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Dublin: 2 °C Wednesday 14 October, 2015

#Rio Ferdinand

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 12 October, 2015

‘The next day he told the players that Roy Keane would never come back to Man United again’

The BBC documentary on Sir Alex Ferguson offered some pretty interesting anecdotes.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Brian Kerr and 7 other people who were NOT impressed with Costa’s antics today

Rio Ferdinand branded the Chelsea striker a “petulant baby” for his behaviour.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

BT Sport’s CL coverage makes me long for ITV and Roy Keane — or at least Sky Sports

The station spent over €1billion to secure the rights to the competition.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Ferdinand defends under-fire Woodward for ‘having balls’, points the blame at Van Gaal’s system

The ex-Manchester United stalwart doesn’t see his old club competing for the Premier League or the Champions League this season.

‘Benteke should be able to pick Blind up and run around with him on his shoulders’

Rio Ferdinand has predicted a difficult day for the Manchester United defender against Liverpool on Saturday.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Once the next best thing at Man United, history is in danger of repeating for Ravel Morrison

The 22-year-old made his European debut for Lazio last night but his time in Italy could be brief.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

‘Angel Di Maria will now always have on his CV that he was a failure at Man United’

Rio Ferdinand has blasted the winger for quitting after one year.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 6 July, 2015

Didier Drogba reveals the three toughest defenders he has played against

He also admitted he was forced to adapt his game after arriving at Stamford Bridge in 2004.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Real Madrid bench role accelerated Liverpool exit – Gerrard

“This situation was a bit unique because it was Real Madrid and I wanted to play.”

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 1 June, 2015

Goodbye, Rio Ferdinand: A Manchester United hero denied a fitting farewell

The centre-back was a rare and exceptional talent.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 30 May, 2015

One of Man United’s finest ever defenders has called time on an illustrious career

Rio Ferdinand has decided to hang up his boots.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Richard Dunne is a free agent after being released by QPR

Meanwhile, Irish goalkeeper Brian Murphy will also leave the club.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Rio Ferdinand: It has been the most difficult period of my life

The football world rallied around the defender following the passing of his wife Rebecca.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 3 May, 2015

‘Rio has been a man-mountain as he kept wife’s illness all to himself’

The footballing family rallied around Rio Ferdinand last night following the tragic death of his wife.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The 5 at 5: Saturday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Both friends and rivals offered nice tributes to Rio Ferdinand after the death of his wife

The football world rallied around around the QPR defender.

From Rebecca Ellison – the wife of footballer Rio Ferdinand – has died RIP

Rebecca Ellison – the wife of footballer Rio Ferdinand – has died

“Our grief, as a family, is total,” the defender said, as his club confirmed Rebecca had passed away after a short battle with cancer.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 23 April, 2015

365 days since David Moyes’ 10-month Manchester United nightmare ended

After a 10-month nightmare at Old Trafford – so how has Louis van Gaal turned it around at Old Trafford?

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ferdinand set to miss clash with ‘biggest idiot’ Terry

The QPR defender is unlikely to be available for Sunday’s game with Chelsea.

# 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

Paul Scholes calling Robbie Savage a knobhead will brighten up any morning

Look at his cheeky little face.

# 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.

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