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Manchester United Premier League Champions

Mon May 07, 2007 2:00 am

Following their 1-0 victory over City yesterday, and Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Emirates today, the premiership title returns to Old Trafford again, for the first time since the 2002/03 season.



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Mon May 07, 2007 2:09 am

Now its off to Wembley for the FA cup!

Anyone going to that?
 
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Mon May 07, 2007 2:10 am

Wednesday night's game should be good.  Wink
 
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Mon May 07, 2007 2:14 am

My little 10 year cousin will not be best pleased that Chelsea lost. Great stuff! Big grin
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RE: Manchester United Premier League Champions

Mon May 07, 2007 2:47 am

Quoting Shamrock350 (Reply 1):
Now its off to Wembley for the FA cup!

Anyone going to that?

Going to the pub, hoping it will be just about as packed there as Wembley..  Smile

Quoting EK20 (Reply 2):
Wednesday night's game should be good.

Absolutely... Looking forward to Chelsea lining up in a "guard of honor" (which only seems fair of them to do as United did it for them two seasons ago.)
The match itself could be interesting. Will Chelsea rest players until the FA Cup final now that they have nothing else to play for? Unless Liverpool and Arsenal are closing in behind them for the runner up spot that is.
I have a feeling United won't win, but a draw is more than acceptable. Naturally hoping for a win though..  Smile

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Mon May 07, 2007 2:53 am

Excellent Big grin Big grin Big grin



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Mon May 07, 2007 3:13 am

I remember someone pointed out already around new year, that the match against City would seal the premiership for United. I can't remember who it was though, someone in the british media...

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RE: Manchester United Premier League Champions

Mon May 07, 2007 3:59 am

Quoting Thom@s (Thread starter):
Following their 1-0 victory over City yesterday, and Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Emirates today, the premiership title returns to Old Trafford again, for the first time since the 2002/03 season.

Well they gotta win one trophy  duck 



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Mon May 07, 2007 4:24 am

Quoting Piercey (Reply 7):
Well they gotta win one trophy

Two in two weeks time...  Wink

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Mon May 07, 2007 4:28 am

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 8):
Two in two weeks time... Wink

and that third one  Wink

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Mon May 07, 2007 4:30 am

Well done to Man Utd, they deserved it for the way they play football, but also for the incredible consistency they have shown which is required to be champions. They have ground out results even when they had an off-day. Chelsea set the standards for the past two seasons, United have responded in the right way. All we need now is for Arsenal to turn into a ruthless football machine to make it a three-horse race next season.
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Mon May 07, 2007 4:35 am

Quoting Arsenal@LHR (Reply 10):
All we need now is for Arsenal to turn into a ruthless football machine to make it a three-horse race next season.

It's difficult to ask this question without sounding like I'm gloating, but what the hell happened to Arsenal this season?

I remember after last season ended, I was thinking "well the young players in Arsenal seem to have settled now towards the end of the season, I bet they will be challenging for the title next year." But something has gone very wrong somewhere along the line. With nearly 2 months to go of this season, they were pretty much out of all 4 competitions. I know Henry was gone for a while due to injury, and that probably caused the Gunners some points and goals.. (why isn't he playing now btw, I thought he had recovered?)

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Mon May 07, 2007 6:08 am

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 11):
It's difficult to ask this question without sounding like I'm gloating, but what the hell happened to Arsenal this season?

Long term injuries to our two most important players, Henry and Van Persie who have been injured for two thirds of the season has been a factor, but i don't want to use them as an excuse. Arsenal ended trophy-less because of our inability to finish off teams, no plan B when teams put 10 men in their own half. And ofcourse our woeful finishing, if you watched the Chelsea game today you would have seen that Arsenal had several good openings but failed to convert the chances. Example: Eboue hitting the bar from 10 yards.

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 11):
I know Henry was gone for a while due to injury, and that probably caused the Gunners some points and goals.. (why isn't he playing now btw, I thought he had recovered?)

He tore his stomach muscles during the PSV game, i assume these type of injuries take a long time to heal.
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Mon May 07, 2007 8:01 am

You must admire the way Chelsea went down today, the second half performance with 10 men i thought showed great heart and courage, and as a football fan first and foremost this was great to see Champions going down fighting as they should, and I thought Mourinho after the game going over to the Chelsea fans gesturing to be proud of the players was great to see too. That said, im glad Man Utd won, they have a balance between playing exciting, attacking football and winning. Its good for the Premier League - would be even better if Liverpool and step up next year too. And Arsenal are cyring out for a goal scorer! Someone who is only interesting in being in and around the box to put the ball away! Guys like Owen, Villa and Huntelaar may be available this summer, Arsenal could do a lot worse then spend a few quid on a guy like Owen! Anyway, this Aston Villa fan says congrats to Man United!
 
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Mon May 07, 2007 8:04 am

Quoting Arsenal@LHR (Reply 10):
All we need now is for Arsenal to turn into a ruthless football machine to make it a three-horse race next season.

We'll get there. in 2 years time. Just re-building the team.
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Mon May 07, 2007 6:10 pm

Quoting 747438 (Reply 14):
I've been a gunners supporter for 44 years now.

You should come to my place; I can see the Emirates Stadium from my bedroom window, about 150meters away; on game days I sit with the window open and it's fantastic.

I'm a Man Utd fan though.
 
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Mon May 07, 2007 6:41 pm

Quoting Arsenal@LHR (Reply 12):
Arsenal ended trophy-less because of our inability to finish off teams,

True, but...

Quoting Arsenal@LHR (Reply 12):
And ofcourse our woeful finishing, if you watched the Chelsea game today you would have seen that Arsenal had several good openings but failed to convert the chances. Example: Eboue hitting the bar from 10 yards.

Now, you see, I don't think it's unfair to say they had a bit of bad luck on the finishing front. To me, bad finishing means shots that are easily saved or go nowhere near the goal. Arsenal created so many chances this season, and were so often denied by the woodwork or good goalkeeping, that I still believe they'll come good again soon. Some of their performances this season were every bit as breathtaking as Man. Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea's best performances.

Quoting Arsenal@LHR (Reply 12):
Henry and Van Persie who have been injured for two thirds of the season

 checkmark  Van Persie kept my Fantasy League team going while Rooney was off the boil. The lean spell between Van Persie being injured again and Rooney finding his scoring touch ended my season.  Sad
 
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Mon May 07, 2007 6:46 pm

Quoting Itsonlyme (Reply 13):
You must admire the way Chelsea went down today, the second half performance with 10 men i thought showed great heart and courage

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It was a great game. the FA cup should be a great game to watch as well. hopefully it will be aired in the USA.
 
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Tue May 08, 2007 12:53 am

Quoting Itsonlyme (Reply 13):
this Aston Villa fan says congrats to Man United!

And this Man United fan says congrats on getting Carew to Aston Villa.  Smile

Quoting PAHS200 (Reply 17):
It was a great game.

Sadly, I missed both the City vs United match, in addition to the Arsenal vs Chelsea match due to work.  Sad

But I wouldn't miss the next two United matches for the world. Big grin

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Wed May 09, 2007 12:29 am

Bad news for Alan Smith though, since he hasn't played 10 matches this season, he won't receive his league winners medal.

Bummer...

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Wed May 09, 2007 3:10 am

Manchester United, a sad embarrassment at the San Siro, totally humiliated, and all this after such a convincing performance against Roma
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 4:30 am

Unlike Chelski, Manchester United at least deserved to win the Premiership. Let's see if Liverpool and Arsenal can do better next year and give ManU some hell for the Premiership.  Wink
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Wed May 09, 2007 4:59 am

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 21):
Unlike Chelski, Manchester United at least deserved to win the Premiership

Do you mean that they didn't deserve to win it in the previous 2 seasons? I think they were a lot better than the rest during that time. It's not Chelsea's fault and nor Man Utd's (this season) if the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal are not able to challenge for the title.

If it's money you're refering to, I'm sorry to say that that's the reality in sports these days. Do you think that S. Bucharest or Red Star Belgrade can make the Champions League final today? They can't simply because the big clubs are spending so much money and leaving almoost no room for the smaller ones. It wasn't too long ago that both of these were in the final and I think the former actually won it. Dinamo Kiev also won the Cup Winners Cup some time ago as well.
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 5:18 am

Quoting OD720 (Reply 22):
If it's money you're refering to, I'm sorry to say that that's the reality in sports these days. Do you think that S. Bucharest or Red Star Belgrade can make the Champions League final today?

I know money can make a hell of a difference, but if a club is receiving money the way Chelski (from Roman Abramovich, a man we basically know nothing about) and Schalke 04 (from Russian Gazprom, one of the most controversial and heavily scrutinised gas companies in Europe) in Germany do, then those teams tend to lose the respect from other teams, even those like Manchester United, Liverpool, and most of the other clubs in Europe, who work hard to earn that money that can get them the players they need to go to a major tournamen final or win the national championship.

In these days, it's simply not just money that gets you a title, but also hard work. Unlimited funds ain't gonna buy you a title, and this, along with that tosser José Mourinho being their coach, is one of the reasons why I'm openly happy that Chelski has lost this year's Premiership. That's my problem: when unlimited funds a team think they're the best and that those funds can get you anything. You have to earn that money, not get it as a gift. Just look at Bayern München in Germany. After failing to clinch at least 3rd place and now can only go to the UEFA-Cup, their top management people have now started to complain about them getting into a financial hole, because they became much too dependent on being in the Champions League.

If this was Chelski and Schalke, a financial injection from RA and Gazprom respectively would get them back on their feet, while Bayern would need to start saving and only spend what they absolutely must spend. This is why Bayern, which is the most hated and most popular team in Germany, still has the respect of other teams. Hell, they were even kind enough to play a game against us a few years back, when my club, the FC St. Pauli, was on the brink of bankruptcy. While I hate Bayern, I still appreciate what they've done to our team and I know that others would have been too selfish to help a third division team like ours the way Bayern did.
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Wed May 09, 2007 5:50 am

I don't know about Germany but in England, Man Utd, Liverpool, Pothsmouth, West Ham have strong financial backings. In fact, Liverpool are promised unlimited funds for the coming season and I very much doubt that they will get the same stick as Chelsea have.

I've been a Chelsea fan for probably 22 years and I've seen a few trophies before the take-over including a European Cup followed by the European Super Cup.
To be honest, most people doesn't even know why they hate Chelsea so much. And much like your post, the finger is sometimes pointed at Jose, other times at Abramovich and where did that money came from? The games they win are usaully not deserved or by a lot of luck.

Currently, I'm glad that Morinho did cut that Wenger-Ferguson crap out. Even the real English football fans have forgotten about that. I'm happy about the available funds at the moment and if one day things change, I'll still be supporting them.

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 4):
Looking forward to Chelsea lining up in a "guard of honor"

They totally deserved it and they shoud get it sencerely.
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 6:01 am

Quoting OD720 (Reply 24):
I don't know about Germany but in England, Man Utd, Liverpool, Pothsmouth, West Ham have strong financial backings. In fact, Liverpool are promised unlimited funds for the coming season and I very much doubt that they will get the same stick as Chelsea have.

I think part of the problem is the number of big name players Chelsea buy in one season. Liverpool and Manchester Utd have paid huge sums for big players before, but only one or two per season.
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 6:08 am

Quoting F4phantom (Reply 20):
Manchester United, a sad embarrassment at the San Siro, totally humiliated, and all this after such a convincing performance against Roma

Apparently, in the light of the GMTV phone in scandal, United are going to sue UEFA for allowing them to enter a competition they couldn't possibly win...  Wink
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Wed May 09, 2007 6:09 am

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 4):
hoping it will be just about as packed there as Wembley

That should be interesting!
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Wed May 09, 2007 4:59 pm

Quoting OD720 (Reply 24):
They totally deserved it and they shoud get it sencerely.

John Terry insists they'll get it, but he's not looking forward to it... (How odd, hehe.)
I remember when United had to do it two seasons ago. Ronaldo, completing his first season at Old Trafford, smiled and clapped, while the faces of Rooney and Gary Neville were in very deep contrast.. Big grin

Quoting David L (Reply 25):
Manchester Utd have paid huge sums for big players before, but only one or two per season.

True, the homegrown talents heve been superb for United this season too. Giggs, Neville, Scholes, Brown, O'shea..
And who would have thought that after Nistelrooy and Keane disappeared after the previous season, £18 mill Michael Carrick would be enough to clinch the title?  Wink
What I mean is, not many would have thought that this one signing would be enough for United to challenge Chelsea. After all the speculations during lst summer, about United signing players like Fernando Torres, Gattuso and Pirlo, and it turns out to be some midfielder from Wallsend... Hehe

Many say Carrick was overpriced, but they said that about that portuguese guy Fergie signed for £12 mill in 2003 too...  Wink

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Wed May 09, 2007 7:08 pm

I think this summer will be interesting at Chelsea. If Mourinho stays, he will only stay if he has control over the players he signs. Chelsea have struggled horribly with integrating Ballack and Shevchenko into the team, changing the formation compeltely from that which bought them success over the past couple of years. Also, apparantly Jose wanted a defender in January to cover for Terry's injury, but was not allowed to buy one by Roman. I think the ownership situation at Chelsea is slightly different to clubs who have significant financial backing from wealthy owners - Man U, Liverpool, Portsmouth, West Ham and Aston Villa. Take my club, Villa for example. You never get the impression that Randy Lerner would sign a player Martin O'Neill would not want. Thats at the positive end of foreign ownership - somewhere like Hearts in Scotland is at the other end! Chelsea have to be careful they dont go down the path of Real Madrid - a club which I love! They simply signed the biggest name player, and tried to fir them into a team. They sacked a riddulously successful coach (Vicente Del Bosque) and have had no success since. Only over the past few weeks have Real really begun functioning as a team again and what has happened? They have all the momentum and will push Barca all the way for the title. Chelsea should perhaps look to them - signing stars doesnt really matter if you cant play as a team. I think Ballack in particular has been a disaster, especially after his good world cup showing. Mourinho wants rid of both of them - and is being linked with moves for guys such as Richards, Sidwell and Defoe! Will certainly be interesting too see what happens over the next couple of months!
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 9:01 pm

Quoting Itsonlyme (Reply 29):
somewhere like Hearts in Scotland is at the other end!

 checkmark  though the Hearts fans I know insist there's nothing wrong. Well, okaaay...

Quoting Itsonlyme (Reply 29):
Mourinho wants rid of both of them - and is being linked with moves for guys such as Richards, Sidwell and Defoe!

I never understood why Gudjohnsen didn't get more of a chance.
 
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Wed May 09, 2007 9:37 pm

LOL Man United Champions thread and it turns into a why-I-Hate-Chelsea fest instead.

Get over it boys.
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Wed May 09, 2007 9:40 pm

Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 31):
LOL Man United Champions thread and it turns into a why-I-Hate-Chelsea fest instead.

And both of you Champions League failures  Wink


Now if can we turn our attention to the much more fantastic story of Plymouth Argyle's glorious appearance in the top half of the Championship table..... Big grin
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Wed May 09, 2007 10:36 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 32):
And both of you Champions League failures

Failures? Semi final ain't bad... besides by your logic any club team in the Champions league which doesn't win the tournament is a failure...  scratchchin 

As for tinights match, it appears Sir Alex will rest players like Scholes and Giggs, and perhaps even Rooney. I just hope it doesn't turn into a reserves match.

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Wed May 09, 2007 10:43 pm

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 33):
Failures? Semi final ain't bad... besides by your logic any club team in the Champions league which doesn't win the tournament is a failure...

Erm after going into the second leg ahead on aggregate i'd call failure to make the final a FAILURE.

Tell me honestly if either club would have been satisfied with a season NOT making the final at least - especially when a rival does.
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Wed May 09, 2007 10:49 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 34):
Tell me honestly if either club would have been satisfied with a season NOT making the final at least

Sir Alex has commented that he was happy to have reached the semi finals, as have some of the players too. (Especially given that they didn't even make it past the group stage last season, which for United is a failure in the Champions League.) But naturally the semi isn't as good as the final.

Personally I'd rather see United get knocked out by Milan in the semi final than being knocked out in the final by either Chelsea or Liverpool...

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Wed May 09, 2007 10:59 pm

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 35):
Personally I'd rather see United get knocked out by Milan in the semi final than being knocked out in the final by either Chelsea or Liverpool...

That's very defeatist. Sad to think a Manure fan would think they'd lose to Chelski or Liverpool in the final...  duck 

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 35):
Sir Alex has commented that he was happy to have reached the semi finals, as have some of the players too.

For the self-styled "biggest club in the world" that's decidedly unambitious don't you think? If Sir Alex was really happy to lose in the Semi then he is obviously getting soft in his old age Big grin
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Wed May 09, 2007 11:19 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 36):
Sad to think a Manure fan would think they'd lose to Chelski or Liverpool in the final...

I'm not saying I thought we'd lose if we made it to the final, but realisticly there is obviously a chance of it happening. Therefore I'd rather see United go out the way they did, rather than hearing from the Chelsea or Liverpool fans how they beat us in the final, and earned themselves a trophee at United's expence in doing so.
(Had we been in Milan's position today, we obvioulsy would have mopped the field with Liverpool...  Wink )

Quoting Cornish (Reply 36):
If Sir Alex was really happy to lose in the Semi then he is obviously getting soft in his old age

Not happy, but satisfied to have made it that far. After 2-1 in Rome, many had doubts United would even make it to the Semi finals..

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Wed May 09, 2007 11:33 pm

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 37):
I'm not saying I thought we'd lose if we made it to the final, but realisticly there is obviously a chance of it happening. Therefore I'd rather see United go out the way they did, rather than hearing from the Chelsea or Liverpool fans how they beat us in the final, and earned themselves a trophee at United's expence in doing so.

Ah but a true diehard Manure fan wouldn't even entertain the idea they could possibly lose to one of those two teams  Wink
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Wed May 09, 2007 11:36 pm

Quoting Cornish (Reply 38):
Ah but a true diehard Manure fan wouldn't even entertain the idea they could possibly lose to one of those two teams

A true die hard Manure fan doens't really understand how football works then...  Wink

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Wed May 09, 2007 11:47 pm

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 39):
A true die hard Manure fan doens't really understand how football works then...

Never a truer word said Big grin
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Thu May 10, 2007 1:44 pm

Well, the Chelsea vs United match didn't turn out to be anything exciting. Mainly reserves playing for both sides.
Van der Sar's understudy would have been man of the match if it hadn't been for the fact that he created most of Chelsea's chances himself.

Rather boring match, but a point from Stamford Bridge is a fairly good result for United. (It must be, because Sir Alex even claims the ref was right in not awarding United a penalty when Chris Eagles went down.  Wow!

Only two more matches for United to go, hopefully they'll lift a trophy at the end of both of them...  Smile

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RE: Manchester United Premier League Champions

Thu May 10, 2007 3:37 pm

Quoting Itsonlyme (Reply 29):
I think Ballack in particular has been a disaster, especially after his good world cup showing. Mourinho wants rid of both of them

According to reports on Sport1.de, Ballack will apparently stay at Chelski, even though Mourinho was about to sack him because of him having gotten that ankle surgery. In the end, Mourinho was said to have seen the evidence from Dr. Müller-Wohlfahrt (the team doctor for Bayern München and the German team) which showed that Ballack needed that surgery urgently, and now it's Chelsea's team doctor who may get sacked for a false diagnosis. Apparently, something like this has happened with the previous's Chelski doctor a couple of years ago, and that guy did get sacked. Also, according to the same article, Shevchenko has said that he wants to stay.

http://www.sport1.de/de/sport/artikel_1226793.html (German only)

So it seems that Ballack will stay for now.
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RE: Manchester United Premier League Champions

Thu May 10, 2007 4:04 pm

Ballack, Shevchenko, Carvallho, all out for the FA Cup final. (Anyone else missing at Chelsea?)

Looks like Neville might make it in time for the final, while Silvestre and Park are the only ones out with injury for United.

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RE: Manchester United Premier League Champions

Mon May 14, 2007 3:24 am



Wonderful scenes as United lifted the trophy for the 16th time this afternoon. Brought to the podium by some of the Busby Babes, including Bill Foulkes and Wilf McGuinnes.. (but where was Charlton??)
9 Players in the United squad received their first premiership medals, which between them is the number of medals Giggs has on his own. (!)

Now it's off to Wembley for the Double!

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