From the Back Pages: 9/11/2010

Paul Scholes, 4-time player of the month winner (image from:


With an early game, I'm posting the links (relatively) early today.  Stay tuned for the live thread closer to game time.




A bunch more links after the jump!




  • The Daily Mail: Sir Alex Ferguson: 700 not out... the United boss is in a league of his own Several people discussing Sir Alex managing his 700th game Saturday
  • The Sun: Fergie's still the lord of the dance
  • The Guardian: Rio Ferdinand back in Manchester United squad for 'big games'
  • Crowd won't faze Reds
  • Sky Sports: Fergie - Goodison a nightmare
  • Scholes wary of Everton threat
  • The Guardian: Manchester United and Everton circle the wagons around Wayne Rooney
  • Giggs: Now we'll get going
  • The Guardian: Manchester United can wait, warns Rangers manager Walter Smith
  • The Daily Mail: Premier League's deafening silence over Sir Alex Ferguson The tabloids continue to concern themselves with Sir Alex's continued refusal to speak to the BBC.



  • Fox Soccer: Beckham promised chance by Capello
  • The Sun: Terry Venables: Steven Gerrard should be England captain
  • Fox Soccer: Redknapp favorite to succeed Capello
  • The FA: Under-21's discover play-off fate
  • The FA: England Women get FATV treatment England host Switzerland starting at 2:05 ET in the first play-off leg for the Women's World Cup


  • ESPN: O'Shea; Fergie and Trapattoni share same hunger

TEAM WALES: Still need to make this icon....



  • Sky News: Rooneys want privacy to 'Rebuild Marriage'
  • Fox Soccer: Rooneys: 'Extreme pain' after sex claims
  • Manchester Evening News: Ferguson refuses to talk about Wayne Rooney's personal troubles
  • Sky Sports: Fergie stonewalls Rooney talk
  • The Sun: VIDEO: Alex Ferguson: I won't wade into Wayne Rooney saga
  • The Telegraph: VIDEO: David Beckham: Wayne Rooney with right team to deal with prostitute allegations
  • Manchester Evening News: Rooney wants to play
  • The Guardian: Wayne Rooney visit does not require extra security, says Everton
  • The Daily Mail: Wayne Rooney: The air will be blue for troubled Manchester United striker on hostile homecoming at Goodison Park
  • Manchester Evening News: Whelan: Roo needs Fergie
  • The Telegraph: Wayne Rooney and Coleen speak of 'pain' caused by prostitute claims
  • Manchester Evening News: Soccer stars beware, says ex WAG Sheringham's ex-fiance has started a new company called "My Agent Smith" to help footballers 'cope with the perils of fame.'  
  • The Daily Mail: Wayne Rooney is stupid, but not the worst chat. He pretty much sums it up in the beginning of the article, before going onto other topics...
  • The Sun: How Roo was nearly blue Rooney wanted to appear in Jamie Carragher's testimonial, but Capello wouldn't release him

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