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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: Joseís Ė 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 naÔve 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, theyíre 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 itís 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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