QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures
QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures

After nearly 20 years spent working through the Christmas holidays Rio Ferdinand could be forgiven if he wanted to put his feet up and enjoy the fruits of his long career.

Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk
Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has described reports that he is set to spend up to 200 million pounds ($312 million) in the transfer market as "disgusting" and "disrespectful".

I won`t walk away from England, vows Wayne Rooney
I won`t walk away from England, vows Wayne Rooney

England captain Wayne Rooney has pledged that he will never follow the examples of former team-mates such as Steven Gerrard and Rio Ferdinand by retiring from international football.

Five most expensive defenders in English Premier League history

In his piece titled “Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back”, former Manchester United defender and now successful television pundit Gary Neville argues how the standard of defending in the English Premier League is on the decline desp

Sir Alex Ferguson told he’d stay for another three years: Robin van Persie
Sir Alex Ferguson told he’d stay for another three years: Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie has admitted that the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson hit him hard. After a shock move from Arsenal in 2012, RVP won the English title with Manchester United in his first season at Old Trafford.

Rio Ferdinand calls punishment for Twitter comment 'ludicrous'
Rio Ferdinand calls punishment for Twitter comment 'ludicrous'

Queens Park Rangers centre half Rio Ferdinand appeared to criticise the three-game ban he received from the Football Association for an inappropriate social media comment, describing it on Friday as "ludicrous".

QPR considering Rio Ferdinand appeal: Harry Redknapp
QPR considering Rio Ferdinand appeal: Harry Redknapp

Queens Park Rangers are considering whether to appeal against defender Rio Ferdinand`s ban and fine for a comment he made on Twitter, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday.

Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games for Twitter comment
Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games for Twitter comment

Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches and fined 25,000 pounds ($40,030) after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for an "abusive" comment he made on Twitter.

Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games for Twitter comments
Rio Ferdinand suspended for three games for Twitter comments

Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches after he was found guilty of misconduct by the Football Association (FA) for "abusive" comments he made on his Twitter account.

Rio Ferdinand charged by FA over Twitter comment
Rio Ferdinand charged by FA over Twitter comment

Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has been charged with misconduct over a comment he made on Twitter, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.

Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand
Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand, one of the world's top defenders in football, has defended his former manager Alex Ferguson, saying that he can't be blamed for the recent failures of Manchester United.

England players `treated like babies`, feels Rio Ferdinand
England players `treated like babies`, feels Rio Ferdinand

England`s players are "treated like complete babies" in comparison to those of major international teams, according to Rio Ferdinand.

Moyes was amateurish, tactics embarrassing, says Rio Ferdinand
Moyes was amateurish, tactics embarrassing, says Rio Ferdinand

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has labeled the tactics of David Moyes during his tenure at the club as "embarrassing".

Rio Ferdinand slams John Terry over racism row
Rio Ferdinand slams John Terry over racism row

Rio Ferdinand has said he finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry in a racism row involving his brother Anton.

Returning Rio Ferdinand surprised by Manchester United's slow start
Returning Rio Ferdinand surprised by Manchester United's slow start

Rio Ferdinand said he is surprised by Manchester United`s poor start to life under Louis van Gaal but believes the Dutchman is the man to restore the club`s former glory.

Danny Welbeck's sale to Arsenal receives more flak from former United players
Danny Welbeck's sale to Arsenal receives more flak from former United players

Manchester United's sale of home-grown talented forward Danny Welbeck, to rivals Arsenal have not gone well with former United players and staff. Welbeck who was in Manchester since the age of seven, had come up through the ranks to be a member of the first team. Welbeck was touted to be a future of the club and carry on United's success in producing promising home talent. But his move to London has seen many former players questioning the move and the latest of them was Rio Ferdinand.

My dream is to manage England, says Rio Ferdinand

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says that his dream is to manage the Three Lions after retirement. After spending 12 fruitful years with Manchester United, he moved to Loftus Road, where his brother Anton Ferdinand played for two seasons.

New Old Trafford manager meant I was out: Rio Ferdinand

A change of manager at Manchester United from Ryan Giggs to Louis van Gaal led to the club telling Rio Ferdinand they did not want him anymore, the 35-year-old defender said on Monday.

Footie ace Ferdinand is a brilliant `marriage facilitator` too

Centre-back Rio Ferdinand helped a bride to record a surprise video message for her to play for her Manchester United fanatic groom during the speeches.

Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand joins QPR

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand signed for Premier League new-boys QPR on a free transfer Thursday and revealed he had turned down more lucrative offers in order to return to London.