Found May 13, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
Rio Ferdinand has dropped the clearest hint yet he intends to sign another contract and extend his stay at Manchester United . The 34-year-old defender collected his sixth Premier League winners' medal and marked the occasion by slamming home the decisive goal in the 2-1 win over Swansea. It was the first time he had found the net in over five years yet it was accompanied by continuing doubts over his future. With his contract about to expire, there have been suggestions Ferdinand may take up a lucrative offer from abroad. Outgoing United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted that will not happen, and Ferdinand has said as much too. "Manchester United has a bright future," Ferdinand told MUTV. "The manager has left the club in great health and we are looking forward. "We have a great number of good young players who are eager to win things and be successful and work hard. "That is what the manager has instilled in these players. The work ethic ...

Rio Ferdinand Scores Game Winner To Send Off Sir Alex In Style

Rio Ferdinand scored his first goal in over 5 years to put Manchester United up 2-1 over Swansea and send off Sir Alex Ferguson as a winner in his last match. The goal from the big defenseman was off of a corner kick and the reaction from Rio was priceless.  Sir Alex Ferguson will be remembered as one of the all-time greats for any sport. Sir Alex hung up his managerial cleats...

Rio Ferdinand retires from international soccer

England defender Rio Ferdinand has retired from international soccer to focus on his Manchester United career. The 34-year-old Ferdinand was recalled to the England team in March by coach Roy Hodgson after almost two years out of the fold. But Ferdinand withdrew from the squad citing fitness concerns, and instead flew to the Middle East to commentate on World Cup qualifying. Ferdinand...

Rio Ferdinand retires from international football

England defender Rio Ferdinand has retired from international football to focus on his Manchester United career. Ferdinand was recalled to the England squad in March by Roy Hodgson after almost two years out of the national set up. But Ferdinand provoked the fury of fans by withdrawing from the squad citing fitness concerns only to fly to the Middle East to commentate on the World...

Ferdinand retires from England duty

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has announced his international retirement after winning 81 caps for England. Ferdinand confirmed his decision on Wednesday morning, the day before Roy Hodgson is due to name his England squad for the friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil. It was thought Ferdinand had a chance of being involved despite the furore that accompanied...

United gives Ferguson winning home farewell

Amid a carnival atmosphere at a rainy Old Trafford, Manchester United gave Alex Ferguson and Paul Scholes a winning sendoff in their final home match. Rio Ferdinand scored his first Premier League goal in five years, breaking an 86th-minute tie in a 2-1 win over Swansea on Sunday. The 71-year-old Ferguson said Wednesday he is retiring at the end of the season after nearly 27 years...

OSG Prem: Sir Alex's Last Stand Plus More Are Safe

((HT: BPL/Sky Sports/Sport1/BBC Sports)) It was a busy day on the penultimate Sunday of the Prem Season... First off, after the massive surprise of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement at season's end from Manchester United. It took goals from Chicharito and Rio Ferdinand to score a late 2-1 win over Swansea. The team also was presented their League trophy. It was also the...

Man U fans pack streets to honor champs, Ferguson

In front of tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting fans, Manchester United players and retiring manager Alex Ferguson paraded the Premier League trophy through packed city streets on a second day of jubilant celebrations for the English champions. Fans clambered dangerously up storefronts, scaffolding, statues, bus stands and road signs to catch glimpses of Robin van Persie...
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