Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand insists he has no plans on retiring in the summer

The veteran defender is out of contract at the end of this season and has not been offered a new deal. United have an option to trigger an extra 12 months of his current £90,000-a-week deal but have left him in limbo. The former England captain, 35, is expected to leave Old Trafford as part of a huge summer clear-out by boss David Moyes. Moyes needs to make huge changes to his...
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Ferdinand wants to stay at United but his future may be away from Old Trafford

Rio Ferdinand insists that he wants to continue ‘living the dream’ at Manchester United beyond this summer, but admitted that his future may lie elsewhere. The central defender is out of contract at the end of the season; there had been talk that he was ready to retire, but the 35-year-old wants to carry on playing. Whether that will be at Old Trafford remains to be seen...
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Man United transfer rumors: Rio Ferdinand, Antonio Valencia

Rio Ferdinand wants to continue playing for Manchester United and he does not want to retire yet (Daily Mail) “Hopefully still playing – I want to continue playing,” Ferdinand told BT Sport when questioned on his future. “I’m enjoying my football and my legs haven’t given way yet. “I want to continue – whether that be at Manchester United or somewhere else,...
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Ferdinand keen to stay at United

Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand would like to extend his stay at Old Trafford but admits that his future is […]
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Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand to Chicago Fire rumors gain momentum

Rumors again abound that Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand could join the Chicago Fire of American Major League Soccer. Ferdinand’s representatives have held talks with MLS officials in the past and he was strongly linked with a move to the Chicago Fire last year before agreeing to new a one-year extension at United. It seems that he’s likely out to the door at Old Trafford...
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March 04, 2014  |  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...
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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Soccer fan nails player with an object

The Manchester Derby ended up living up to its expectations on Sunday night. Robin Van Persie scored a phenomenal free-kick goal in the 93rd minute to lead United over Man City 3-2. As soon as stoppage time came, all hell broke loose and the final couple minutes featured United going up 3-2 with a minute left, Rio Ferdinand was hit by something (we assume a coin) thrown from the...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Ferdinand trains as normal

Rio Ferdinand was training on Monday morning as normal ahead of Manchester United's Champions League encounter with Braga at Old Trafford. Ferdinand defied Sir Alex Ferguson on Saturday by refusing to wear a T-shirt supporting the anti-racism Kick It Out campaign ahead of United's 4-2 win over Stoke , leading his manager to state publicly that the 33-year-old defender would...
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October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Blanc surprised at Rio Ferdinand's England absence

France coach Laurent Blanc has expressed his surprise at England's refusal to select Rio Ferdinand for the European Championship, especially considering Roy Hodgson's injury problems in defense. Blanc, a former center half who played with Ferdinand at Manchester United for one season, said Thursday ''it was surprising not to see him picked given all the injuries...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ferguson fears for Ferdinand's fitness

Sir Alex Ferguson has raised a question mark over Rio Ferdinand's ability to star at Euro 2012 by claiming it would be impossible for the defender to play two matches in the space of four days. The Manchester United boss was actually explaining why he had written to the Football Association stating that none of his over-age players, with the exception of Ryan Giggs, would be...
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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