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PICTURE: Fletcher as a child with Ferguson

PICTURE: Fletcher as a child with Ferguson

Darren Fletcher is on the verge of signing for West Ham. Here he is as a child with Sir Alex Ferguson.

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LvG: Fletcher is joining West Ham

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Darren Fletcher is undergoing a medical at West Ham. He is now at West Ham, I believe, so we have to wait and see. He is my third captain so he is an important guy in the dressing room. I like him as a person and as a human [...]

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Reports in Spain: Valencia want Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is considering an offer from Valencia this week, reports Conrado Valle from AS in Spain. Valencia have contacted Darren Fletcher about signing him in the winter transfer window. The Mestalla club want Manchester United’s Scottish midfielder to strengthen their midfield. Fletcher, who is out of contract at the end of the season, is [...]

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Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Carrick replaces Fletch as United’s vice captain

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that from this point on, Michael Carrick will be Manchester United’s vice-captain, not Darren Fletcher. “I have three captains,” said Van Gaal. “You have a sequence: Wayne Rooney is one, Carrick is two, Fletcher three. He [Carrick] brings a lot of experience but also a lot of composure. He can [...]

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Fletcher: I owe everything to Ferguson

Darren Fletcher has spoken today about his life since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008, an illness which threatened to finish his football career. United’s vice-captain has singled out Sir Alex Ferguson for praise, thanking the manager for everything he did for him and his family. For everything he has done for me in [...]

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Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

It was bound to happen. It always does with a new relationship. The first few months are like a fairytale, they draw you in and fill you with hope and before you know it you’re swept into a whirlwind romance showing no signs of letting up. It wasn’t like this last time around. The last [...]

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Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

Home comforts could be key to success for LVG

As the pre-season tour continues into any U.S city that will take us – much to the annoyance of the new manager – we are starting to learn more and more about the system being implemented Louis van Gaal.  If the short pre-season so far this year has taught us anything, it is the importance [...]

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Fletch: I’m still dreaming of playing in the Champions League final

Fletch: I’m still dreaming of playing in the Champions League final

Darren Fletcher has yet to feature in a Champions League final, despite being at the club during the three finals United have played in over recent years. He was an unused substitute in 2008 when he lost out to Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes. In 2009 Fletch was wrongly shown a straight red card during [...]

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PICTURE: New banner for Fletcher

PICTURE: New banner for Fletcher

The chant that has become popular since Darren Fletcher made his first appearance in almost a year away to Asont Villa has now made its way on to a banner.

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Fletch: Reports about Moyes make us angry

During United’s awful form over the past few weeks, losing three games on the trot in three different competitions, reports emerged in the papers that David Moyes had lost the dressing room. Darren Fletcher has spoken of his frustration about these claims and insists that the team in united. “It gets us angry because we [...]

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Fletch: Moyes’ tactics changed things against Swansea

After a few early chances yesterday, United looked absolutely dreadful for the majority of the first half. They were slow, they were pressed by Swansea whenever in possession but didn’t put the away side under anything like the same pressure, their passing was poor, when they got in to the final third they didn’t know [...]

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Fletch: We let down the manager and the fans

Darren Fletcher has spoken about the players’ disappointment after losing 2-1 to Swansea at Old Trafford and being knocked out of the FA Cup. “It’s a really disappointed dressing room in there,” said Fletcher. “It’s a massive blow, let’s not kid ourselves, this is a bad result. There’s a lot of angry, hurt players and [...]

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Fletch needed in Carrick and Fellaini absence

Darren Fletcher returned to the first team after spending a year recovering from the chronic bowel condition which some claimed would end his career. His every touch was cheered when he came on in our 3-0 win over Aston Villa and had a good 20 minutes, even if you have to take in to consideration [...]

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Moyes: Fletcher looked like he had never been away

Darren Fletcher was greeted fondly by the travelling Manchester United fans at Villa Park this afternoon when he came on to the pitch to warm up at half-time. “There’s only one Darren Fletcher!” the crowd sang on repeat, and “Darren Fletcher, football genius!” which he applauded in response. He came on to replace Giggs with [...]

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Fletch: I couldn’t give up on playing for United

Darren Fletcher played his first game since Boxing Day last year today as United cruised to a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa. After a chronic bowel condition threatened to end his career, Fletcher insists that he is now back for good, and aims to nail down a place in the team. “This is it, I’m [...]

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