Select a Team

Prev Game: The FA Cup Sat 21st May

prev game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
C Palace 1 - 2 Man Utd

Next Game: International Champions Cup Fri 22nd Jul

next game - Manchester United
team 1 score team 2
Man Utd 13:00 B Dortmund

Fergie: Foster to edge out Robbo

By James Pearson.   Last Updated: 28/01/07 10:28am

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is tipping Ben Foster to replace Paul Robinson as England's number one.

The Spurs keeper, who has 29 caps to his name, is currently Steve McClaren's first-choice while Foster is yet to make an international appearance.

However, Ferguson believes Foster has the talent to do a job for his country and has also confirmed he will be back at Old Trafford next season.

The 23-year-old is currently in his second season-long loan spell with Watford, but will vie for the starting job with The Red Devils after the summer.

"Ben will be England's next goalkeeper - if not very soon," explained Ferguson.

"I get a report on him every month from Adrian Boothroyd. It covers everything - Ben's form, training and development.

"He will come back to us next season. Bringing him here from Stoke was fantastic."

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

VOTE: 2016/17 PL table prediction

VOTE: 2016/17 PL table prediction

Hull City have completed the 2016/17 Premier League line-up. But who will finish where? Rank the teams here...

Mourinho and Man Utd timeline

Mourinho and Man Utd timeline

A timeline of events involving Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal and Manchester United, since the Portuguese left Chelsea.

Mourinho in numbers

Mourinho in numbers

He is "the best manager in the game today," according to Ed Woodward, but do Jose Mourinho's stats back the claim?

Missing Men

Play Missing Men

Manchester United

Man Utd's 0-0 draw with Tottenham in 2005