UK time is: 13:05:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

GB Team Is Not For Me!

The assembling of a side to play under the Team GB banner at the London Olympics continues to promote controversy.

With Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey prompting outrage form their Welsh supporters for daring to mention they`d like to participate, our very Sir Alex Ferguson also has some forthright view son the matter.

Sir Alex, quite rightly, is proud of his heritage and doesn`t want the Scots to be part of what is happening, remarking to the media,

"Speaking as a Scot, I would say it is a no-no for us in case FIFA seizes the opportunity to try to make the home countries play together as Great Britain - and we wouldn`t want that."

But, quite possibly mellowing in his old age, he did have the odd concession or two, remarking,

"Having said that Stuart Pearce made sense when he pointed out that a player, like Ryan Giggs, who has missed out on major tournaments with Wales, might welcome the opportunity to play in the Olympics; as one of the over-age players."

Careful Sir Alex, some might say you`d have no hesitation in pulling him out injured. But, continuing on a serious front, Sir Alex makes perfect sense when he stipulates,

"One thing I am quite clear about, though, is that I wouldn`t like to see our young players who might be involved in Euro 2012, then selected for the Olympics."

"If they go to the Euro finals they will need a break. I know they are young, fit and eager, but they will need a rest."


Or that familiar term burn-out will no doubt crop up in future conversations.

But what are your thoughts on Team GB?

Good idea, bad idea or simply a ludicrous idea when it comes to three golden-oldies being allowed to participate with all the youngsters?



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:Monday November 28 2011

Time: 4:52PM

 

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

Sakho Touch And Go For Stoke
West Ham : 30/10/2014 13:01:00
Blind amp; Di Maria Loving It!
Man Utd : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Oviedo keen to return
Everton : 30/10/2014 10:00:00
The Ped Report..City 0-2 Newcastle United
Man City : 30/10/2014 09:54:00
Jagielka a proper leader and a proper captain
Everton : 30/10/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

City v United?
Suggested By:  
Home win! 0%
Away win! 0%
Draw! 100%