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EXCLUSIVE Rio Video: I Loved The Club From Moment I Signed

EXCLUSIVE Rio Video: I Loved The Club From Moment I Signed

Last week I reassured Rio Ferdinand following his admission that he used to hate United, letting him know we haven’t always been his number one fan either! At the beginning of November I was invited to the Nike Store in Manchester for a question and answer session with Rio. Here are his answers, with the [...]

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Don’t Worry Rio, We Used To Hate You Too!

“I don’t care about Rio, Rio don’t care about me, all I care about, is watching FC!” is sung at FC United games. Whilst most United fans have forgiven Rio Ferdinand for the fuss over his contract a few years ago, it is something that won’t be forgotten. Whilst players like Paul Scholes don’t even [...]

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Just What I Did NOT Want To Hear… Rio And Cole

Rio Ferdinand is a player I was happy to slate a few years back. He seemed to represent too many of the bad things about football and I felt little to no affiliation with him. Sure, he played for United and was a good enough defender, but his attitude was all wrong. My opinion has [...]

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What Does Rio Make Of New Pink Boots?

Nike have launched a new football boot, the Mercurial Rosa, which Niklas Bendtner and Marco Materazzi are set to be the first to wear. What does Rio Ferdinand, along with his fellow professionals, think of them? ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, [...]

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Rio: Of Course We Can Still Win The League

Frank Lampard kindly offered up his opinion on the current state of the league table, letting us know we can’t really afford to lose any more games. Edwin Van der Sar, Gary Neville, Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra, Wes Brown, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo, Michael Carrick, Paul Scholes, Darren Fletcher, John O’Shea and Wayne [...]

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Ferdinand: Our Manager Is Untouchable

Fifty years to the day after his professional football career began, Sir Alex Ferguson is receiving a lot of praise for the remarkable things he has achieved. Future captain, Rio Ferdinand, believes that replacing him will be a massive task, although thinks if any club is capable of bringing the right man in, Manchester United [...]

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Rio Chuffed After Maradona Birthday Cuddle

Maradona paid a visit to Carrington today, which happens to be Rio Ferdinand’s 30th birthday. He was given a signed shirt from his idol which has seemingly got him all revved up. Hopefully he’ll still be in the same state of mind tomorrow! ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It [...]

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Another Chant Competition Finalist

We are close to revealing the winner of the “Sing a Song for the Unsung” competition, but for now, you’ll have to settle for another finalist. This is the third of three entries which came close to winning and who will receive a prize for doing so well, after the chants for Manucho and Evra. [...]

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Ronaldo Starts Off The Award Winning Run… With Rio Tagging Along

Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed the first of what is likely to be a few awards this season, after being named FifPro World Footballer of the Year. Rio Ferdinand was also named among the best eleven players in the World last season, which will be well received by our defender who was overlooked in the Balon [...]

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Race Row: Rio vs Arsenal’s Fabregas

Rio Ferdinand sensibly called for the FIFA to start docking points of teams whose fans exhibited racist behaviour. Following the pitiful fine FIFA dished out to Croatia after their fans made monkey noises whenever Emile Heskey was on the ball in England’s recent, Ferdinand was concerned at FIFA’s poor commitment to kicking racism out of [...]

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How The Press Rated United’s England Players

How The Press Rated United’s England Players

Wayne Rooney, Rio Ferdinand and Wes Brown all played a big part in England’s 5-1 victory over Kazakhstan. Whilst the scoreline is not entirely reflective of the match, particularly when you consider the teams went in 0-0 at half time, our lads had a big part to play in the result. After the match, Oliver [...]

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It’s All About United As England Beat Kazakhstan

Rio Ferdinand, who was oddly overlooked for captaincy by Fabio Capello, lead out England tonight, filling in for TinyTears’ who is struggling to overcome a reoccurring back injury. Playing for his country means a lot to Rio and he would be right to feel hard done by after missing out on the permanent captaincy, particularly [...]

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Rio Can’t Wait To Captain England In Front Of Family

TinyTears’ reoccurring back injury will keep him out of this weekend’s England qualifier against Kazakhstan, meaning Rio Ferdinand will lead the team out as captain. Whether he will be given the job next Wednesday will depend on an assessment of Mr Chelsea’s injury at the weekend. ———— The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for [...]

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Rio Doesn’t Want Arsenal Keeper With England

When the stories first started about Manuel Almunia playing for England, I was rather taken aback that Arsenal could have a goalkeeper in his 30′s who’d yet to pick up an international cap. I suppose I mustn’t have been paying attention to Mad Jens’ rants when he lost his place to Almunia, but it certainly [...]

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Rio Has A Pop At Blatter

Rio Ferdinand was the target of racist abuse when playing for England against Spain in 2004, along with team mates Ashley Cole and Shaun Wright-Phillips. Every time they went near the ball, the crowd could be heard making monkey noises, leading Rio to almost walk off the pitch. “I don’t think anybody back in England [...]

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