– Professional soccer club Manchester United, a team within the English Premier
League, has imposed a ban on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter for
its players, according to reports. The reports indicate that a Facebook account
for Man U player Wes Brown was taken down, while the "Walls" of
profiles for Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand were wiped clean. Twitter accounts
purported to be operated by Man U players Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs and Darren
Fletcher are no longer online.
(Manchester United statement)