Fergie backs Ferdinand

  • 27 October 2009
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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has questioned Rio Ferdinand's form amid reports that the defender could be dropped by club and country.

The England centre-back has come under scrutiny after a series of blunders over the past month, which have led to suggestions that he could be past his best.

Park still injured

  • 27 October 2009
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Liverpool earned a 2-0 victory over Primer League rivals Manchester United on Sunday while the United winger Park Ji-sung was sidelined with knee injury.

Fernando Torres ended Liverpool's three successive defeats, scoring the opener in 65th minute with a powerful finish and David Ngog's injury time goal confirmed the victory.

Vidic & Tosic make 2010

  • 27 October 2009
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Nemanja Vidic and Zoran Tosic's Serbia are the latest 'United Nation' to qualify automatically for South Africa 2010 - at the expense of Patrice Evra's France.

As Group 7 leaders in Europe, the Serbs confirmed their likely passage to the World Cup finals in emphatic style on Saturday, hammering Romania 5-0. Vidic played for 73 minutes while Tosic was an unused substitute.

Five out for Moscow

  • 27 October 2009
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Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney, Patrice Evra, Ji-sung Park and Darren Fletcher will all miss United's Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow.

The five players - many of them probable starters in Sir Alex Ferguson's strongest line-up - were absent from the squad flying out of Manchester on Monday afternoon.

Fergie still backing Foster

  • 27 October 2009
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Despite dropping him for Saturday's game against Bolton, Manchester United chief Sir Alex Ferguson maintains his faith in Ben Foster.

Foster has been United's first choice this season with Edwin van der Sar sidelined after he broke a couple of fingers in pre-season.

The Dutch veteran is now fit to return again and Ferguson has confirmed that he will start against Bolton on Saturday.

Fergie supports ben Foster

  • 27 October 2009
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Manchester United are set to keep faith with goalkeeper Ben Foster for Saturday's visit of Sunderland.

Foster missed out on a first-team spot for the midweek game against German side Wolfsburg, with Tomasz Kuszczak deputising in his absence.

But Sir Alex Ferguson will restore the England hopeful between the sticks against the Black Cats at the weekend.

Capello drops Foster

  • 27 October 2009
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England coach Fabio Capello dropped under-performing Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster from the squad to face Ukraine and Belarus in World Cup qualifying games and recalled veteran keeper David James on Sunday.

Foster has made a string of errors and looked hesitant playing for United this season while James returned after injury for the first time since April.

United chase new Possebons

  • 27 October 2009
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says they're expanding their scouting network in Brazil.

Anderson, Rodrigo Possebon and the Da Silva twins are all on United's books and Ferguson confirmed in a radio interview in the US that more could be on the way.

Welback nets new deal

  • 27 October 2009
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MANCHESTER United forward Danny Welbeck is set to be rewarded with a new four-year contract at Old Trafford, according to a report.

The Longsight-born star, 18, has made two appearances this season and scored the goal that knocked Wolves out of the Carling Cup.

Now boss Sir Alex Ferguson is set to reward the youngster with a new £12,000-per-week deal, report The Sun.

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