UK time is: 17:29:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Alan Smith To Return Up Front

According to Sir Alex Ferguson, Alan Smith will be returned to his rightful place - up front - when he returns to action after his awful leg break that he suffered v Liverpool last season.

Ferguson had experimented with the 25-year-old former Leeds striker playing him in midfield with the hope that he could be the long term replacement for Roy Keane, but now the 7million signing will be put back up front to score goals!

Ferguson said:

'We are going to convert Alan Smith back into being a centre forward,' said Ferguson.

'He will be back in training soon and should be available by the end of August or the beginning of September.

'We have Louis Saha and Wayne Rooney and we are considering Giuseppe Rossi with us, even though I would prefer him to go out on loan for six months.'

No Ruud van Nistelrooy in that list then! I can't see Smith taking much 'converting' I'm sure he will come back as hungry as ever and be raring to prove what he can do.




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: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 20 2006

Time: 6:17PM

Your Comments

Rob Peter to pay Paul, poor old Peter he is looking a bit thread bare, also not a promising statement for the iminent arrival of Torees now is it?
TeddyLyon
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Blind & Di Maria Loving It! (Thursday October 30 2014)

Legend Claims City Now The Bigger Side (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Fellaini Still Leaving? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Those Bale Rumours (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Vidal Deal Dead (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Emotions Took Over (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Rooney Doubt? (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Nearly's Only Half Way! (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Johnstone Returns To Donny (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Not Over Yet! (Monday October 27 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 1 - 1 Chelsea
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
8. Man Utd 9 3 4 2 3 13
9. Everton 9 3 3 3 2 12
10. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
11. Spurs 9 3 2 4 -2 11

Breaking League News

Irvine Expecting Tough Leicester Encounter
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:12:00
Varela Resumes Full Training
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:07:00
Koeman Delighted With Second Stoke Win
Southampton : 30/10/2014 16:55:00
Sheffield United In The Quarter Finals
Southampton : 30/10/2014 16:48:00
Players Respond To Newcastle Loss
Man City : 30/10/2014 16:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

City v United?
Suggested By:  
Home win! 0%
Away win! 50%
Draw! 50%