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TOP FIVE: Reasons Why Wayne Rooney Has Never Won the FA Cup

TOP FIVE: Reasons Why Wayne Rooney Has Never Won the FA Cup

Wayne Rooney has never won the FA Cup. It is one of those quirks of fate which leads to a shake of the head and a tut and a general sense of “funny old world.” But who is to blame for this trick of destiny? Which individual or body of individuals have denied Wayne his [...]

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Rio: United were boring under Fergie too

There’s no denying that the football on display from Manchester United this season has been very dull to watch. We’ve been excellent at keeping the ball and preventing the opposition from scoring, but when it comes to creating chances and scoring, we haven’t been good enough. Still, on Saturday, United could go top of the [...]

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Rio: United shouldn’t drop Rooney

Ahead of Manchester United’s game against Crystal Palace, Rio Ferdinand has defended his former team mate, Wayne Rooney, arguing that the captain shouldn’t be left out of the starting XI despite his poor form. “I wouldn’t drop Wayne Rooney,” Rio replied. “He’s your talisman, he’s your captain, he’s the person that if a chance dropped [...]

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Rio: City fans appeared from nowhere after the takeover

Rio Ferdinand has poked fun at Manchester City’s glory supporters who were nowhere to be found before the money. Noel Gallagher hadn’t gone near a City game for God knows how long until they won the league, leaving Ferdinand to ask where all these ‘City fans’ were before. The whole dynamic changed after the takeover [...]

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Heroes

Heroes

People love a hero. Throughout history, we have put various figures on pedestals. We have erected statues of warriors of old, gathered in our thousands to watch great musicians perform their art, created fantastical worlds of men and women who possess wondrous superpowers. As for football, the innumerable heroes it continually unearths is one of [...]

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Cleverley: Stones is a Rolls Royce defender like Rio

Cleverley: Stones is a Rolls Royce defender like Rio

Everton’s defender, John Stones, has been linked with Chelsea over the past few weeks, following poor performances from John Terry. His red card at the weekend only increased those reports. Tom Cleverley, who plays alongside Stones at Everton, has likened the young defender to Rio Ferdinand. He’s a Rolls Royce at the back. He’s so [...]

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PICTURE: Will Keane promotes Rio Ferdinand’s brand at unveiling

PICTURE: Will Keane promotes Rio Ferdinand’s brand at unveiling

It was confirmed yesterday that Will Keane will join Preston North End on loan, like David Beckham and Danny Welbeck before him. At the unveiling, he sported a Rio Ferdinand ’5′ t-shirt. “I’m really excited to be here and I’m looking forward to the new season and the challenge ahead,” said Keane. “I want to [...]

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Rio: Fergie will always be the greatest manager in British history

Rio: Fergie will always be the greatest manager in British history

Rio Ferdinand has released a statement After 18 years as a professional footballer I now feel it’s the right time for me to retire from the game that I love. As a 12 year old boy, kicking around a football on the Friary Estate in Peckham, I never dreamt that I would play for my [...]

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Rio Ferdinand retires

Rio Ferdinand retires

As expected, Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that he has retired from playing football.

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Our thoughts are with Rio

Our thoughts are with Rio

Rio Ferdinand has released a statement this morning confirming that his wife has passed away last night at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. She was suffering from a short battle with breast cancer and leaves behind three children, aged nine, six and four. Our thoughts are with him during this horrible time.

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Rio: United are back

Rio Ferdinand, who has endured a horrible season at QPR, has been singing the praises of Manchester United. He claims the recent good form has come as a result of Wayne Rooney being played up front again. Carrick returning has obviously helped but the biggest of the lot is playing Wayne Rooney up front. Wayne’s [...]

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Rio: We didn’t care about winning the League Cup

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that when Manchester United won the League Cup the players didn’t even celebrate it. Talking on the Clare Balding Show, Ferdinand revealed that this mentality is what kept them so successful. “We didn’t really celebrate a lot,” he said. “Sometimes we’d win a trophy, like we won the League Cup, and [...]

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Rio: I remember RvP’s face when Fergie announced retirement

Speaking the Clare Balding show, Rio Ferdinand has talked about the day that the players found of Sir Alex Ferguson was retiring. “It was a shock,” said Rio. “We walked in that morning and it was all in the papers, but you never believe the papers. So we were just debating what was going on. [...]

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Rio: I was next in line to take a penalty in Moscow

Rio Ferdinand was on the Clare Balding show and has talked about the night in Moscow when we beat Chelsea in the European Cup final. Following missed penalties from Cristiano Ronaldo and John Terry, the shoot-out went in to sudden death. Ryan Giggs, on the night be broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s appearance record, slotted away [...]

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Rio: It’ll be emotional going back to Old Trafford

When last season ended, Rio Ferdinand’s future was still up in the air. It was only after the final game of the season that Manchester United confirmed that they would not be renewing Ferdinand’s contract. Ahead of his Old Trafford return on Sunday, Ferdinand has admitted it will be emotional for him coming back. “[It'll [...]

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