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RvP Won’t Miss World Cup

Following an injury-plagued season, there were fears that Robin van Persie might miss the World Cup after being taken off at half-time in Holland’s 2-0 win over Wales. Van Persie has revealed to reporters in Holland that they should have nothing to worry about. “I wouldn’t call it an injury,” he said. “It built up [...]

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Van Persie out for 6 weeks?

In David Moyes’ press conference yesterday he confirmed that Robin van Persie had returned to Holland to work on his thigh injury. Last night on Twitter, someone edited a journalists tweet to say that Van Persie could be out until March, and this rumour quickly spread. Some of the papers this morning are now suggesting, [...]

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Rooney back for next game

We were left to panic this afternoon when rumours that Wayne Rooney hadn’t travelled to Norwich proved to be true and United started with Javier Hernandez our only striker to start. Thanks to Danny Welbeck, who came on at the start of the second half, United picked up all three points in Rooney’s absence. David [...]

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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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Dutch coach with egg on his face after Moyes criticism

Robin van Persie was subbed off during our defeat against Yokohama on Monday and David Moyes confirmed afterwards that he had a slight injury. “Robin just felt his thigh in the first half and we didn’t want to take any chances,” he said. Ahead of the game, Moyes claimed that he had been overtraining Van [...]

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Scholes To Return For Chelsea

Sir Alex Ferguson has today given an updated on our injury status, confirming that Danny Welbeck won’t play this weekend, whilst Paul Scholes will probably be on the bench. “Welbeck is out of Sunday,” Ferguson said. “The rest are all fit. Scholes and Vidic are training and I’ll probably put Scholes on the bench on [...]

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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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Do you care that Young is out for the season?

Do you care that Young is out for the season?

Ashley Young made a great start to his Manchester United career, much to the surprise of many fans, myself included, who hadn’t been able to understand why we had spent so much on only a half decent player who was in the last year of their contract. Still, he came out with all the right [...]

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Fergie Concerned Jones Won’t Face Real Madrid

Fergie Concerned Jones Won’t Face Real Madrid

Sir Alex Ferguson has today confirmed what we all feared, that Phil Jones, who turned 21 today, is unlikely to face Real Madrid in the second leg game. “Phil Jones is the one we’re concerned about in terms of the Real Madrid game,” he said. “We’re working hard on it and I’d say he has [...]

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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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Vidic Definitely Back For Sunderland

After rumours that Nemanja Vidic may have been fit in time for City, Sir Alex Ferguson has said it would have been ridiculous to bring him back for such a big game, although expects him to play against Sunderland. Jonny Evans might be the one to make way for Vidic after picking up a hamstring [...]

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Bad News On Anderson

The club have confirmed that Anderson has pulled his hamstring which almost certainly means he won’t play next weekend against Manchester City. I had to say I told you so, trust me, but I have predicted for a while that this injury was coming. This is his sixth season at United but his time here [...]

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Vidic Back Ahead Of Schedule

Nemanja Vidic has returned to full training and could play for United again next week against Cluj. Vidic has been missing for over two months with a serious knee injury and wasn’t expecting to return until closer to Christmas. “It would be nice for him to play on Wednesday,” said Ferguson. “We are not afraid of [...]

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Vidic Out For Two Months

Manchester United have today revealed the dreadful news that we will be without captain Nemanja Vidic for two months. “Nemanja Vidic has had a meniscus operation on his right knee and will be out for around eight weeks,” read a club statement. “Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson rested Vidic as a precautionary measure at [...]

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Van Persie Injured? No, Just Another Precaution

Van Persie Injured? No, Just Another Precaution

Robin van Persie was removed at half-time during Holland’s 4-1 win against Hungary. He received a knock to his left thigh but Holland’s manager, Louis Van Gaal, claims the substitution was just precautionary. “Robin Van Persie was taken off as a precaution,” said Van Gaal. This news follows Shinji Kagawa’s withdrawal from Japan’s squad today [...]

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