UK time is: 15:46:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fergie Wants Chelsea Attitude

Sir Alex Ferguson says Chelsea defence leads the way in the Premiership.

Jose Mourinho's side notched up their 15th clean sheet of the season in a single-goal triumph over Wigan, and Ferguson struggles to make United a credible threat to Chelsea.

Ferguson: 'We have conceded in the first 10 minutes in four home games now. It is happening too many times and that is not a great recipe for winning football matches, particularly after the result we got last Wednesday.

'I know Chelsea win a lot of games 1-0 but you have to give a lot of credit to them for their defensive qualities. We are all jealous of it.

'The margin for error is getting less. Everyone is saying they hope Chelsea drop points. We are no different from Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham in that respect.

'You have to take your chances at home. Maybe my players know what the phrase means now. If we get in front at Old Trafford not many teams beat us. All that matters now is winning football matches. I don't care if we scramble a goal in or if it goes in off someone's backside. If we can get on a roll we can still be a great threat.'




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

The Journalist

Writer: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 12 2005

Time: 3:59PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Aston Villa v United - Team Sheets (Saturday December 20 2014)

Van Gaal Makes Carrick United Vice-Captain (Saturday December 20 2014)

11 of the Best for Villa (a) (Saturday December 20 2014)

And the Next Defender To Be linked Is? (Friday December 19 2014)

Is it The Same Fellaini? (Friday December 19 2014)

Van Gaal Snaps at Keeper Question! (Friday December 19 2014)

Perhaps we`ll See Falcao at Villa Park! (Friday December 19 2014)

United Target Another Midfielder (Wednesday December 17 2014)

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

Crystal Palace : 20/12/2014 14:55:00
Man City : 20/12/2014 14:33:00
West Ham v Leicester - Team News
West Ham : 20/12/2014 14:17:00
West Ham v Leicester: Team Line-Ups
Leicester City : 20/12/2014 14:14:00
Tottenham v Burnley: Team Line-Ups
Spurs : 20/12/2014 14:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v United?
Suggested By:  red boy
Villa to Win! 1%
United to Win! 94%
Draw! 5%