The club have confirmed that Anderson has pulled his hamstring which almost certainly means he won’t play next weekend against Manchester City. I had to say I told you so, trust me, but I have predicted for a while that this injury was coming. This is his sixth season at United but his time here [...]
Sir Alex Ferguson wasn’t impressed with our performance today but was happy with the energy Anderson brought to the game after being subbed on with half an hour to go at 1-0 down. “I thought Anderson changed the game,” Fergie told MUTV. “We played for about 10 or 15 minutes, that was the sum total [...]
Following yesterday’s defeat against Norwich, Ryan Giggs was on the receiving end of much of the criticism. With the likes of Tom Cleverley, Anderson and even Darren Fletcher on the bench, it seemed puzzling that Giggs would get the nod to start in the centre of midfield. The stats above show the accuracy in passing [...]
In the first chapter of Genesis, God tells mankind (yes, I know) to go out and conquer the world, and ever since (yes, I know), we’ve been gripped by a paranoid, neurotic desire to understand everything. But however hard we try, it’s simply not possible: whether its spontaneous combustion, kicks in snooker, or red trousers, [...]
What have our players been doing since the season ended? Ryan Giggs was in Shanghai to help launch the partnership with Chevrolet David de Gea arrived in Switzerland with the Spain squad ahead of Euro 2012. Rafael da Silva trains ahead of his start for Brazil in their friendly against Argentina. Patrice Evra has a [...]
In United’s press conference ahead of tomorrow night’s Europa League game, Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that both Tom Cleverley and Anderson are available for selection after coming back from injury. Anders Lindegaard damaged his ankle in training after claiming the starting place in the team from David de Gea. Unfortunately for Lindegaard, de Gea [...]
Anderson has been ruled out until February with a knee injury he picked up earlier this month. His last game for United was against Otelul Galati where he was subbed off with ten minutes left to play. With Tom Cleverley out until Christmas and Sir Alex Ferguson resorting to playing our best striker in midfield [...]
Since Anderson Luis de Abreu Oliveira joined Manchester United from Porto back in 2007 the Old Trafford faithful have been split over the midfielder’s influence, importance and ability to be included in Sir Alex Ferguson’s first team. Gifted? Yes. Committed? One thinks so. Frustrating? Also at times yes.