Manchester United supporters angry at Malcolm Glazer’s ownership of the famous football club want manager Sir Alex Ferguson to quit in protest. The Manchester United Supporters’ Trust is now planning a major protest against Malcolm Glazer at Manchester United’s UEFA Champions League clash with Milan at Old Trafford in March.
Reportedly, Manchester United gaffer Sir Alex Ferguson has bought sought after Fulham starlet Chris Smalling for a transfer fee believed to be somewhere in the region of £8 million. The England U21 international centre back has agreed personal terms with Manchester United and he will join for the beginning of the 2010-11 campaign.
Manchester City´s search for their first major trophy since 1976 continues following their loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford yesterday. The Blues were 2–1 ahead from the first leg of the Carling Cup Semi Finals last week but a fine header from Wayne Rooney saw the hosts advance to the Football League Cup Final 4–3 on aggregate.
Manchester United host Manchester City for the second leg of the Football League Cup Semi Final this upcoming Wednesday. Unfortunately, Gary Neville could now face disciplinary action for his behaviour towards Carlos Tevez during the first leg at Eastlands where he made a gesture from the touchline as the striker celebrated a goal.
Belfast boy George Best debuted for Manchester United in a 1–0 win over West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford in September 1963. From there he went on to become part of one of the greatest teams ever assembled and he proved to be such a footballing great that the Manchester United faithful believed that he never could be replaced.
Four goals from trigger happy marksman Wayne Rooney killed off The Tigers as Manchester United beat Hull City 4–0 at Old Trafford on Saturday. Rooney rifled The Reds into the lead in the seventh minute, then two goals within just a few minutes from the striker completed his hat trick before he made his fourth goal after 90 minutes.
Manchester United could go to the top of the table with a win against Hull City on Saturday. The Tigers managed a highly respectable draw against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane last week but the battling club are yet to have won away in the league this season and they go into the game just one point above the relegation zone.
Manchester City came from behind to beat crosscity rivals Manchester United 2–1 in the Carling Cup Semi Final first leg at Eastlands on Tuesday evening thanks to two goals from Carlos Tevez. This match was perhaps the biggest Manchester derby since August 1969 when the two giants shared the spoils in a 0–0 draw at Maine Road.
Manchester United prepare to take on their arch enemies Manchester City at Eastlands tonight for the first leg of the Football League Cup Semi Final. To the despair of Sir Alex Ferguson, however, Dimitar Berbatov, Rio Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs, Owen Hargreaves, John O’Shea and Nemanja Vidic are all out sidelined with different injuries.
When Manchester United last met Burnley at Old Trafford in the Football League Cup in September 1984, the hosts beat their local rivals to the tune of 4–0. Now according to Rudolph Steiner, history has this nasty habit of repeating itself and one will probably come to the same conclusion if one indulges oneself into facts and statistics.