Monthly Archives: April 2013

Forget City, it’s Fergie that United have to worry about

The battle of derby day may have been lost but the war for the Premier League title still definitely looks to be won by Manchester United. A twentieth league title (that makes it TWO more than Liverpool, or, if you just go on Premier League trophies, 13-0) is clearly within United’s grasp. This is all very good but United are not a club like Chelsea, who will take trophies in the short-term at the expense of long-term stability; they are a club with a history, an ethos. Manchester United’s fondness of long-term plans are shown by the way that Ferguson has regenerated his squad numerous times and the fact that two of the most well-known squads in the club’s history, though one was tragically torn apart by the Munich air disaster, were the Busby babes and Fergie’s fledglings.

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