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Kasper Schmeichel: Cantona was my idol as a child

Kasper Schmeichel: Cantona was my idol as a child

Kasper Schmeichel may very well be following in his father’s footsteps and winning the Premier League, after Leicester went five points clear at the top of the table following their impressive 3-1 win against Manchester City at the Etihad. Schmeichel has done a Q&A where a few former Manchester United players were given a mention. [...]

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Ronaldo: I was petrified of wearing #7 shirt at United

Ronaldo: I was petrified of wearing #7 shirt at United

Cristiano Ronaldo came second in the Ballon d’Or last night, losing out to Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has reflected on the beginnings of his career, when he signed for Manchester United and was given the number seven shirt by Sir Alex Ferguson. When I arrived at Man United, I asked for 28 but the coach said [...]

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Wayne Rooney DIDN’T vote Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or

Wayne Rooney DIDN’T vote Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for the fifth time in seven years, with 41.33% of the vote. Cristiano Ronaldo came second with 27.76% and Neymar was third with 7.86%. Wayne Rooney, as England captain, was given a vote. He put Messi first, Thomas Muller second and Cristiano Ronaldo third. Roy Hodgson, as England [...]

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Evra: Ronaldo told me how much he loves United

Patrice Evra has been asked whether he still speaks to Cristiano Ronaldo, and our former left-back has revealed he talks to him a lot and that Ronaldo still loves Manchester United. Yeah, yeah. A lot. And he said ‘but for the moment I don’t know’. When I was talking with him he said ‘but you [...]

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Ronaldo: Fergie better than Mourinho and Benitez

Cristiano Ronaldo has again reiterated his feelings for Sir Alex Ferguson, claiming the former Manchester United manager is the best he has ever worked with. Ronaldo has played for the likes of Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti and, currently, Rafa Benitez, but he insists Ferguson outshines them all. I just have to say thank you for [...]

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Sunderland Preview: Five Keys to Victory

Sunderland Preview: Five Keys to Victory

A midweek victory over Ipswich laid to rest the ghosts of last year’s capitulation at the hands of MK Dons, banishing them firmly to the archives. With United in the pursuit of their first silverware of the Louis van Gaal era, the Reds took a step towards doing so, in a competition which looks extremely [...]

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Fergie: You used to see Ronaldo in front of the mirror loving himself

Fergie: You used to see Ronaldo in front of the mirror loving himself

Sir Alex Ferguson has dealt with plenty of big egos in his time as manager, including the likes of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. Ferguson insists that having an ego isn’t necessarily a bad thing though as it helps players to be successful. You have to embrace it. Dealing with an ego doesn’t bother me. [...]

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TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players Who Left Under A Cloud

TOP FIVE: Manchester United Players Who Left Under A Cloud

Welcome back to another season of Manchester United related TOP FIVES here at ROM towers. I’ll be checking in once a month with a top quality listicle for your delectation. Most of them will be probably be fairly cheery if my history is anything to go by bu this first one is in “honour” of [...]

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Ronaldo “in love” with United fans

Ronaldo “in love” with United fans

In the summer of 2008, Cristiano Ronaldo looked certain to move to Real Madrid. He spent all summer flirting with the Spanish club and insisting that only God knew his future. However, Sir Alex Ferguson convinced the player to stay for another season, knowing that Ronaldo would move to Madrid the following summer. Ronaldo agreed [...]

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Fergie: Ronaldo could score for any team… unlike Messi

Sir Alex Ferguson has sung the praises of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 39 league goals to his name this season, 50 in all competitions, saying he could score goals for any team. In contrast, he believes that Messi, who is on 35 league goals and 47 in all competitions, could only thrive as he does [...]

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‘Ronaldo loves United fans’

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has revealed that the player still loves United fans but has ruled out a return to the club. He loves the Man United supporters, he told me because he was there for six years. But now he is at Real Madrid, he will not leave Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo is [...]

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Ronaldo: It’s for the fans of Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d’Or last night and made sure to mention his feelings for Manchester United and our fans. I think about Manchester United. The beginning of my career was there, that’s where I started. Of course, it’s for the fans of Manchester United I know the fans are there supporting me. [...]

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Who did Wayne Rooney vote for in Ballon d’Or? And who voted for Di Maria?

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or for the third time this evening, but let’s see how some key figures voted. Wayne Rooney 1. Cristiano Ronaldo 2. Toni Kroos 3. Gareth Bale Lionel Messi 1. Angel di Maria 2. Andres Iniesta 3. Javier Mascherano Robin van Persie 1. Arjen Robben 2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 3. Manuel Neuer [...]

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Di Maria: Ronaldo told me to come to Manchester United

Angel di Maria has revealed in this month’s Inside United that Cristiano Ronaldo advised him that he should join Manchester United after leaving Real Madrid. Before we knew I was coming to Manchester for sure, he told me it was a massive club and that I would be very happy here and it would be [...]

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Wilson: Great watching Ruud score for the team I supported

James Wilson has spoken to MUTV about which strikers have been his favourite. Wayne Rooney – “He broke through at Everton when he was 16 or 17 which was a similar age to me [when I made my debut]. Then he got regular first-team football from then on, so that’s an inspiration for me. He’s [...]

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