Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Carrick Singing The Songs Of Optimism

Carrick Singing The Songs Of Optimism

It looks like that 'unrestrained optimism' is the dish of the day at United. Everyone sings the praises of our new signings even though neither can be expected to keep us at the level of the past three seasons.

'Michael has already done really well,' he said, referring to Michael Owen who indeed did what could be expected of him so far.

'He is a top player and I am sure he will score lots of goals for us.

'Antonio joined us a little later for training so I have only seen a bit of him so far.

'But he`s already shown what great qualities he has and I`m sure he will be a huge success.'


I'm not sure Carrick is aware of the huge burden he's facing... though now I think about it, he's had the same burden on his shoulders throughout last season but he coped magnificently. Hopefully he'll be as assured and solid as last season and then we'll have hope of having a successful campaign.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Tuesday August 4 2009
Time: 8:05PM

Comments

0
Edwin van der Sar's out for eight weeks... perfect for Ben to come in and not give him his place back? Or will he miss his chance and Tomasz just fill in? I really hope this is what Ben has been waiting for, to become our no.1.
Man utd champions
05/08/2009 08:37:00
0
Usually this would have me worried, but I think its a blessing in disguise for Foster. Kusczack will always be a number 2 in my eyes especially at a club like ours. Having said that, he has improved immensely since we signed him.
NotoriousRedDevil
05/08/2009 14:40:00
0
Carrick? Singing?
Tosswink
05/08/2009 15:34:00
0
NotoriousRedDevil, I really hope Foster proves his worth. This has come at just the right time, with Edwin retiring (end of the season, is that right?) so he can hopefully step in and become our no.1 for some time to come. I really rate his talent and he should make a lot of progress with United, and become England's no.1 too... For once I'm not so bothered with an injury but I hope this just doesn't come back to haunt me. I don't think it will.
Man utd champions
06/08/2009 09:10:00
0
Carrick was great last year. Another calm and assured season like that would be brilliant, Michael (or should that be Michael C now?)
Man utd champions
06/08/2009 18:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Keen to Upgrade or Preparing to Move On?

A question that only the select few can answer.

Pogba Injury Concern for United

This Thursday evening Manchester City visit Manchester City in what is a crucial Premier League match for both sides.

Champions League Football is a Minimum Requirement

After missing out on Champions League football this season, the importance of ensuring Manchester United qualify for it next season cannot be over-stressed.

Ibrahimovic Is Not for Retiring

And has a message for his fans.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Burnley (a)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea4%
Young0%
Bailly26%
Blind0%
Darmian0%
Herrera3%
Fellaini0%
Lingard0%
Pogba7%
Martial46%
Rooney11%
Rashford3%
Mkhitaryan0%
Carrick0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 32 24 3 5 75 38
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 31 11 7 13 40 -3
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Apr 27 2017 8:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 30 2017 12:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2017 4:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Leicester City (a)
Community Shield
The Vital Football Members League