UK time is: 04:48:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United - Smalling`s Ready

With Rio Ferdinand sidelined with injury, the scene is set for young Chris Smalling to partner Nemanja Vidic at the heart of our defence in the Manchester derby.

Smalling, with a derby appearance in mind, has given a revealing interview to the media about life at Old Trafford and Manchester in general, remarking,

"The more games I play the more I feel like I belong here."

"I feel good at the moment. I only came here in the summer and I wasn`t at Fulham too long, so I`ve surprised myself how settled I have become."

"Manchester is quite different to London. It`s a bit more chilled out up here and I only live five minutes from the training ground, so everything is nice and easy."

"A lot of my family come up quite often too, so on a personal level I feel really at ease."

"But it is a big step for me. I`m still improving but I`m trying to learn from all those experiences and kick on."


Here at Vital Manchester United, we`ve no doubt Chris will be up to the task on Saturday.




Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




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: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 9 2011

Time: 4:30PM

Your Comments

He is the more logical choice for replacing Ferdinand. Evans is to like-for-like with Vidic whereas Smalling adds that Ferdinand-esque presence to the defense. Good to hear he is feeling confident and hopefully he can handle Tevez as masterfully as Rafael handled Arshavin, Ronaldiinho and Ribery.
TheFamousNo7
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Juventus Interest Cooled! (Thursday September 18 2014)

Something Missing! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Yet More Ronaldo Intrigue! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Looking at 15 Years! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Rooney Ends Feud (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Di Maria in Exulted Company (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Biding his Time (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Portuguese Flyer Update (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Hummels is Still the Target (Monday September 15 2014)

Moyes in Running for Vacant(?) Post (Monday September 15 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
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5

Breaking League News

Everton put 4 past Wolfsburg
Everton : 18/09/2014 23:08:00
Everton : 18/09/2014 23:00:00
Berahino Looking For Striking Success
WBA : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Gardner - We Won't Hide Against Spurs
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:44:00
Brunt Criticism Is Undeserved
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v QPR?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 3%
Rafael 4%
Rojo 4%
Evans 0%
Blackett 0%
Blind 11%
Herrera 15%
Mata 0%
Di Maria 53%
Rooney 6%
Van Persie 0%
Valencia 2%
Falcao 0%
Januzaj 2%