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Rio Ferdinand

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Rio Ferdinand
Date of Birth: 07/11/1978
Place of Birth: Peckham
Nationality: English
Height: 6.02 (1.85 m)
Weight: 12.01 (76.7 Kg)
Club: Manchester United 5 articles
Gavin Peacock: Jose’s – how much credit does he deserve? - 28/04/2005
Gavin's opinions on Chelsea's successful season - money or management? More
Stephen Hunt: Christmas Cheer!? - 22/12/2003
Hunty tries to put his finger on Brentford's lack of recent form, and talks about his visit to the Spurs - Man Utd game with a comment on the Rio Ferdinand ban. More
John Beresford: The England players were naďve in threatening to strike - 16/10/2003
Bez looks back on another week in football where headlines concerned off-pitch, rather than on-pitch events. More
John Beresford: Reality check - 15/04/2003
Newcastle are without doubt a great team, they’re entertaining, have some tremendous players, and have youth on their side. However, on Saturday reality dawned and I realised just how far we are from a genuine title challenge. More
Robbie Elliott: Another big game - 20/11/2002
With the trip to Man Utd on Saturday and then the visit of Inter next week, the big games are coming thick and fast. Perhaps it’s a good time to be playing a Man Utd side missing Beckham , Keane, Ferdinand, Butt, and Gary Neville, but then again, their replacements have to be respected. More
 Internet Stories: 1 article
FERDINAND - Rio set for high-profile return - 06/07/2004
RIO Ferdinand is set to make a high-profile comeback for Manchester United after Sky TV switched the date of United's clash with Liverpool. ...

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Rio: Rooney wants to play - will leave United if he has to
Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday night that Rooney has accepted his Old Trafford career is coming to an end, and Rio Ferdinand believes he won't hesitate to move on if he has to. [More]

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