Manchester United - United - The Thoughts of Sir Alex!
UK time is: 13:42:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United - The Thoughts of Sir Alex!

Having held his press conference and then having seen the game postponed due to the arctic weather sweeping the countryside, there`s not much worth mulling over apart from a few quotes related to midweek and the Premier League in general.

With regards to the Premier League, Sir Alex Ferguson remains convinced his youngsters would fare better at Upton Park, compared to Tuesday night, in a few years when he remarked,

"A few years from now these young players will go down there and win that game."

"That is what experience gives you. It was not a 4-0 score line. We had the most possession; we had the most entries into the penalty box."

"They had six strikes at goal and scored four. We defended poorly. You cannot afford that in a cup tie."

No, you can`t can you Jonny Evans!

Returning to the Premier League, Sir Alex only served to confirm what we`ve all been thinking over the last few months when he commented,

"The leagues been wide open so far and it`s definitely possible that it could still be the case at the turn of the year."

"It`s another indication that it`s a different league now and we`ve certainly seen a lot of surprising results."

Although I can`t help feeling it isn`t a case of the weaker teams getting stronger but more of a case of the stronger teams getting weaker!

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

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: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 4 2010

Time: 11:20AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Poor defending I put down to a lack of defensive leadership, something only experienced players have and even then its not common. If one of Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic or Evra been on the pitch it may of been a different game and a much stronger defense. Oh well experience is the name given to our mistakes and I assume many of the youngsters will come out far more experienced.
Report Abuse
04/12/2010 17:23:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Worst Performance under van Gaal! (Monday October 5 2015)

Arsenal 3 Manchester United 0 (Sunday October 4 2015)

Arsenal v United - Team-Sheets (Sunday October 4 2015)

Celtic Admit Interest in Wilson (Sunday October 4 2015)

Valdes Bound for Spanish Return? (Sunday October 4 2015)

United Interested in Dutch Defender (Sunday October 4 2015)

Arsenal v United - Stat Attack (Saturday October 3 2015)

Arsenal v United - Early Team-News (Saturday October 3 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 8 6 0 2 +12 18
2. Arsenal 8 5 1 2 +6 16
3. Man Utd 8 5 1 2 +4 16
4. Crystal Palace 8 5 0 3 +4 15
5. Leicester City 8 4 3 1 +2 15
6. West Ham 8 4 2 2 +6 14
7. Everton 8 3 4 1 +4 13

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Ancelotti Would Be My Choice
Liverpool : 05/10/2015 13:19:01
Wenger Lauds 'Determined' Arsenal
Arsenal : 05/10/2015 12:57:00
Worst Performance under van Gaal!
Man Utd : 05/10/2015 12:54:01
Terry Gives Mourinho His 100% Backing
Chelsea : 05/10/2015 12:52:00
Chelsea Ladies Wrap Up Super League 1 Title
Chelsea : 05/10/2015 12:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Arsenal?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 40%
Young 0%
Smalling 0%
Blind 0%
Darmian 0%
Carrick 0%
Schweinsteiger 40%
Mata 0%
Depay 0%
Rooney 0%
Martial 20%
Valencia 0%
Fellaini 0%
Wilson 0%