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2014-15 Performances


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6.0 Season Average Rating
Appearances
29
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8
Goals
4
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DWelbz19

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I seem to vaguely remember, didn't Ferdinand go like 50 odd games without a booking? That's pretty crazy.
 

marlowe78

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Actually, he's still playing at RB when having to cover for all of Valencia's feckups.
 

Riz

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Didn't have a great game by this seasons standard but he wasn't one of our worst players at the weekend by any stretch. Overall I think he's come on leaps and bounds, can't wait for him to get a proper pre-season under his belt and hopefully a stable partner for next season.
 

Cooksen

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Actually, he's still playing at RB when having to cover for all of Valencia's feckups.
That is making his performances all the more better.

He has been dominating that right hand side and the only real big mistake was the foul against west brom.
 

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Premier League - Chris Smalling's hot tub catches fire, firefighters called

Firefighters had to be called to the home of Manchester United defender Chris Smalling after his hot tub caught fire.

Police patrolling the area spotted smoke coming from the England player’s house and promptly went to investigate, discovering a “large fire”.

Emergency crews rushed to his home on ‘Millionaires’ Row’ in Bowdon, Altrincham, on Tuesday evening after the whirlpool bath caught alight in the back garden.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “Just after 8pm on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, a crew from Altrincham Fire Station attended a house in Altrincham after reports of a fire in a back garden.”

Watch manager Stuart France said: “Police were in the area when they spotted smoke and reported a fire to our control centre.

"When we arrived it was quite a large fire involving a whirlpool bath and decking, which could have easily become something more serious.

"The police officers who were at the scene used a garden hose on the fire and when we arrived we extinguished it using a hose reel.

“The most likely cause was an accidental electrical fault,” he added.

The Manchester Evening News reports that Smalling was not at home at the time of the incident anda post on his Instagram page indicated that he was participating in a poker night with friends.

Website:

https://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news...chris-smallings-house-hot-110720083--sow.html

 

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Fully deserved to get the armband today, he's been one of the few players this season who has a spine and isn't a pussy when the going gets tough.

As others have said, he should be a mainstay in our back four for years to come.
 

bosnian_red

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Well done to him, hopefully he stays fit more next season. He's had a good run of games the last couple of months, hopefully it's more then just a little run. The biggest problem for all of our defenders has always been the injuries really.
 

Skills

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Pleased that LVG seems to rate him as much as I do.
Me too. Was worried Van Gaal wouldn't be able to see past his below average on ball ability when he first came.

Think Giggs also might have had quite a bit to do with it. I've previously heard Smalling was always rated incredibly highly by both Ferguson and Moyes' coaching staffs. Think he would've strongly put Chris' case forward.
 

Sied

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Looks like LVG finally agrees with the caf! Chris Smalling is king.
 

DWelbz19

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Me too. Was worried Van Gaal wouldn't be able to see past his below average on ball ability when he first came.

Think Giggs also might have had quite a bit to do with it. I've previously heard Smalling was always rated incredibly highly by both Ferguson and Moyes' coaching staffs. Think he would've strongly put Chris' case forward.
Arsene rates him very highly too. Chased his tail basically every summer.
 

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Glad hes got the armband. last 18 months hes come on leaps and bounds and is easily our best central defender. His downfall is the technical side of his game but as long as he keeps it simple and just does the defensive side of things hes a very good player i think.
 
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I thought he was immense against Arsenal.

Loved how he drove forward into the box after the equalizer, and he looked very disappointed at the final whistle.

I thought he showed real leadership out there.
 

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Loved how he showed a lot of desire to get a goal back, you can see he really wanted to win the match especially as captain.
 

DWelbz19

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A great game again. Can't wait till he has an actual RB (Valencia did play okay today, to be fair) and top tier LCB beside him.
 

DevilRed

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His passing will never be great but then again neither was Vidic's.

Played an impeccable game today and even got forwards a few times!

As long as him and Phil stay fit we will be fine at the back.
 

ivaldo

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Amazing how a centre back plays better when he's played regularly as a centre back, baffling really.