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Fergie on FA Cup loss (AUDIO)

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said his players were off the pace as they lost the FA Cup final 1-0 to Chelsea at Wembley. Didier Drogba scored the only goal of the game in the second period of extra time.

It was a huge anti-climax considering the significance of the first FA Cup Final at Wembley in 7 years, and Fergie admits his players were nowhere near their best.

Audio Length: 2 Min 34 Sec

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Writer: Lee Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 19 2007

Time: 7:46PM

Your Comments

Chins up lads! http://youtube.com/watch?v=zhgldKvDikk
JCFC
I am so, so happy a pond away! For us in the US, a league cup (FA or Carling) is like our playoffs and means much, much more than winning the Premiership which is like having the best regular season record here. I understand the importance of winning the Premiership and am proud we did it 2 years on the trot and will do it next year again, but I would rather have the 2 cups and finish 2d than win the Premiership and not have the cups. An American's view for what it's worth...
USA
chins up - the better team won!
merlin
sweetleftfoot - bit quiet mate, enjoy your day?
merlin
usa if you prefer that thens thats ok for you but i think for every man utd fan we would prefer the league over to cup competetions and merlin i dont think the better team won cause there was no better team it was a equal match but you got your goal so congratullations to you and chelsea
rooneyisgod
i agree with u rooneyisgod, and that is exactly what i posted on the vital chelsea site. they forget we are the premiership champions and when we won we won it with skill and craft. a one-off game where you score in the 117th minute does not prove u are the countrys best. and if u had offered any man utd fan at the beginning of the season a premiership title, fa cup final and a champons league semi-final we would have snapped your hand off. there is such a thing as being a good winner as a good loser all you chelsea fans, remember though u may have 2 cups, we have the one u all crave for the premiership and im sure that deep down ud rather be in our situation than in yours!!!
united4life
p.s - though we didnt play that well today roonay's second half performance was amazing, especially as he was the only one forward. his two bustling runs were amazing and u could see that he really wanted to win. never mind though, weve dot the PL, and hopefully we'll be back to wembley next year (and this time win!!!)
united4life
yeah thats true rooney made essien look like a little school girl
rooneyisgod
united4life.....AAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Blue is the colour
Are all of you so called UNITED posters on here YANKS??? ffs....
Blue is the colour
Utterly woeful advert for our game, pi$$ poor football, that first half was like watching bowls zzzzzzzzzzzz, $hit on a stick indeed.
nikolaijns
Yet you watched.....And watched the better team win...ooooohhhh it feeels goood.
Blue is the colour
Was hard to get any pens right? Jose aint no fool you know...AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Blue is the colour
Sorry to inform you mate but that yank poster was a chelsea fan. Pretty ***** match considering the occasion but congrats to chelsea. As for the cup v league title debate, we all want to win all the cups and the league together but lets be honest everyone would rather win the league if nothing else.
Kanchelskis
merlin you muppet,i have been quiet because i was at wembley while you was at home watching it on the telly.you won,we lost but i still made a lot of money and you would swap both your cups for our title.see you soon.
SweetLeftFoot
Congratulations to you this season. The better team won the league in the end and I felt the better team won the Cup yesterday. You'd have taken the season you've had at the start of the season so enjoy it. I thought you were a little unfotunately yesterday but I think the ball only crossed the line because of a foul on Cech and a penalty for the 'foul' on Giggs would have been harsh as he made the contact he intended to make. Have a good summer and I look forward to another close title race next year.
andleics
 

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