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Fryers: I Rejected United Offer

After rejecting the contract off from Manchester United, it looked as though Ezekiel Fryers was set for a move to Tottenham Hotspur last summer. He trained with the London club throughout the summer, only for an agreement not to be found for a compensation package, with United reportedly asking for £4m whilst Spurs were only [...]

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Diouf: Fergie Is A Legend

Former Manchester United striker, Mame Biram Diouf, has sung the praises of Sir Alex Ferguson… despite not always being able to understand him. “Alex Ferguson is a great manager, a football legend,” Diouf told Bild. “But it was hard for me to understand him. He had such a strong Scottish accent. Sometimes I did not [...]

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The Truth About Selling Jaap Stam and How He Wanted To Stay Forever

The Truth About Selling Jaap Stam and How He Wanted To Stay Forever

EINDHOVEN MIGHT BE Holland’s fifth largest city, but they still had to find the keys to unlock the airport when I arrived there with a photographer in the spring of 1998. We had flown there to meet Jaap Stam just a week after he had joined Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven for £10.75 million, then [...]

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Berba: I Left United With My Head Held High

Berba: I Left United With My Head Held High

After United won the record breaking 19th title with Dimitar Berbatov the Premier League top scorer, he found himself out of favour the following season and only started 12 games in the league. Despite racking up 7 goals in these appearances, he was on the bench most weeks as fourth choice striker. Berbatov made a [...]

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Diouf: United Is A Great Club

Diouf: United Is A Great Club

Mame Biram Diouf’s time at Manchester United was fairly forgettable, with him making just 9 appearances and scoring 1 goal. He left United for Hannover half way through last season and has gone on to score 15 goals in 24 appearances for them. Whilst singing the praises of Manchester United, Diouf recognises he had to [...]

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Crerand: You Wouldn’t Get Fed Up Of Punching Suarez

Crerand: You Wouldn’t Get Fed Up Of Punching Suarez

Paddy Crerand has torn a strip of Luis Suarez following his celebration in front of David Moyes at the weekend. Following repeated embarrassing dives, most notably the hilarious belly flop against Stoke, Moyes correctly labelled Suarez a diver. After scoring in the Merseyside derby, Suarez ran straight over to Moyes and dived in front of [...]

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Ruud Returns For Sir Alex’s Statue Unveiling

Ruud Returns For Sir Alex’s Statue Unveiling

Ruud van Nistelrooy has revealed today that he will be returning to Manchester for the first time since leaving the club in the summer of 2006. After a break down in his relationship with the manager, our brilliant former striker has since admitted that the pair have worked on their differences and are on good [...]

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Kuszczak: No One Would Ever Pay £5m For Me!

Tomasz Kuszcak has criticised the club for not lowering their asking price for him to allow him to leave Manchester United sooner. “For the last year, I had the chance to move to many good teams,” he said. “I always said that I want to play, I asked for permission to leave. At United, they [...]

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Ince: Ferguson Took Pressure Away From The Players

Ince: Ferguson Took Pressure Away From The Players

Whilst Sir Alex Ferguson now has the safest job in world football, we all know his early years at the club weren’t as smooth running. Despite saving us from what could have been a relegation season in his first year in charge, the performances on the pitch didn’t match that hype that had come with [...]

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Park At QPR For A Pay Day?

Park At QPR For A Pay Day?

Plenty of reds were sad to see Ji-Sung Park leave the club this summer because of his hard-working nature. Whilst he was never the most talented player, he had a brilliant attitude and gave his best in every game. He had a knack of performing and scoring in the big games too. Park is now [...]

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Owen: Desperate To Play At Old Trafford Again

Owen: Desperate To Play At Old Trafford Again

Michael Owen spent three seasons at Manchester United and, despite producing a professional brochure boasting that he wasn’t injury-prone, spent the vast majority of his time at the club injured. He managed to find time for a few highlights though, including that incredible late winner against City, scoring in our 2-1 victory over Aston Villa [...]

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Silvestre Back At United

Silvestre Back At United

Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre joined our lads at Carrington for training this morning. Silvestre joined United in the summer of 1999 for £4m and left nine years later for Arsenal. Silvestre had wanted to see out his final year of his contract and leave on a free following a testimonial the following summer [...]

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Alan Smith Suffering From Memory Loss?

Alan Smith Suffering From Memory Loss?

During Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat in the FA Cup at the hands of Liverpool in 2006, Alan Smith broke his leg when trying to block a shot from John Arne Riise. After receiving treatment on the pitch, he was stretchered off. Whilst sections of the crowd applauded him off, it wasn’t long before the word’s [...]

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Bruce: Scout Report Said I Wasn’t Good Enough For United

Steve Bruce has revealed that when he left Manchester United, the leaving present he received from Sir Alex Ferguson was a scout report on Bruce before the manager’s time at the club. With Bruce playing for Gillingham in Division Three, a scout in the early 1980′s reckoned that Bruce wasn’t good enough for United. “The [...]

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Tosic: I Shouldn’t Have Left United

Tosic: I Shouldn’t Have Left United

The transfer in January 2009 of Zoran Tosic and his team mate, Adem Ljajic, was a strange one. United agreed a deal that could be worth up to £17m for the pair, with Llajic due to stay with Partizan Belgrade for the rest of the season. However, United later pulled of out the deal to [...]

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