UK time is: 16:13:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

O'Shea: It's An Honour To Captain United

It was somewhat of a surprise to see John O'Shea leading United out of the tunnel on Sunday: after all, Paul Scholes, Wayne Rooney and Darren Fletcher were all in the team. However, Scholes dislikes being captain while O'Shea is older than both Rooney and Fletcher and played more games for United than them. So it's not such a baffling choice I suppose. And our Irishman was delighted.

'It is a huge honour to be captain of Manchester United,' he said.

'It is nice to do it in pre-season games but to be captain for the first game of a new season is something I will always cherish.'

O'Shea also added that he hopes to make the most of his chances again, even though he knows he's not first choice if everyone's fit. But that's why we have a strong, big squad, he says.




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






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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 18 2009

Time: 4:28PM

Your Comments

Totally unrelated but haaa when on a football site I briefly noticed a news article title which actually said Chelsea sign Nemanja Matic but that I read as Vidic... bit of a shock there! Wondered what sort of joke that was... thankfully not real-our defence is patched up as it is!
Man utd champions
whats not a joke is vidic's agent saying that he wants to move to barca....i hate barca...and madrid
ibrahiy
Mmm... Vidic worries me (though his agent often seems to say stuff different to him...) I think we'll only get another couple of seasons out of him at most though I really really really hope he doesn't go. We need him at the back - Evans is talented but I see him as Ferdinand's replacement not Vidic's - we need some one to compliment Rio and Vidic does it brilliantly - Rio sometimes looks lost in his absence.
Man utd champions
true... anyways apparently the agent came out saying that he didn't say that stuff....its all too confusing so i will stop listening...we will wait to see if we get an actual offer I personally can't think of anyone atm that could replace vidic....but then again i didn't know who vidic was tell he came here...so i dunno
ibrahiy
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

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)

Van Gaal Identifies Young Keeper! (Sunday October 19 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

Sanchez Now Ready To Be Relied Upon
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 16:06:00
Grealish Back To Nottingham?
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 15:59:00
Poll - Which Kick Off Times Do You Hate The Most?
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 15:00:00
Vital Villa Man Of The Match v Everton (Away)
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 14:00:00
Lambert Aug 2012 - Promises Of Attacking Football
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 14:00:00

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 50%
Januzaj 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 0%
Di Maria 0%
Van Persie 0%
Fellaini 50%
Falcao 0%
Young 0%