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Rio Ferdinand Waited Too Long

Rio Ferdinand, who turns 36 years old next week, is, by all accounts, not a good soccer player anymore. He’s still trying, but his ability has betrayed him. Time has betrayed him. Nobody can fault him for that; for a long stretch, he was arguably one of the best central defenders in the world. He was so good, in fact, that at just 23 years of age, the Red Devils plucked him...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rio Ferdinand banned three games for derogatory tweet

LONDON -- The English Football Association has banned Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand for three games over a tweet containing a derogatory reference to women. The FA found that Ferdinand's comment was ''abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper'' that included a ''reference to gender.'' An independent FA commission imposed...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rio Ferdinand charged by FA for misconduct for 'abusive' tweet

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has been charged by the Football Association for misconduct for a comment which "included a reference to gender" made on Twitter. The 35-year-old QPR defender has until October 21 to respond to the charge, which was announced on Tuesday, in a disciplinary case which could have numerous repercussions. Ferdinand, who made 81 appearances...
Via Fox Sports
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rio Ferdinand reveals desire to coach Manchester United down the road

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has revealed his desire to one day manage former club Manchester United. Ferdinand spent 12 years as a player at United before joining QPR in the summer, and the 35-year-old is currently taking his coaching badges as he plans for life after his retirement. The former England international is not expecting to replace Louis van Gaal in the Old Trafford hotseat...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

5 reasons why fans hate Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand. The name conjures up a myriad of emotions and thoughts for soccer fans, both positive and negative. A flamboyant and contentious personality like Ferdinand is bound to be divisive, and it often seems that the majority of fans (not just fans of rival teams) dislike Ferdinand. What is it about Ferdinand that is so easy to hate? Let’s look at some of the evidence. 1...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Januzaj should have been forced to clean toilets says Manchester United legend

Rio Ferdinand has never been one who is afraid to speak his mind and his upcoming autobiography certainly seems to be an explosive one. As serialized by the Sun, Ferdinand has made many interesting revelations in his book. From labeling ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rio Ferdinand defends trip to Qatar

Rio Ferdinand has defended his decision to fly to Doha and appear as a television analyst for England's World Cup qualifier, days after ruling himself out of the match because of fitness issues. The Manchester United defender cited the need to follow a ''detailed and pre-planned program'' of fitness for missing Friday's game at San Marino and Tuesday'...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ferdinand happy to wait for deal

Rio Ferdinand is keen to extend his stay with Manchester United beyond the end of the season and is unconcerned by a lack of discussions about a new contract. Ferdinand's current deal expires in the summer and the 34-year-old is happy to be patient over a new contract . He told The Sun: "Of course I would want to stay, 100 per cent, provided I'm still playing like...
Via Fox Soccer
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

15-Year-Old Arrested After Sending Racist Tweet to Manchester United Defender Rio Ferdinand

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by Greater Manchester Police on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offense for a racially charged tweet to Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand. The boy has seen been bailed pending further inquiries. An investigation has been launched after Ferdinand was the center of a nasty incident that involved a Manchester City fan throwing a...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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