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#Rio Ferdinand

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'All night he was sloppy' - Ferdinand and Gerrard slam Messi's Valentine's Day display

There was little love for the Argentine’s performance as his side crumbled to a defeat that may well be fatal to their Champions League hopes

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'It's all about timing' - Ferdinand reaches out to Pogba after social media criticism

The France international should time his social media posts better, says the former Manchester United star.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ferdinand criticises Pogba and Lingard for goal celebration video

The ex-Red Devil has been left unimpressed with the two players’ behaviour and has warned them they should try to stay under the radar

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Being a team player stopped Rooney reaching Ronaldo level'

Rio Ferdinand played with both men at Manchester United, with the now Real Madrid forward boasting “an absolute desire to be the best”.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 23 December, 2016

Mourinho has finally found Pogba solution - Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand believes Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has finally found a way to get the best out of big-money signing Paul Pogba.

# rio-ferdinand - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Rio Ferdinand donates £500,000 worth of toys to children's charity

The former Man United defender made a generous donation to the ‘Cash for Kids’ campaign.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I didn't think England could stoop any lower... Now we're a laughing stock of world football'

'I didn't think England could stoop any lower... Now we're a laughing stock of world football'

Shearer has expressed his anger following Sam Allardyce’s departure.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Tipped for stardom at Man United, Ravel Morrison still paying the price for troubled past

The 23-year-old is being offered to English clubs but none are biting.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 8 August, 2016

Ferdinand backs returning Pogba to become the world's best

The former Manchester United defender has given the France midfielder a serious character reference.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 2 July, 2016

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland Anguish This post contains videos

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland

Rio Ferdinand gives an insight into his feelings following the defeat.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Rio Ferdinand: Torres a disgrace and Simeone should destroy him!

The former Manchester United man had little sympathy for the striker after his first-half dismissal.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 1 April, 2016

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools’ stories for the day that’s in it

Featuring Briege Corkery, Rio Ferdinand and Leinster Rugby’s Leo the Lion.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

‘He didn’t like my cooking’ – Rio Ferdinand responds to Ronaldo comments

The Real Madrid star revealed he rarely had contact with the former defender off the pitch at Manchester United.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Rio: United in danger of spending a long time in the wilderness like Liverpool

“We don’t want to be a repeat of what Liverpool have gone through,” says the ex-Manchester United defender.

# rio-ferdinand - Sunday 3 January, 2016

In defence of LVG and why a ‘blame-the-manager’ culture is rife in football

The Man United boss is a less than popular figure at Old Trafford owing to his side’s recent performances.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

‘Superb Wayne Rooney can save Louis van Gaal’

One former Manchester United player believes the club captain can lead a turnaround and save his manager’s job.

# rio-ferdinand - Saturday 19 December, 2015

If Man Utd have one chance for Guardiola, they MUST take it – Ferdinand

The ex-Red Devils’ defender believes the only chance they will have to appoint the Catalan is if they act decisively.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 14 December, 2015

Manchester United going backwards under Van Gaal, says Ferdinand

The former defender says the next six months are crucial and finishing outside the top four may mean the club miss out on Pep Guardiola or Carlo Ancelotti

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

‘The Europa League is an embarrassment’ – Former United stars take aim at van Gaal

Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes had some harsh words following United’s Champions League exit.

# rio-ferdinand - Monday 9 November, 2015

John O’Shea among footballers facing ‘£100m investment loss’ – report

Some of the players said they were victims of bad advice from David McKee and Kevin McMenamin.

# rio-ferdinand - Friday 6 November, 2015

‘We called him the Mayor of Waterford’ – Ferdinand hopes O’Shea can guide Ireland to Euros

The pair spent a trophy-laden decade together in Man United’s defence and Ferdinand admits O’Shea will be sorely missed in Friday’s first-leg.

‘Anyone else would have a statue outside Wembley’ – Ferdinand defends under-fire Rooney

The former Man United defender believes Rooney will be appreciated more when he’s not around.

# rio-ferdinand - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

‘Van Nistelrooy kicked him & never played for the club again’: Ronaldo’s early struggles revealed

The Portuguese endured a tough time in Manchester after arriving in the summer of 2003.

# rio-ferdinand - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

John Terry lays into Robbie Savage & his ‘really bad career’ as he responds to criticism

The Chelsea skipper is none too pleased with the BT Sport pundit and presenter.

# 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 TheJournal.ie 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.

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