a tirade on MUTV the Polish stopper claimed that van der Sar doesn’t like him and refuses to offer the former West Brom ‘keeper any advice. That Kuszczak has aired his dirty laundry in public will surely anger United manager […]

How to solve a problem like Edwin

Rui Patricio

The expected retirement of Dutch legend Edwin van der Sar in May – the best goalkeeper to appear for Manchester United since Peter Schmeichel – will pose a huge problem for Sir Alex Ferguson. The Scot will be left to replace a goalkeeper who last season set a club and Premier League record for consecutive […]

van der Sar plays tonight

Edwin van der Sar will start for Manchester United reserves at Everton tonight, ahead of a possible return to first team action 17 October. The Dutch legend, who has missed 12 games following a broken finger sustained against Bayern Munich in pre-season, will return in tonight’s match at Stobart Stadium, Halton in Widnes. van der […]

Fergie facing up to ‘keeper dilemma

goalkeepers

Sir Alex Ferguson is faced with a huge goalkeeping dilemma, which he must solve  come the end of the season. Edwin van der Sar, unsure whether to sign a new one-year contract that would take him into his 40th year, may leave the club, while serious doubts remain over the long-term viability of both Ben Foster […]

Is it time to hand Foster the gloves?

Ben Foster

News that United’s second choice goalkeeper Ben Foster has agreed a new four year contract this week is welcome but will the former Stoke player finally get his chance? Edwin van der Sar is entering his final season as a pro and - to be frank – began to show signs of wear and tear towards the end […]