Patrice Evra

  • EPL Team Preview: Manchester United set to begin afresh under Van Gaal August 12, 2014

    Manchester: From the gloom and constant disappointments of David Moyes' tenure to hope and anticipation under new manager Louis van Gaal, the mood at Manchester United has shifted dramatically heading into the new Premier League season. Order appears to have been restored at Old Trafford after United's most tumultuous year in...
  • Patrice Evra joins Juventus from Manchester United July 21, 2014

    Turin: France left back Patrice Evra has completed a transfer from Manchester United to Italian champion Juventus. Juventus says they are paying United 1.2 million pounds ($2 million) but that the transfer price will increase to 1.5 million pounds ($2.5 million) if Juventus qualifies for the 201516 Champions League. The Turin club...
  • World Cup 2014: Evra warns teammates not to behave 'like star' June 18, 2014

    Ribeirao: The atmosphere in France's World Cup squad is so far removed from the shambles of four years ago that Patrice Evra jokes it's almost too good to be true. Evra was captain when the squad created controversy at the 2010 World Cup by refusing to get off the bus...
  • Evra's flash in the pan sums up Manchester United's season April 10, 2014

    London: For two minutes after Patrice Evra's spectacular goal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, Manchester United fans were allowed to dream that their Champions League campaign would not end in a tame quarter-final exit at the hands of holders Bayern Munich. Bayern's response, though, was typically ruthless, hitting back instantly...
  • Bayern Munich knock Manchester United out of Champions League April 10, 2014

    Munich: Title holder Bayern Munich came alive in the second half after falling behind and beat Manchester United 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to their third straight Champions League semifinal. Bayern advanced 4-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in Manchester, but waited until the last 30 minutes to make the...
  • Manchester United lose 2-0 to Olympiakos in Champions League February 26, 2014

    Greece: Manchester United's terrible season got even worse Tuesday night when the English power lost 2-0 at Olympiakos in their second-round Champions League opener. Alejandro Dominguez deflected Yiannis Maniatis's shot past David de Gea in the 38th minute, and Joel Campbell caught the goalkeeper off guard with a well-placed strike in...
  • Manchester United, West Ham enter semis of League Cup December 19, 2013

    Manchester: West Ham United piled more misery on managerless Tottenham Hotspur by coming from behind to book their place in the League Cup semifinals with a 21 win at White Hart Lane and Manchester United also reached the last four on Wednesday. Tottenham, who sacked boss Andre VillasBoas on Monday following...
  • Evra escapes punishment for recent television rant October 24, 2013

    Paris: Patrice Evra has escaped punishment from the French Football Federation over his furious rant during a recent television interview and is available for next month's World Cup qualifiers. Evra was summoned to speak to French FA president Noel Le Graet and national team coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday to explain...
  • Evra's future at Monaco depending on Baines signing July 1, 2013

    Manchester United defender Patrice Evra might rejoin Monaco, provided United's bid for Leighton Baines pays dividend. According to The Independent, the French fullback who is into his last year of contract at the Old Trafford, is attracted by the idea of a move back to the French club. The newly promoted...
  • Ferdinand, Evra rested for Braga clash October 22, 2012

    London: Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra will be rested for Manchester United's Champions League clash against Braga on Tuesday ahead of the Premier League match against Chelsea, manager Alex Ferguson said on Monday. "He and Patrice Evra will not play. There is a big game at Chelsea on Sunday. They will...
  • EPL: Manchester United thrash Newcastle 30 October 8, 2012

    London: Manchester United relied on early goals from their muchmaligned defence and a stunning longrange effort from Tom Cleverley to secure a 30 win at Newcastle on Sunday, keeping the pressure on Chelsea at the top of the Premier League. Tottenham is a just a point behind secondplace United after beating...
  • Evra urges Hazard to pick Man United over City May 28, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has urged indemand Eden Hazard to reject an offer from rivals Manchester City in favour of a move to Old Trafford. Lilles Belgian attacker is one of the hottest properties in European football, and is said to be weighing up offers from both Manchester clubs,...
  • Suarez reopens racism row by criticising FA May 26, 2012

    Liverpool: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has criticised the FA for the eightmatch ban he was given after racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra. The 25yearold was found guilty of racially abusing Evra last October by an independent panel appointed by the FA, and was subsequently handed an eightgame ban, but...
  • Liverpool sponsors disappointed by Suarez affair February 14, 2012

    London: Liverpool's biggest sponsors criticized the club on Monday for their conduct during the fractious Premier League match against Manchester United that was marred by Luis Suarez's refusal to shake hands with Patrice Evra. The image of one of England's most successful teams took another battering on Saturday when Suarez snubbed...
  • Suarez apologizes for snubbing Evra handshake February 13, 2012

    London: Luis Suarez apologized on Sunday for snubbing Patrice Evra in a prematch handshake as Liverpool publicly condemned the striker for the first time in a longrunning racism row that has tarnished the name of one of England's biggest clubs. The Uruguay international was widely criticized for failing to shake Evra's...
  • 'Lost respect' for Suarez, says Ferdinand February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he has "lost respect" for Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan refused to shake hands with Patrice Evra prior to Manchester United's 21 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford. Saturday's encounter between the two sides saw Suarez start for the first time since returning from an...
  • Dalglish defends Suarez after handshake snub February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish claimed he was unaware that Luis Suarez had refused to shake Manchester United defender Patrice Evra's hand before their defeat at Old Trafford, and insisted the Uruguayan was not to blame for a tense match on Saturday. Suarez, who was given an eightmatch ban earlier in...
  • 'Suarez should never play for Liverpool again' February 11, 2012

    London: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has slammed Luis Suarez, saying he should never play for Liverpool again after refusing to shake the hand of Patrice Evra before Saturday's Premier League match between the fierce rivals. Wayne Rooney scored twice, before a late consolation from Suarez, as Manchester United beat Liverpool...
  • Rooney brace sinks Liverpool as United go top February 11, 2012

    Manchester: Tensions ran high in Manchester, as Luis Suarez returned to the Liverpool starting XI for the first time since he was suspended for racially abusing United defender Patrice Evra refusing to shake the Frenchman's hand before kickoff to poach a late consolation goal for the visitors. Rooney, though,...
  • Watch: Suarez refuses to shake hands with Evra February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez refused to shake Manchester United defender Patrice Evra's hand, when the two were involved in an angry confrontation on Saturday during a prematch handshake in the players' first meeting since the Liverpool forward was banned for racially abusing the France international. Evra extended his hand to...
  • Michael Ballack admits blocking Patrice Evra August 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Michael Ballack was at the centre of controversy at Wembley on Sunday, as Chelsea beat Manchester United on penalties to claim this season's Charity Shield. The German midfielder appeared to block Patrice Evra on the touchline, leaving the Frenchman lying on the floor and claiming injury. Referee Chris Foy...
  • Manchester United suffer injury pileup January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Sir Alex Ferguson may be forced to field a makeshift side against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup at the weekend, such is the extent of the club's mounting injuries. The injuries are piling up at Manchester United as Rio Ferdinand; Anderson; Nani; Rafael; Wayne Rooney; Wes Brown; Ji...