Rio Ferdinand

  • Manchester United lose 2-0 to Olympiakos in Champions League 26-02-2014 03:07 AM

    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...
  • Manchester United squad in air scare after 'frightening' plane landing 27-11-2013 08:38 AM

    Manchester United's plane had to abort its landing seconds from touchdown as the squad flew to Germany for Wednesday's Champions League match with Bayer Leverkusen, British media reported. The chartered 185-seater Monarch Airlines Airbus 321 jet circled before landing safely at the second attempt, 10 minutes late at Cologne's Konrad...
  • Rio Ferdinand added to FA commission after diversity criticism 21-10-2013 11:04 AM

    London: Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand was added to a commission set up by the English Football Association to improve the national team on Sunday after it was criticised by an FA board member for lacking diversity. The FA said that England manager Roy Hodgson had also been added to the...
  • Rio Ferdinand and Roy Hodgson join FA commission 20-10-2013 10:30 PM

    London: England coach Roy Hodgson and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand have agreed to join the Football Association's commission to improve the state of English football. The appointments came a day after the FA was accused by one of its board members of "letting down so many black and ethnic...
  • England must develop an identity, says Rio Ferdinand 13-08-2013 03:48 PM

    England must develop their own identity if they are to flourish at international level and should be prepared to miss out on major tournaments to make it happen, Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand said. "What is our identity?", Ferdinand, who retired from international football in May, said in Tuesday's edition...
  • Ferdinand backs new Manchester United manager Moyes 19-07-2013 10:48 PM

    London: Had he been given the task of choosing Manchester United's new manager, Rio Ferdinand says he would have followed the club's decision to pick David Moyes. Moyes was handed a six-year contract to succeed Alex Ferguson at United and his first Premier League match in charge comes against Swansea...
  • Rio Ferdinand ends his international career 15-05-2013 01:22 PM

    London: England's Rio Ferdinand has quit international soccer, the Football Association (FA) said on Wednesday. The Manchester United defender, who made his England debut against Cameroon at Wembley in 1997 and won 81 caps, had informed England coach Roy Hodgson of his decision, the FA said in a statement. "After...
  • Manchester United give perfect send-off to Ferguson, beat Swansea 2-1 12-05-2013 10:41 PM

    Manchester: Amid a carnival atmosphere at a rainy Old Trafford, Manchester United gave the retiring Alex Ferguson and Paul Scholes the perfect send-off in their final home match by beating Swansea 2-1 in the Premier League. Ferguson, who is stepping down at the end of the season after nearly 27...
  • Wayne Rooney tops English Premier League wealth list 28-04-2013 11:00 AM

    London: Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney is the richest player in the Premier League with a fortune estimated at 51 million pounds, according to the Sunday Times newspaper's sporting rich list. Twenty-four Premier League players are among the top 100 richest sportsmen in Britain and Ireland. Rooney's fortune...
  • United can rest key players for Galatasaray clash 19-11-2012 06:51 PM

    London: Wayne Rooney could be one of the few big names to start for already-qualified Manchester United in Tuesday's Champions League match at Galatasaray after recovering from tonsillitis. The England striker missed the 1-0 loss to Norwich in the Premier League on Saturday, but was back in training on Monday...
  • Ferdinand, Evra rested for Braga clash 22-10-2012 09:43 PM

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  • Depleted Man United takes on West Ham 23-02-2010 02:27 PM

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  • Manchester United suffer injury pile-up 24-01-2009 03:03 PM

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  • Ferdinand to lead England against France 26-03-2008 01:39 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's Australian cricket coach Geoff Marsh has drawn criticism after the team's loss to Pakistan in the recent Test and ODI series in the UAE with media reports here stating that he was more focussed on his son Shaun's progress in the Aussie team. In a piece titled...