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Stand Up For The Champions

OH, YES! Life just could not get better? We beat City, we're gonna win the league and the blues set a new record low goal tally at home. Wonderful!

Yes, we were awful today. That's all right. But should I start explaining a victory? No, I won't.

Alan Ball was a man who deserved respect for his footballing skills AND for his personality. On the other hand, Michael Ball is a man who deserves to be suspended from football for a long time.

City's mediocre left-back was handed the role of handling Ronaldo and he was spectacularly unsuccessful in it. His stamp on the Portuguese's chest in the 2nd minute was absolutely disgraceful, one of the worst incidents we had seen in the top flight this season.

Rob Styles missed it but he could not miss the blatant offence that brought down Ronaldo in the box. The winger coolly converted the resulting penalty, thus exacting the perfect revenge on Ball who, miraculously, avoided a booking throughout the game, despite a string of nasty and sneaky challenges.

City proved that they'd love to score but they don't know how. They were so unbelievably bad that our own staggeringly poor performance was enough to see them off. Of course, a ridiculous dive earned them a penalty but Vassell managed to miss even that. Carrick, Scholes and substitute Fletcher ensured we would always dominate possession and the last five minutes were spent at the touchline, running down the clock.

In the end, Fergie and the staff celebrated in a way that showed exactly that they knew: Manchester United are going to be Premiership Champions 2006/07!



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Writer:Zae
Date:Saturday May 5 2007
Time: 3:17PM

Comments

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Well done! We will do our best to confirm it 2moro :)
iceman10
05/05/2007 15:38:00
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congrats. deserved it this year.
G4L
05/05/2007 15:46:00
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the title should be ours now and michael ball should be given a long suspension the animal
rooneyisgod
05/05/2007 16:09:00
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Congrats I guess, rather you than the blue chavs.
Rocky7
05/05/2007 17:49:00
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IM GLAD YOU HAVE FECKD CHELSEA. STILL DONT APPROVE OF GLORY SUPPORTERS AND NEVER WILL
tedpowelluk
05/05/2007 21:26:00
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Why is there a question mark? Life just couldn't get any better! Much better this way, isn't it? Hit the bar twice, survived some astonishingly disgusting fouls and though it was never a penalty, Edwin still saved it!
midlothian99
05/05/2007 22:53:00
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