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Fergie: Keane Woke Us Up

Sir Alex is pleased with his team on the whole but pointed out the minor hitches.

United beat Spurs 3-1 in a very open, exciting cup-tie, thus getting through yet another Premiership opponent - it was the ninth time in a row we had top flight opponent in the cup.

'I think it was a fantastic cup tie and both sides contributed to that," Fergie said.

'It was quite an open match - we attacked and they also had some good chances. I think we also had great opportunities to create chances, although the final ball wasn't so good at times today.

'I think Robbie Keane's goal woke us up a bit. We were looking a bit slack at the time - we were too relaxed and there was no intensity in our game.

'But we controlled most of the possession and put a lot hard work in - we had to against what was a good Tottenham side.

'I'm very happy. We were playing a top-flight team and, remember, they came bouncing into the game today on the back of a fantastic result against Arsenal.'




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 27 2008

Time: 10:14PM

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Zae you might of started of slowly, but lets face it, spurs are a poor team and you were odds on to win this.
PUREGOLD
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27/01/2008 23:23:00

..but then again spurs arnt a poor team, and they would have bin on a high beating arsenal 5-1!!
fenton_01
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28/01/2008 11:07:00

oh damn, now its arsenal!!! (from the official united website) "Incredibly, United have now drawn Premier League opposition in each of the last 10 FA Cup ties (plus two replays). In order, they are: Arsenal, Tottenham, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Watford, Middlesbrough, Reading, Portsmouth, Aston Villa, Liverpool"
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28/01/2008 15:55:00

 

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