UK time is: 07:14:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fergie's Already Planning Title Defence

Even a few months ago I would have told you I'm certain Fergie would retire after winning his second European Cup. Now I'm with those who say he's too obsessed to do it.

And my newly found opinion has been underlined by Fergie himself who, after basking in the glory in Moscow, has already outlined his plans for next season.

"The great asset I`ve got is that I won`t get carried away with it and tomorrow morning I will be thinking about next season."

"It is not easy to defend the European Cup, but the young players who have tasted success tonight will want to do it again. Some teams have done, I hope we can do it. I think we are good enough."


Fergie has written history numerous times but it looks like too big even for him. No team, not even the legendary Milan or the Barcelona dream team could not defend the trophy in the Champions League era. Of course, sooner or later someone will do it - and it could be United.

But while Fergie might be already thinking about next season, we supporters should be forgotten for savouring this success for now. I usually love summers but this one will be even better: thinking about Anelka's penalty will be enough to put me in a party mood!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 22 2008

Time: 9:16PM

Your Comments

Defending the title, only team ever to do so was AC Milan. I'd say that'd be quite interesting.
Paulinho
i honestly think we will do it. im looking forward to the summer now hopefully get in a few good players but hopefully tie up a permanent for tevex as soon as possible.
rooneyisgod
If any side can defend the trophy it is Man Utd, the squad keeps geting better, and if you do bring in some more players then the rest of the Premiership and Europe may as well pack in now.
Dean1
Yeah I agree, I'm looking for United to bring in 3 players as 2 or 3 maybe leaving Outs: Saha, Pique(to Barca), possibly Silvestre wishlist: Ins: Miguel Veloso, Micah Richards and a striker on which I haven't decided on.
Paulinho
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Second Offering? (Saturday April 19 2014)

Dutch Youngster on United Radar (Friday April 18 2014)

Rooney Fit for Everton Clash! (Friday April 18 2014)

Luke Shaw Update #6 (Friday April 18 2014)

Three on Wanted List (Thursday April 17 2014)

At Last, Positive Transfer News! (Thursday April 17 2014)

No! Not Another One (Wednesday April 16 2014)

And Another Bites the Dust (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Carvalho Has Another Suitor! (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Duo Fined and Warned! (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 64
2. Kanchelskis 41
3. MotorMad 31
4. gmauti 3
5. kresek 2
6. nordkap 2
7. Xfunny 1
8. Javan 1
9. ForeverUnited 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 0 - 4 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 1 Aston Villa
Man Utd 0 - 3 Man City
West Ham 0 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0 - 3 Liverpool
WBA 0 - 3 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Arsenal 34 20 7 7 18 67
5. Everton 34 19 9 6 21 66
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 2 63
7. Man Utd 33 17 6 10 18 57
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44

Breaking League News

Monk's Reaction After Vital Newcastle Win
Swansea : 19/04/2014 22:00:00
Pardew: We Should Have Won Against Swansea
Swansea : 19/04/2014 21:56:00
Mel - A Good Week Of Training
WBA : 19/04/2014 21:24:00
Finishing Annoys Pochettino
Southampton : 19/04/2014 21:05:00
Duo In PFA Nominations
Southampton : 19/04/2014 20:53:00
Pulis - We Don't Get The Credit We Deserve
Crystal Palace : 19/04/2014 20:34:00
Ole - Soft Penalty Galvanised Us
Cardiff : 19/04/2014 20:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Everton v United?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Home win! 34%
Away win! 66%
Draw! 0%