UK time is: 01:05:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rio Signs On!

Rio Ferdinand has signed a new contract that will keep him at United until 2013.

Ferdinand who's enjoying a marvellous season always maintained that his utmost desire is to have the new contract signed as soon as possible. A five-year-deal was on the cards for a long time and not long ago Rio's agent revealed that the terms had been agreed.

Now the signing of the papers have taken place, too and it looks like Rio meant it when he said he wanted to finish his career at Old Trafford.

"Manchester United is a fantastic club and I am delighted I have signed a new contract,' Rio told the official website (www.manutd.com).

'It is a great honour to be part of this trophy winning team and to share in the success, which I am sure, will continue for many seasons to come.

'I would like to thank the Manager, the coaching staff, the players and the fans for the tremendous support they have given me since I joined the club."


Sir Alex was also buoyant after securing the services of half of his best ever defensive partnership.

"I am delighted Rio has signed a new contract. Rio`s contribution this season has been a major factor in our outstanding defensive performance.'

'He has matured into his role at the club and has shown, when needed, what a great captain and leader he can be."


Great news near the end of a great season!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 15 2008

Time: 10:46AM

Your Comments

Hellooooo! Echo-co-co-co.... Is there anybody out there? Rio signs on eh? Is he a scouser then?
Bumps
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Nani Staying in Lisbon! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

United`s Title Hopes? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom 2 United 2 (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: West Brom v United (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom v United - Team Sheets (Monday October 20 2014)

United Hoping to Pip Their Rivals! (Monday October 20 2014)

United Lining Up Torino Defender (Monday October 20 2014)

An Alves Deal is NOT Done! (Monday October 20 2014)

West Brom (a) - Stat Attack (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

Anderlecht v Arsenal Match Preview
Arsenal : 21/10/2014 21:30:00
Okore Not Ready For Premiership Action
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 17:11:00
Nani Staying in Lisbon!
Man Utd : 21/10/2014 17:02:00
Nathan Baker Picks Up Hamstring Injury
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 16:58:00
Match Day Moments - Maribor (h)
Chelsea : 21/10/2014 16:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Brom?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 0%
Rafael 0%
Jones 0%
Rojo 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 20%
Januzaj 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 0%
Di Maria 40%
Van Persie 0%
Fellaini 40%
Falcao 0%
Young 0%