Sir Alex Ferguson may make another move for Valencia´s David Villa as Dimitar Berbatov’s mediocre form has left the door open for a new attacker to join the club. Villa is one of the most coveted frontrunners on the international scene and it would be regarded as a major coup if Sir Alex Ferguson manages to bring him to Old Trafford.
Born in the town of Chester-le-Street, Bryan Robson had trials at Burnley, Coventry City, Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United before he signed with West Bromwich Albion in September 1972. Robson made his league debut away to York City in April 1975 and helped the club win promotion to the First Division the next season.
Manchester United were prepared for a tough battle with Bolton Wanderers on Saturday as the two clubs played each other at Reebok Stadium. Sir Alex Ferguson´s men nevertheless went into a well deserved lead ten minutes before the interval when unlucky Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel put the ball into the back of his own net.
Although born in Bristol, Colin Waldron was brought up in Lancashire and started out his professional soccer career with Second Division side Bury in 1966. After appearing in twenty league matches for The Shakers, the precociously talented youngster eventually agreed to join First Division Chelsea at the start of the 1967–68 campaign.
After defeating old foes Liverpool by 2–1 at The Theatre of Dreams last weekend, Manchester United prepare to take on Owen Coyle´s Bolton Wanderers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday. In the reverse Barclays Premier League match earlier in the season, Sir Alex Ferguson´s troops managed to edge out The White Men by 2–1 at Old Trafford.
Ben Foster has been struggling for regular matches this season and has openly admitted that he is finding it hard to come to terms with his present situation at Manchester United. With Edwin van der Sar back in action from injury and Tomasz Kuszczak established as his deputy, Foster has undoubtedly become even more frustrated.
Sir Alex Ferguson has recommended that Gary Neville should be given a one year contract extension. The tough defender has fought back from an ankle injury to make his comeback and although the club were reluctant to make a decision until he had proved his fitness, the Manchester United boss now wants to hand him a new deal.
Manchester United came from behind to beat Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday to go to the top of the table, while fierce rivals Chelsea suffered a setback against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Despite a nerve wracking ending yesterday, the hosts managed to hold on to their lead and eventually defeated old rivals Liverpool 2–1.
The Manchester United players prepare to lock horns with Rafael Benitez´s Liverpool team at The Theatre of Dreams this upcoming Sunday. When the two clubs played each other at Anfield in October last year, Liverpool managed to beat Sir Alex Ferguson´s men by 2–0 thanks to second half goals from Fernando Torres and David Ngog.
Manchester United have confirmed that the Old Trafford club have signed a new and highly lucrative multi-million pound deal with Turkish Airlines. The high flying airline company are a member of the Star Alliance grouping of airlines that includes British Midland International, Air Canada, United Airlines and Deutsche Lufthansa AG.