UK time is: 16:32:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

A Quiet Entrance!

Qualification is assured and what a bonus that is when you have to go to somewhere as hostile as Galatasaray!

Memories of 1993 and the mayhem that surrounded our visit are still vivid memories.

Yesterday, when United arrived, not much seemed to have changed with 1,000 Turks intent on offering their 'Welcome to Hell` arrival mantra. Therefore, it seem something of a shame that Sir Alex Ferguson ensured they were disappointed by exiting the airport via an underground system, or as Sir Alex put it, with a wry smile on his face,

"We came underground!"

"We didn`t get the greeting from the fans, we dodged that."

"In 1993 it was incredible, quite frightening, but we`ve been a few times and are now used to the Turkish atmosphere."

"It is fanatical but is no issue for us."


Especially with the group in the bag!




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:Tuesday November 20 2012

Time: 4:44PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
You can never expect to go to Greece or turkey and win, their crowds are insane and the effect it has on their team is amazing. A wise move tactically to avoid the entrance though as it prevents the players from being afraid and intimidated and losing the mental battle before its even begun, didn't help overall though. Valiant effort from the team, a real trial by fire for Powell and his champions league debut to play in away to a Turkish side.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
21/11/2012 14:22:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

A Three Goal Margin? (Monday April 27 2015)

Smalling on Goodison Park Rout! (Sunday April 26 2015)

Stats: Everton v United (Sunday April 26 2015)

Dortmund Midfielder Deal Almost Done? (Saturday April 25 2015)

It`s Not Just About Us You Know! (Saturday April 25 2015)

Everton (a) - Facts and Stats (Friday April 24 2015)

Yet Another Depay Update! (Friday April 24 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. Chelsea 33 23 8 2 39 77
2. Man City 34 20 7 7 34 67
3. Arsenal 33 20 7 6 31 67
4. Man Utd 34 19 8 7 25 65
5. Liverpool 33 17 7 9 11 58
6. Spurs 34 17 7 10 6 58
7. Southampton 34 17 6 11 21 57

Breaking League News

In Transition
Spurs : 27/04/2015 15:51:00
Duff Sets Win Target
Burnley : 27/04/2015 15:31:01
Taylor Vows To Fight On
Burnley : 27/04/2015 14:33:00
More From Pearson On Burnley Win
Leicester City : 27/04/2015 14:31:01
Morgan - Hard Fought Burnley Win
Leicester City : 27/04/2015 14:30:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Everton?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 1%
Valencia 0%
Smalling 0%
McNair 0%
Shaw 33%
Blind 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 66%
Fellaini 0%
Young 0%
Rooney 0%
Di Maria 0%
Falcao 0%
Van Persie 0%