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Rio Ferdinand: ‘It Wasn’t Always Exciting In My Day Either’

The former Manchester United stalwart offered some perspective on the current malaise under LVG, claiming that Fergie’s days could be difficult also. United’s latest 0-0 draw with PSV Eindhoven – leaving their Champions League progression in jeopardy – has had some fans sensationally calling for van Gaal’s head. Writing in The Sun, Rio Ferdinand has differed somewhat in his view …

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Video: Ferdinand & Scholes’ Fascinating Insight Into Man Utd’s Dressing Room Mentality

The inner workings of a professional football club’s dressing room is not something most will ever experience personally, so it’s quite interesting to hear from ex-players such as Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand about what the atmosphere within that small group is like. The conversation between the ex-United men around this issue arose out of the current saga which is engulfing Chelsea …

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Watch: Rio Ferdinand On Proving Sir Alex Ferguson Wrong

Speaking on BT Sport last night, Rio Ferdinand discusses what it was like to be publicly criticised by Alex Feguson. And of course, Ian Wright can’t resist a pop.  Rio Ferdinand’s pace went and it went pretty sharply too. In the aftermath of this new world for Rio, he’d probably have wanted a bit of support from his manager. He …

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Video: Do You Agree With Juan Mata’s All-Time Manchester United XI?

Juan Mata has picked his perfect all-time Manchester United XI. Mata grew up watching football in the 1990s and his all-time Manchester United XI certainly reflects his age. However, it is hard to go against some of the players he’s picked due to the success and acclaim they brought to the club. Mata goes with an entire back line of players he has played with …

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VIDEO: Manchester United Legend Rio Ferdinand Announces Retirement Live On BT

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has officially announced his retirement from football on BT Sport this morning. Paul Scholes pays tribute to @rioferdy5, calling him ‘the best centre-half I ever played with’. http://t.co/1vqhD60ghv — BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) May 30, 2015 Undoubtedly one of the best centre-backs of his generation, Rio began his career at West Ham before two big …

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Manchester United & How Football Moves In Cycles

The arrival last summer at Manchester United of Louis Van Gaal brought with it a fresh debate surrounding the use of tactics and formations, writes Eoin O’Neill. Van Gaal’s favored 3-5-2 system, incorporating ‘wing backs’ went against the very grain of United’s fabric. A club famed for its roll call of wingers and wide midfield players had never before (from …

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Top Ten Clips Of Fans Getting Hit Right In The Kisser

Following Manchester City star Yaya Touré’s wayward shot at the weekend, which unfortunately caught an unsuspecting little girl in the head, we have selected some of the most unfortunate instances of fans and reporters getting hit with an assortment of stray balls.  10. The Tamworth thunderbolt This tackle caused an absolute thunderbolt of a shot to fly into the crowd. Beware …

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FA Explains QPR Defender Punishment

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand “should have known better” than to become involved in a Twitter row which has seen the QPR defender suspended for three matches, according to the Football Association. The 35-year-old was handed a £25,000 fine as well as suspension for using the term “sket” – which is a term for a promiscuous girl or woman – …

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Former England Captain Gets 3 Match Ban For Sexist Tweet

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 for comments he made on Twitter, the Football Association has announced. The 35-year-old former England captain directed a jibe at a Twitter follower who criticised him last month, containing the word ‘sket’, which the Collins English Dictionary defines as “a promiscuous girl or woman”. After a Twitter …

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Ex Mancheter United Legend To Quit Football

Former England captain and QPR defender Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. The 35-year-old told Jonathan Ross in an interview to be broadcast on Saturday evening that this season with Rangers will likely be his last. “I probably think the end of this season,” Ferdinand told The Jonathan Ross Show when asked about …

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Will Liverpool Be The End Of Old ‘Arry?

A big performance is needed from QPR against Liverpool on Sunday, as another defeat could leave manager Harry Redknapp facing the chop. Bottom of the league after seven games, QPR’s start to the season couldn’t have been any worse. The newly promoted side have suffered defeat, after humiliating defeat. New signings such as Rio Ferdinand have failed to live up …

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