Rio Ferdinand

Taking Away Support When Widowed Parents Need It Most

Benjamin Brooks-Dutton | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Parents
Benjamin Brooks-Dutton

Last week a clock started ticking for widowed parents and bereaved children when the UK Government introduced some of the most indecent and unnecessary benefits cuts imaginable, cutting the support provided to widowed parents and grieving children at a time when they're likely to need it most.

Rio Ferdinand Tackles The Topic Of Mental Health And Why It's Crucial To Open Up To Friends

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Footballer Rio Ferdinand has starred in a poignant short film discussing the first time he talked about his grief with a close friend, in a bid to spa...

Being Mum And Dad

Dr Diahanne Rhiney | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK
Dr Diahanne Rhiney

She died so suddenly that Rio expressed that he barely had time to absorb the news before she had already 'slipped away' from them leaving him with the huge task of raising three small children alone. He has risen to the challenge and has discovered that he is doing well considering he is being Mum and Dad. As a viewer you think, thank God those children have him.

Rio Ferdinand's Documentary 'Being Mum And Dad' Broke All Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Rio Ferdinand has been praised by viewers of the BBC documentary ‘Being Mum And Dad’, which aired on Tuesday night (28 March). Fans and celebs too...

Rio Ferdinand Gives Insight Into How His Kids Are Coping Since Their Mum Died

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

Rio Ferdinand has opened up about the stages of grief he has been through with his kids in a moving documentary about losing his wife. Ferdinand, wh...

Rio Ferdinand On Figuring Out How To Talk To His Children After His Wife Died

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Parents

Ahead of Rio Ferdinand’s BBC1 documentary Being Mum and Dad airing March 28 at 9pm, the footballer has spoken very movingly about talking to his chi...

Rio Ferdinand Tearfully Opens Up About Supporting His Kids As They Grieve For Their Mum

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Parents

Rio Ferdinand broke down in tears as he spoke about how he is supporting his children through their grief following the death of their mum. Ferdinand,...

Rio Ferdinand Is Leaving Professional Football

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Sport

QPR defender and former England captain Rio Ferdinand has announced he will retire from professional football after 18 years. His wife Rebecca Elli...

Rio Ferdinand 'Overwhelmed' By Support After Wife's Death

PA | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Sport

Rio Ferdinand has described being "overwhelmed" by the support he received from football fans after his wife Rebecca Ellison died. The former Engla...

Rio Ferdinand's Wife Rebecca Has Died Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Sport

The wife of QPR defender and former England star Rio Ferdinand has died following a short battle with cancer. Rebecca Ellison, 34, died last night ...

QPR Deny Claims Players Were Involved In Inter-Club Pub Punch-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Sport

QPR defender Steven Caulker was rushed to hospital on Sunday with a head injury after slipping at a team Christmas lunch. Police confirmed that the...

Interview with Jason Roberts

Kris Griffiths | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Sport
Kris Griffiths

Roberts on his career highs and lows, encompassing his eventful tenures at Wigan and Reading, scoring at Highbury and almost signing for QPR. Interviewed at his Foundation headquarters in hometown Stonebridge.

City's Stay-Away Fans Mocked By Paul Scholes And Rio Ferdinand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes wasted no time in aiming a dig at Manchester City's stay-away fans ahead of their crucial Champions League clash...

What Doesn't Cole Want To Talk About?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Sport

Ashley Cole refused to discuss Rio Ferdinand's recent claim he felt "betrayed" by the former Chelsea player over the John Terry racism case. Cole, ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Ferdinand's Exposed United Squad's Mutinous Petulance | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Sport

Had Rio Ferdinand's latest chapter been released ahead of his weekend return to Manchester United the Stretford End might have greeted him with a "Goo...

What Moyes Ban Angered United Stars?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Sport

David Moyes' relationship with Manchester United players became strained when he banned them from eating chips, according to Rio Ferdinand. In the ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Van Gaal Lauds United's 'New Start' | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport

Louis van Gaal heralded a "new start" for Manchester United after they trounced Queens Park Rangers 4-0 to register their first Premier League victory...

Samuel Luckhurst

United 4-0 QPR: Di María Dazzles In Louis Van Gaal's Diamond | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport

So, what was the system this week? MUTV claimed Louis van Gaal was persisting with 3-5-2 but the personnel he chose suggested it could be a Total Foot...

Wake Up Football And Stop Pretending Racism Doesn't Exist

Grant Feller | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Sport
Grant Feller

The deafening silence from fellow football professionals coupled with the absurd comments from the LMA, Redknapp and others are only making a problem that is deeply entrenched in society worse.

Joey Barton Kicks Off Mother Of All Twitter Rows On Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

A divisive figure on Twitter at the best of times, Joey Barton has sparked a furious debate between fellow star footballers after wading into the esca...

Why Must It Be Left to Players to Call Time? Is the National Set-Up Too Weak

Aaron Gratton | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Sport
Aaron Gratton

Steven Gerrard announced his international retirement to a chorus of fans and experts claiming he did the right thing, but why is it left to players to make the call? After captaining England at their most disappointing World Cup, Gerrard has opted to call time on his international career, just as he was expected to do.

LOOK: Rio Reunited With Harry

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Sport

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has been reunited with his former boss Harry Redknapp after agreeing a one-year deal with London club, Queens Pa...

The 10 Most Expensive English Footballers In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Sport

Adam Lallana has completed his £25 million transfer to Liverpool and in doing so becomes the latest inclusion in the top 10 list of the most expensiv...

United Prepared To Pay World-Record Fee For Shaw

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport

Can it be a coincidence that with England set to play their last World Cup match today the transfer talk is intensifying in this country? Suddenly, Ma...

The BBC Have The Edge Over ITV In World Cup Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

Almost all of the 32 teams have played at the World Cup, and viewers have vociferously rated the BBC and ITV's coverage on a daily basis. Much like th...