Tuesday, May 27, 2008

United is in the Top rich list

Manchester United are the most valuable football club in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

United's value is US$1,800m and Real Madrid at US$1,285m, While Arsenal is the third at US$1,200m. 

Liverpool are up to fouth place and Celtic are the only scottish team. 

Meanwhile, David Beckham has replaced Ronaldinho as the world's player highest-paid, after joining Los Angeles Galaxy, earning US$48,9m per year.  


Sunday, May 11, 2008

WE'VE GOT OUR TROPHY BACK!









Manchester United has won his 17th Premier League title, after winning 2 - 0 against Wigan.

On 33th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 31th goal in the premier league. Emile Heskey wasted Wigan's best chance with a second half-header. And Substitute Ryan Giggs scores the second goal for United with a cool finish from Rooney's pass 10 minutes from time. 

Ryan Giggs lifted the premier league trophy, before thousand of Manchester United supporters inside the JJB Stadium for celebrate his second succesive title. 

Team Line-ups: 

Wigan:  Kirkland, Boyce, Brambie, Scharner, Figueroa, Valencia, Palacios, Brown (King 81), Koumas, Bent (Sibierski 70), Heskey.
Subs not used: Pollitt, Taylor, Skoko. 
Booked: Palacios, Heskey, Valencia. 

United: Van der Sar, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Ronaldo, Carrick, Scholes (Hargreaves 67), Park (Giggs 68), Tevez, Rooney.
Subs not used: Kuszczak, Saha, Silvestre. 
Booked: Scholes, Rooney.

Goals: Ronaldo 33 (penalty),  Giggs 80.

Attendance: 25,133

Referee: Steve Bennett

Man of the Match: Ryan Giggs. 

Saturday, May 3, 2008

UNITED 4 - 1 WEST HAM

Barclays Premier League
Old Trafford, Sat 3 May

MANCHESTER UNITED 4
Ronaldo (3 & 24), Tevez (26), Carrick (59)

WEST HAM UNITED 1
Ashton (28)


Despite having a man sent-off in the first half, Manchester United eased to victory against West Ham United.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice and Carlos Tevez made a sensational goal in the Theather of Dreams.

Nani's head-butt on Lucas Neill brought a red card and a way out of the team early. Ashton did an acrobatics in the box and scores once, to give the team some hope. Finally, Carrick shot from outside the area and score his goal. 

Now, United are three points clear of Chelsea, until the blues is playing this monday against Newcastle United. 

A win for United against Wigan next week, will be enough to lift the Barclays Premier League Trophy. 

Team Line-ups:

United: Van der Sar, Hargreaves, Brown, Ferdinand, Evra, Nani, Carrick, Scholes, Park, Ronaldo, Tevez.
Substitutions: Scholes for O'Shea, Park for Giggs, Ronaldo for Fletcher.
Subs not used: Kuszczak, Anderson.
Booked: Ronaldo
Sent off: Nani (37)

West Ham: Green, Pantsil, Tomkins, Neill, McCartney, Noble, Parker, Mullins, Boa Morte, Ashton, Zamora. 
Substitutions: Mullins for Sears, Boa Morte for Solano, Ashton for Cole.
Subs not used: Walker, Collison.
Booked: Neill, McCartney, Zamora.

Attendance: 76,013

Referee: Mike Riley

Man of the Match: Cristiano Ronaldo