Old Trafford Legends: Duncan Edwards 1952-1958

Millions of England football fans are hoping – some against hope, that a picture of captain Rio Ferdinand holding aloft the World Cup will be splashed on the front pages of the global media on the morning of July 12 just like the one of former captain Bobby Moore was on that unforgettable day in 1966. Football, like life itself is full of unanswered ‘Ifs’ and the question must be asked whether that iconic picture of Moore would have ever appeared IF…

Rio – The first black England World Cup captain

When England were defeated 0-2 by the United States in a friendly match played in Massachusetts on June 9, 1993, a little bit of history was created and no, it had nothing to do with the result. Who can ever forget that sensational USA 1 v England 0 upset at the 1950 World Cup finals in Bela Horizonte? For the first time since the inaugural international against Scotland in 1892, England was captained by a black player in former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince.

Brazil star says "Manchester City is a little club"

A Brazil sensation who Sir Alex Ferguson is reported to be closely monitoring has rejected an approach by Manchester City implying that he sees them as nothing more than a bunch of wannabes. 20 year old Santos midfield star Paulo Henrique Ganso did not beat around the bush when he announced that “I don’t want to play for Manchester City, I’d prefer to play for a big club”