Farewell to old Reds

Wes Brown

Wesley Brown and John O’Shea each agreed moves to Sunderland on Thursday, ending more than a decade of the pair at Old Trafford. Between them the players have appeared on more than 750 occasions for Manchester United, not representing the very best players at Old Trafford, but invaluable members of Sir Alex Ferguson’s squad nonetheless. […]

Rio returns to rally Reds

Rio Ferdinand completed 45 minutes in Manchester United Reserves’ 2-1 victory over Oldham Athletic last night as the England captain returns from a knee injury sustained at the World Cup. Ferdinand, 31, played in a strong reserves outfit that also included the returning Anderson, Wes Brown and Federico Macheda. Reserves coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says […]

Brown quits internationals

Wes Brown

Wes Brown has retired from international football despite being called into Fabio Capello’s first post-World Cup England squad. Brown, overlooked for the World Cup, retires at 30 with 23 caps following a début against Hungary in 1999. The defender told Capello in person following Manchester United’s Community Shield victory. Brown, who would surely have won […]

Brown out, O’Shea in

Wes Brown

Wes Brown has broken the fifth metatarsal in his left foot and will miss the rest of the season, reports suggest today. The injury, which forced the defenders’ half-time substitution at Wolverhampton Wanderers, will keep the 30-year-old out of the World Cup in South Africa. Brown has suffered another injury-hit season, appearing 25 times. Sir […]

Brown: City gave us a ‘massive’ lift

Wes Brown says that beating Manchester City in the Carling Cup semi-final last month has given the squad a huge lift as the title run-in begins. With just 13 games to go, including tonight’s crucial match at seventh-placed Aston Villa, Brown says that the squad is brimming with confidence despite the loss to Villa in […]

Mr. Glass injured again

The perpetually crocked Wes Brown has been injured again – this time on international duty with England. The defender, who has spent almost as much time in the treatment room as the pitch during his decade-long United career, picked up a minor knock in manager Fabio Capello’s first training session with the squad on Tuesday. […]

Brown fit for Arsenal clash

Wes Brown

Wes Brown is set to be declared fit for the weekend’s game against Arsenal, according to reports today. The defender, who has suffered a series of injuries throughout his United career, has been hampered with a thigh problem this season. But the Manchester-born defender is set to offer manager Sir Alex Ferguson additional options as […]