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Jones: I’m delighted to sign contract extension at this great club

Jones: I’m delighted to sign contract extension at this great club

Phil Jones has been rewarded for his mediocre performances in 2014-15 with a new contract, which has been extended to keep him at the club until 2019. I am delighted to have signed a new deal. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far and am looking forward to continuing my development as a [...]

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Jones: I don’t care what Scholes says

Jones: I don’t care what Scholes says

Phil Jones played at right-back for England at the weekend against Ireland, having previously playing in the centre of defence and midfield for his country. Paul Scholes said that Jones wasn’t clever enough to play in the centre, but Jones has claimed he’s not bothered what other people say about him. I’ve played in all [...]

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VIDEO: Hull player charged for punching Phil Jones

In the final game of the season, Abel Hernandez was spotted punching Phil Jones in the stomach. The referee didn’t notice the punch though and Hernandez went unpunished. He has now been charged retrospectively and is set to face a three game ban in the Championship next season. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is [...]

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Jones: We must challenge for title next season

Phil Jones reckons United have reached their minimum target of finishing in the top four this season, but believes that the team have no excuses for not challenging for the title next season. I think the minimum we expected this season was to finish fourth but next season is going to be a big season [...]

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Chelsea Preview: Five Keys To Victory

So… It happened again. Van Gaal’s carpet has been lifted as high as possible, with a sub-standard beginning to his tenure and ridiculous David Moyes comparisons swept underneath and into the darkest crevises and beyond reach following a rousing 4-2 derby win last weekend. With United holding down third place with an eight point advantage [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 4-2 Manchester City as Red Devils win first derby since Dec 2012

Manchester United defeated local rivals Manchester City 4-2 at Old Trafford to solidify third position in the Premier League table. A Sergio Aguero brace sandwiched goals from man of the match Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata and Chris Smalling, who erased bad memories of the reverse fixture in which he was sent off. It [...]

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Jones: Our foreign players understand how important derby day is

For today’s game against Manchester City, you would imagine that players like Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and Daley Blind are going in the starting line-up. While they’re not Mancunians, and haven’t grown up caring less about Manchester City, Phil Jones insists the foreign players at the club fully understand how important a win for us [...]

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Jones: We want to win this game of passion

Phil Jones has spoken about today’s derby against Manchester City. He claims they are trying to prepare as they would for any other game, but realises that’s difficult to do when there’s so much at stake. I don’t think it [City’s recent form] matters one bit when you look at the quality of their players [...]

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Jones: Rooney is our leader and we all follow him

Wayne Rooney’s teammates have been singing his praises over recent weeks, particularly following the inspirational speech he gave to them ahead of the fantastic display against Spurs a few weeks ago. Phil Jones has joined in with claim Rooney is a fantastic captain, pointing to his talk ahead of the victory over Villa. Wayne’s a [...]

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Jones: We’re looking forward to derby day

Phil Jones put in a good shift this afternoon in United’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa. The defender is pleased with the result, particularly following an international break where players have travelled all over the world. It was a big win especially when you have players coming back from international duty on Thursday and Friday. [...]

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Jones: We enjoy proving people wrong

Having been written off and criticised all season, United look to have hit top form at the right time, having just beaten Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. Phil Jones says he enjoys proving people wrong after they’ve had a dig at you. We have proved people wrong up to now. People can assume and predict, and [...]

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Jones: Boss is happy with our spirit

Phil Jones has spoken of his disappointment at not managing more than one point away to West Ham. While both Manchester City and Liverpool have lost their this season, United knew that if they won, they would close the gap on 2nd place to just three points. Now, they are right back in the thick [...]

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Five key thoughts from Cambridge United 0-0 Manchester United

Manchester United suffered the humiliation of being held to a goalless draw by League Two side Cambridge United on Friday night. The hosts, who sit in mid-table in the fourth tier of English football, earned a deserved replay after United failed to create enough chances throughout. Luckily for the Red Devils, the replay should not [...]

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STATS: United, corners and Phil Jones

STATS: United, corners and Phil Jones

Last season, United averaged 5.7 corners per game and this season it is 5.4. 15% of the corners we took last season lead to chances, and this year it is 13%. Just 1.4% of our corners last season resulted in goals and this year, so far, it is 2.5%. In real terms, that means this [...]

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Jones: RvP the hardest to play against in training

Phil Jones has answered fans questions for United Review. Who’s the best defender you’ve played with? I’ve been lucky to have played with a lot of really good defenders already, so obviously the likes of Rio Ferdinand or Nemanja Vidic have to be up there. But even when I go back to my Blackburn days, [...]

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