Manchester United - Fergie: Injuries Happen In Football
UK time is: 11:23:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fergie: Injuries Happen In Football

Sir Alex Ferguson refused to view Rooney's injury as a disaster, claiming that such things always happen in football.

As you are undoubtedly aware, Rooney suffered hairline fracture to his left foot and is set to be sidelined for up to eight weeks. He will miss important games but Fergie seems to trust his squad.

'These things happen in football.

'The way the game is, the competition levels and the speed, you are going to get injuries throughout a season.

'For my last five and six years we have had several players injured at all times so that is why you need squads of 23 or 24.

'The important thing is not to panic in these situations. I always believe if we have 11 players fit to go on the park then we believe we can win the game.

'That never changes from me.'


Well said. One might say that this attitude was crucial in our title success. Hopefully it'll help again.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 14 2007

Time: 6:06PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Zae, yeah, if one was ignoring the fact we played without our goalies for 3 months, and had a minimum of 6 players constantly injured.
Blue is the colour
Report Abuse
14/08/2007 21:37:00

BITC, boring boring BITC. change the tune mate. we ALL have injurys. we had neville, ferdinand, vidic AND evra out at one point, as well as saha, park, ole and smudge. arsenal had henry out, as well as half of their defence, liverpool had their injurys and so did you. you injurys do not suddenly become more important, its the way football is. you along with all of your chelsea mates should grow up and start looking at the fit players performances, such as fatty lampard, moaner mikel, and that hilario fella, instead of blaming the first thing that comes in to your small, undercompensated heads. idiot!
united4life
Report Abuse
15/08/2007 16:55:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Pedro Deal All But Done (Wednesday August 5 2015)

Don`t Lose the Dressing Room Louis! (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Lingard Set for Robins Move (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Rafael Joins Lyon (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Au Revoir to Di Maria (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Schweinsteiger Worry? (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Getting to Know - Ander Herrera (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Two Huge United Bids Made for Bale? (Tuesday August 4 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 14
2. MotorMad 4
3. anoopka 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

Micah The Skipper!
Aston Villa : 05/08/2015 11:11:01
Sterling Gliding.
Man City : 05/08/2015 10:47:01
Liverpool: Two More Depart On Loan
Liverpool : 05/08/2015 10:39:00
Pedro Deal All But Done
Man Utd : 05/08/2015 09:19:01
Audi Cup: Spurs vs AC Milan.
Spurs : 05/08/2015 09:10:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will De Gea Still Be at Old Trafford Come the Start of the Season?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Yes! 63%
No! 27%
I'm sat on the fence!! 10%