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Carrick: Not In Defence Again, Please

There were times last season when Manchester United were forced to play Michael Carrick and Darren Fletcher in the centre of defence due to our crippling injuries. Currently, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Jonny Evans, Rafael and John O’Shea are all injured, meaning United are rather thin at the back again. Whilst prepared to play anywhere, [...]

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What Does Carrick’s Deal Mean?

What Does Carrick’s Deal Mean?

Michael Carrick has today signed a new deal at United which will keep him at the club until 2014, the summer he will turn 34-years-old. “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at this great club,” Carrick said. “There is fantastic team spirit within the squad and I’m pleased to have committed my future to United. [...]

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STATS vs Wigan: Scholes’ Passing, Ineffective Wingers and Goal Involvement

STATS vs Wigan: Scholes’ Passing, Ineffective Wingers and Goal Involvement

Paul Scholes (53/58) 91% passing completion Michael Carrick (45/51) 88% passing completion Darron Gibson (11/14) 79% passing completion Darren Fletcher (28/45) 62% passing completion + 1 assist. Nani (20/37) 54% passing completion + 1 assist. ———— The Guardian Chalkboards

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STATS: Spurs vs United

STATS: Spurs vs United

Wayne Rooney had a passing success rate of just 50% and only 3 successful passes going forwards in the opposition’s half. Darren Fletcher (80%) and Michael Carrick (82%) had surprisingly high passing completion rates. Although what caused the worry during the game was that 45% of the unsuccessful passes came from our own half. Spurs [...]

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IN DEPTH STATS: West Brom vs United

IN DEPTH STATS: West Brom vs United

As a new feature for 2011, RoM will be providing an in-depth look at the statistics from each league game Manchester United play. vs West Brom (a) Summary – The player who attempted the most passes was Rio Ferdinand – The player with the most completed passes was Michael Carrick – The player with the [...]

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RoM 2010 Awards: Scapegoat award

The Scapegoat award Nominees: Darron Gibson, Michael Carrick and Jonny Evans In 2010, Darron Gibson started five games in the first team (four of those in the league, one in Europe) and in this games has played for 90 minutes just once. Yet when he plays badly or the team doesn’t do well, fans are [...]

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Carrick: I love everything about being a United player

Carrick: I love everything about being a United player

Michael Carrick’s current contract expires in 2012 and talks over a new deal haven’t begun. Rumours suggest he won’t be offered another contract and will be sold or used as part of an agreement to bring someone else in next summer. Still, Carrick has made his intentions clear, stating he wants to stay at the [...]

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Carrick: No Disrespect To Tottenham But I Was Desperate To Join United

Carrick: No Disrespect To Tottenham But I Was Desperate To Join United

Michael Carrick has reflected on the time leading up to him leaving Spurs for Manchester United in the summer of 2006. We had only won the League Cup that season, nothing the year before, and had gone since 2003 since winning the Premiership title, but this didn’t sway Carrick’s desperation in joining. “I went to [...]

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Carrick: Why Would I Ever Want To Leave United?

Carrick: Why Would I Ever Want To Leave United?

After a successful start to his United career, winning three league titles in his first three season, as well as the European Cup and League Cup, Michael Carrick struggled in his fourth season. He was arguably one of United’s worst performing players in 2009-2010, lacking the confidence and imagination of seasons gone by. It therefore [...]

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Good News On Midfield Pair

Good News On Midfield Pair

Sir Alex Ferguson has some good news for United fans in regards to our midfield injuries. With Anderson starting his first game since February in the week, the manager has today revealed that Michael Carrick is back in training and Owen Hargreaves is looking good for a return. It can only be a positive thing [...]

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VIDEO: Capello To Carrick – “I Thought You Were Injured?”

Michael Carrick pulled out of Fabio Capello’s England squad with an ankle injury, which we believed would keep him out for the first couple of weeks of the season. Wes Brown and Paul Robinson have announced their retirement from International football, with seemingly inferior players getting chosen ahead of them for Capello’s World Cup squad [...]

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Fergie: Carrick Will Miss Season Start

Fergie: Carrick Will Miss Season Start

Michael Carrick was substituted off in the first half of United’s 7-1 win in Ireland this week. It was thought to be nothing serious but after having it scanned it has been revealed he will be missing for a fortnight. “Michael hurt his ankle on Wednesday,” said Ferguson. “It is nothing serious but he will [...]

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“Carrick Should Have Played For England”

“Carrick Should Have Played For England”

Real Madrid midfield, Xavi Alonso, has today claimed that one of the reasons England failed to impress during this World Cup was because Michael Carrick was below Chelsea’s Frank Lampard and Manchester City’s Gareth Barry in the midfield pecking order. “Gerrard is a great player. He inspires and leads, he is very strong and is [...]

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Carrick: Arsenal and Chelsea Results Didn’t Bother Us

Title rivals Arsenal and Chelsea both picked up three points yesterday, with the blues thrashing West Ham 4-1 at home whilst the Gunners needed an injury time winner to beat Hull who went down to ten men in the first half. Michael Carrick has today claimed that whilst it is nice to see rivals drop [...]

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Carrick Greedy For More And More

Michael Carrick has revealed today that once upon a time he dreamed of just winning any trophy but since joining United has been spoilt by success. In his three seasons with the club he has won thee league titles, the European Cup, and the FIFA World Club Cup. On Sunday, he has the opportunity to [...]

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