Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Villa v United - Player Ratings!

Villa v United - Player Ratings!

Edwin van der Sar: Confident at crosses but otherwise nothing to do on his return. 6

Wes Brown: Little attacking contribution but kept Agbonlahor quiet. 6

Rio Ferdinand: Did his job without fuss. 6

Nemanja Vidic: Untroubled, had a relatively easy game. 6

Patrice Evra: Ashley Young was nowhere to be seen and Evra was dangerous going forward. 7

Michael Carrick: Defensively he did well but his passing, distribution, intelligence was frustratingly poor. Gave away the ball cheaply on too many occasions. 5

Anderson: Solid but unspectacular for long periods. Came to life after Rooney's introduction and played an important part in the first goal. 7

Cristiano Ronaldo: Poor. Failed to get the better of his markers and went down too often looking for free-kicks. Good work with the goal though. 6

Ryan Giggs: He played well enough, claimed an assist and displayed intelligence, particularly in the second half. 7

Ji-sung Park: He was better against Birmingham but he's got his nine-month absence as a really good excuse. Good passing but in and out of the game. 6

Louis Saha: Played too deep in the first half, his touch was too often too heavy in the second. Needs Rooney to be really good. 5

Wayne Rooney: Had little more than 15 minutes but outstanding impact. His introduction gave shape to United, he started dictating the rhythm and played a vital part in the win. 8

Owen Hargreaves: The midfielder shielded the back four well enough but little time to have a real impact.

John O'Shea: No impact.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Zae
Date:Saturday January 5 2008
Time: 10:09PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
John O'Shea - that'll be a four then :-)
merlin
06/01/2008 19:53:00
0
gotta agree about carrick all game his passing was terrible.
rooneyisgod
06/01/2008 20:39:00
0
And his form is worrying, mind you...
midlothian99
07/01/2008 16:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

So Where Does This Leave Ryan Giggs?

With Jose Mourinho now confirmed as the manager of Manchester United with the Portuguese gentleman signing a three-year deal, it remains to be seen what happens to Ryan Giggs.

Mourinho Talks to MUTV

Jose Mourinho may not be giving a press conference until July, after finally succeeding Louis van Gaal as the manager of Manchester United, but he had plenty to say on MUTV today.

AUDIO: Carragher on Mourinho appointment

Jamie wants to have his say as well!

And Now It Is Official!

Mourinho is the new boss!

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Is Mourinho the Right Man for Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Yes!81%
No!8%
Time will tell!11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.TheFamousNo71
2.Cathal P Forde1