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Who Cares About Awards Anyway?

Sir Alex defended United's players after Arsene Wenger had a whine about us having too many players on the PFA shortlist for the Player of the Year award. (Sidenote: the unmistakeable sign of Arsenal returning to form is that Wenger's starting to whinge about everything).

"It is valid to have five contenders,' Fergie said.

'If we are talking about current form, Arsene cannot just go back two or three games.

'The PFA awards are always done early. That has been noted in the past. Votes are collected in January or February. I actually think they should be done later.'


It's nonsense that in the 21st century the PFA can't arrange the voting to take place in May. I mean, what's the internet for? Still...

'In 1999 when we won the Treble, we never won an award. I don't think too much emphasis should be placed on it.'

So, who cares about awards anyway?




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 15 2009

Time: 1:24PM

Your Comments

Team trophies are all I really care about. If a United player won the award but we ended the season with no more trophies, I wouldn't be happy.
Man utd champions
Team trophies are all I really care about. If a United player won the award but we ended the season with no more trophies, I wouldn't be happy.
Man utd champions
You don't deserve to go through tonight! We gave all our sweat and blood yesterday! You always have an easy route!
haigh_for_7
You don't deserve to go through tonight! We gave all our sweat and blood yesterday! You always have an easy route!
haigh_for_7
fantastic performance,full of energy,a lot of blood and sweat put into it.This was utd at its best.I even saw berba putting in a shift.Congratulations to the whole team and to all who love utd.
abmtd
fantastic performance,full of energy,a lot of blood and sweat put into it.This was utd at its best.I even saw berba putting in a shift.Congratulations to the whole team and to all who love utd.
abmtd
Finally - a performance more like the United we know - reminded me so much of Barcelona last season. Ronaldo's goal was amazing, everyone played brilliantly and put in a lot of hard work. Rooney was brilliant down the wing - unselfishly defending but still setting up many attacks. A very mature performance - i worried when he got that knock in the first half, but it takes more, much more to make him come off. Well done United and let's hope that gives us the confidence we need for the rest of the season. Looking forward to Arsenal - honestly can't call that game.
Man utd champions
Finally - a performance more like the United we know - reminded me so much of Barcelona last season. Ronaldo's goal was amazing, everyone played brilliantly and put in a lot of hard work. Rooney was brilliant down the wing - unselfishly defending but still setting up many attacks. A very mature performance - i worried when he got that knock in the first half, but it takes more, much more to make him come off. Well done United and let's hope that gives us the confidence we need for the rest of the season. Looking forward to Arsenal - honestly can't call that game.
Man utd champions
 

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