Manchester United managed to bag all three points in the lunch time encounter against Everton at Goodson Park on Saturday courtesy of an early Javier Hernandez goal. And although Everton came more into the match as The Reds defended ever deeper, the hosts failed to level the score with the game ending 1–0 in favour of the visitors.
A Paris native, Louis Saha kick started his professional footballing career with French First Division team FC Metz where he recorded five goals in 47 league appearances. In the summer of 2000, the young striker eventually decided to team up with Fulham whom he helped win promotion to the English Premier League the following year.
According to the recent newspaper reports, Manchester United Head Coach Sir Alex Ferguson is keen on sought after Huddersfield Town goal plunderer Jordan Rhodes. A dynamic and powerful central attacker with an explosive shot, the natural born sharpshooter has already notched up thirteen goals for The Terriers this campaign.
Following a 3–1 victory in the first leg, Manchester United once again put up an astonishing display by demolishing League of Ireland side Waterford to the tune of 7–1 at Old Trafford in October 1968. The Blues were well up for the challenge and fought hard in the first period but they ran completely out of gas after the half time break.
Jim Leighton started out at Aberdeen where he won every domestic honour under the shrewd guidance of manager Alex Ferguson. Arguably, the greatest achievements of his career were the European Cup Winner’s Cup triumph against Real Madrid in Gothenburg in May 1983 and the Super Cup win over Hamburg later the same year.
In what turned out to be a one sided affair, Manchester United beat League Two team Aldershot 3–0 at Recreation Ground in the Football League Cup Fourth Round on Tuesday. After the 6–1 defeat against Manchester City at Old Trafford last Sunday, Sir Alex Ferguson had changed the whole team for the game against The Shots.
After suffering a 6–1 defeat at home to Manchester City on Sunday, Manchester United prepare to take on League Two outfit Aldershot at Recreation Ground in the Carling Cup this Tuesday. The last time the two clubs played each other was in the Football League Cup way back in August 1971 when Manchester United beat Jimmy Melia´s Aldershot 3–1 thanks to goals from George Best, Brian Kidd and Denis Law.
The Reds were humiliated by Manchester City on Sunday as braces from Mario Bolatelli and Edin Dzeko along with a goal each from Sergio Ageuro and David Silva gave The Light Blues a 6–1 triumph. Sir Alex Ferguson could only sit and watch as his players suffered their first defeat at home since losing 2–1 to Chelsea in April 2010.
Hailing from North Brabant, Ruud van Nistelrooy started out his goal scoring career with Den Bosch in 1993. After contributing 13 league hits 31 outings during the 1996–97 campaign, the natural born hit man went on to appear for Heerenveen before he decided to team up with ambitious PSV Eindhoven at the end of the 1997-08 season.
Manchester United play Manchester City at Old Trafford this Sunday in what on paper looks to be a battle of epic proportions. In the corresponding Premier League fixture last campaign, Sir Alex Ferguson’s men defeated Roberto Mancini´s side 2–1 thanks to a brilliant overhead kick from Wayne Rooney in the 78th minute of the contest.