The Chinese People's Daily Online reports on Manchester United's 2-0 victory over Urawa Reds of Japan thanks to 2 goals by Barney Rubble, oops, sorry, I meant Wayne Rooney.
We seem to have played well, despite the sweltering humidity and it was good to hear that the Boy Wonder has finally started to play.
People's Daily Online -- Manchester United beat Japan's Urawa Reds 2-0 in friendly
Sunday, 31 July 2005
We've had a difficult pre-season so far, what with people like Roy Keane not going on the trip to the Far East, others like Phil Neville, Kleberson, Owen may or may not be transferring in or out, the continuing problems of what's up with Rio Ferdinand, to say nothing of the difficulties of settling in new players and coping with a very tiring trip. All in all, not necessarily the best pre-season warm-up that we could have had, and it does raise a lot of questions about the season ahead...