Reds focus on title with Wolves in sights

Wayne Rooney

Sir Alex Ferguson is rarely one to dwell on past defeats, even if Thursday’s hammering at Athletic Bilbao’s hands was particularly galling. In 10 European ties this campaign, Ferguson’s Manchester United side rarely rose above the mundane. It is no surprise, then, that the Scot chose, Friday, to move on from Europa League elimination, focusing […]

Reds move on, but will it last?

Manchester United v Wolves

When Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United side was thrashed 6-1 by rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford in late October the talk, naturally, was of moving on. United needed to get beyond the freak result, establish some measure of stability, and, most of all, tighten up at the back. To some extent the Reds managed […]

Fergie rues Nemanja loss ahead of Wolves visit

United

Manchester United will be without captain Nemanja Vidić for the remainder of this season after Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that the 29-year-old Serbian ruptured his left cruciate ligament against FC Basel on Wednesday night. News of Vidić’s prognosis adds to a growing list of absentees ahead of United’s weekend Premier League fixture, with manager Ferguson […]

Unbeaten run ends with a whimper

Patrice Evra

Manchester United’s 29-match Premier League unbeaten run came to an abrupt end in the limpest fashion at Molineux, losing to Wolverhampton Wanderers with uncharacteristic timidity. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men, one up within three minutes, conspired to lose against relegation bound Wolves as United once against suffered away from home. It is the pattern of a […]

Fergie looks to Rooney for Wolves tie

Javier Hernandez

Wayne Rooney is ready to “take off” and fire Manchester United to the Premier League title, says Sir Alex Ferguson. The manager is backing 25-year-old Rooney, who scored twice against Aston Villa on Tuesday, to find some long-awaited consistency in the final months of the season. Rooney is included in United’s travelling party for this […]

Video: United 2 – 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Hargo injured as Reds find late win

Owen Hargreaves

Owen Hargeaves was a surprise starter for Manchester United as Sir Alex Ferguson’s men struggled to a narrow win at Old Trafford. For the second time in a fortnight Wolverhampton Wanderers was beaten at the Theatre of Dreams but there was little imagination to United’s play on a largely frustrating afternoon in Manchester. Park Ji-Sung […]

Wolves the warm-up act ahead of derby

Chalkboard v Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers visit Old Trafford for the second time in 10 days, with the hosts looking to extend a winning streak that runs to five games. Unbeaten in 17 matches this season, Sir Alex Ferguson’s men will close to within two points of Chelsea with victory over relegation threatened Wolves, with the leaders not in […]

Video: United 3 – 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Reds edge past Wolves to reach Carling quarters

Javier Hernandez

Sir Alex Ferguson’s reserves scraped past Wolverhampton Wanderers to reach the Carling Cup quarter-final. Javier Hernández scored a 90th minute winner as United overcame the spirited Midlanders for the second season in a row, with Park Ji-Sung and full-debutant Bébé earlier twice giving United the lead at Old Trafford. The second period was as entertaining […]