Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Fergie Wouldn't Bet On Treble

Fergie Wouldn't Bet On Treble

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the standard is so much higher than in 1999 that a second treble is very unlikely for United.

As the season progresses, the media are bound to talk about our chances of repeating the legendary treble of 1999, as the team is still in contention in all competitions. However, our fiery Scots played down the possibility of achieving such success again.

'No-one talks about that. It is a possibility but more of an impossibility given the number of games we have,' he said.

'I think the competition in the Premier Division has got harder in the last few years and the standard is better in Europe.'

We all know Fergie: in his eyes, nothing is impossible. I mean, he's the man who led Aberdeen to success in the Cup Winners' Cup, beating Bayern Munich and Real Madrid on the way.

His intention is to prevent his players' head being turned by the constant hype around a possible second treble. If they believed they had a god-given right to do it again, that would be disastrous so Fergie's playing his famous mind games even on his own team...


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

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday March 28 2007
Time: 12:01PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
"Fergie's playing his famous mind games even on his own team... ", and rightly so, I'm fed up of stumbling into a comment about our treble chances wherever I look. Would hate if we did a Leverkusen so forget the treble, concentrate on Rovers.
midlothian99
28/03/2007 13:25:00
0
i honestly think we wont do the trebel i think if we beat chelsea to the premiership then they will beat us in the f.a cup final
rooneyisgod
28/03/2007 15:11:00
0
he should be openingly backing the team and scaring the crap out of chelsea and put all the pressure on them, and backing the players could give them even more confidence into them that cant be a bad thing
MOYES IS GOD
28/03/2007 18:44:00
0
I agree with you rooneyisgod: they would beat us in the Cup Final. But I still hope that Blackburn might cause a great upset again. Oh, dear Martin Jol, why did you have to take off Lennon and send in Gardner and Mido at the Bridge?!
midlothian99
28/03/2007 21:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Interested in Forest Winger

But so are two of Europe's big-guns!

Views from the Bench - Hull (a)

Maximum points from the opening three games of the 2016 / 2017 Premier League season is a good start for Jose Mourinho.

Shaw`s Views on United Win at Hull

Today, if there is any justice in the world, will see Luke Shaw regain his place in the England squad.

Late, Late Goals - A Surprising Statistic

Did you hear them?

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 Hull (a)
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea12%
Valencia0%
Blind4%
Bailly4%
Shaw0%
Fellaini4%
Mata0%
Pogba4%
Rooney4%
Martial0%
Ibrahimovic0%
Rashford56%
Mkhitaryan8%
Smalling4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
2 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
4 Man City 2 2 0 0 6 4
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
8 Middlesbrough 2 1 1 0 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
11 WBA 2 1 0 1 3 0
12 West Ham 2 1 0 1 3 0
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.TheFamousNo73
2.ForeverUnited1