Wayne Rooney has been declared as Manchester United's Player of the Month for November by fans. After an excellent performance, Wazza was an unanimous choice and it was justified by his landslide victory in the official poll conducted by ManUtd.com
Earlier in September, Rooney had won the same award after a string of excellent performances with five goals in all competitions. While accepting the the award, he said,
It's great to be recognized by the fans. I'm delighted with that and it's important I keep trying to do well for the team. But I'm enjoying my football and doing well, so I'll keep working hard and hopefully continue to be successful on the pitch.
We hope Rooney continues to keep up his good form because we now need him more than before after United lost to Everton last night, drifting 12 points from leaders Arsenal.
Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has been shortlisted for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award. While the list comprises of ten promising sports persons, the young Belgian-born Adnan faces stiff competition from Jessica Judd who is an English middle distance runner.
After breaking through into the first team at Manchester United, Adnan Januzaj has made 10 appearances for United this season, scoring twice. The 18-year-old has shown his promising talent, which is why he was offered a five-year contract at Old Trafford, earlier in October this year.
We will have to wait until 15 December to find out whether Januzaj wins the Young Sports Personality of the Year award. If he does, he will emulate his teammate Wayne Rooney who won the same award back in 2002.
By the way, after scoring a brace against Tottenham during Sunday's game, Wazza is now fifth in the all-time Premier League leading scorers list. How many goals do you think he will get this season?
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs turns 40 today. On March 2, 1991 Giggs made his league debut (as a substitute) for the Red Devils against Everton at Old Trafford. After breaking into the first team at a young age of 17, he has never looked back since.
Giggs made his full Manchester United debut in the Manchester derby on May 4, 1991. It was a special game as Giggs was credited with his first ever goal during the 1-0 win against the noisy neighbours. Soon, he became a central figure in Fergie's Fledglings of the 90s.
While he has scored over a hundred goals for Manchester United, some of which have been absolutely magnificent and incredible. However, the greatest, and possibly most important goal of Giggs' career came in one of the best FA Cup ties of all time in the 1998-1999 season against bitter rivals Arsenal.
His amazing run past the entire Gunners defence before scoring in extra-time was one of the best moments of his professional footballing career. His goal not only gave United victory that night but it helped them progress to the final which they won and to complete a historic treble that season.
Giggs remains the most decorated player in English football history. He has won 13 Premier League winner's medals, 4 FA Cup winner's medals, 3 League Cup winner's medals and 2 Champions League winner's medals. In addition to that he has won several honours within football.
Here's wishing Ryan Giggs a very Happy Birthday.
25-year old Brazilian midfielder Anderson has admitted he will have to leave Manchester United to save his career. Frustrated by a lack of first-team action under new boss David Moyes, he has been linked with a move in the January transfer window to Fulham.
Sir Alex Ferguson has signed a young Anderson from Porto for £17million six years ago. While Fergie continued to have faith in his talent and ability, but we never saw Anderson achieving his peak on a consistent basis. His contract expires in 2015 and Moyes would be happy to cash in on him in January.
Anderson spoke out his views saying, “Every player wants to play every game. I am the same. I am only 25 years old, but I cannot stay one more year and not play. I need to play. But you cannot demand to play, you have to be patient and when you get your chance you have to do well. The club have always been nice to me and I am happy here, but if I have to go eventually then I have to go."
It will be interesting to see which team offers an escape route to the Brazilian. I don't think he will leave United for a team like Fulham who haven't enjoyed a satisfactory season so far. Moreover, he would surely want to play for team that can promise him European football.
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