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Friday 16 October 2009
Sir Alex Ferguson expects Owen Hargreaves to be making his first-team return in three weeks.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has set his sights on a return to the England team as he approaches the "final hurdle" of his rehabilitation from injury.
Friday 09 October 2009
Owen Hargreaves was told by the surgeon Dr Richard Steadman that the damage to his tendons in both knees is worse than anything else he had seen in 35 years of work in his profession.
Thursday 08 October 2009
Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves believes his injury nightmare is almost at an end as he targets a return to action in the near future.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Owen Hargreaves has made a positive start to his Manchester United comeback bid.
Friday 28 August 2009
Sir Alex Ferguson is vowing to take a softly-softly approach with Owen Hargreaves when the midfielder returns to Manchester United next month.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Tuesday 02 June 2009
Liverpool's negotiating position has placed them behind Manchester City in the pursuit of Manchester United forward Carlos Tevez. Rafael Benitez does not appear to be willing to match the £25.5m the Argentinian's representatives are seeking from United for the settlement of the loan of the player, under a deal which expires at the end of this month.
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Friday 09 January 2009
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will be fit for Sunday's Premier League clash with Chelsea after missing the last four matches with a back injury.
Friday 07 November 2008
Owen Hargreaves has gone to see famed knee surgeon Dr Richard Steadman in a bid to cure the tendinitis problem that is threatening to wreck his career.
Tuesday 14 October 2008
Sunday 28 September 2008
A shame that some commentators chose to use the admirable Help for Heroes rugby union charity match at Twickenham as a tool to bash football. "If only greedy football could put on such a show" was a headline in one newspaper. Actually it did, all of three weeks ago. Soccer Aid, at Wembley, in which an England team coached by Harry Redknapp played a Rest of the World side, raised over £1 million for Unicef, to add to the £2.6m from an even bigger event in 2006. Last season's 200 community visits by leading players under the Creating Chances scheme included Owen Hargreaves working as a tea-boy in a Manchester hospital, Jonathan Woodgate washing hair in a Teesside hospice and Michael Johnson learning sign language for a basketball session at the Royal School for the Deaf. The Premier League and their clubs may have a lot to answer for, but ploughing £122m last year into community initiatives is one of football's prouder achievements.
Sunday 17 August 2008
Fabio Capello began the international season in upbeat fashion last night by declaring that Spain, the European champions, may be the best team in the world but that England can beat them. They will not have the chance to prove it for some time, but England followers still suffering from the shock of missing Euro 2008 will settle for defeating two other teams who were present last summer: the Czech Republic, who visit Wembley in a friendly on Wednesday, and Slaven Bilic's Croatia, where Capello takes his troops in September.
Friday 11 April 2008
May 26 1999. A date inscribed across the mind of every Manchester United player as the one to aspire to. Every player, that is, except Owen Hargreaves, for whom that night in the Nou Camp conjures memories of him “screaming his head off” in his Bayern Munich tracksuit, then wondering quite how the club he was making his way with had managed to throw away a Champions League final.
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