Man United - Celtic Team News

  • 20 October 2008

Ronaldo might be benched against Celtic as Carlos Tevez and Anderson are back in contention after missing Saturday's 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Paul Scholes, Owen Hargreaves and Michael Carrick miss out of course and they are joined in the stands by Patrice Evra who was taken off with a hamstring injury against West Brom and won't be risked tomorrow night.

Carrick, Hargreaves set for Return

  • 14 October 2008

Michael Carrick and Owen Hargreaves seem set for a return to first team football for Manchester United against West Brom next week when the domestic season restarts after the international break.

Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said:

“We are expecting Michael to be available next week. He is almost back to full training now.

Contact the United Players!

  • 8 October 2008

A brand new website has been launched that lets you send messages to the top players, like Carlos Tevez, Michael Carrick or Rio Ferdinand, and get guaranteed responses!

Around 100 Premiership footballers have signed up to use www.contacttheplayers.com to respond to fanmail - and they get back to you within a week!

The first message is FREE, and after that its just a quid per message!

Hargreaves Injured Again

  • 29 September 2008

Owen Hargreaves is unlikely to travel with Manchester United for their Champions League game against Aalborg on Tuesday.

The England midfielder missed the 2-0 Premier League win over Bolton yesterday because of an ongoing problem with his knee and will not be risked in Denmark.

"Hargreaves is feeling his knee again," revealed manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Phelan New Assistant Manager

  • 4 September 2008

Manchester United have named their former midfielder Mike Phelan as assistant manager, while Rene Meulensteen becomes first team coach.

Phelan, 45, replaces Carlos Queiroz, who left his position to take over as Portugal's coach in July.

Dutchman Meulensteen is promoted from technical skills development officer.

United lose Super Cup

  • 31 August 2008

Manchester United failed to become the ninth British winners of the Uefa Super Cup when they lost narrowly 2-1 to an impressive Zenit St Petersburg in Monaco.

For the first 60 minutes Zenit were comfortably two goals ahead through a fist half header from Pogrebnyak then a wonderful solo effort from Portuguese star Danny on 58 minutes.

United Super Cup Squad

  • 29 August 2008

Sir Alex has taken a 19-man squad to Monaco for Friday night’s Super Cup clash with Zenit St Petersburg.

The Reds left Manchester Airport on Thursday morning at 09:00 BST and will train at Stade de Louis II later in the day. Kick-off on Friday night is at 19:45 BST.

Hargreaves Misses England

  • 29 August 2008

Manchester United's Owen Hargreaves has been ruled out of England's opening World Cup qualifiers, adding to Fabio Capello's problems in midfield. Hargreaves, who joins Steven Gerrard on the sidelines, is recovering from tendinitis in his knee and will play in United's Super Cup game on Friday.