United beat Birmingham

  • 1 October 2007

Cristiano Ronaldo struck five minutes after half-time to give Manchester United victory at Birmingham and move them second in the Premier League.

United lost keeper Edwin van der Sar through injury at half-time and had to survive a spirited Birmingham display.

Giggs: New Contract Soon

  • 28 September 2007

Ryan Giggs is confident he will soon secure a new contract at Manchester United.

The 33-year-old's current contract expires in the summer, but Giggs - who is currently 35 games short of Sir Bobby Charlton's record of 759 United appearances - envisages no problems in finalising new terms.

Anderson Settling In

  • 21 September 2007

Manchester United's Brazilian-t attacker Anderson has spoken about getting booed at their match against his old rivals Sporting.

The former Porto star was booed by Sporting fans and said: "It happens at every club, it's normal in football. It went for two or three minutes and later it died down."

Giggs: Goals Will Come

  • 21 September 2007

Giggs is focused on the nine Premiership points and Group F Champions League opening win against Sporting Lisbon in Portugal the run has produced rather than the fact United have failed to score more than one in a game in their last 13 matches.

"You'd take another 1-0 on Sunday against Chelsea. As long as we keep winning and keep clean sheets the goals will come," said Ryan.

Eight in Top 100

  • 7 September 2007

Eight United players have been named among the top 100 footballers in the world in a list compiled by FourFourTwo magazine.

Cristiano Ronaldo, United's outstanding player in the title-winning 2007/08 campaign, was pipped to first place by AC Milan's Brazilian midfielder Kaka, who was the key figure in the Italian side's Champions League success last term.

New Contract for Giggs

  • 4 September 2007

Ryan Giggs is set to stick with Manchester United for another two years.

United officials will sit down with the Welsh winger within the month to renegotiate his £75,000-a-week contract.

Giggs, 33, has made 721 appearances and is just 38 away from Bobby Charlton's record.