Vidic back for vital Hammers trip

West Ham United v Manchester United, Boleyn Ground, 3rd April 2011

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic makes a welcome return for the Reds, as Sir Alex Ferguson’s injury-hit squad faces a less than welcoming Upton Park fixture. Rio Ferdinand is back in training but not available for the Saturday lunchtime game with West Ham United, while Wes Brown, John O’Shea and Rafael da Silva are all […]

Sobering loss poses serious questions

Jonathan Spector

Sir Alex Ferguson promised faith in youth this season, although he may have cause to rethink the assertion after his team’s humiliation in East London on Tuesday. That Manchester United’s 29 match unbeaten run came to an end in such empathic fashion so soon after scoring seven at the weekend was surprise enough That the […]

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Kids face Hammers test

West Ham United

Manchester United’s second string travel to Upton Park this evening in the continuing quest to win a third Carling Cup in a row. Sir Alex Ferguson’s youth and fringe players will be offered another chance to shine, with momentum also key after United’s thumping 7-1 win over Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford last weekend. However, […]

Slick Reds ease to West Ham win

Dimitar Berbatov

Wayne Rooney scored as Manchester United cruised to victory over relegation-threatened West Ham United at Old Trafford with a vibrant performance. After the disappointing draw with Fulham last weekend, United regained momentum in a Premier League title race that is already beginning to take a familiar shape. The weight finally lifted and fitness levels creeping […]

Reds look to hammer OT visitors

Dimitar Berbatov v West Ham

Old Trafford expects its second victory of the season, with West Ham United in town for this afternoon’s late kick off. The Hammers, beaten twice already, conceding six goals in the process, look prime candidates for relegation, with manager Avram Grant admitting his team is suffering from “a lot of psychology problems” early in the […]

United beat Hammers at a canter

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United move to within a point of Premier League leaders Chelsea after a comfortable win over West Ham United at Old Trafford tonight. Two goals from in-form Wayne Rooney and a late strike from Michael Owen were plenty enough to beat Gianfranco Zola’s relegation-threatened side in the driving Manchester snow. Antonio Valencia and Rooney […]

Carrick’s ‘blip’ leaves United with no room for error

Michael Carrick

Michael Carrick believes that Saturday’s heavy defeat to Everton is a one-off, with Manchester United previously in great form. The former-West Ham United midfielder meets his old employers tomorrow night at Old Trafford in a game that Sir Alex Ferguson’s men dare not contemplate anything other than all three points. United face lowly West Ham […]