According to reports, West Bromwich Albion chief Roy Hodgson could become the next England manager. The Londoner has managed clubs such as Bristol City, Inter Milan, Blackburn Rovers, Grasshoppers, FC Copenhagen, Fulham and Liverpool, as well as the national teams of Switzerland, Finland and the United Arab Emirates.
Manchester United supremo Sir Alex Ferguson is ready for the encounter with Roberto Mancini´s Manchester City team at the Eastlands this Monday. Without a doubt, the upcoming derby match will be the most important fixture of the entire season and the winner of this game is on the fast track to win the Barclays Premier League.
Michael Owen is back in the Manchester United squad for the English Premier League showdown with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this Monday. Arguably, this is the most important Manchester derby match since the Champions of Europe played host to the Champions of England at Old Trafford back in August 1968.
Manchester United veteran Paul Scholes may put his retirement plans on hold for another season. The smooth passing midfield orchestrator initially retired at the end of last campaign but he made an unexpected return to the Manchester United first team in the 3–2 triumph against Manchester City at Eastlands back in January.
Manchester United lock horns with fellow title contenders and neighbours Manchester City at Etihad Stadium this Monday in what promises to be a cracker of a contest. Sir Alex Ferguson´s team were held to a 4–4 draw at home to Everton on Sunday, while The Citizens managed to defeat Wolverhampton 2–0 at the Molineux Stadium.
According to the latest news reports, Manchester United centre forward Wayne Rooney is in line for a surprise call up for Team Great Britain at this summer’s Olympics. The trigger happy marksman is one of ten Manchester United players in Great Britain coach Stuart Pearce’s provisional 80-man squad for the London 2012 Olympics.
According to the latest transfer rumours, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is believed to be keen to sign 23-year-old Valencia defender Jordi Alba. A Spain international, the young and promising player is seen as a replacement for attack minded left fullback Patrice Evra and is rated at around £15 million by his club.
Sir Alex Ferguson´s Manchester United team are now only three points ahead of fellow title challengers Manchester City following the sensational 4–4 draw against Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday. Despite leading by two goals in the middle of the second period, the home side fell to late goals from Nikica Jelavic and Steven Pienaar.
Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester United were held to a shocking 4–4 draw by a highly determined and well organised Everton team at their Old Trafford home on Sunday afternoon. As a result, the gap to second-placed Manchester City has now been cut to three points with only three more matches left of the campaign.
Manchester United will miss the services of the injured Paul Pogba for the clash with Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Evertonians, for their part, will be without Leighton Baines and Jack Rodwell because of hamstring injuries but Steven Pienaar is available after having been cup-tied for the game against rivals Liverpool.