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Van der Sar: I Love Fergie Arguing With Refs

Van der Sar: I Love Fergie Arguing With Refs

Sir Alex Ferguson was criticised for giving the officials a bollocking during United’s 4-3 win over Newcastle earlier this week. Edwin Van der Sar has stuck up for his former manager, claiming his rant showed passion and was performed for the sake of the team. “When you see Sir Alex arguing with referees and linesmen, [...]

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Van Der Sar: RvP Absolutely Loves United

Ahead of Robin van Persie’s decision to choose Manchester United over Manchester City, countryman and former red, Edwin Van der Sar, advised him to join United. Having met up with Van Persie at Sir Alex Ferguson’s statue unveiling, Van der Sar has revealed how happy Van Persie is at United. “Robin is really happy in [...]

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Van der Sar: I Spoke To RvP For 55 Minutes Before He Signed

Van der Sar: I Spoke To RvP For 55 Minutes Before He Signed

Edwin Van der Sar has revealed that Robin van Persie rang him up to ask him advice on who to choose between United, City and Juventus. Having played for two of the three clubs, Van der Sar was in a good position to give his verdict, but it was clear that our former keeper only [...]

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VDS: People Asking Will I Do A Scholes

Following Paul Scholes’ return from retirement and Manchester United’s issues settling in a new number one goalkeeper, Edwin Van der Sar has revealed people have been asking whether he has any plans on doing the same. “I got a few text messages from friends saying, ‘What about you?’,” Van der Sar said. “I’m quite happy [...]

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VIDEO: VDS Dream Team 2-1 Ajax

In Edwin Van der Sar’s testimonial last night his Dream Team beat Ajax 2-1, with Louis Saha and Dennis Bergkamp scoring. Dream Team: Edwin Van Der Sar, Giovanni Van Bronckhorst, Gary Neville, Andre Ooijer, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Phillip Cocu, Michael Carrick, Ryan Giggs, Rafael Van Der Vaart, Boudewij Zenden, Dirk Kuyt, Dennis Bergkamp, Alessandro [...]

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PICTURE: Edwin Van der Sar 2005-2011

PICTURE: Edwin Van der Sar 2005-2011
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Fergie: Edwin Almost Changed His Mind Last Week

Fergie: Edwin Almost Changed His Mind Last Week

In the programme notes for tomorrow’s game against Blackpool, Sir Alex Ferguson claims that Edwin Van der Sar came to speak to him last night about the possibility of changing his mind on retirement. “Edwin decided he wants to go out at the top, though he did have a wobble last week,” said Ferguson. “He [...]

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VDS: New Goalie Decided… But It’s Not Neuer

Edwin Van der Sar has revealed in the Dutch press that Manchester United have decided on his replacement, but it’s not Schalke’s Manuel Neuer. “United have made their decision,” he said. “It’s not Neuer, but I can’t say any more than that.” Peter Schmeichel has claimed that Bayern Munich-bound Neuer is the best keeper in [...]

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PFA Team Of The Year: 4 United Players

Van Der Sar, Sagna, Cole, Vidic, Kompany, Nani, Nasri, Wilshere, Bale, Tevez, Berbatov. Gareth Bale was named PFA Player of the Year, after assisting 1 goal and scoring 7. Nani, who wasn’t even shortlisted, has assisted 18 goals and scored 9. Jack Wilshere won the Young Player of the Year and Chicharito came 3rd. The [...]

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Edwin: I didn’t know what great years I’d have with United

Edwin Van der Sar has revealed he won’t be returning to Ajax when he retires, but instead will have a role created for him at Manchester United. “I’m not going back to Amsterdam, though it would be very comfortable there with Frank de Boer, Danny Blind and Dennis Bergkamp,” said Van der Sar of his [...]

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Rooney: We’re Trying To Convince Edwin Like Fans

Rooney: We’re Trying To Convince Edwin Like Fans

For large chunks of the second half of yesterday’s 2-0 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup, Manchester United fans repeatedly sung about Edwin Van der Sar. First his name was chanted, then “Fergie, sign him up!” followed by “one more year”, urging the great goalie, who was named Man of the Match yesterday, to [...]

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VDS Better Than De Gea, Valdés, Hart, Neuer, Casillas…

Congratulations to Edwin Van der Sar who is currently the highest ranked goalie in Europe. Castrol Rankings is the world’s first rankings based on the actual performance of every football player across Europe’s top five leagues. With a few weeks remaining, Van der Sar currently has a higher average performance than all the top keepers [...]

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VDS: That Save In Moscow Was Special

After confirming he will be retiring at the end of the season, Edwin Van der Sar has reflected back on his brilliant career, singling out his penalty save against Chelsea’s Nicolas Anelka, which won United the European Cup, as the best moment. “That save in Moscow is a nice moment to look back on,” said [...]

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RoM 2010 Awards: Best Player Of The Year award

The Best Player of the Year award Nominees: Nani, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Dimitar Berbatov, Edwin Van der Sar Winner: Nemanja Vidic The best defender in the world, no exception. After a lengthy injury, Vidic returned to the squad in February 2010. Since his return: P37 W25 D10 L2 GF78 GA28. (W 68% D 27% [...]

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Van der Sar Set To Retire

August 31st 2010, Edwin Van der Sar: “I don’t worry about when that day arrives. I am now exceeding my own expectations so it doesn’t bother me. When I was younger I thought maybe I would finish in my mid-30s. But that is a normal time to be thinking about it when you are younger [...]

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