UK time is: 15:10:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Apology for Rio!

Yesterday we questioned the ethics of telling a tube passenger that Rio`s international career was over before Rio had been told himself.

Naturally Rio was more than just a little miffed and it now seems that Roy Hodgson realises the enormity of his error and is trying to back-track.

However, it seems that getting hold of Rio proved a little elusive yesterday and Hodgson was forced to leave a voicemail message for Rio.

Backtracking and trying to recover the situation in the media, Hodgson is reported as now having commented,

"I`m very disappointed that my travelling on the Tube train and suggesting Rio`s career is over to a passing punter has been recorded as it has."

"I respect the man and I respect the player. But if I called him it would be to play in the team. Not to be just part of the squad."

"I am looking forward. Rio didn`t feature in my plans for the Euros and since then the players I`ve used have done well for me and I`m sticking with those players."

"I`m trying to rejuvenate the squad."


But surely a friendly call wouldn`t have been too much to expect would it Roy?



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:Friday October 5 2012

Time: 9:36AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Awwww poor ickle Wio, bless.
Bluedub
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 09:47:00

Awwww poor ickle Wio, bless.
Bluedub
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 09:47:00

Quite glad he's not in the team don't need anymore reasons for injuries at the back
MotorMad
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 10:25:00

Quite glad he's not in the team don't need anymore reasons for injuries at the back
MotorMad
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 10:25:00

Trying to rejuvenate the squad by selecting the usual underperforming and overrated players? The guy chats so much ***** and is well out of his depth. At least rio can conentrate on prolonging his career and staying fit than worry about playing for England.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 17:08:00

Trying to rejuvenate the squad by selecting the usual underperforming and overrated players? The guy chats so much ***** and is well out of his depth. At least rio can conentrate on prolonging his career and staying fit than worry about playing for England.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
05/10/2012 17:08:00

Rio's not good enough for England
Tiny T
Report Abuse
07/10/2012 07:20:00

Rio's not good enough for England
Tiny T
Report Abuse
07/10/2012 07:20:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Sorting Out Unfinished Business (Sunday March 1 2015)

United - No-Go for Marquinhos! (Sunday March 1 2015)

Stats: Manchester United v Sunderland (Saturday February 28 2015)

United v Sunderland - Team-Sheets (Saturday February 28 2015)

Defender James Nets New Deal (Saturday February 28 2015)

Is Rafael`s Time Up? (Saturday February 28 2015)

De Gea - It`s All Lies (Saturday February 28 2015)

United In For Khedira? (Saturday February 28 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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 26 18 6 2 +34 60
2. Man City 26 16 7 3 +31 55
3. Man Utd 27 14 8 5 +20 50
4. Arsenal 26 14 6 6 +20 48
5. Southampton 27 14 4 9 +18 46
6. Liverpool 26 13 6 7 +9 45
7. Spurs 26 13 5 8 +5 44

Breaking League News

Koeman - Early West Brom Goal Changed The Game
Southampton : 01/03/2015 15:06:00
Coutinho Fillip For Chelsea
Chelsea : 01/03/2015 15:00:00
Fonte - Stick Together After West Brom Defeat
Southampton : 01/03/2015 14:58:00
Sorting Out Unfinished Business
Man Utd : 01/03/2015 14:58:00
Vital Report: Liverpool 2-1 Manchester City
Liverpool : 01/03/2015 14:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Sunderland?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 0%
Valencia 0%
Evans 0%
Smalling 0%
Rojo 0%
Young 10%
Herrera 0%
Blind 0%
Rooney 70%
Falcao 10%
Di Maria 0%
Januzaj 10%
Fellaini 0%
Mata 0%