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QPR's Rio Ferdinand plans to retire at end of Premier League season

Former Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand has stated his intention to retire from professional football at the end of the season. The Queens Park Rangers defender, who will celebrate his 36th birthday on Nov. 7, told Jonathan Ross in an interview that will be broadcast on Saturday evening that he expects to hang up his boots at the end of the season. "I probably...
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Man United news and notes: Van Gaal, Valdes, Ferdinand

Happy 29th birthday to Wayne Rooney. Saluting the owner of the richest contract in British football history is how we begin today’s Man United news and notes column. Let’s get this party started. The Louis van Gaal coaching tree Telegraph: Six degrees of Louis van Gaal: How Jose Mourinho and Europe’s other top coaches descend from Manche… — chelseafootball...
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Rio Ferdinand plans to retire at end of season

LONDON (AP) Former England captain Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. After being released by Manchester United at the end of last season, the 35-year-old defender has struggled to make an impact at Queens Park Rangers. He was an unused substitute in Sunday's loss to Liverpool and could be confined to the bench again for Monday's match...
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Rio Ferdinand facing QPR exit just 6 months after signing for Harry Redknapp's Hoops

Rio Ferdinand could be offloaded by Queens Park Rangers - in January. Mirror Sport also understands QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has called Adel Taarabt’s representatives to back manager Harry Redknapp’s astonishing verbal attack on the 25-year-old, in which he branded the mercurial midfielder “three stone overweight”. Ferdinand, who will be 36 next month, was dropped for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Legend Set To Be Axed By Club After Just 6 Months

Manchester United Legend Set To Be Axed By Club After Just 6 Months - originally posted on Rio Ferdinand’s adventure with Queens Park Rangers may be set to come to a premature end, as the club are considering releasing the Englishman in January, according to reports in The Guardian today. The 35 year-old was signed by Harry Redknapp from Manchester United in the...
Via Soccerlens
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferdinand: Sacking Redknapp now would be crazy

Rio Ferdinand thinks QPR would be “crazy” to sack Harry Redknapp and insists the experienced manager is up for a […]
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8 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
10 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ferdinand touted as Britain's potential FIFA vice-president

Rio Ferdinand has emerged as a surprise possible choice to be the Football Association's candidate for Britain's FIFA vice-presidential position. The FA is drawing up a list of potential contenders after FA vice-chairman David Gill, the Manchester United director, ruled himself out. Ferdinand is one of several names under consideration, according to an FA source, despite...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 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
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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