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The Fergie Offensive Continues

The Fergie Offensive Continues

After Fergie's ridiculous outburst following Saturday's 2-2 draw between Man Utd & Arsenal at Ashburton, the purple nosed one has continued his offensive by claiming United are the better side and accussed Arsenal of celebrating like 'they had won the world cup.'

This latest statement follows on from Fergie's claim that Howard Webb favoured the Gunners in the game and that security at Ashburton Grove is 'Obscene'.

'At the end of the Arsenal game, our players were in the dressing room feeling absolutely sick, that's twice in two years they've turned the game around and got something in the last minute, so we were definitely disappointed to come away with a draw.' said Ferguson

'Meanwhile, their dressing room was elated. They were celebrating as if they'd won the World Cup, which I found very interesting. Our players took something out of that, psychologically.'

'I think we're a better team than Arsenal now. They're a young team and they're going to be a very good team - there's no question of that - but we went there when they were on top form and they hardly managed a shot on goal. There were definitely a lot of positives for us.'

Don't get me wrong Alex Ferguson is allowed to believe his team is better than ours, that's his opinion, hell, as United manager you'd expect him to say things like that, but claiming some kind of psychological high ground due to that fact we celebrated a last minute equaliser? I'm not buying that.

Over the years we have seen United score more last gasp winners and equalisers than any other team, including Arsenal, and they celebrated just as much as we did. The only reason that we felt euphoria and United felt dismay was the timing of the goal, nothing else. If the roles were reversed then I'm sure they would have done the same.

The fact that Arsenal have twice forced results late on against SAF's team suggests that Arsene's Army has better focus, fitness and mentality. As we were all told as school boys, you play for the 90 minutes, and beyond.

Once again Ferguson also failed to get his facts straight before mouthing off, claiming we 'hardly managed a shot on goal'. Well 18 Arsenal efforts on goal compared to United's 11 (Arsenal managed double the amount of Man Utd's shot on target) shows Ferguson to be wrong once again.

He must be getting old.

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Date:Tuesday November 6 2007
Time: 1:26PM


United are the better side, but the title is going right down to the wire!!
will it ever happen
06/11/2007 13:44:00
Anyone else remember Fergie running onto the pitch with his fists clenched after a 2-2 draw against ten man Arsenal at Highbury four years ago? Just checking. What's even more laughable is that he now supports the quota on homegrown players, this will leave him lumped with the likes of Wes Brown and Darren Fletcher as first choice players. Scenility is a terrible thing.
Little Dutch
06/11/2007 13:47:00
Is Fletcher not from Scotland and would that not make him "foreign"?
06/11/2007 13:53:00
wieh -that is just a matter of opinion, and the only way we will find out who is the better team will be at the end of the season. Anyone who claims to know who is the better team is just guessing. They may end up guess correctly, but thats by the by. Old Purple nose just keeps on spouting out random rubbish, rubbish that isn't even true.
06/11/2007 13:54:00
And Giggs is Welsh. And Wes Brown is from Mars.
06/11/2007 14:08:00
It's frustration and sour grapes. They thought the points were in bag and to prevent his team from mentally being hurt by what happened, he is trying to shift their mentality on injustice. He is good at mind games and he knows psychology plays a huge part in football.
06/11/2007 14:17:00
yes, I remeber 4 years ago, gigs equalized at highbury to make it 2-2 and Manutd thought they had won the world cup
06/11/2007 14:22:00
06/11/2007 14:33:00
A sad, bitter old soak who actually does not mean what he says, just has to say it for the psychy with his team. The old whiskey vat is actually crapping himself
06/11/2007 14:41:00
I think Sir Alex knows we are team that can challenge for the title. It must be hard motivating millionaires . So understand the bit about taking somthing psychological from the game. The banter is good . Let's see if the Arnse reacts to it. I hope he does not .
King Kolo
06/11/2007 14:47:00
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