Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Evra Pontificates!

United - Evra Pontificates!

France scraped through to South Africa 2010 by the skin of their teeth.

A dodgy goal, courtesy of a Thierry Henry hand-ball has made them pubic enemy number one.

A recent friendly saw the go down 1-0 to china and already there are muttering about discontent in the French camp.

Our full back, Patrice Evra, believes that the manner n which France qualified should be forgotten and that his side are capable of great things.

Speaking to the media, in an article published in a leading tabloid, Evra had this to say,

"It`s true that we qualified by the back door - but what matters is being there, not the path you took."

"I took the same flight back to Manchester with six of the Irish guys. They were happy for me and told me that despite everything that had happened, they hoped we`d go on and have a great tournament."

"The fact that we needed to qualify via the play-offs simply wasn`t good enough."

"True, we did qualify but we can`t be proud of it."

"Given the quality we have we can`t afford not to have a great World Cup."


Will France provide the tournament with a side that might grace the latter stages or will internal strife ruin their hopes?

Your thoughts please!

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Wednesday June 9 2010
Time: 5:00PM

Comments

0
My money is on them getting to the Quarter Final before getting knocked out ... funnily enough thats where I think we will get knocked out also.
TheFamousNo7
09/06/2010 17:43:00
0
Quite the insight, Pat!
elvido
09/06/2010 17:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Vital F1 - Blog: Sochi Preview

Recent Manchester United Articles

The Last Time United Played City on a Thursday Was……

Scheduled to play Manchester City on a Thursday night, in a Premier League game, feels kind of strange.

Manchester City v Manchester United - Managerial Talk

Tomorrow night Manchester United make the short trip to the Etihad Stadium for a derby fixture they are hoping will see them take the three points on offer.

Manchester City v Manchester United - Early Team News

It`s a Manchester derby with a difference this Thursday evening.

United Unlikely to Land Top Italian Keeper

Despite what the speculation might be implying!

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)

City v United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
City to Win!1%
United to Win!66%
A Draw!33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
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 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
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 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

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
Vital Football Comment