Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Getting to Know - Phil Jones

Getting to Know - Phil Jones
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Philip Anthony Jones

Date of Birth - 21st February 1992

Place of Birth - Preston, England

Position -
Defensive midfielder

Height - 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Youth Career -
2002-2009 - Blackburn Rovers

Senior Career -
2009-2011 - Blackburn Rovers
2011+ Manchester United

International Career -
2009-2010 - England U19
2010-2011- England U21
2011+ England

Interesting Facts -

1 - Jones transferred to Manchester United from Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee, although it was rumoured to be at least 16.5 million.

2 - Jones made his debut for United in a pre-season match against Chicago Fire, with United winning 3-1.

3 - On 1st July 2015, Jones signed a new four-year contract with United.

4 - Jones made his international debut in a game against Turkey in 2009. England defeated Turkey 3-1.

5 - In 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson argued that Jones could be one of the greatest players that has been featured in the Manchester United squad.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Monday August 10 2015
Time: 2:43PM

Best of International Football News


Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Sanchez to Manchester United Update

The speculation linking Manchester United with a successful move to bring the Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez, to Old Trafford continues.

Soccerex Look At Football Financial Power - 2018

The Soccerex Football Finance 100 report was released this month and English Premier League sides dominate the top ten...with a number of other Premier League and Championship clubs...

Stats: Manchester United v Stoke City

All the stats from Manchester United (3) vs (0) Stoke City, Old Trafford, 15/01/18 20:00 Att: 74,726

Manchester United 3 Stoke City 0

On a wet and windy Monday evening, Manchester United made no mistake in seeing off the challenge presented by Stoke City.

Manchester United Archived Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Charlie Bacchus
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Stoke City (h)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea22%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

The Vital Football Members League