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The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United’s defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland. In all three encounters, Rooney ran [...]

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TOP FIVE: Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United League Title Wins

  On the 6th November 1986, Alex Ferguson set about rebuilding Manchester United in his own image. We all know what happened next. For November’s top five, in honour of its proximity to his anniversary, it seemed like it might be fun to pick out Fergie’s five best league title wins.   Number Five – “I Would [...]

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RvP: Fergie was furious with us even when we were 15 points clear

In Rio Ferdinand’s recent autobiography, he claimed the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson hit Robin van Persie harder than any of the other players. The Dutchman has today confirmed what Rio said and talked of his admiration of our former manager. Rio is a great guy. He talks a lot but there is some truth [...]

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The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

Old Trafford has had many heroes over the years. This is unsurprising, given the club’s rich history. Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson, orchestrators of the two great periods of sustained success, have been immortalised, in statue form, outside the ground. Sir Matt gazes into the distance, where the holy trinity of Charlton, Law [...]

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PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

Louis van Gaal has been pictured with Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law at an event hosted in the Manchester Suite at Old Trafford yesterday.

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Thank You, David Moyes

Thank You, David Moyes

Thank you, David Moyes. It’s not something most Manchester United fans ever thought they would say, given the horrendous season the Scot oversaw at our club. Still, I’ll say it again. Thank you, David Moyes. There were points, last season, when it felt like United were in danger of spiralling into irrevocable decline. So many [...]

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Fergie trusts Mourinho more than his own brother?? Riiiight…

It came as a shock to most people when rumours started circulating on the evening of May 7th that Sir Alex Ferguson planned to retire at the end of the 2012/2013 season, having wrapped up the title weeks before the end of the season. That night, Ferguson rang up his brother and closest confidante, Martin, [...]

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Moyes: I have no problem with Fergie presence

Following Manchester United’s dreadful campaign, there have been some suggestions that David Moyes is struggling under the presence of Sir Alex Ferguson. With a Sir Alex Ferguson Way around the corner from the ground and a Sir Alex Ferguson stand in the stadium, it’s impossible to ignore that our former manager will always be a [...]

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Fergie addressed youth team problem after 4 weeks in charge

Eric Harrison, the Manchester United coach credited with bringing through that fantastic team of 1992, has claimed that he owes his ability to establish a great youth team to Sir Alex Ferguson putting faith in the academy. Harrison says that after a few weeks Ferguson spoke to him about his concerns regarding the youth team. [...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

If Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography proves anything about his time in charge then it’s that we were truly blessed. During his 27 years at Old Trafford, United played, for the most part, expansive, attacking football utilising some of the finest players ever to have graced these shores. Ferguson has repeatedly stated how fortunate he feels [...]

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What happened at An Evening With Sir Alex Ferguson?

What happened at An Evening With Sir Alex Ferguson?

Last night was one of five evenings that Sir Alex Ferguson will spend with fans to promote his new autobiography. 1,700 people packed out The Lowry, after tickets were sold out in a record breaking four minutes, with the likes of Sir Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, David Moyes, Mike Phelan and Albert Morgan in the [...]

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VIDEO: Interview with Jon Snow makes Fergie squirm – Glazers, banning press and politics

If you’re not all Fergie’d out after yesterday, this video is an interesting interview from Channel 4′s Jon Snow where he asks tougher questions than anything he was faced with yesterday. He’s asked about the numerous players he’s fallen out with, how his politics should contradict the Glazer ownership, his weakness in banning so many [...]

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Ferguson: They say it was former Arsenal skipper Fabregas who threw pizza at me

In Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography, he has talked about the reaction of the Arsenal camp after United beat them 2-0 at Old Trafford and ended their 49 game unbeaten run. Arsenal were furious about the result after United went 1-0 up thanks to a Ruud van Nistelrooy penalty. Replays showed that no contact was made. [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Sir Alex Ferguson’s press conference – England job, Keane on MUTV, Rooney’s request, Ozil

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Ferguson’s book press conference – Beckham, Keane, Benitez, Hargreaves and England job

David Beckham Beckham “surrendered a part of his career” by joining LA Galaxy. “He lost the chance to become an absolute top-dog player… he never attained the level of an absolute top player” Ferguson on the influences that changed Beckham: “The big problem for me…he fell in love with Victoria and that changed everything. David [...]

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