Manchester United - United - Defensive Headache!
UK time is: 10:25:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United - Defensive Headache!

Sir Alex Ferguson faces something of a defensive crisis this weekend.

It looks very much like he`ll be without his first choice central defensive pairing with Rio Ferdinand still struggling to regain fitness and Nemanja Vidic suspended after his red card at Stamford Bridge last night.

With Chris Smalling likely to occupy one of the two places it could be a straight choice between Wes Brown and John O`Shea to partner the youngster, especially with Jonny Evans also struggling with an injury.

Matters could be further complicated with doubts existing about the fitness of Patrice Evra who also limped out of the action at Stamford Bridge.

Not ideal preparation for what is always a difficult trip to Anfield.




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 March 2 2011

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I would expect O'Shea RB, Fabio LB, Brown and Smalling CB's to play. Fabio has looked very good when playing and is a much better option at LB than other defenders. Whilst I would like to see Rafael play I think Fergie will opt for the experience of O'Shea which is a lot more secure defensively.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
02/03/2011 17:59:00

In case anyone missed it... here is my post again, from the Chelsea game article! We yiddos on vital spurs, had a good laugh when chelski won... now you guys know what it is like to get dodgy penalties against you or good ones for you not given, and lose the game as a result..... As for Fergie mouthing off at the ref... this is just the thing all other 19 clubs have been saying referees do when favouring Man Utd at Old Trafford for last 20 years!!!! Read more: http://www.manchesterunited.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=233574#ixzz1FXT4tPrz
Block D Spurs
Report Abuse
03/03/2011 12:28:00

However, in all seriousness... we did want you to win, and keep Chelsea below us... :-(
Block D Spurs
Report Abuse
03/03/2011 12:29:00

Believe it or not we also wanted us to win this one as well Block D Spurs.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
03/03/2011 12:35:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Di Maria Was Always a Risky Buy! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Pedro - Coming or Staying (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Led Up the Garden Path (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Van Gaal`s Dilemma! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Getting to Know - Sergio Romero (Monday July 27 2015)

Ibrahimovic Staying in Paris (Monday July 27 2015)

De Gea Out, Cillessen In? (Monday July 27 2015)

AUDIO: Van Gaal on Romero (Monday July 27 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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 23
2. MotorMad 19
3. adowiski 3
4. adigxman 2
5. zicoco 1
6. Carew28 1
7. United Red 1
8. Spanish Red 1
9. kashere21 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Transfer Window Tactics
Spurs : 29/07/2015 10:08:01
Spurs set to make approach for McCarthy
Everton : 29/07/2015 10:00:01
Mourinho Embraces Uncle Sam
Chelsea : 29/07/2015 09:17:00
Mourinho Pleased With Barcelona Challenge
Chelsea : 29/07/2015 08:59:00
Mourinho Bares His Claws!
Chelsea : 29/07/2015 08:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

US Tour - United v Barcelona?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
United to win! 85%
Barcelona to Win! 6%
A Draw! 9%