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Fergie: Animal Jones is going to be fantastic

Phil Jones received plenty of hype in his first season at United, with Sir Bobby Charlton likening him to Duncan Edwards and the press claiming he was the future England captain. Whilst last season he seemed to escape injury-free from crunching tackles, this season he has found himself injured repeatedly, following on from his predecessor [...]

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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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Jones Leaves Old Trafford On Crutches

Jones Leaves Old Trafford On Crutches

What is it about our #4 shirt? First we had the original Mr Glass, Owen Hargreaves, and now we have Phil Jones, who seems to get injured every other game. He was subbed off during our 2-1 victory over Reading in the FA Cup tonight and then left Old Trafford on crutches. Jones played a [...]

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Jones: I’m Knackered Now!

Jones: I’m Knackered Now!

Phil Jones played his first game for United since the final day of last season against Sunderland. Whilst disappointed with the result, Jones was happy to get some playing time after such a lengthy period on the sidelines. “I’m knackered to be honest,” he admitted. “It wasn’t the best of pitches to play on either. [...]

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Fergie And Rio Row Resolved

Sir Alex Ferguson has today revealed that any issues with Rio Ferdinand over his refusal to where a Kick It Out t-shirt on Saturday have been resolved. “I always feel a union is stronger than an individual,” he added. “It’s important he airs his grievances to the right people, the FA.” Ferguson has also confirmed [...]

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STATS: How Euros Have Affected United Players’ Social Media Influence

STATS: How Euros Have Affected United Players’ Social Media Influence

Football and social media can be more closely correlated than perhaps we realise. Whilst we don’t care so much what they say, the fact we now have the option to hear our idols has helped bridge the gap between fans and footballers like never before. Players from across the globe take to social network sites [...]

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PICTURE: What have our players been up to?

PICTURE: What have our players been up to?

What have our players been doing since the season ended? Ryan Giggs was in Shanghai to help launch the partnership with Chevrolet David de Gea arrived in Switzerland with the Spain squad ahead of Euro 2012. Rafael da Silva trains ahead of his start for Brazil in their friendly against Argentina. Patrice Evra has a [...]

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Four Reds In England Squad

Hart, Green, Ruddy – Baines, Cahill, Cole, Johnson, Jones, Lescott, Terry – Barry, Downing, Gerrard, Lampard, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Parker, Walcott, Young – Carroll, Defoe, Rooney, Welbeck. Gerrard is England captain. “It was either Jones or Richards and I chose Jones,” said Hodgson.

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Jones: I’d Have Snapped Someone’s Hand Off For 40 Games

Phil Jones is pleased with how his first season has gone with Manchester United, after playing in 40 games in all competitions. Only Wayne Rooney and Patrice Evra have played in more games than our youngster, who turned 20 a couple of months ago. “It’s gone really well,” Jones told the official site. “If anyone [...]

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Richards: United Players Get Straight In To England Squad

Micah Richards has claimed that Manchester United players get straight in to the England squad whilst players like him have to work twice as hard to get recognition from his country. “Had McClaren been still in charge, I would have had 60 caps by now,” said Richards. “McClaren believed in me and Capello believed in [...]

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Fergie: Jones Is Our Future Captain

Fergie: Jones Is Our Future Captain

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that Phil Jones will be Manchester United’s captain one day. “He’s definitely a future captain,” said Ferguson. “There’s no doubt about that. I said that from the minute he came to us that I thought there was something about the boy. He was doing great until he started getting all [...]

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Six Reds In England Squad

Goalkeepers: Scott Carson (Bursaspor), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United). Defenders: Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Leighton Baines (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Micah Richards (Manchester City), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur). Midfielders: Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Adam [...]

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How Badly Do We Need Jones For Saturday?

How Badly Do We Need Jones For Saturday?

Phil Jones was subbed off after 20 minutes in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Arsenal, needing a stretcher to take him off the field. Reports from the touchline suggested he had just twisted his ankle but the following day there were claims he had ligament damage. However, Mike Phelan has given us hope that Jones [...]

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Jones In, Young Out

Despite picking up three points following a 5-0 win at Craven Cottage, United fans were left disappointed by the news that Phil Jones had probably broken his cheekbone and would be out for six weeks. He has been brilliant in the centre of our midfield and the idea of having to go a month or [...]

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Jones: We Thrive On Pressure At This Massive Club

Ahead of tomorrow night’s crucial game against Basel, Phil Jones has claimed the pressure on them to win and qualify will have a positive impact on them. “It (pressure) does bring the best out of me,” said Jones. “As a group of players we thrive on it. Pressure comes with every game. We are at [...]

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