Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been given a two-match touchline ban and £10,000 fine by the Football Association, following his row with referee Mike Dean this month. The 66-year-old was fuming that Dean did not send off Hull defender Andy Turner for a foul on Michael Carrick during United’s 4-3 Barclays Premier League [...]
City had the best of a drab first half that saw Stephen Ireland and Ched Evans test home keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen. But Bolton improved after the break and took the lead when Ricardo Gardner turned in Gretar Steinsson’s cross. City seemed to run out of ideas and Wanderers made sure of victory when Richard Dunne [...]
The honour, voted for by professional footballers from all over the world, was widely expected after Ronaldo scored 42 goals for United last season. Ronaldo was also named in the FifPro team of the year, alongside his United team-mate Rio Ferdinand. “To be recognised by my fellow players is amazing,” said the 23-year-old.
It was a shock result. Specially when one considers Chelsea’s form at the Stamford Bridge in last few years. But the fact is Liverpool surged three points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League after ending Chelsea’s 86-game unbeaten home league record with a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.Xabi Alonso struck the only [...]