For the second season in a row they began the competition by facing a fierce rival at Old Trafford, with Liverpool being their opponents on this occasion. Nevertheless, both Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand returned to the team. However, at half time United introduced Ryan Giggs in favour of Darron Gibson and followed that with Javier Hernández replacing Wayne Rooney. As such, United did not play in the league for two weeks, during which time they were overtaken at the top of the table by Arsenal and local rivals Manchester City, albeit with games in hand over their near title rivals. The 2011–12 season is Manchester United's 20th season in the Premier League.. Manchester United signed a £40 million four-year deal with DHL.. On November, Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated 25 years in charge of the club. Nani, who had got back to his feet, simply kicked the ball into the net and Clattenburg awarded the goal. Shortly after, Bolton spurned a golden chance to go 3–1 up. Wayne Rooney passed superbly to Ryan Giggs before firing across goal for Javier Hernández to tuck in the opener. Park evaded the challenge of Ian Evatt and lifted the ball over Matthew Gilks to put United in front. With Ryan Giggs lifting the unbeaten league leaders to heights they had rarely hit this season, the veteran finished off a move just before the break. The match saw both Park Ji-sung and Rafael van der Vaart hit the frame of the goal inside the first 11 minutes, but it took half an hour for the first goal to come when Vidić headed in a Nani free-kick from close range. Nevertheless, there was still time for Nani to get a seventh goal, converting a penalty after Hernández had been fouled in the penalty area. The next game was away at Ibrox Stadium against Rangers. Schalke threatened a comeback when José Manuel Jurado scored from distance after 35 minutes, but they failed to trouble Edwin van der Sar again throughout the first half. The day after the Villa match, Gary Neville decided to retire. Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, right, celebrates with Nani after the winger had opened the scoring for Manchester United against City. Substitute Gabriel Obertan should have doubled United's advantage late on but his header from a corner fell wide, while Javier Hernández was also guilty of lacking the killer instinct when he dragged a shot wide when ideally placed to score. Rooney came on a substitute in the 56th minute, replacing Federico Macheda. On 19 December 2010, Sir Alex Ferguson became the longest-serving manager in Manchester United's history, overtaking Sir Matt Busby's record of 24 years, 1 month and 13 days in charge of the club.[1]. Didier Drogba then grabbed one back, but within a minute Park Ji-sung had also put the ball into the back of the net and made the score 2–1 on the night. He was given a two match suspension, ruling him out of United's next League game against Fulham on 9 April as well as the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City on 16 April.[24]. Everton had the upper hand for the first half-hour, while United's best chances were denied by saves from Tim Howard. In the 15th minute, West Ham appeared to have taken the lead when Victor Obinna's shot appeared to have deflected off Chris Smalling, but the referee rightly ruled that it had deflected off United old boy Jonathan Spector and disallowed the "goal" as it was offside. The recalled Berbatov opened the scoring with a first-time finish after Nani played him in. The draw for the Third Round took place on 28 August 2010, and gave Manchester United an away tie against Championship team Scunthorpe United. However, referee Mark Clattenburg declined to give one. Sat 12 Feb 2011 10.17 EST. Manchester United announced their first fixture of the 2010 pre-season schedule on 8 April 2010. After passing up a host of chances, United went behind after a half hour when Pablo Hernández slotted home through the legs of Champions League debutant goalkeeper, Ben Amos – the first (and only) goal United conceded in the group stage. Javier Hernández scored a tap in to make it 1–0, and in the second half Ramires was sent off for his second bookable offence. United also reached the semi-final stage of the 2010–11 FA Cup but lost 1–0 at Wembley to Manchester City on 16 April 2011 – and their opponents went on to win the trophy. United Nani collected a pass from Ryan Giggs before slotting home from 15 yards to put United ahead just before the break. The lead was cancelled out when David Luiz scored his first Chelsea goal, volleying home after Branislav Ivanović's flick-on. Blackpool dominated the first half, scoring twice from Charlie Adam-delivered corners with headers from former United reserve captain Craig Cathcart and D. J. Campbell. 20 minutes later Paul Scholes was sent off for a high challenge on Pablo Zabaleta, which gave him an automatic three match suspension. Macheda's first goal came after only 21 seconds, when he capitalised on an under-hit back-pass; he got his second in the 13th minute, heading in Nani's corner kick. It was the third time in four years that United had played Chelsea in the Community Shield. The final – being played at Wembley – held significance for both clubs, with the stadium being the site of their first European Cup triumphs, in 1968 for United and 1992 for Barcelona. Javier Hernández and Darron Gibson respectively came on for Dimitar Berbatov and Gabriel Obertan, and Hernández won the game for United in the 73rd minute, heading home Rooney's corner. James Morrison levelled for the Baggies with a strike from 20 yards. Héctor Reynoso increased the hosts' lead to 3–1 just before the hour-mark, when Hernández finally left the action. They failed to extend the run however, succumbing to a 2–1 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on 5 February 2011. The score remained at 3–1 until the 90th minute, when two Everton attacks down the left wing produced goals for Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta, salvaging a draw from the jaws of defeat.[21]. Brian Ching pulled a goal back for the MLS All-Stars in the 64th minute, before Darron Gibson restored United's two-goal lead with a free-kick from 20 yards in the 70th minute. [7], The tour of the United States culminated with the 2010 MLS All-Star Game on 28 July at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. ... 27/05/2011 Live United ready to make amends, says Sir Alex. Manchester United 3 3 19:45 Basel FT. Saturday 24th September Premier League With Dean Andrews, Kate Ashfield, Natalie Burt, David Calder. United had two penalty claims wrongly turned down by referee Mike Dean, before, on 39 minutes, Dean dubiously awarded a free-kick to Blackpool. Berbatov got his fifth goal of the game (becoming only the fourth player to score five goals in a Premier League game, after Andy Cole, Alan Shearer and Jermain Defoe), when he slid in from an angle after his attempt to square the ball to Rooney was thwarted. A Rooney penalty – for a handball – completed the England striker's hat-trick and put the visitors ahead, before Javier Hernández poked in a fourth to win the match 4–2. [18], United's next match came the following Sunday, away to Fulham. Michael Owen hit the post with a cross before League One side Southampton shocked the Premier League leaders when Richard Chaplow crashed home a fierce drive. In the next game, United equalled the club record league unbeaten run of 29 games with a 3–1 home win over Aston Villa. The draw for the remainder of the tournament took place at 11:00 GMT on 18 March. The 2010–11 season was Manchester United's 19th season in the Premier League and their 36th consecutive season in the top-flight of English football. Returning to the League after midweek victory in Europe, United faced Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford. Dean Whitehead nodded the Potters level, their first League goal at Old Trafford for more than 30 years, but Hernández and Nani combined once again as Hernández teed up Nani to blast home a left-footed winner. Kuyt then sealed it to complete his first Liverpool hat-trick, after Edwin van der Sar fumbled Suárez's free-kick. Dimitar Berbatov nodded in on the line after 95 seconds to open the scoring before firing home after Roger Johnson had given the ball away. Bolton regained the lead midway through the second half when City old boy Martin Petrov smashed a right footed shot past Edwin van der Sar. Hernández's goal came in the 84th minute, when he collected a long through-ball from Darren Fletcher before lobbing Rimando to make the score 5–1. I did feel that David Tennant was far better than anything i have seen him in before and Dougary Scot should not only have played wolverine but is the only choice for a Sean Connery the life of film. United (I) (2011) Plot. Alex Ferguson then took off Dimitar Berbatov and Javier Hernández and respectively replaced them with Gabriel Obertan and Federico Macheda in an attempt to equalise. United pressed for a winner in the final minutes of the game, introducing Federico Macheda and Paul Scholes into the game, and it paid dividends in the 93rd minute as Fletcher played a diagonal ball to Park, who drifted infield and squeezed the ball past Marcus Hahnemann for his second of the game, giving United the 2–1 victory. Manchester United 2011. Wolves made changes in the second half, bringing on Sylvan Ebanks-Blake and Steven Fletcher, and it was the former United youth team player Ebanks-Blake who equalised, slotting the ball through the legs of Edwin van der Sar from close range. after the break Anton Ferdinand, Rio Ferdinand's younger brother, deflected a Berbatov kick into his own net and wrap up the 2–0 win for United. 537 liker dette. Their celebrations were short-lived, as United gained a somewhat deserved equaliser five minutes later, when Park's cross was swept high past Gilks by Anderson. Vidić escaped a red card for a foul on Demba Ba before Wayne Rooney curled in a second-half free-kick and then a few minutes later powered in a low shot to equalise. Jonathan Téhoué scored an 89th-minute equaliser for Leyton Orient to secure a replay at the Emirates Stadium, which was played on 2 March, and ended in a 5–0 victory for Arsenal. David Vaughan found space on the right side of United's area before setting up Gary Taylor-Fletcher, whose scrappy goal curled off the post to send all but the travelling supporters in Old Trafford silent. United were only behind for 7 minutes as Michael Owen glanced a header to equalise from a Nani free kick. The result meant that United needed only one point from either of their two remaining games to secure a record 19th title. United extended their lead at the top of the League after a vital, hard-fought victory over Stoke at Old Trafford. The final was a rematch with Spanish champions Barcelona, their opponents in the 2009 final, which Barcelona comfortably won 2–0. United began the season by beating Chelsea 3–1 at Wembley on 8 August 2010 to claim the Community Shield. Wayne Rooney got the first goal from the penalty spot in the 33rd minute – his first goal in 13 club matches – after Ryan Giggs had been fouled in the penalty area by former Manchester United defender Jonathan Spector. 27/05/2011 Live [28] The draw eventually paired United with two previous opponents, Valencia and Scottish champions Rangers, and one new opponent, in the form of Turkish champions Bursaspor. 2:22. United have not lost to non-League opposition since before the First World War, when Swindon Town beat them 1–0 in the First Round at the County Ground on 10 January 1914. [15] United won the match 3–1 with goals from Antonio Valencia, Javier Hernández and Dimitar Berbatov. Both teams had further chances to score before Nani did so 5 minutes from time in very unusual and controversial circumstances. United travelled to the Stade Vélodrome and played the first leg on 23 February. On the same day, Serbian midfielder Zoran Tošić signed for CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee. Her finner du Manchester Uniteds drakter. United took the lead for the first time two minutes after half-time: a Nani corner was half-cleared by Osman before the ball came back to Nani, who crossed for the unmarked Nemanja Vidić to head home. United were forced to play the last 16 minutes without young Brazilian defender Rafael, who received a second yellow card for a foul on Benoît Assou-Ekotto, but Spurs were unable to muster much in the way of attacking threat. The draw moved United back to the top of the league, as United's rivals Manchester City had beaten Birmingham's rivals Aston Villa to put the Sky Blues to the top of the table. The semi-final was the first occasion the two clubs had met. United deservedly led at half-time as a fierce 25-yard strike from Wayne Rooney – who Sir Alex Ferguson admitted was fortunate to be playing after escaping further punishment for elbowing Wigan's James McCarthy on 26 February – gave United the lead. Technically, the goal was correct as the referee never awarded Spurs a free-kick for the Nani handball. Newcastle deserved a point though, and could have had a penalty of their own when Anderson felled Peter Løvenkrands. Then, after around half an hour, Steven Gerrard was given a straight red card by referee, Howard Webb for a two-footed tackle on Michael Carrick. With the news ringing in their ears that Wayne Rooney had signed a new five-year contract, United headed off to the Potteries to face Stoke City. It was later re-arranged to 1 March. [citation needed]. Arsenal again failed to win – this time a 0–0 draw at home to Blackburn – leaving them seven points behind United, albeit with a game in hand. Manchester United's third appearance in a Champions League final in four years in 2011 was proof they had established themselves as European football heavyweights.... more » 09.12.2020 00:40 Manchester United send 10-man Chelsea out of Champions League Kevin McCarra at Old Trafford Tue 12 Apr 2011 19.05 EDT First published on Tue 12 Apr 2011 19.05 EDT Dimitar Berbatov went close before United went ahead when Javier Hernández back-healed the ball into the net from Nani's cross; Hernández's goal meant he had now scored three times against Stoke. Fra de viktigste ligaene tilbyr vi kampfakta, toppscorerlister, assists, kort og en rekke andre statistikker. This is the first time United have held the outright record in their history. A minute later, Nani added to Blackburn's misery when he grabbed his first goal of the game, when he cut inside Chimbonda to place his effort past Robinson. The equaliser came after 73 minutes when Javier Hernández was brought down by Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson and Wayne Rooney dispatched the resultant penalty. Manchester United live transfer news, team news, fixtures, gossip and injury latest. Swindon went on to be crowned Southern League champions the same season. United recorded a 2–0 victory over Wigan Athletic on 20 November 2010. Manchester United entered the FA Cup at the Third Round stage, the draw being made on 28 November 2010. United extended their unbeaten record in the league to 26 games and returned to the top of the table with an important draw against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. United played Bursaspor again in the next game, this time at the Bursa Atatürk Stadium in Bursa, Turkey. The win put United to the top of the 2010–11 Premier League table for the first time. Macheda then drilled in an 18-yard shot to give United some hope, and team captain Nemanja Vidić equalised, when he met a Nani cross at the far post and nodded the ball home. Her finner du resultater og tabeller fra over 175 norske og internasjonale turneringer. United finished 2010 with a 1–1 draw against Birmingham City at St Andrews. [3] A 22-man squad, including new signing Chris Smalling, but minus those who took part in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, flew out to the United States on 12 July,[4] before taking part in a training camp in Chicago, the headquarters of new shirt sponsors Aon. The extremely talented Santiago Muñez is spotted by a Newcastle United scout and given a chance at professional football. An 18-yard Berbatov strike also hit the post before the late drama. United were superb in the first 45 minutes and made a perfect start when Javier Hernández scored the 20th goal of his debut season after just 36 seconds, slotting home past Petr Čech from Park Ji-sung's through-ball. [32] United's only previous meeting with Marseille came when they were defending the European Cup they had won in 1999. United topped the group, three points ahead of Valencia. Arsenal's title hopes were all but over thanks to their 2–1 defeat by Bolton on 24 April, while United needed the win to go six points clear, after Chelsea defeated Tottenham with two controversial goals the previous day. Manchester United began their Champions League campaign in the group stage after finishing in second place in the 2009–10 Premier League. After a goalless first half, United took the lead in the 58th minute, when Dimitar Berbatov released Darron Gibson with a flick and then took the return pass to drive a shot inside the post. Aaron Hughes then cleared a Nani cross into the path of Valencia, who headed home United's second. 6:58. Chasing a through-ball, Nani was caught by a Spurs defender and went down looking for a penalty. Sir Alex Ferguson's decision to name Wayne Rooney in the starting line-up ahead of Javier Hernández was justified after just 54 seconds of the match, with Rooney controlling Edwin van der Sar's long free-kick coming over his shoulder, before lashing home past Brad Friedel. The return leg was held on 4 May at Old Trafford and United ran out comfortable winners. [16], With United's opening match being played on the Monday, their rivals had the chance to get an early head-start in the title race, with Chelsea going to the top with a 6–0 win over West Bromwich Albion on the Saturday. While watching United there was a wonderful reminiscence rather than a desperate pot boiler the plot and performances led you by the hand and cared for you throughout the hour and a half. Raúl R. Lupescu. With Rooney still injured, Ferguson started with Javier Hernández alongside Dimitar Berbatov. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar had a goal disallowed for offside late on (as Chris Smalling had earlier in the second half) and the remainder of the game remained scoreless, putting United into the final; their third final in four years. [3] United won the match 5–2, with goals from Federico Macheda (2), Darron Gibson, Tom Cleverley and a debut goal from Javier Hernández. The win put United two points clear of neighbours Manchester City, who they had two games in hand over, and four ahead of Arsenal, who they had one game in hand over. Before the Premier League and multi-million pound salaries, in England 'football' was a dirty word. « The Red Devils», som er kallenavnet til Manchester United, har siden 1910 spilt hjemmekampene sine på Old Trafford i Manchester. United went 1–0 up after just two minutes, when Nani's free kick was met with a very faint headed flick from Wayne Rooney (making his first Old Trafford start since signing his new five-year contract). With 16 minutes to go, United's efforts were rewarded when Evatt diverted Smalling's right-wing cross into his own net. Based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of their number. It did not take long for United to take the lead – and it came courtesy of a stunning solo effort from Nani who cut in from the left and hit a sweet 20-yard curling shot past the despairing Dimitar Ivankov who had no chance of preventing the goal. The three new signings were unveiled to the media at a press conference on 17 August. The game also marked the comeback of Owen Hargreaves, making his first start in nearly two years. The draw for the group stage was made on 26 August 2010. 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