Sir Alex Ferguson enjoyed the weekend off by watching his son’s side at London Rd this afternoon. It was the end of what was a successful seven days for Manchester United that saw them beat their great North West rivals at Old Trafford to maintain their pressure at the top of the Premier League table, as well as kick-starting their Europa League campaign by beating Ajax 2-0 in Amsterdam. The victory came at a cost though, as Antonio Valencia has been ruled out for the next six weeks with a hamstring injury.
This week at FFC we have seen a mixed bag of blogs that include; a United manager in waiting; Fergie highlights a worrying reality, while Manchester provides the Europa League a welcome boost.
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Tragedy To Triumph: Why Zambia’s Win Will Resonate With United Fans – Red Flag Flying High
Terry Christian Blog: Ajax v Manchester United – 7Cantonas
Giggs: a career in numbers – United Rant
If Carlsberg did ‘Moral Victories’ – The Busby Way
Does Berbatov deserve more chances at United? – The United Religion
Sneijder Ready For The Move, But Does Sir Alex Actually Want Him? – Transfer Tavern
“Do you really honestly believe that?”
“I don’t think there’s any chance of that. To go back again to play for England, eight years after his last game, is a big, big step.
“I think Paul will be concentrating [on United], if he decides to go on. Whether he decides to stay is a part that hasn’t been settled yet, but with the form he has shown, there is no reason why he can’t play on next season. I just think it is too big a step to go back to England,” Fergie reacts to reports suggesting that Scholes may get called up by England. (Daily Telegraph)