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Smalling Out Of Euros

Chris Smalling will miss Euro 2012 after it has been confirmed the groin injury he sustained in Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Swansea won’t heal in time. Smalling may still be involved in the Olympic squad though after Ferguson has refused participation in both competitions to our players.

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Richards: United Players Get Straight In To England Squad

Micah Richards has claimed that Manchester United players get straight in to the England squad whilst players like him have to work twice as hard to get recognition from his country. “Had McClaren been still in charge, I would have had 60 caps by now,” said Richards. “McClaren believed in me and Capello believed in [...]

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Smalling: We Want Manchester’s Bragging Rights

Ahead of tonight’s game against his former club, Chris Smalling has talked of the desperation the players feels to win the league this season. “We’re both Manchester clubs. That’s bragging rights for a whole year. We can’t let that happen!” he said. “They are not used to playing for just one trophy at United. The [...]

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Smalling’s Stitches Came Open

Smalling’s Stitches Came Open

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that Chris Smalling’s stitches, from his injury whilst on International duty, came undone during last night’s defeat to Athletic Bilbao. He is now a risk for Sunday’s game against West Brom, who have an excellent away record. “Rio is such a great player and he has great experience,” he said. [...]

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Six Reds In England Squad

Goalkeepers: Scott Carson (Bursaspor), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United). Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Leighton Baines (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur). Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Adam [...]

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Smalling: I Should Win The League Every Year At United

Smalling: I Should Win The League Every Year At United

Five years ago, Chris Smalling was playing in the Isthmian League Premier Division with Maidstone and now he plays for the Champions of England. After signing for the club over two years ago, Smalling came in to the first team squad 18 months ago and says that he doesn’t feel like one of the newbies [...]

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Smalling Out For A Month

Following our 1-0 victory over Everton, Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that we won’t see Chris Smalling for the next four weeks with the 21-year-old having a broken foot. “Smalling has a small fracture on his foot,” said Ferguson. “I think he’ll be out for a month and it’s unfortunate that one.”

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Smalling: I Want To Stay At United For Life

Chris Smalling has made a great start to the season in an unfamiliar right back role, which has lead to his call up to the England squad. Having started both of England’s Euro 2012 qualifiers over the past week, it looks as though he may have made the position his own, nudging Micah Richards out [...]

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Smalling For England Start

Chris Smalling represented England U-21 over the summer, alongside United team mates Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck. All of these have been called up to the senior team for this weekend’s game against Bulgaria, although Welbeck was forced to pull out after picking up an injury against Arsenal. Smalling has played at right [...]

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JT: United Youngsters Are Huge Talents

John Terry, the last player to claim a regular spot in the Chelsea first XI after making his way up the ranks, making his début in 1998, has praised the latest batch of United youngsters. Tom Cleverley, Phil Jones and Tom Cleverley (as well as Danny Welbeck before his injury) have been called up to [...]

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Betting Preview: Manchester United stars ready to shine for England

United’s young guns have certainly impressed England boss Fabio Capello who has called up Tom Cleverley, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling into the senior squad for their Euro 2012 qualifier against Bulgaria (bonus link: video interview with Cleverley and Jones). They join team mates Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young, who will be keen to carry [...]

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Time To Replace Brick Wall With Youth?

Time To Replace Brick Wall With Youth?

It’s easy for football fans to get carried away when their team or individual players are doing well. It’s just as easy for fans to lose all faith as soon as a rough patch comes along, forgetting all the superfluous praise being heaped on a week or two before after a fancy bit of football [...]

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Smalling: I’m Excited To Be A Part Of United Future

Smalling: I’m Excited To Be A Part Of United Future

Following a great performance at right back in our 3-0 victory over Spurs, Chris Smalling has said he’s excited about the future of this young team. Playing alongside England U-21 team mates Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck, as well as 20-year-old De Gea and 23-year-old Evans, Smalling reckons our performance should make people [...]

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Chris Smalling Signs New Five Year Deal

Chris Smalling Signs New Five Year Deal

Just a day after selling experienced defenders, Wes Brown and John O’Shea, to Sunderland, Manchester United have confirmed the contract extension of 21-year-old Chris Smalling. Smalling signed a four year deal with United 18 months ago and joined the club last summer. Following the impressive performances from his debut season, the club obviously believe he [...]

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Smalling: Hopefully we can play together for a few years

Ahead of the official confirmation that Phil Jones had signed for Manchester United, Chris Smalling claimed he was very pleased to hear that he was on his way. The defensive pairing put in a good performance for the England U-21s last night in their 1-1 draw with Spain. Smalling is 21-years-old whilst Jones is only [...]

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