Manchester United 2007/2008 Home Kit. However, a 75th-minute Nigel Reo-Coker goal for West Ham United brought about only United's second defeat of the season, and allowed Chelsea to close the gap at the top to two points. With Arsenal only managing a draw against ten-man Middlesbrough in the day's late kick-off, United's win put them on top of the table on goal difference with a game in hand. The draw for the final stages, including the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, was held on Friday, 9 March 2007 in Athens, Greece. The draw took place on 23 September, and United were given an away tie with Football League One side Crewe Alexandra. Then, with two minutes to go, Cristiano Ronaldo received the ball near the halfway line and burst past the challenges of Moritz Volz and Clint Dempsey, before cutting into the area and smashing the ball along the ground into the bottom right hand corner of the net. More teams. Fifteen days later, Giuseppe Rossi also left the club, signing for Villarreal. Manchester United Football Club durant la saison 2007-2008 réalise le doublé : Championnat/Ligue des Champions.Il s'agit de la 116 e saison des mancuniens en 1 re division anglaise, la 33 e consécutive. The game went quiet for the last 20 minutes, until a Michael Essien cross was handled by Michael Carrick just inside the United penalty area with four minutes left to play. The match finished 2–0, putting United in a comfortable position going into the second leg on 9 April. However, on the half-hour, the referee Tom Henning Øvrebø awarded the visiting side a penalty for a trip on Mancini by Wes Brown, which Daniele De Rossi stepped up to take. United won 3–0. Paul Scholes equalised when he fired in after 61 minutes, and a side-footed goal from Michael Carrick gave United the lead. Manchester United were not only dominant on a team level in 2006–07, but also on an individual level, with eight United players earning spots in the PFA Team of the Year, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo picking up no less than eight individual awards for his performances over the season and Sir Alex Ferguson winning the Premier League's Manager of the Season award. United then travelled to Anfield to face Liverpool in their next game. Manchester United 2008-09 Home Kit. West Ham stood firm to pull-off an amazing relegation escape and spoil Sir Alex Ferguson's title party. The following week at home to Tottenham Hotspur, Nani scored his first competitive goal for the club to give United their first win of the season. The last (and only) time United were paired with Lyon was in the group stage of the 2004–05 UEFA Champions League, in which the away tie finished as a 2–2 draw, while United won the home leg 2–1. The replay against Reading was played on 27 February. The win increased the number of consecutive home wins in the Champions League to a record 12, the previous record having stood at 10, and qualified United for their third European Cup final. Loan became permanent transfer on 17 January 2008. However, Southend pulled off an upset win by winning 1–0 and dumping the holders out of the League Cup. January 2007 also saw the arrival of Celtic and Sweden legend Henrik Larsson at Old Trafford. Seedorf capitalised on confusion in the United defence to fire in a second after half an hour. Wes Brown and Nemanja Vidic celebrate United's Champions League win (Image: 2008 Manchester United). 4 watching . The Irish defender committed himself well to the task, and managed to keep a clean sheet, including one desperate save in a one-on-one with Robbie Keane. Sports Quiz / Manchester United 2008-09 Champions League Starting XIs Random Sports or Premier League Quiz Can you name the Starting XIs used by Manchester United during their 2008-09 Champions League season? Manchester United 2008-09 Away Kit. Click & Collect. Rooney struck home again through a crashing volley. The striker was brought in to bolster United's thin strike force, of which the only fit members at the time were Wayne Rooney, Louis Saha and Ole Gunnar Solskjær, whose increasing age and long-term knee injury caused him to be restricted to substitute appearances at the most. Wayne Rooney got himself on the scoresheet for the first time in three Premier League games the following weekend, scoring the opener in a 2–0 win over Reading. Both teams posed threats to the other's goal, with Bolton managing to get the ball into the Manchester United net twice in the second half, only to have the goals ruled out for various reasons, while both Nani and Carlos Tevez wasted as many chances between them as the rest of the United team put together. The draw for the Fourth Round took place on 25 October, and United were given an away tie with Football League Championship side Southend United. Nevertheless, the win put United three points clear at the top of the table with eight games left to play. Team: Manchester United: Season: 08-09: Type: Third: Brand: Nike: League: Premier League: Rating: 4.0 / 10 votes . After eight games of the season, United had conceded just two goals, three less than at the same point in the previous season. That game in hand was played four days later, with United playing host to Bolton Wanderers on 19 March. United returned to winning ways immediately, winning their next five games, including one against arch-rivals Liverpool at Anfield, in which Carlos Tevez scored the only goal for a 1–0 win. United had already used all three of their substitutions, and were forced to put John O'Shea in goal. The following game pitted United against Portsmouth at Old Trafford. 21. Away 2008-09. Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star . 0 bids. The differences, then, were United legends David Beckham and Roy Keane from 20 years ago, while Cristiano Ronaldo and … Click & Collect. If they failed to win at Stamford Bridge, however, they would need to win both of their remaining games. At the end of August, Liam Miller signed for Sunderland. Manchester United 2008 Champions Shirt Mens XXL GIGGS #11 FIFA World Club Cup. They took the chance with great gusto, beating Newcastle 5–1, the second time in the season that a fixture between the two clubs had produced six goals. Going into the last five minutes, the match looked like it was going to finish as a draw, and with Chelsea not playing that weekend, United couldn't afford to allow them any ground. [6] Results elsewhere pushed them into the relegation zone for the first time in years.[7]. The win over Roma was the 11th consecutive home victory in the Champions League for United, setting a new record for the competition. However, United equalised with a Louis Saha penalty, awarded when Celtic keeper Artur Boruc fouled Ryan Giggs, and United took the lead when Saha swept home both his and United's second goal. United went all out for a much needed equaliser, but the closest they came were two shots blocked on the line by Ashley Cole and Andriy Shevchenko. United's winning streak in Europe continued when they won their match against Dynamo Kyiv 4–2 in Ukraine, with goals coming from Rio Ferdinand, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo (2). Manchester United’s two Champions League triumphs to date came in 1999 and 2008. [21] United went into the game with the prospect of another Treble still on the cards, and started the match full of confidence. Third 2008-09. 1. United began their pre-season in July 2007 with a tour of the Far East where they played Urawa Red Diamonds, FC Seoul, Shenzen FC and Guangzhou Pharmaceutical; they went undefeated throughout the entire tour, winning three matches and drawing one. Park pounced to add a third and an Ole Gunnar Solskjær drive completed United's comeback. Then, two minutes later, Nani combined well with Wayne Rooney, playing a one-two with the striker, before firing the ball home from 20 yards to make the final score 3–0. The visitors were Sevilla, who helped mark the official opening of Old Trafford's new North-West and North-East quadrants with a 3–0 win to United in front of a half-capacity crowd. United then completed a double over Merseyside teams in consecutive weeks with a 2–1 victory over Everton, both goals scored by Cristiano Ronaldo, before completing a double over Sunderland in the Boxing Day fixture, winning 4–0. Nevertheless, the Red Devils recovered, bouncing back from that defeat and beating Aston Villa 3–0 away from home. Just when the match looked lost, John Terry stepped up for the Blues, only for his standing foot to give way as he struck his shot and the ball hit the post. Manchester United wasted a string of chances as West Ham fought fiercely for their top-flight status at the expense of Sheffield United, who lost to Wigan. A number of saves from Van der Sar and a Michael Carrick block kept Barcelona at bay, while Carrick himself came close to scoring at the other end, rippling the side-netting after making space for himself on the left side of the penalty area. Elle montre toutes les informations personnelles telles que l’âge, la nationalité, les détails de contrats et la valeur actuelle. Unfortunately, the match ended badly for Edwin van der Sar, as he broke his nose bravely going into a challenge with Robbie Keane. This minor slump in form continued against Reading the following weekend, United requiring a 73rd-minute equaliser from Cristiano Ronaldo to salvage a 1–1 draw. Manchester United 2006–07 football season, 2006–07 UEFA Champions League group stage, 2006–07 UEFA Champions League knockout stage, 2006 English football corruption investigation, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2006–07_Manchester_United_F.C._season&oldid=995856067, English football championship-winning seasons, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2012, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 December 2020, at 06:46. United took an early lead when Kieran Richardson slotted home after Wayne Rooney had collected Paul Scholes' pass and rounded Boro keeper Mark Schwarzer. Heartened by his first goal in six games, Rooney finished the move with a cool shot, beating Carson on his near post. February began with a trip to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham. [4][5] A derby defeat to Manchester City saw the club slip into 17th place in the table. Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United Champions League Away Shirt 2008 2009 . David Jones' drive then crashed against the post before John O'Shea saw Flahavan tip over his cross-shot. Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals between them against Fulham, but the partnership was broken up for the next game against Charlton by Rooney's suspension, picked up in the friendly against Porto. United restored their lead two minutes later when Cristiano Ronaldo bundled in Rooney's cross, and Rooney wrapped up the win with a close finish after 66 minutes. The following day, Chelsea's failure to beat Arsenal handed the title to United for the first time since 2003. The Argentinian powered past a pair of Roma defenders, before playing the ball to Owen Hargreaves on the right wing. The Red Devils survived an early scare when new goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak saved a penalty he had given away when he brought down Emmanuel Adebayor, but Adebayor made amends for Gilberto's missed spot-kick by scoring the winning goal four minutes from time, and knocking United from the Premiership top spot for the first time in the season. Ronaldo's contribution did not stop with his two goals against Villa, as he scored two more braces in his next two league games against Wigan and Reading. This left United a man down, with a whole half left to play. Lille players, furious that an earlier header by Peter Odemwingie had been ruled out, walked off the pitch as the last 16 first leg clash boiled over. United were given a home draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Fourth Round and won the game 3–1. Image via Subside Sports. The referee, though, was not very receptive to Mascherano's protest, and gave him a second yellow card for dissent, sending him off. The week following the Tottenham game was spent in remembrance of the Munich air disaster, the 50th anniversary of which fell on 6 February 2008. Wayne Rooney doubled United's lead with an emphatic finish after 50 minutes. Despite winning the first leg, United lost 3–0. Gol-Live. Five days later, club legend Ole Gunnar Solskjær retired at the age of 34. However, no further goals came for the home side as the visitors scored two consolation goals, leaving United as 4–3 winners.[12]. Image via Subside Sports. The loudest cheers of the game, though, did not come until after half-time, as Wayne Rooney, who had not scored at Old Trafford since October, bagged a brace. The first of United's last two games was at home to West Ham United at midday on Saturday, 3 May. In the second half, United continued to test the Wigan goal, but goalkeeper Chris Kirkland was up to the task, producing a number of good saves. Nevertheless, referee Howard Webb gave the goal, seeing nothing wrong with it. The first leg of United's quarter-final against Roma was played at the Stadio Olimpico on 1 April 2008. United's first departure of the 2006–07 season was French forward David Bellion, who departed for Nice for an undisclosed fee on 1 July. A fortnight after the departure of Ebanks-Blake, striker Ruud van Nistelrooy left for Real Madrid. The Red Devils took on a European XI, coached by the 2006 World Cup-winning manager Marcelo Lippi. United opened a six-point advantage over rivals Chelsea with a comfortable home win against Sheffield United. However, the Gunners lead was cut back to three points two weeks later. The following day, Anderson and Nani signed for a combined £30 million. [5] This was followed by a 2–1 defeat to Preston North End,[6] but the team bounced back to defeat Macclesfield Town 2–1 two days later.[7]. Although they won the 2007 FA Community Shield against Chelsea, the club was not as successful in the domestic cup competitions, losing to eventual FA Cup winners Portsmouth in the Sixth Round, and losing to Coventry City in the Third Round of the League Cup. The first leg took place on 4 April, and the second leg took place on 10 April. Ferdinand has retired and is now a … [4], The team then took their pre-season back to Britain, beating Celtic 3–0 at Parkhead. God bless SAF. £7.50 postage. West Ham failed to deal with Owen Hargreaves' left-footed cross, which dropped onto Ronaldo's thigh and bounced over the line. Detaillé. Nevertheless, Ferdinand was deemed to be fit enough to start the match, and lined up alongside Gerard Piqué in the centre of defence. Live action replays however showed no contact between Brown and Mancini. [8] Two more 1–0 victories followed, first against Sunderland, where Louis Saha scored in his first game back from injury, and then away to Everton through a Nemanja Vidić header. Ronaldo scored in the 34th minute after he was fouled by Michael Ball, who had earlier stamped viciously on him. Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated the winner in his own unique fashion on the touchline, and it was easy to see why after his side had somehow fashioned a crucial three points. The tone of the game changed from that point on, as United began to relax into a groove, but, as has happened so many times this season, despite the threat of a high-scoring game, no more goals were to come. United opened April with a 2–1 loss to Portsmouth at Fratton Park. Manchester United kicked off the day's action, knowing that they could put pressure on both Arsenal and Chelsea by winning. Âge moyen: 26,9 ... Cette page montre la vue détaillée de l’effectif actuel. Sélectionner une saison : Compact. Benfica took the lead midway through the first half when Nélson drilled in a 25-yard stunner. United played their only League Cup game of the season when they lost 2–0 at home to Coventry City, both goals scored by Michael Mifsud. United then travelled to London where they played Arsenal, in a very media-hyped game, which ended 2–2 after a William Gallas equaliser for the Gunners in the last minute of stoppage time. Ronaldo was just as successful with his second attempt, burying the ball in the bottom left-hand corner. Nwankwo Kanu grabbed a consolation in the 87th minute when a shot from Mendes deflected off the Nigerian and Tomasz Kuszczak. Medium Original Nike White Adults Man Utd Top. The 2006–07 season was Manchester United's 15th season in the Premier League, and their 32nd consecutive season in the top division of English football. However, no more goals were to come, Lyon's Kader Keïta coming the closest as he hit the post in the 74th minute. Seven United players were booked in the game at Tottenham, meaning that the club was handed a £25,000 fine by the Football Association. Manchester United moved to within touching distance of the Premiership title after Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty gave them victory at Manchester City in United's first match in May. Manchester United went to Wigan on the final day of the season, knowing that they needed only to equal or better Chelsea's result against Bolton in order to be Premier League champions, due to their superior goal difference. 1. The Brazilian side-footed the ball goalwards, and the ball broke to Cristiano Ronaldo who fired the ball home from an ever-narrowing angle. Joe Cole had the first real chance, but could only smash the ball into the woodwork from 18 yards after he regained the ball from a poor clearance. An own goal from United old boy Phil Neville levelled the scores before Wayne Rooney put United ahead and Chris Eagles sealed the win. Manchester United FM 2008 Players Review, Profiles, Premier League, potential wonderkids, Manchester United football manager 2008 best players order by rating, Manchester United fm08 attributes, current ability (ca), potential ability (pa), stats, ratings, salary, traits. The result meant that United were two points behind Arsenal at the top of the league, but still four ahead of Chelsea, who drew 1–1 with Portsmouth. Fittingly, it was Giggs who got United's second goal of the game, slotting the ball past Kirkland after Wayne Rooney played him in with a slide-rule pass. Manchester United Goalkeeper Shirt Player Issue Unsponsored CL 2008-2009 XL . Click & Collect. Join now. Lille grew in confidence but failed to capitalise as Jean Makoun wasted a header from six yards and Peter Odemwingie's header rattled the post. Just five minutes later, though, United hit back. Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.Nicknamed "the Red Devils", the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to its current stadium, Old Trafford, in 1910. [20] The tie, which was the only all-Premier League tie of the round, was played on 8 March 2008. Tweets by @MANUTD. However, they went 1–0 down after just 21 minutes through an unexpected goal from Abel Ferreira. The return leg against Milan was played on 2 May at the San Siro. Transfers: Overview of all signed and sold players of club Man Utd for the current season. Spurs defended well for the remainder of the game, but conceded a volleyed goal from Tevez, who had been largely anonymous for the entire game, in the last minute. They would also avoid facing Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Milan, the other English teams (Arsenal, Liverpool, and Chelsea (who were in Pot 2, but would still avoid facing United due to the 'country protection rule')), and others. United's best start to a Premiership campaign came to an end, however, with the visit of Arsenal to Old Trafford. United played out a 0–0 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on 9 May. 1. United pushed forward but David James denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs before Rio Ferdinand put Taylor's pass into his own net to put Pompey 2-0 up. Country: England ## England International ... Wayne Rooney said Friday he was a "proud dad" after his eldest son Kai followed in his footsteps by signing for Manchester United.... more » 18.12.2020 18:17. The season was regarded as a success; despite the team's slow start in the league, they won their 10th Premier League title (their 17th top division title overall, just one behind Liverpool's then record of 18) and beat Chelsea on penalties in the 2008 UEFA Champions League Final to claim the European Double. Nevertheless, referee Atkinson's decision meant that United had no recognised goalkeeper available for the remaining time. Coming up against a Fulham side that had caused them so many problems in the past, United ran riot, scoring four goals inside the first twenty minutes at Old Trafford and eventually triumphing 5–1. Manchester United - Kit Archive. 12. The win put United six points ahead of Arsenal with seven games left to play, and meant the Gunners had to win their match against Chelsea later that afternoon. Mikaël Silvestre also found a place in the starting lineup, making his first start for nearly seven months, following a knee ligament injury, and Gary Neville also made a return to the first team squad, being selected on the bench. Home 2008-09. However, with several players rested with Barcelona on Tuesday in mind, and Nemanja Vidić having to be substituted early on after a knee to the face, the odds never looked in United's favour. On 10 August, defender Paul McShane and goalkeeper Luke Steele both departed for West Bromwich Albion. 2020-21 Home. Despite surrendering huge swathes of possession to Barcelona, United nearly extended their lead shortly before half time, Nani heading wide from a good cross from Park Ji-sung. Popular Quizzes Today. Le meilleur buteur de la saison est Cristiano Ronaldo avec 42 buts inscrits qui est élu, grâce à ses performances, Soulier d'or et Ballon d'or pour cette saison. Manchester United » Squad 2007/2008. or Best Offer. Rodrigo Taddei gave Roma the lead with a deflected shot in the 44th minute. Updated 2020-09-30 21:12 CET Join now. £39.99. Manchester United suffered a setback to their title hopes as they were beaten by derby rivals Manchester City.