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#Rio Ferdinand

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Rio Ferdinand believes Fifa and Uefa have let football down over racism

The events of the past week have accentuated the failings to adequately address the issue in the sport.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Paul Scholes calling Robbie Savage a knobhead will brighten up any morning Class Of 92 This post contains videos

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 2 January, 2015

Stoke’s Robert Huth faces FA investigation over explicit tweets

“Clearly no offence was meant or directed to anyone, but apologies if I’ve offended anyone,” the player said.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 26 December, 2014

Manchester United will ‘definitely’ finish top three

Rio Ferdinand added: “If they continue on the run they’re on, then who knows?”

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 22 December, 2014

Keano, Rio and Pirlo – 13 of the best football books to read this Christmas

In case you’re in need of a last-minute Christmas gift, one of these fine reads should do the trick.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Harry Redknapp miming ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’, what more could you want to get into the festive spirit?

Also featuring Shaun Wright Phillips (yes, him!) as Santa Clause.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Rio: I sometimes think I’d like to be a manager, then I see the look on Harry’s face

The QPR defender is ready for life after football.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Rio Ferdinand’s first thoughts on Roy Keane – ‘this guy is crazy’

The QPR defender was in Dublin at the Web Summit this afternoon.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ferdinand baffled by ‘ludricous’ suspension

The former Manchester United defender will miss his side’s next three Premier League matches after a tweet that the Football Association labelled as “abusive and/or indecent”

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Rio Ferdinand banned for three matches after derogatory Twitter comments Ban

Rio Ferdinand banned for three matches after derogatory Twitter comments

The QPR defender has also been fined £25,000.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 27 October, 2014

Ferdinand and McGregor among speakers confirmed for Web Summit

Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will also appear at next month’s event.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 24 October, 2014

Ferdinand intends to call time on career at the end of season

The defender has begun his coaching badges but admits punditry is also an option.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Rio hit with FA Twitter charge for using an offensive term we’ve never heard before

Not for the first time, Rio’s Twitter account has landed him in trouble.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 6 October, 2014

Roy Keane: I wouldn’t have missed a drugs test like Rio Ferdinand

‘If the doctor had said I had to do a drugs test, I’d have gone and done it.’

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

‘England players are treated like babies’ – Rio Ferdinand

More extracts from the defender’s biography #2Sides have been released.

Scholes criticises City’s fans lack of support

“At quarter-past seven, there’s empty seats everywhere. When you come here it just doesn’t have a European night feel to it.”

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Say cheese, lads! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Colm Cooper, Gary Lineker and a load of Vincent Tans.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Ferguson retirement hurt Van Persie the most – Ferdinand

The Manchester United striker had been at the club for only a year before the legendary manager stepped down.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Erm, looking good D’Arce! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Hulk Hogan, Andy Murray and Richie Sadlier.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 15 September, 2014

One reason United failed under David Moyes is because he banned chips – Rio Ferdinand

The former defender reveals all in his autobiography #2sides.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Rio: ‘I never got a chance to say goodbye when I left United’

Ferdinand swapped Old Trafford for Loftus Road during the summer.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Rio Ferdinand offers Richard Dunne massages in exchange for his squad number

The new QPR player also plans to make Dickie’s bed in the mornings after taking his No 5 shirt.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

So, Rio Ferdinand’s new book has a hashtag in the title

Because he’s 35 and still down with the kids.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Video: Rio Ferdinand takes you through his signing for QPR

The veteran defender brought the cameras with him as he completed his move to Loftus Road.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 17 July, 2014

London calling for Ferdinand as he completes QPR switch

The former Manchester United defender claims to have turned down more lucrative offers to return to London.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Richard Dunne will have some competition at QPR next season

Rio Ferdinand set to join the top-flight new boys and add to their ‘experienced’ squad.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Dutch star Arjen Robben ‘should have been a Man United player’

Rio Ferdinand has bemoaned the Premier League club’s “missed opportunity”.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 20 June, 2014

Here’s how the English media reacted to their team’s World Cup exit

Rio Ferdinand, Chris Waddle and Stan Collymore have all given their thoughts.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan’s title-winning celebrations

Not content with scoring the winning goal in the Cypriot league decider, the Cavan man had Rio and Jody over for tea.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Gary Neville: Losing Vidic and Ferdinand is ‘risky’ for Man Utd

The departures will place substantial pressure on younger players like Jonny Evans, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Ferdinand worried by England’s Carrick snub

England coach Roy Hodgson this week listed the United man among his seven stand-by players.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 12 May, 2014

Rio Ferdinand confirms he is leaving Manchester United

It is unclear as yet whether the defender will continue on playing for another club following this news.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 9 May, 2014

Rio Ferdinand ‘open to offers’ if United let him go this summer

The 35-year-old defender has not enjoyed a strong season for the Manchester club.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Night night O’Gara Jr! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Rio Ferdinand on players not “having emotions” and Rory McIlroy’s tribute to Down.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 14 April, 2014

Rio Ferdinand keen to stay at United as future in the balance Rio

Rio Ferdinand keen to stay at United as future in the balance

The veteran defender may be in the final days of his Old Trafford career.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

As it happened: Manchester United v Bayern Munich, Champions League

Manchester United took on Bayern Munich tonight, as they sought to salvage some pride from a disappointing season.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

‘Robin van Persie is a prat’ declares Johnny Giles as RTÉ panel discuss Man Utd crisis

Fellow pundit Richie Sadlier, meanwhile, called on the league champions to jettison struggling boss David Moyes.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Moyes dismisses Ferdinand retirement reports

The veteran centre half is going nowhere, according to the Manchester United boss.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Rio Ferdinand thanks Fulham for European favour

Rene Meulensteen signed Greece international striker Konstantinos Mitroglou last night.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

‘Rio tried to persuade me to rejoin Man United,’ says Ronaldo

The defender failed to twist his former team-mate’s ear before he signed a new deal at Real Madrid.

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