UK time is: 22:36:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gary: It's Not A Race Yet

The United skipper refused to make predictions about United's season, stating it's just over the halfway now.

The Reds are six points clear of Chelsea, progressed to the 4th round of the FA Cup and face Lille in the Champions League 2nd round. We can already hear mutterings about a second treble but Gary Neville, sensibly, does not get carried away.

'Until the campaign gets to March I think we are still jostling for positions,' he told the Manchester Evening News.

'We are only just over halfway. It is not a race yet. People want to try and create a race and I can understand that.

'But as a player you just look to get to March and April. Then you have internationals returning and you could be in the mix in the Champions League and the FA Cup. That is when you are involved in a dogfight.

'At this moment in time it is still quite calm. We are not discussing championships and winning FA Cups or the Champions League. We just look to keep ourselves in a good position and keep our form.

'I am not going to say now that this Manchester United team are going to win the championship because I know full well that, with 16 games to go, in a week we could be 12 points clear or we could have our lead wiped away. That's the way a championship goes.'

I'm relieved not to hear our skipper vowing we would win everything that get into our path. Hopefully the lads' concentration and attitude will not be inferior to that of the first half of the season.




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: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 11 2007

Time: 3:52PM

Your Comments

better to be six points ahead then siz points behind.
rooneyisgod
Obviously :-) Though being six points behind in January is not at all unusual - we managed to turn it around a few times
midlothian99
Gary Neville definately has his head screwed on. All it takes is 2 bad games and Chelsea are right on your heels again.
getintoem
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Something Missing! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Yet More Ronaldo Intrigue! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Looking at 15 Years! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Rooney Ends Feud (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Di Maria in Exulted Company (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Biding his Time (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Portuguese Flyer Update (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Hummels is Still the Target (Monday September 15 2014)

Moyes in Running for Vacant(?) Post (Monday September 15 2014)

He`s Just Honest! (Monday September 15 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)

Latest Results
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5

Breaking League News

Man City : 17/09/2014 21:45:00
Lambert Speaks Following Contract Extension
Aston Villa : 17/09/2014 19:13:00
Liverpool: Perseverance Pleases Rodgers
Liverpool : 17/09/2014 19:00:00
Paul Lambert Extends Villa Stay
Aston Villa : 17/09/2014 18:52:00
Why Song Declined Champions League Football!
West Ham : 17/09/2014 18:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v QPR?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 3%
Rafael 4%
Rojo 2%
Evans 0%
Blackett 0%
Blind 9%
Herrera 14%
Mata 0%
Di Maria 57%
Rooney 7%
Van Persie 0%
Valencia 2%
Falcao 0%
Januzaj 2%