Rio Ferdinand doesn’t think there is any possibility of Manchester United going anywhere close to the silverware either domestically or in Europe this season. The 40-year old, who featured for Manchester United more than 300 times in the Premiership, rates Manchester City and Liverpool as the two strongest sides in England at the moment.
Ferdinand reckons City will emerge the victorious in the English top tier. It will not be an easy ride for them and they will have to face a tough fight for it, but they eventually will be able to secure the top spot at the end. As far as Europe is concerned, Liverpool has a great chance there and so has City. There is actually the possibility of both these teams locking horns in the final of the tournament, the kind of resources they possess.
As Bolton Wanderers continue to struggle in the Championship, pressure has been increasing on managed Dougie Freedman. The club, who were relegated from the Premier league only a few years ago, are in danger of slipping into the third division of English football.
They are just five points above the relegation zone with several matches still left to play in the season. Another relegation would be catastrophic for the club, who recently revealed debts in excess of £ 150 million. There have been suggestions that Freedman would be sacked in order to prevent the club’s slide down the table. Continue reading