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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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PICTURE: Fletcher back in training

PICTURE: Fletcher back in training

“Darren came back in yesterday,” said Moyes. “He’s a long way away from being ready and we’ll use the doctors and physios’ advice. We’ll give him little bits of football and just pick him up over the coming months and see how he goes.”

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Fletcher’s Career Over?

Fletcher’s Career Over?

Paddy Crerand has today revealed that it is unlikely that we will see Darren Fletcher play for Manchester United again. Speaking to Beyond The Pitch, Crerand expressed his disappointment for Fletch, but he doesn’t think the Scot has any chance of coming back. “I love Darren Fletcher and I hate to say this, but I [...]

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Fletcher Out For The Season… Career Over?

Manchester United have confirmed that Darren Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Fletcher has had planned surgery to resolve his Ulcerative Colitis condition. Fletcher needed a period of sustained good general health before he could have the operation, which the club believe he has shown by training with the team [...]

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Fergie: Fletch Never Let’s Us Down

Fergie: Fletch Never Let’s Us Down

Darren Fletcher played for 90 minutes for the second time in a week today, as he makes his return to first team football after suffering from a chronic bowel condition. There were times last season when it looked as though his playing career may be over and he started coaching the younger players. Fletch scored [...]

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Fletch: I’m One Of The Seniors Now

Fletch: I’m One Of The Seniors Now

Ahead of United’s Champions League game against Galatasaray, Darren Fletcher has spoken about his role within the squad as one of the more senior players. “I’m 28 and one of the most senior players in the squad,” he told MUTV. “But it’s a role I’m used to with Scotland – you talk to the younger [...]

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Fletch: It’s Great To Be Back

Fletch: It’s Great To Be Back

A few months ago it looked as though Darren Fletcher’s football career might be over. After coming off the bench in our game against Galatasaray last week, playing in his first game for the first team in almost a year, Fletcher played the full 90 in our League Cup victory over Newcastle last night, wearing [...]

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Darren Fletcher On The Bench

Darren Fletcher On The Bench

Darren Fletcher has been named on the bench for Manchester United in tonight’s pre-season friendly against Aberdeen. “Darren joined in for four or five days last week,” Mike Phelan said last week. “We decided that, if he felt well enough and felt good, we’d bring him into a training session. That’s developed a little bit [...]

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Fergie: We’ll Give Fletch Every Possible Chance

Sir Alex Ferguson today confirmed that we are still playing a waiting game when it comes to Darren Fletcher’s future as he battles ulcerative colitis, a bowel condition. “We’ll wait and see,” Ferguson told MUTV. “The boy’s trying very hard to get back to his level. It’s not going to be easy but we’ll give [...]

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Fletch: I’m Trying Everything To Get Back

Darren Fletcher is expected to miss the rest of the season after the club announced he suffered from ulcerative colitis, a rare inflammatory condition that affects the bowel. After missing large chunks of the season and pre-season over recent years, the club had previously told the media it was a “virus”. After revealing what was [...]

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Fletcher Takes “Extended Break” From Football

Fletcher Takes “Extended Break” From Football

Manchester United have today confirmed that Darren Fletcher will take an extended break from football for health reasons. Fletcher has been suffering from ulcerative colitis for some time which has lead to long periods on the sidelines. The club’s medical staff have advised that he takes time out from playing to give him the best [...]

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Fletch: We Are Under No Illusions

Ahead of tomorrow night’s crucial Champions League against Basel, Darren Fletcher has insisted that the players are fully prepared because they know what is at stake. In 2005, United failed to qualify from the group and thankfully were saved from having the compete in the UEFA Cup. “It doesn’t get much bigger than this,” said [...]

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Fletch: United Is My Home

Fletch: United Is My Home

Darren Fletcher made his 300th United appearance against Sunderland, meaning only 50 players have played more games for United in the club’s history. Fletch has reflected on his team at United so far, whilst also looking to the future. “The time has flown since my debut and I’ve enjoyed everything about playing for Manchester United,” [...]

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Fletch: I Feel Fine

Fletch: I Feel Fine

Darren Fletcher was plagued with illness earlier this year which meant he missed out on the end of last season as well as our pre-season. His recovery from the virus hasn’t been smooth though, with the midfielder having a set back and missing further games this season. However, the International break came at the right [...]

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