Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Foster Stronger Than Ever

Foster Stronger Than Ever

Ben Foster says he's stronger than ever as he's nearing his comeback after knee surgery.

The 24-year-old former Stoke man had a bone from his knee removed by surgery in June and is expected to be sidelined until January. It came as a dreadful blow for him as he had been tipped to pose a serious threat to Edwin van der Sar's place in the team.

However, Foster who had already played for England, does not dwell on what might have been, knowing that does no good for him.

'It was all looking rosy for me and big things were expected and talked about for me this year with United and England,' Ben told the official wbsite.

'The injury was a devastating blow. You could start tormenting yourself with thoughts of what might have beenhappening this year for me. Thoughts about United and England went out of the window for me very quickly.

'After the initial upset I just got my head round it and blanked out the `what if' thoughts. I couldn't afford to think or worry about it."


So what can one do? Concentrate on the positives, of course, if there are any.

'I have a great opportunity to work on other areas like strength and spring. It could make me a better goalkeeper.

'The last time I suffered the same cruciate injury in the same knee was when I was at Stoke and I was out for six months then. But I remember when I did come back I felt so much stronger physically. I became a man throughout that.

'I am already feeling stronger now and probably the fittest shape I have ever been in my whole career. That's a big plus from all this.'



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Zae
Date:Tuesday October 9 2007
Time: 3:13PM

Comments

0
it will be good to see him back. his going to be a great keeper and probably going to be englands number 1
muffdaddy1983
09/10/2007 16:25:00
0
he's the best in England for sure! Not as good as Cech though :-)
merlin
09/10/2007 19:51:00
0
Cech haha. That geek with a retard hat. Dont make me laugh. One word, over-rated ;)
rk1888
11/10/2007 20:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

AUDIO: LVG defiant

Watching Louis van Gaal face the press, at either his pre-or post-match press conferences, you cannot help but feel for the Dutchman.

Sunderland (a) - Stat Attack

As Manchester United prepares to make the trip to the north-east to take on Sunderland, we've had a cruise through the record and form books.

Van Gaal Takes on the Press (Again)

This time ahead of the trip to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland.

Defining Success!

Top four or silverware?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!10%
Away Win!90%
Score Draw!0%
0-0 Bore Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:45PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 22 2016 7:45PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 6 2016 4:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)