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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.

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Writer: Lee Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 19 2007

Time: 7:46PM

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Chins up lads!
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19/05/2007 21:02:00

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...
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19/05/2007 21:06:00

chins up - the better team won!
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19/05/2007 21:19:00

sweetleftfoot - bit quiet mate, enjoy your day?
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19/05/2007 21:20:00

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
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19/05/2007 21:44:00

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!!!
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19/05/2007 21:53:00

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!!!)
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19/05/2007 22:00:00

yeah thats true rooney made essien look like a little school girl
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19/05/2007 22:21:00

Blue is the colour
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19/05/2007 22:34:00

Are all of you so called UNITED posters on here YANKS??? ffs....
Blue is the colour
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19/05/2007 22:35:00

Utterly woeful advert for our game, pi$$ poor football, that first half was like watching bowls zzzzzzzzzzzz, $hit on a stick indeed.
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19/05/2007 22:55:00

Yet you watched.....And watched the better team win...ooooohhhh it feeels goood.
Blue is the colour
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19/05/2007 23:10:00

Was hard to get any pens right? Jose aint no fool you know...AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Blue is the colour
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19/05/2007 23:14:00

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.
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20/05/2007 00:28:00

merlin you muppet,i have been quiet because i was at wembley while you was at home watching it on the won,we lost but i still made a lot of money and you would swap both your cups for our title.see you soon.
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20/05/2007 10:40:00

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.
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20/05/2007 14:00:00


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