Ferdinand added to FA commission after diversity criticism

Manchester United`s Rio Ferdinand was added to a commission set up by the English Football Association to improve the national team on Sunday after it was criticised by an FA board member for lacking diversity.

England skipper Gerrard ‘vows’ not to leave team Ferdinand-style

England captain Steven Gerrard has vowed that he will never turn his back on his country like Rio Ferdinand, saying that he wants to lead his team to the World Cup in Brazil.

Rio Ferdinand withdraws from England squad

Roy Hodgson claims that it is "not possible" for the defender to follow his specific training schedule while on international duty, with Steven Caulker brought into the squad.

Jonny Evans now Sir Alex`s first-choice defender

Man United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has acknowledged that Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic may no longer be his first-choice pairing at centre-back.

Ferdinand, Anderson injuries take shine off Utd win

Sir Alex Ferguson has been hit with a double injury blow ahead of Sunday`s League Cup final against Aston Villa after Rio Ferdinand was ruled out of the Wembley clash and Anderson suffered a serious knee injury.

Ferdinand, Anderson injuries take shine off Utd win

Sir Alex Ferguson has been hit with a double injury blow ahead of Sunday`s League Cup final against Aston Villa after Rio Ferdinand was ruled out of the Wembley clash and Anderson suffered a serious knee injury.

United`s Ferdinand out for a month with injury

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been ruled out for up to a month with a thigh injury, also putting him out of England`s World Cup qualifier with Croatia in September.

United`s Ferdinand out for a month with injury

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been ruled out for up to a month with a thigh injury, also putting him out of England`s World Cup qualifier with Croatia in September.