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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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Smalling: Chelsea Shouldn’t Have Had Pen

After being denied a penalty for handball by John Terry in the box, Manchester United conceded a penalty at Stamford Bridge when Zhirkov went down in the box under a challenge from Chris Smalling. After the game, Ferguson criticised the referee and was handed a ban and fine. However, both Chelsea players and manager agreed [...]

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Smalling: Showing Fans I Can Be A Real Player Here

Chris Smalling has acknowledged that we’re fragile at the back with all our injuries, with Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Rafael, John O’Shea and Jonny Evans all currently injured. However, he hopes that he’s played well enough in Rio’s absence to ensure the fans have faith in him. “We’re down to the bare bones in the [...]

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Smalling: Rio Is The Main Man

Smalling: Rio Is The Main Man

Chris Smalling put in another impressive display whilst filling in for Rio Ferdinand in Marseille last night, but acknowledges he won’t be displacing the England captain from the first XI just yet. “When you get the shirt and a position in the team you don’t want to give it up,” said Smalling. “I understand that [...]

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VIDEO: Smalling’s Contribution vs Manchester City

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Smalling: Rio’s Advice Kept Tevez Quiet

Smalling: Rio’s Advice Kept Tevez Quiet

Carlos Tevez has been crucial to City’s position in the table this season and is currently the 2nd highest scorer in the league, behind Dimitar Berbatov. However, against Manchester United at Old Trafford, you wouldn’t have known he was even on the pitch, with the inexperienced Chris Smalling ensuring he was out of the game. [...]

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Smalling: I Really Enjoyed Manchester Derby

Smalling: I Really Enjoyed Manchester Derby

Chris Smalling was my Man of the Match yesterday, putting in a composed and confident performance that would have been unfair to have expected from the youngster in his first Manchester derby. Carlos Tevez didn’t get a sniff of goal thanks to Smalling’s imposing presence and he has explained how he was able to play [...]

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Smalling: We Watched Wazza’s Winner In Dressing Room

Smalling: We Watched Wazza’s Winner In Dressing Room

Chris Smalling has revealed that following our 2-1 win over Manchester City yesterday, the lads watched Wayne Rooney’s brilliant winner in the dressing room. “We saw it on TV in the dressing room,” he said. “It has come right out of the middle of his foot and flew into the top corner. There is no [...]

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Smalling To Start Against City

Sir Alex Ferguson has today revealed that Chris Smalling will play alongside Nemanja Vidic in this weekend’s derby. Rio Ferdinand was injured in the warm up ahead of the Wolves defeat at the weekend so Jonny Evans filled in for him. The manager revealed after the game he would have preferred to start with Smalling, [...]

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Smalling: Manchester Is More Chilled Out Than London

Smalling: Manchester Is More Chilled Out Than London

Chris Smalling has revealed how easily he has settled in to life at Manchester United and how playing in more games helps him feel like he belongs. “A lot of the young lads have been here for a long time,” he said. “I only came here in the summer and I wasn’t at Fulham for [...]

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RoM 2010 Awards: Youngster Coming Good award

The Youngster Coming Good award Nominees: Anderson, Rafael and Chris Smalling Anderson was walking a tightrope for his United career for most of 2010. Poor attitude and a lengthy injury set him back, before he crashed his car in the small hours just before the season started after leaving a night club. Both Gareth Bale [...]

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May: Being At United Improves You

David May has sung the praises of Manchester United youngster, Chris Smalling, claiming he’s getting better all the time. “He’s done really well, he’s been fantastic,” said May. “He’s only 21 and to go from non-league to Manchester United and the England squad is fantastic. He’s 6ft 3ins, he’s got pace and he’s getting better [...]

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Well Done Chris

Well Done Chris

Congratulations to Chris Smalling who has been called up to the England squad for the first time. After impressing for the U-21, Smalling is one of the eight defenders that Fabio Capello has named in his squad for a friendly against France on Wednesday. Two years ago he was playing for the Isthmian League side [...]

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