No Union city blues for red kids

Gabriel Obertan Philadelphia Union

Manchester United scored another victory on the North American Tour but Sir Alex Ferguson’s side had to work hard for the win in front of around 40,000 supporters in Philadelphia. Gabriel Obertan, the French youngster who joined the Reds last summer, saved United’s sometimes disjointed display with late goal. By full time, with the game played in near […]

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Nani and Van Der Sar

Manchester United’s players recreated the famous Rocky Balboa sprint up the 72 Philadelphia Art Museum steps yesterday afternoon, although in this case it was more of a gentle stroll with the squad meeting a swathe of confused local reporters a the top. The squad – save for Dimitar Berbatov – wore a smart-casual Nike-branded white, […]

Berbatov shines in opening victory

Dimitar Berbatov

Dimitar Berbatov grabbed a goal and set up another as Manchester United opened the summer tour with a 3-1 victory over Celtic in Toronto. With doubts surrounding the Bulgarian’s future after a disappointing 2009/10 campaign, Berbatov struck the right notes as Sir Alex Ferguson’s team eased to a win in the first of seven pre-season […]

Summer tour begins with Celtic

United Tour

Manchester United begins its North American tour with a match against Celtic in Toronto tonight. Sir Alex Ferguson’s squad, missing several key members through injury or an extended summer break, takes on the Scots in the first of a six match summer tour. Four further matches also follow before the tour ends in Mexico on […]

Young reds on tour

Manchester United reserves

Manchester United’s money-spinning summer tour to Canada, United States and Mexico will offer the squad’s younger players a shot at first team action. With injuries still afflicting the squad and World Cup players given an extended rest half a dozen kids could play against Celtic. It’s an opportunity some won’t get again outside the Carling Cup. Indeed, […]

Lightweight Reds head out on tour

Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United heads across the pond for a summer tour of Canada, United States and Mexico after a week of pre-season training in Carrington. Sir Alex Ferguson will take a squad shorn of United’s World Cup players, who have been given extra time off to recuperate, for matches against Celtic, Philadelphia United, Kansas City Wizards, […]