CHRIS SMALLING

  • Manchester United's Rojo injured, Liverpool's Jones to stay in goal December 15, 2014

    Manchester United do not know when Argentine defender Marcos Rojo will be available again after he missed the 3-0 win over Liverpool on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said. Van Gaal told reporters that the 24-year-old, signed from Sporting Lisbon in the close-season, was injured in training on Saturday, which meant...
  • EPL: Dominant Manchester United outclass Hull City November 29, 2014

    Manchester: Robin van Persie answered his critics with a first Premier League goal in a month as Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 victory over Hull to remain in the top four on Saturday. Defender Chris Smalling and striker Wayne Rooney also scored as United completed a hat trick of wins...
  • Stupid Smalling, stellar Aguero and a laughing Mourinho November 4, 2014

    The Manchester derby last night ended with a predictable result, based on recent history. In what was ultimately a mediocre, error-strewn game, we did get to understand much and more about the two teams on the field. Some of the more pertinent ones are presented below: 1. The last few...
  • What Smalling did was not very smart, says Louis van Gaal November 2, 2014

    Manchester: It was a wonder that Louis van Gaal's face did not turn as scarlet as his team's shirts. After preaching the need for discipline and calm-headedness in the furnace of the Manchester derby on Sunday, all the new United manager got for his pains was the match-losing brainlessness of Chris...
  • Manchester United must win all matches to reach Europe: Smalling February 3, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United must win their 14 remaining Premier League matches to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League, according to defender Chris Smalling. The champions remain marooned in seventh place, seven points off fourthplaced Liverpool and England's final spot for Europe's premier club competition, following Saturday's 21...
  • Manchester United's Smalling sorry for 'suicide bomber' outfit January 9, 2014

    London: Manchester United defender Chris Smalling apologized on Wednesday for an "insensitive decision" to appear as a suicide bomber at a fancy dress party. A photograph of Smalling in his fancy dress, which his management company said was taken at a private party in his home, was on the front page...
  • Rooney sparkles as Man Utd crush Leverkusen 50 to advance November 28, 2013

    Leverkusen: Wayne Rooney set up three goals as Manchester United cruised to a 50 victory at Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, booking their Champions League knockout stage spot and snapping the Germans' eightgame home winning streak in the competition. Rooney tormented Leverkusen with pinpoint passes throughout the game and found Antonio Valencia...
  • Utd defender Smalling out for at least 10 weeks July 22, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United says that defender Chris Smalling will miss the start of the Premier League season after undergoing a foot operation that will rule him out for up to 10 weeks. Smalling, who was just recovering from a groin injury sustained in May that ruled him out of the European...