Jonny Evans

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Standing at six foot two inches with a sizeable physique, Jonny Evans has quickly risen to become one of the most consistent defenders in the Premier League. The 24-year-old Manchester United centre-half has hardly had it easy since linking up with the club’s first team in 2006. He was written off by many outside the…
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manutd.comPart two: defenders In the first five months of the Premier League season, there seems to be a word that has gone hand-in-hand with the Manchester United defence – injuries. The main stream of their wonderful success last season was the central defensive partnership of Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand, but the two have failed…
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Manchester United will look to end 2011 with a bang as they take on Blackburn on Saturday in the Premier League; anything other than a home win will be a disappointment to the Old Trafford faithful. United sit in second place in the Premier League table currently, equal with cross-town rivals Manchester City on 45…
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manutd.comBarclays Premier League 21 December 2011 – Fulham 0-5 Manchester United Anders Lindegaard 7 – The Dane had little to do in the first period but produced a series of fine saves after the break. He continues to impress when given the opportunity. Phil Jones 6 – A hugely disappointing night for the young defender…
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manutd.comPerhaps the most fascinating aspect of Manchester United’s addition to the Europa League is how seriously the club will take it. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men have drawn Dutch club Ajax in the knockout stages and will, from February onwards, find themselves playing Thursday-Sunday while they remain in the competition. It remains to be seen whether…
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manutd.comCurrent position: 2nd Money: £20 million On the face of it, domestically at least, Manchester United have made an extremely solid start to the season. A run of 10 wins, three draws and a single loss from 14 games is hardly crisis form. It’s only neighbours City’s immaculate form that has left them trailing in…
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was unhappy with Stoke City striker Peter Crouch after the England striker denied his side victory with a fine header to seal a 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium. Manchester United got off to the perfect start after Nani had given them an early lead, but Crouch’s second-half header…
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Manchester United have travelled to Portugal without Rio Ferdinand for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Benfica. The central defender has been left out of the trip with Sunday’s clash with Chelsea in mind as he is still recovering from a hamstring injury suffered one month ago. Ferdinand did play 90 minutes three days ago in…
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Manchester United defender Jonny Evans reckons he has one more season to prove he is good enough to hold down a regular spot in the team. The Northern Irish international admits his form has been patchy since he returned to Old Trafford from a loan spell at Sunderland in 2008. But the 23-year-old is determined…
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Sir Alex Ferguson has warned first-choice centre-back pairing Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic that they will have a fight on their hands to win back their places in the team. Ferdinand will be fit for Manchester United’s home date against Arsenal this Sunday following a knee injury. Vidic, however, is still about three weeks away…
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It is hardly a ‘problem’ when Sir Alex Ferguson chooses his starting 11, as any other manager would love to have his options available, but it is going to be extremely interesting to see the shape of Manchester United over the next few games. With Rafael, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic on the sidelines -…
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson believes there is a freshness to Wayne Rooney this season that ensures ‘he can never stand still’ on the pitch. A year ago it was an entirely difficult story for Rooney, who was rocked with allegations about his private life before stunning the club by admitting he wanted to…