Man Utd boss Ferguson: Johnstone deserved his chance | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was pleased to give goalkeeper Sam Johnstone his debut in their 1-0 win over Shanghai Shenhua.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was pleased to give goalkeeper Sam Johnstone his debut in their 1-0 win over Shanghai Shenhua.

The young keeper came on at half-time for Anders Lindegaard as Ferguson remained true to his word in giving match-time to every member of the DHL tour squad.

“He didn’t have anything to do,” Ferguson told MUTV. “But he’s going to be a good keeper. We all know that he’s tremendously talented and he’s only 19 and is growing all the time, even if he is a big lad already.”

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Ferguson insists more signings on way at Man Utd | Transfers | Tribal Football

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says they’re still keen to land new signings this summer.Ferguson updated the transfer situation during a press conference in Shanghai.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says they’re still keen to land new signings this summer.

Ferguson updated the transfer situation during a press conference in Shanghai.

“We’ve been trying all summer to add to our squad,” he said. “We’ve got Kagawa and Powell and we’re working on one or two other things. I have nothing to tell you in terms of confirmation as to whether any other players are joining us at this moment in time. But we are trying to add to our squad.”


Molde boss Solskjaer cools talk of move for Man Utd striker King | Transfers | Tribal Football

Molde boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has cooled talk of moving for Manchester United striker Josh King.

Molde boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has cooled talk of moving for Manchester United striker Josh King.

Solskjaer has played down a report in Romerikes Blad that he is trying to raid United for King.

King is being made available for loan by United this season.


Arsenal name Van Persie in new season squad list | Transfers | Tribal Football

Arsenal have named Robin van Persie on their official new season squad list.

Arsenal have named Robin van Persie on their official new season squad list.

Van Persie’s name has been included alongside his team-mates’ in Arsenal‘s official squad numbers list for the 2012/13 season.

The 28-year-old has been allocated his usual number 10 shirt – although his expected departure could free up the shirt for Lukas Podolski, who has yet to be assigned a number. New signing Olivier Giroud will wear number 12.


Villa boss Lambert willing to sell Collins to West Ham | Transfers | Tribal Football

West Ham United have been encouraged in their pursuit of Aston Villa defender James Collins.

West Ham United have been encouraged in their pursuit of Aston Villa defender James Collins.

The London Evening Standard says the 28-year-old defender spent four years at Upton Park after joining from Cardiff in 2005 before making a move to Villa in 2009.

New Villa boss Paul Lambert is willing to let Collins leave for around £2million.


Shakhtar name price for Chelsea, Tottenham target Willian | Transfers | Tribal Football

Shakhtar Donetsk have named their price for Willian.The London Evening Standard says Tottenham are interested in signing long-term Chelsea target Willian from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Shakhtar Donetsk have named their price for Willian.

The London Evening Standard says Tottenham are interested in signing long-term Chelsea target Willian from Shakhtar Donetsk.

The 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge and was unhappy when a bid from Chelsea was rejected this summer.

Shakhtar want £19million for the attacking midfielder and Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is considering making a move.


Fulham kids beaten by cops! | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Fulham’s kids have been beaten by cops!Fulham’s U21 team went down by a solitary goal to the Metropolitan Police in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday evening.

Fulham‘s kids have been beaten by cops!

Fulham‘s U21 team went down by a solitary goal to the Metropolitan Police in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday evening.

Kit Symons fielded several members of his Premier Academy League winning side from last year in what was a tight affair with both teams hitting the woodwork.