Tommy Docherty has called Manchester United midfield player Ryan Giggs a disgrace for not singing the National Anthem before Team Great Britain’s opening encounter with Senegal at Old Trafford last Thursday. According to the previous Manchester United manager, the playmaker has shown disrespect by not joining in the anthem.
Reportedly, Manchester United central attacker Dimitar Berbatov could be on his way to Turkish Super League outfit Galatasaray. The previous Bulgarian international has been increasingly frustrated by the lack of first team chances at Manchester United and he recently stated that he would leave Old Trafford for the greater good.
Great Britain defeated the United Arab Emirates by 3–1 at Wembley on Sunday courtesy of goals from Ryan Giggs, Daniel Sturridge and Scott Sinclair. Stuart Pearce´s team now have four points from their first two group matches and will progress through to the Olympic Quarter Finals if they avoid defeat against Uruguay on Wednesday.
Ryan Giggs has hit out at referee Ravshan Irmatov after Great Britain´s 1–1 draw against Senegal at Old Trafford on Thursday. Stuart Perarce´s Great Britain Team took the lead courtesy of an early goal from Craig Bellamy only for The Lions of Teranga to level the score with eight minutes left thanks to prolific marksman Moussa Konate.
Great Britain prepare to take on the United Arab Emirates at Wembley Stadium in the second round of football at the 2012 Olympics in London this coming Sunday. Although Team Great Britain disappointingly failed to beat Senegal at Old Trafford last Thurday, Stuart Pearce´s men are firm favourites to emerge victorious from the match.
It was a disappointing draw for Team Great Britain as they blew a one goal lead against Senegal at Old Traford on Thursday. A goal by Craig Bellamy put the hosts ahead on 20 minutes but a late second period equaliser from striker Moussa Konate denied Stuart Pearce´s honest players victory in their first match of the Olympic Games.
Stuart Pearce´s Great Britain side play their first match of the 2012 London Olympics Games against Senegal at Old Trafford on Thursday. Great Britain has not competed in an Olympic Games since 1960, while The Lions of Teranga will appear at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament for the first time in the footballing history of the nation.
New boy Shinji Kagawa scored the only goal of the game as Manchester United beat Shanghai Shenhua 1–0 at the Shanghai Stadium on Wednesday. The Japan international scored the winner in the 68th minute of the friendly when he received the ball from Bebe and fired a powerful shot into the back of the net from a few yards out.
Manager Sir Alex Ferguson is full of praise for summer signing Shinji Kagawa. The Japanese international took the field as a late second half substitute against Amazulu FC in Durban last Wednesday and the Manchester United boss has been impressed by the way the forward thinking midfield playmaker has settled down in the team.
Sir Alex Ferguson´s Manchester United squad prepare for their third match of their pre-season tour of South Africa and China as The Reds take on Shanghai Shenhua at the Shanghai Stadium on Wednesday. The Shanghai Stadium has a crowd capacity of around 80,000 people and is one of the thirty largest soccer stadiums in the world.