Rio Ferdinand has been widely criticised for defending Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley’s running of the club.
Darren Fletcher has strongly criticised Paul Pogba in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s sacking as Manchester United manager, insisting the France star “needs a kick up the backside”.
Rio Ferdinand feels Jose Mourinho had taken Manchester United as far as he could, while Gary Neville believes Mauricio Pochettino is the “outstanding candidate” to replace him at Old Trafford.
Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has questioned whether football’s governing bodies are doing enough in the fight against racism.
Patrice Evra has expressed his dismay after Raheem Sterling was allegedly subjected to racist abuse during Manchester City’s Premier League match at Chelsea on Saturday.
Lord Ouseley, founder of the campaign group Kick it Out, says racism in football needs to be dealt with “at the top” following the alleged abuse of Raheem Sterling.
RIO Ferdinand has stressed he is ready to "walk the walk" after it was announced he will attempt to become a professional boxer, with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title.