UK time is: 00:27:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Another Ferdinand Injury... It's Depressing

Rio Ferdinand has developed into one of the most mature, reliable defenders this club ever had. Problem is that he's spending more time in the treatment room than on the pitch as persistent injuries are troubling him.

Rio looks likely to miss Sunday's derby because of a groin injury he picked up on international duty. This is hardly his first and it's getting more and more depressing.

'It is a concern for us and something we could have done without,' Fergie said, redefining understatement. Rio missed nine Premier League games in a row then returned to play at White Hart Lane last Saturday - but it looks like this one game was too much for his feeble body....

'He has one game back and picks up another injury when he really needs some games to get back to his maximum.'

'We don't need to make a decision right away but he really has to do something positive in training to give himself a chance. We hope he is there though. We want all our big players for this particular game.'


Hopefully he did, even though I trust Jonny Evans to do a fine job against an Adebayorless City.




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 18 2009

Time: 6:47PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Evans is great, Brown and O'Shea are OK, but maybe we should consider investing into another Centre Back, not Fullbacks who's secondary role is Centre Back. Just a thought, as Ferdinand's repetitive injury doesn't leave many proper Centre Backs.
One United 92
Report Abuse
19/09/2009 18:15:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Stats: United v Leicester (Saturday January 31 2015)

United v Leicester - Team News (Saturday January 31 2015)

United in Hunt for Reus Rumour (Saturday January 31 2015)

Bale Treasure Chest Put Aside (Saturday January 31 2015)

United v Leicester - Stat Attack (Friday January 30 2015)

Anderson Set to Finally Leave (Friday January 30 2015)

Carrick injury Woe (Friday January 30 2015)

No Purchases Only Sales (Friday January 30 2015)

Is Strootman Deal Now Off the Agenda? (Friday January 30 2015)

Fletcher Looks to be West Ham Bound (Friday January 30 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 3 - 1 Leicester City
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 1 - 1 Man Utd
Spurs 0 - 0 Man Utd
Man Utd 3 - 1 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 23 16 5 2 +32 53
2. Man City 23 14 6 3 +23 48
3. Man Utd 23 12 7 4 +17 43
4. Southampton 22 13 3 6 +21 42
5. Spurs 23 12 4 7 +5 40
6. Arsenal 22 11 6 5 +14 39
7. Liverpool 23 11 5 7 +6 38

Breaking League News

Redknapp Bemoans More Bad Luck
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:21:00
QPR Sunk By Walters Treble
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:02:00
West Ham : 31/01/2015 19:47:00
Chelsea : 31/01/2015 19:39:00
Man City : 31/01/2015 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Leicester?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 34%
Valencia 0%
Rojos 0%
Jones 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 33%
Rooney 33%
Di Maria 0%
Falcao 0%
Van Persie 0%
Januzaj 0%
McNair 0%
Mata 0%
Wilson 0%