1. Can Manchester United Rely on Chris Smalling to Marshall Defence in 2015/16?

    Chris Smalling led Manchester United onto the Old Trafford pitch as captain for the first time against Arsenal on Sunday, and given the season he has had, it seems unlikely that will be the last...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 1 month ago 11,143 reads 66 comments

  2. Firefighters Race to Chris Smalling's House After His Hot Tub Catches Fire

    Firefighters in the North West must have some impression of footballers! Who could forget the moment in 2011, when Mario Balotelli, then at Manchester City , had a party for the ages that saw dozens of fireworks being set off inside his house...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 8,557 reads 15 comments

  3. Phil Jones vs. Chris Smalling: Breaking Down the Manchester Utd Defender Battle

    Chris Smalling has been rewarded for his excellent recent form with a new contract at Manchester United , but how do his performances compare to his centre-back partner Phil Jones ...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 2 months ago 13,105 reads 55 comments

  4. Manchester United Shouldn't Consider Selling Chris Smalling in the Summer

    It's a shame that illness robbed Chris Smalling of the chance to line up against Aston Villa on Saturday...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 3 months ago 8,895 reads 38 comments

  5. Chris Smalling Illness: Updates on Manchester United Star's Status and Return

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling suffered from illness on international duty with England against Italy on March 31, but was able to return against Manchester City on April 12...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 10,916 reads 9 comments

  6. Arsenal Transfer News: Pedro Fee Emerges, Latest Chris Smalling Rumours

    Arsenal have been handed a substantial boost in their pursuit of Barcelona outcast Pedro, with Blaugrana manager Luis Enrique reportedly willing to let the Spain international leave the club this summer...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 14,564 reads 48 comments

  7. Chris Smalling Taunts Mario Balotelli, Wanted Italy vs. England 'Round 2'

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has spoken about his flashpoint with Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli during the Red Devils’ recent 2-1 win at Anfield...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 12,131 reads 17 comments

  8. Arsenal Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Sami Khedira, Theo Walcott and More

    Long-term Arsenal target Sami Khedira has spoken of his intentions to leave Real Madrid in the summer as Arsene Wenger monitors the player's current situation in Spain...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 3,831 reads 15 comments

  9. Arsenal Transfer News: Chris Smalling Approach Rejected, Latest on Paulo Dybala

    Only a "significant change of heart" from Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal would allow Arsenal to sign Chris Smalling this summer, according to James Robson of the Manchester Evening News ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 4,606 reads 25 comments

  10. 5 Defenders Offering Better Transfer Value for Arsenal Than Chris Smalling

    If Arsenal really are weighing up a move for Manchester United ’s Chris Smalling , they might want to take some time to consider other available options...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 3 months ago 14,109 reads 48 comments

  11. Louis van Gaal Plans Reported Contract Talks with Manchester United Trio

    Louis van Gaal is set to offer Ashley Young , Chris Smalling and Phil Jones new contracts at Manchester United , according to David McDonnell of the Mirror ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 11,372 reads 61 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts as Chris Smalling Leads Manchester Utd to Victory over Burnley

    Burnley arrived at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening knowing that their last goal there came in December 1975 and their last win at the Theatre of Dreams was in September 1962...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 5 months ago 7,702 reads 17 comments

  13. Manchester United: Reds' Best Defensive Options for Rest of EPL Season

    For all of the talk of United's defensive woes, and all of the injuries experienced by the back line, Manchester United 's defense hasn't actually been all that bad...

    Jake  Nisse Written by Jake Nisse about 5 months ago 7,856 reads 43 comments

  14. What Chris Smalling's Injury Absence Means for Manchester United

    It’s seemingly been a case of another day, another injury for Louis van Gaal this season with Chris Smalling the latest Manchester United player to spend time on the treatment ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Sloan about 7 months ago 998 reads 2 comments

  15. Chris Smalling Blow Adds More Defensive Instability Manchester United Don't Need

    Manchester United are in a period of transition. It's only natural they're still reeling — more than a year on — from Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement. In terms of managerial changes, it was a seismic shift...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 7 months ago 5,009 reads 11 comments

  16. Chris Smalling Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Status and Return

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling continues to battle injury issues, but manager Louis Van Gaal said he could make a return on Boxing Day. Continue for updates...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 7 months ago 9,323 reads 25 comments

  17. Chris Smalling's Injury Problems This Season Are a Concern for Manchester United

    Chris Smalling had been enjoying his longest run in the Manchester United team this season when he limped off in the 2-1 win against Southampton with what is thought to be a muscle tear, according to Tom Sheen of The Independent ...

    Chris Fleming Written by Chris Fleming about 7 months ago 2,180 reads 1 comments

  18. Chris Smalling on Road to Redemption at Man United After Display Against Arsenal

    Three weeks is a long time in football. Chris Smalling trudged off at the Etihad Stadium in disgrace after his needless red card against Manchester City ...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 7 months ago 11,709 reads 22 comments

  19. Manchester United Injury List Offers Chris Smalling Another Chance to Impress

    There was a time when mistakes at Manchester United were heavily punished. A player would make an error that cost a goal or the game and then wouldn't be seen again for weeks...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 8 months ago 4,086 reads 4 comments

  20. Arsenal Transfer News: Chris Smalling Talks Reported, Alexis Sanchez Latest

    Arsenal have gone through some difficult times of late, but the January transfer window may provide the club with some relief as reports emerge that talks will soon commence to sign Manchester United defender Chris Smalling ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 22,654 reads 54 comments

  21. Virgin Trains Troll Under-Fire Chris Smalling After Foolish Red Card in Derby

    Never pass up a brilliant marketing opportunity: a business mantra Virgin Trains embraced and took a shot on under-fire Manchester United defender Chris Smalling to brilliant results...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 8 months ago 8,237 reads 4 comments

  22. Smalling Trolled by Virgin Trains

    Chris Smalling would have expected to be lambasted by his manager following his red card in the Manchester derby, but the defender probably wasn't expecting a train operator to stick the boot in as well...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 8 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Chris Smalling Is Under Most Pressure for Man United Following Derby Defeat

    During Manchester United 's defeat at the Etihad , Chris Smalling managed to cast further doubt over his long-term future at Old Trafford ...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 8 months ago 4,275 reads 15 comments

  24. Chris Smalling Risking Man United Future with Ridiculous Red Card vs. Man City

    Chris Smalling 's dismissal in the Manchester derby was ridiculous. It was entirely avoidable, and it cost his team the chance to compete with Manchester City . There's a lot you can't control during a football match...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 8 months ago 12,027 reads 49 comments

  25. Chris Smalling Sees Red in Manchester Derby for Stupid Second Yellow Card

    Manchester United 's Chris Smalling was sent off in the first-half of the derby, and he could have no complaints...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 8 months ago 14,848 reads 28 comments