QPR THROUGH

Submitted by isport on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 07:37

Fabio Da Silva’s club, Queens Park Rangers, has secured a place in the third round of the capital 1 Cup by defeating Walsall. QPR won the match comfortably by 3-0.

The QPR players looked in complete control throughout the match and played with attacking attitude right from the first minute. Earlier, the manager of QPR, Mark Hughes, decided to go with the experienced goal keeper Robert Green instead of the new signing Cesar. There have been speculations that Green might have to sit on the bench, but, Hughes showed his confidence in Green and included him in the first XI.

CHELSEA CHASE RAFAEL

Submitted by isport on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 08:34

Chelsea could be one of the club's interested in signing Manchester United right back Rafael Da Silva. Even though it is looking at highly unlikely that Sir Alex Ferguson will be willing to let one of his best players leave for a rival club, Chelsea have submitted a bid for the Portuguese.

FRIENDSHIP ON THE RIGHT

Submitted by isport on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 08:29

Manchester United defender Rafael Da Silva has said that his friendship with Antonio Valencia has been the reason for their excellent rapport on the pitch.

Rafael Da Silva has formed a deadly partnership with Antonio Valencia on the right side of the Manchester United midfield.

WELBECK WAS REJECTED BY CITY

Submitted by isport on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 06:31

Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck has revealed that neighbours Manchester City reject of the opportunity to sign him when he was offered as an eight-year-old boy.

Danny Welbeck is turning out to be one of the best strikers amongst the younger generation in England.

TWINS FUTURE IN THE AIR

Submitted by isport on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 16:39

The progress of Manchester United’s Brazilian wing backs Rafael and Fabio Da Silva has gone almost backwards this season with both of them being in and out of the side through injury and poor form respectively and the one chance they got to prove to Sir Alex Ferguson that they do have a future at the famous club against Ajax Amsterdam in their UEFA Europa League match at home, they could not grab it with both hands.

SUAREZ WAS DISRESPECTFUL

Submitted by isport on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 07:49

Manchester United defender Fabio da Silva has said that Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was responsible for urging United to a victory in the match between the two clubs recently.

Luis Suarez has been the central of attention ever since he was found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra.

SIR ALEX WARNS THE DA SILVAS

Submitted by isport on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 09:57

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has warned his Brazilian twins Rafael and Fabio Da Silva that they need to cut down on the number of stupid challenges they make in order to reduce the time they end up spending on the treatment table.

The twins, signed from Brazilian club Fluminense almost 6 years back now after impressing the manager at the Manchester United Youth Cup, are currently out of action, nursing injuries.

RAFAEL IS BACK

Submitted by isport on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 17:16

Rafael is back! Its been a disasterous start to the season for our favourite right-back, but he is finally back on his feet (and in his football boots) and ready to play.

Rafael had a promising pre-season but was unlucky enough to get injured in the Community Shield match against Manchester City, just a week before the season started.

FABIO AND RAFAEL TO START

Submitted by content on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 10:00

Fabio and Rafael da Silva are both in contention to start in the Champions League final against Barcelona. But the brothers have also recognised its comedy potential and have been known to switch shirts in Manchester United training.

Both Brazilians are right-footed, both have wedding rings. When Rafael was talking at Carrington this week, the only way to be sure it was him was by checking his shoes; his left, helpfully, has Rafael stitched into it (his right has Da Silva). Unless he’d borrowed his brother’s.

RAFEAL AND FABIO STILL INJURED

Submitted by content on Sun, 04/03/2011 - 17:05

Rafael and Fabio da Silva are yet to be fit for Manchester United after Alex Ferguson revealed this double blow to footballscores.com

Five other United players could also not make the trip to France due to injury. Park Ji-Sung, Anderson, Antonio Valencia as well as Rafael and Fabio da Silva have all been sidelined for the Red Devils.

Rafael, Fabio and Anderson all got injured in Saturday’s FA cup tie against Crawley Town.

United’s opponents, Marseille, will also have to cope without Jean Pierre Gignac, one of their two major summer signings.

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