Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

A Quiet Entrance!

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!



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday November 20 2012
Time: 4:44PM

Comments

0
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
21/11/2012 14:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Interested in West Ham Youngster

Nestling amongst the transfer speculation yesterday was the inference that Manchester United are interested in a youngster currently on a contract with another Premier League club.

Mourinho Explains the Martial and Rashford Scenario

On Saturday, against Newcastle United, we witnessed something of a rarity.

Willian Link to Manchester United Grows Stronger

Media speculation continues to imply that Jose Mourinho is set to make another raid on his former club Chelsea.

United to Include Shaw in Deal for Rose?

In an earlier front-page article, we covered the speculation linking Manchester United with a move for the Tottenham Hotspur full-back Danny Rose.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Newcastle (h)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
de Gea9%
Valencia0%
Smallling0%
Lindelof0%
Young0%
Matic2%
Pogba72%
Mata2%
Rashford2%
Lukaku2%
Marial2%
Herrera2%
Fellaini2%
Ibrahimovic5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football