Rio Ferdinand

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 12th, 2014
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Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, has announced that he is leaving the club. The former England international, spent 12 successful years at Old Trafford, making 454 appearances for the Red Devils and scoring eight goals. “I have thought long and hard over the last few months about my future a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jan 5th, 2013
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Image: Emilio Andreoli/AP/Press Association Images AC MILAN’S KEVIN Prince Boateng has vowed to walk off the pitch again if he suffers more racist abuse no matter what the significance of the match. Boateng was subjected to racist taunts by Pro Patria fans during a friendly on Thursday and the German...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 18th, 2012
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  [View the story "2012/13 UEFA Champions League Day2 Live Blog" on Storify] 2012/13 UEFA Champions League Day2 Live Blog Follow IndepthAfrica Match Preview, Live Scores and Video Highlights of Manchester United vs. Galatasaray and Chelsea vs Juventus. Storified by Indepth Africa · Tue, S...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 16th, 2012
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been handed a surprise call-up for Euro 2012 as Rio Ferdinand was made the big-name casualty in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad. Steven Gerrard has also been confirmed as captain for the tournament. Former England captain Ferdinand has been axed from the line-up &...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 11th, 2012
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Rio Ferdinand has been modelling the 2012-13 shirt which, according maunfacturers Nike, will feature iconic gingham check that hailed from Manchester’s famous cotton mills. The Nike press release reads: “Manchester United Football club’s success has been founded on the traditional values of res...
By IndepthAfrica
In Euro 2012
May 11th, 2012
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Much has been made of the Chelsea captain and former Three Lions skipper’s possible inclusion after off-field controversy and concerns over his form. Terry is facing a court trial in July, after Euro 2012, for allegedly racially abusing Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League game against Queen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Olympics
May 11th, 2012
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United have ruled out Team GB coach Stuart Pearce picking Rio Ferdinand, Wayne Rooney, Paul Scholes and Jonny Evans for the Olympic tournament at London 2012 as over-23 players. According to a 2008 court ruling, clubs have the right to refuse to release players for the competition, as it is not on th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Mar 9th, 2012
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Sir Alex Ferguson insists Manchester United can overturn a 3-2 deficit after being “well beaten” in Thursday night’s Europa League clash at home to Athletic Bilbao. United suffered their second successive home defeat in the tournament as impressive Athletic came from behind to win o...
By benim
In Europe
Sep 29th, 2011
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It was the book the founder of WikiLeaks said was published to ‘screw’ him for cash but despite huge publicity surrounding its release it has become a sales flop. Julian Assange’s unauthorised autobiography came out last week but just 644 copies were sold in its first three days in ...
By benim
In Soccer
Mar 6th, 2011
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Dirk Kuyt scored one of the easiest hat-tricks you are ever likely to see as Liverpool blew the title race wide open with a comfortable win at Anfield. On the day when £35million record signing Andy Carroll finally made his long-awaited debut after injury, it was the Dutchman who provided the necessa...