Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Van der Sar`s Retirement Edges Closer

Van der Sar`s Retirement Edges Closer

And so the final curtain draws ever nearer for Edwin van der Sar.

Our forty-year old keeper has but a mere handful of games left to play for Manchester United before it`s time to hang up those gloves for good.

Yesterday Edwin looked as good as ever. Although he had very little to do, except for one world-class save form a Jack Rodwell daisy-cutter, his mere presence in the side gives it an extra air of authority.

In his press conference afterwards, Sir Alex Ferguson spoke about his Dutch keeper and also the hard job of getting someone to recruit as his replacement, commenting,

"To hear him at half-time today motivating the players was absolutely wonderful."

"He also made a fantastic save - absolutely fantastic - and I think it even got a little deflection."


And as for tying down a world class replacement,

"I hope it`s not impossible because we had a similar situation with Peter Schmeichel when he left and I had the opportunity to sign Edwin then but the situation conspired against us."

"We made a wrong decision but, since we`ve had him, he`s been unbelievable."


He certainly has and his loss will be a huge void for the boss to fill.



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!





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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Sunday April 24 2011
Time: 10:54AM

Comments

0
Still good enough to play for a few years yet but all the same we must respect his decision and stop pushing him. Another legend, his service to the club has lead to much success and he won't be forgotten. Perhaps a coaching role is on the cards for young Van Der Sar.
TheFamousNo7
24/04/2011 14:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Ibrahimovic Deal to be Completed This Week

Is the end of this particular story approaching an end?

Calls for Rooney to Quit the International Scene!

Okay, matters didn`t turn out as we either hoped or suspected they would over in France at the Euro 2016 Finals.

The Daily Mkhitaryan - 29th June

Another day brings more speculation!

Disappointment Ahead?

In chase for Spanish striker!

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)

Should Rooney Quit the International Scene?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Yes!67%
No!33%
Undecided!0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dobechukwu1
2.expertdocs1
3.Cathal P Forde1