UK time is: 14:35:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United Struggling To Get 11 Men Fit For Saturday

Fergie's facing one of the nastier selection headaches ahead of the visit of Blackburn: United will miss some fairly important players.

Darren Fletcher, Danny Welbeck, Ji-sung Park and Gary Neville are all out while Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Ryan Giggs are major doubts. By all probability, the team sent out won't resemble our strongest line-up...

There are good news though: Darren Fletcher, whose absence was so crucial at Anfield, is back in training and looks certain to be fit for the game at Stamford Bridge next weekend - which we might even surrender right now if he's not gonna make it.

Vidic's problem is more worrying: apparently, he's been sent to a specialist to determine the root of the calf problem that's been troubling him for weeks now. With Rio Ferdinand, we can hardly be surprised: in the last 12 months he spent more time on the treatment table than on the pitch. Almost.




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:Friday October 30 2009

Time: 10:49AM

Your Comments

Regardless, I can't imagine you'll have much trouble picking up three points.
Teddy_KGB
Blackburn are no pushovers and might give us a run for our money if we don't stamp our authority and take our chances when we get them.
One United 92
I think Rio will be fine and if Fletcher isn't fit it should be Carrick and Anderson in midfield. The more games Evans gets the better, and Brown needs football as well so we should be able to cope. On a side note I'd like to pay tribute to Henrik Larsson after retiring the other day, he may have only scored 3 goals in his time for us but I really think he helped Rooney and Ronaldo's game which helped us push on for the title in 2007 and the success we had thereafter.
NotoriousRedDevil
It would be a disaster of epic proportions if you failed to beat Blackburn at home. Can't see you losing though.
fifthcolumnblue
Good news for us.. but you can still put out a strong side... Van Der Saah, O'Shea, Brown, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Anderson, Nani, Rooney, Berbatov/Owen!! Enough to beat us if you play how you can, but on recent performances, we might have an outside chance of nicking a point.
rover23
ps. Good luck for the rest of the season (appart from against us of course), hoping you win the title ahead of lpool again... cheers R23
rover23
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

One Wild Smalling Rumour (Sunday April 20 2014)

Fabregas Back in the Frame (Sunday April 20 2014)

Those Dutch Rumours (Sunday April 20 2014)

Make Your Mind Up Time for Shaw (Sunday April 20 2014)

Rio Set for QPR Move? (Sunday April 20 2014)

Welbeck to Leave? (Sunday April 20 2014)

Second Offering? (Saturday April 19 2014)

Dutch Youngster on United Radar (Friday April 18 2014)

Rooney Fit for Everton Clash! (Friday April 18 2014)

Luke Shaw Update #6 (Friday April 18 2014)

Archived 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)

1. TheFamousNo7 71
2. Kanchelskis 41
3. MotorMad 31
4. gmauti 3
5. kresek 2
6. nordkap 2
7. Xfunny 1
8. Javan 1
9. ForeverUnited 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 0 - 4 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 1 Aston Villa
Man Utd 0 - 3 Man City
West Ham 0 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0 - 3 Liverpool
WBA 0 - 3 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Arsenal 34 20 7 7 18 67
5. Everton 34 19 9 6 21 66
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 2 63
7. Man Utd 33 17 6 10 18 57
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44

Breaking League News

One Wild Smalling Rumour
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 13:28:00
Team News: Hull City vs Arsenal
Arsenal : 20/04/2014 13:17:00
Going Home?
Fulham : 20/04/2014 12:48:00
Fabregas Back in the Frame
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 12:42:00
Those Dutch Rumours
Man Utd : 20/04/2014 12:34:00
Spurs v Fulham: The Report.
Spurs : 20/04/2014 12:06:00
Liverpool: LFC vs. Norwich City Team News
Liverpool : 20/04/2014 11:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Everton v United?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Home win! 29%
Away win! 71%
Draw! 0%