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Greatest Display Of Fergie's Reign

Sir Alex Ferguson described yesterday's demolition of Roma as the best ever European display during his tenure at Old Trafford.

United scored seven goals, all of incredible quality and Fergie looked like a delighted fan yet again.

'It was a fantastic performance, the scoring tells you that,' he said.

'You would have never expected anything like that; it's got to be the best European performance in my time at the club.

"The players had the confidence to believe in themselves after a couple of bad results in the last week. We felt that if we could get the first goal it would open the door for us and that's what happened.

'After that, the speed and penetration of our play was absolutely superb.'

So, Fergie says the elimination of Juventus is now down to second place in the rankings? If you disagree, watch the goals - especially the second, that was the most wonderful attack of this season. Smith finished it off - a fantastic moment for him and for our fans.

'He`s deserved it more than anyone,' the Boss commented. 'He's been through a year of real frustration in terms of getting back to his best. But he`s stayed patient. He`s trained like a beast and his attitude to playing football is wonderful.'

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 11 2007

Time: 9:50AM

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that was a great game dont repeat that performance later this month vs everton please
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11/04/2007 11:04:00

don't think we'd repeat this performance in the next 10 years but who cares? one of the greatest nights of my "footballing life"
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11/04/2007 14:39:00

roma are a good team and we absolutely destroyed them to set up our next push for the trebel this will spread onfidence all around the team
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11/04/2007 14:57:00

Credit where credits due, it was the greatest display by a British club ever.
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12/04/2007 02:17:00

yeah, welldone that was a great game of footy.
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12/04/2007 20:38:00

a brilliant game of football......great attacking play....well done......
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12/04/2007 22:20:00


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