UK time is: 13:42:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ron hails bosses tactics

PFA Player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that despite such an excellent season, there were still times when Sir Alex Ferguson shouted at him.

The Portuguese maestro revealed whilst talking to The Sun how Sir Alex was just as fiery today as he was when he first joined. 'People say he is less explosive than before but he can still get angry." Ronaldo went on to say how throughout a season full of glorious ups and downs, that Sir Alex managed to keep in control of the situation throughout. 'Everybody said he was past it, that the team could not win the Premiership, but, as he predicted, the team gained in maturity, consistency and balance. All the players scored this year and Ferguson knew that was going to happen. He has always been in control.'

The 23 year old went on to say how he looks up to Sir Alex as a father-figure and that his half-time team talks often became very animated. "He is like my mother or my father. He sets my limits and my aims. He has often shouted at me during half-time, but always to make progress. He is fair.'

I`m certainly not one to tell the great Sir Alex Ferguson what to do, but if shouting at him leads to performances like we saw last season, PLEASE CARRY ON !!!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: United4Life  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 7 2007

Time: 8:14PM

Your Comments

Seems to be working
mattweeden
He still tends to disappear in the biggest games so there's still a challenge for Sir Alex.
Zae
Zae- i think thats becasue in the big games he gets so heavily marked that he can't do alot. However, im sure with time he will be able to solve this.
mattweeden
Truly great players are always heavily marked in big games but they show their greatness by still giving quality performances. Rooney's got this priceless attribute and I also think Ronaldo will improve in this sense with time AND with Fergie's guidance.
Zae
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Carrick on Comeback Trail (Saturday October 25 2014)

Is Garay The Man? (Saturday October 25 2014)

Villa to Sign Cleverley in January! (Friday October 24 2014)

Van Gaal on Chelsea and Mourinho! (Friday October 24 2014)

Same Again for Chelsea Fixture! (Friday October 24 2014)

Valdes Talk! (Friday October 24 2014)

Sir Alex - The Film (Friday October 24 2014)

Madrid Want a Permanent Deal! (Friday October 24 2014)

United Happy Talk! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Bitter and Twisted? (Thursday October 23 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

Burnley V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 25/10/2014 12:40:00
Weekly Rumour Mill-A Couple of Links!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 10:16:00
Carrick on Comeback Trail
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
Is Garay The Man?
Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
The Question-Ings!
Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

United v Chelsea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Home Win! 67%
Away Win! 25%
Draw! 8%