Rio Ferdinand RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games and fined £25,000 by the FA following misconduct charge for 'sket' tweet

    Daily Mail "Rio Ferdinand was banned for three matches and fined £25,000 on Wednesday night after failing to respond to an FA charge of misconduct regarding an abusive tweet. The Queens Park Rangers defender had reacted to online provocation by using the word ‘sket’ in a post about the person’s mother...." October 30

  • Rio Ferdinand backs Harry Redknapp as he says sacking QPR manager would be "crazy"

    Daily Mirror "Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand believes it would be "crazy" to sack under-pressure boss Harry Redknapp. The London side are propping up the Premier League table after winning only one of their opening seven games, but the former England defender believes it's still too early to..." October 16

  • FA Charges Rio Ferdinand With Misconduct, Probably For "Yo Mama" Joke

    Deadspin "The English FA can't really be this uptight, can they? Today, the Premier League's governing body has announced that it has charged QPR's Rio Ferdinand with misconduct for a Tweet of his, without mentioning the specific one. " October 14

  • Rio Ferdinand in frame to be Britain’s representative at Fifa’s top table

    The Guardian "Rio Ferdinand has emerged as a surprise possible choice to be the Football Association’s candidate for Britain’s Fifa vice-presidential position. The FA is drawing up a list of contenders after FA vice-chairman David Gill, the Manchester United director, ruled himself out. Ferdinand is one of..." September 22

  • Rio Ferdinand slams ex-Manchester United manager David Moyes

    Pro Soccer Talk "Up until now, we haven’t heard too much about what really happened behind the scenes last season at Old Trafford. Until now. Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, who captained Queens Park Rangers in their 4-0 defeat to United on Sunday, has spilled the beans on David Moyes’..." September 15

  • Rio Ferdinand passes medical as he seals move to QPR

    Metro "Rio Ferdinand has nearly completed his move to Queens Park Rangers after passing a medical with the newly-promoted club. The former Manchester United star only returned from World Cup punditry duty this week but has wasted little time in finalising his move to West London. Ferdinand tweeted:..." July 17

  • Ferdinand set to snub Villa on a free transfer after leaving United

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa have sounded out Rio Ferdinand over a possible move to Villa Park. However, the 35-year-old free agent is understood to be reluctant to make the move to the Midlands and is weighing up options in London where he has re-located his family, with QPR, Crystal Palace and West Ham..." June 06

  • Rio Ferdinand ponders QPR move as Harry Redknapp turns on the charm

    Daily Mirror "Rio Ferdinand is weighing up the biggest decision of his career after being tempted by an offer from QPR. Harry Redknapp is hoping his close relationship with the former Manchester United defender will lure him to Loftus Road. QPR are also likely to go for Newcastle defender Steven Taylor..." May 28

  • REVEALED: Rio Ferdinand AXED in United dressing room

    The Express "Central defender Ferdinand has been told by United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward that the club would not be extending the one-year deal that expires this summer. Although the news was expected with Ferdinand approaching his 36th birthday in November and hampered by a back problem in..." May 13

  • Manchester United stalwart Rio Ferdinand waiting to find out if he is in Van Gaal's plans

    Daily Mirror "Rio Ferdinand admits his career is in limbo as he waits to find out whether his face will fit under the new regime at Manchester United. With Louis van Gaal's appointment at Old Trafford expected to be confirmed next week, former England captain Ferdinand, 35, is out of contract and will be..." May 09

  • United risk losing Evra and Ferdinand

    ESPN UK "Manchester United risk losing Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand after deciding not to renew their contracts before a new manager is appointed. The two defenders' deals expire in the summer, as does that of interim manager, but sources told ESPN that their futures will not be resolved until United..." April 23

  • This season has been embarrassing: Ferdinand reveals his shame at United's disastrous title defence

    Daily Mail "Rio Ferdinand has labelled Manchester United season as ‘embarrassing’ and revealed his shame at their title defence. United are currently 17 points behind league leaders Chelsea and slumped to a 3-0 defeat to rivals Manchester City on Tuesday night. David Moyes’ side look almost certain to..." March 28

  • Ferdinand, Vidic and Evra face United exit as Moyes looks to axe eight flops

    Daily Mail "Three of Manchester United’s title-winning back four are likely to be victims of a David Moyes purge at Old Trafford. The champions are in crisis after losing their third game in a week at Sunderland on Tuesday night and Moyes wants to unload several unwanted and unhappy players in an attempt..." January 09

  • Manchester United Rio Ferdinand could be sidelined for several weeks with knee injury

    Daily Mirror "The ex-England international bowed of his first start in four weeks after 75 minutes and could be set for another spell on the sidelines. Rio Ferdinand will undergo a scan on his injured knee today, amid fears he could be sidelined for several weeks. Ferdinand suffered the knee injury in a..." January 06

  • David Moyes has made Manchester United players nervous according to Rio Ferdinand

    Daily Star "Ferdinand believes his new boss is stressing his players out with his last-minute line-ups. His revelation comes at the end of a dire week in which United lost more ground in their bid to retain the Premier League title. A home defeat by Moyes' former club Everton has United in ninth place, 12..." December 07

  • Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand unsure of career beyond this season

    Give Me Sport "Having turned 35 earlier this month, it seems apt that Ferdinand is considering his future beyond this season. Indeed, he seems to be following in the footsteps of teammate Ryan Giggs, who only ever looks one year ahead when pondering a contract extension. Quoted on the Metro, the former..." November 23

  • Rio Ferdinand calls for radical reform and a new identity for England

    The Guardian "Rio Ferdinand believes England must be prepared to miss out on qualifying for major tournaments in order to undergo radical reform and rediscover their identity. The Manchester United defender says that process needs to start with the implementation of a new philosophy that can be applied to..." August 13