1. Chris Smalling Injury: Updates on Manchester United Defender's Shoulder, Return

    Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling did not feature for several games after the FA Cup win over Shrewsbury Town on Feb. 22 because of a shoulder injury. However, he's now fit to play...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 4 months ago 8,959 reads 26 comments

  2. Aleksandar Dragovic Would Be Chris Smalling's Ideal Partner at Manchester United

    According to Sport Mediaset (h/t Will Giles for Metro.co.uk ), Aleksandar Dragovic is once again interesting Manchester United as they search for January reinforcements...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 23,525 reads 39 comments

  3. Louis van Gaal Nicknames Manchester United Defender Chris Smalling 'Pele'

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling earned himself a new nickname at Old Trafford. The centre-back had been dubbed "Mike" by Louis van Gaal on two separate occasions, ...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 6 months ago 10,736 reads 29 comments

  4. Manchester United's Chris Smalling Admits 'Mike' Nickname Is Getting Annoying

    Manchester United defender Mike Smalling—sorry, Chris—admits his new nickname is starting to get a little annoying...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 7 months ago 10,972 reads 10 comments

  5. Why Manchester United's Chris Smalling Is England's Best Defender

    In the week leading up to the 2011 Champions League final, Manchester United hosted a media open day at the club’s Carrington training ground...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 8 months ago 30,865 reads 107 comments

  6. Bastian Schweinsteiger Trolls Chris Smalling over 'Mike' Nickname

    It looks like even those within Manchester United are joining in with the "Mike" Smalling jokes after Bastian Schweinsteiger followed boss Louis van Gaal in calling the England defender by the wrong name...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 8 months ago 19,266 reads 2 comments

  7. Is Wayne Rooney Right to Say That Chris Smalling Is 1 of Top 3 CBs in Football?

    Chris Smalling is having a remarkable season, although it is too soon to say for certain whether Wayne Rooney 's assertion that the Manchester United defender is one of the top three in the world is correct...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 8 months ago 14,209 reads 66 comments

  8. Chris Smalling's Wikipedia Has His First Name Changed to 'Mike' After LVG Gaffe

    It turns out Louis van Gaal has got defender Chris Smalling 's name wrong so many times that the Manchester United defender has decided just to run with it and change his name altogether...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 8 months ago 14,298 reads 33 comments

  9. Ranking Manchester United's Top 5 Players for October

    October has not been a great month for Louis van Gaal and Manchester United . It was always going to be tough—the fixture calendar saw to that...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 8 months ago 1,684 reads 1 comments

  10. Chris Smalling and Phil Jones Offer Manchester United Defensive Stability

    Before the season began, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones seemed the obvious central defensive partnership among Manchester United 's ranks...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 8 months ago 19,550 reads 22 comments

  11. Chris Smalling's Performance Offers Manchester United Champions League Hope

    Manchester United would have been in a very awkward position had they failed to beat Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, but thanks in large part to Chris Smalling , United dragged themselves over the finishing line and won the match...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 9 months ago 7,139 reads 37 comments

  12. Why Blind and Smalling Is Manchester United's Best Centre-Back Partnership

    Manchester United 's back four has been unsettled by Luke Shaw's horrible injury. With that in mind, the question of the centre-back pairing becomes even more important...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 9 months ago 13,666 reads 40 comments

  13. Mourinho, Lampard and Smalling Receive Guinness World Records Certificates

    It looks like the good people who hand out Guinness World Records certificates have gone a little OTT this year...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 10 months ago 15,313 reads 18 comments

  14. Chris Smalling Is Emerging as a Top-Class Defender at Manchester United

    Although Club Brugge are far from the strongest opposition Manchester United will face this season, Chris Smalling ’s display against the Belgian side continued his impressive ...

    Chris Fleming Written by Chris Fleming about 10 months ago 19,484 reads 69 comments