UK time is: 16:21:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fergie And Bruce: Wigan Were Brilliant

United beat Wigan Athletic 1-0 thanks to Wayne Rooney's first minute goal. The reigning Champions moved up into second place, a couple of points behind Liverpool with a game still in hand over their rivals. For detailed match report, come back tomorrow - now let's see what the bosses had to say about the game.

Sir Alex Ferguson

i>'I thought Wigan were absolutely fantastic. We have had to dig really deep. We have won games 1-0 before and they have gone towards some of the titles we have won.

'We need to kick on now - this is the time because we are in the run-in.

'I'm delighted with the win after beating Chelsea because big games take a lot out of you mentally, the concentration levels needed take their toll.

'We lost Wayne early, and then Carlos came on and did fantastic for us. It was a test of our character in the last half hour because Wigan gave an absolutely brilliant performance.'

'I thought Nemanja Vidic was fantastic. He epitomised everything. If you see a better centre-half display than that anywhere in the country then you are a very lucky man.'

Steve Bruce

i>'We got off to the worst possible start. After that we needed courage and resilience and they epitomised that.

'Once we settled into the game we gave as much as anybody could have given. It was an all-round great performance.

'We were playing against the best team in the world and we have come here and given a great account of ourselves.

'We have some good players at this football club, players who wanted come and prove themselves and play at Old Trafford.

'There were some wonderful performances, but we have been beaten.'

Suffice to say that I'm not as pleased as Fergie...




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



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 14 2009

Time: 11:17PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Target Another Midfielder (Wednesday December 17 2014)

It`s Yeovil for United in Round 3 (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Jones Back in the United Fold (Wednesday December 17 2014)

United`s De Gea is Staying! (Wednesday December 17 2014)

United Transfer Talk (16/12/14) (Tuesday December 16 2014)

United`s De Gea`s Up With the Best (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Title Talk (2) (Tuesday December 16 2014)

More Suitors for United`s Januzaj (Monday December 15 2014)

Come On, Let`s Not Kid Ourselves! (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Manchester United 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 16 12 3 1 +23 39
2. Man City 16 11 3 2 +19 36
3. Man Utd 16 9 4 3 +12 31
4. West Ham 16 8 4 4 +8 28
5. Southampton 16 8 2 6 +12 26
6. Arsenal 16 7 5 4 +9 26
7. Spurs 16 7 3 6 -2 24

Breaking League News

Spurs MotM v Newcastle? (League Cup)
Spurs : 18/12/2014 15:34:00
City v Crystal Palace - How Will It Go?
Man City : 18/12/2014 15:23:00
Cole To Stamford? Yes Please!
Crystal Palace : 18/12/2014 15:17:00
Injury News: Walcott, The Ox amp; Monreal Could Play
Arsenal : 18/12/2014 12:54:00
Chambers - I'm Benefiting From Different Roles
Arsenal : 18/12/2014 12:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Liverpool?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 74%
Jones 2%
Carrick 2%
Evans 2%
Valencia 4%
Fellaini 0%
Rooney 4%
Young 2%
Mata 4%
Van Persie 0%
Wilson 0%
Herrera 0%
Falcao 4%
McNair 2%