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Regular contributor, mcfcirish sent us the following.

Well I'll tell you why my friends. It can be summed up in a simple phrase a mate of mine, a Spurs supporter (who lives over here in Ireland) told me and the phrase is, 'its Ferguson and the fans.'

Now let me paint you a picture but in order to do so shall we go back to the 20th of September 2009?

United beat City 4-3 with a helping hand from the ref and the 4th official. After the match Fergie came out and said, 'we could have beaten them by six or seven and that was the best derby game ever'.

Oh and lets not forget everyone's favourite...

'We have noisy neighbours and they will always be noisy'.

Now let me bring you forward to this weekend - 3rd of October to be exact. The location is Old Trafford and Utd's opposition is Sunderland. And if I may quote ESPN...

'A match that United fans will have down as a home banker'...now lets look at that for a second.? Before a ball is kicked the fans have the three points in the bag. As ESPN are one of the major sports networks doesn't it sound a bit prentious?

Anyways back to the game itself. Utd go a goal down within five minutes, sloppy passing and a goalkeeper who looks like he's being fed on a diet of lines and lines of charlie and bucket loads of coffee doesn't help matters. In the second half the amazing thing happens - Berbatov scores...yes you read that right!!

Now we all know what 'should' happen, MUFC should rip Sunderland to shreds, but no. Four minutes later Kenwyne Jones pops up and spoils the party. Fast forward to the 85th minute and Kieran Richardson taps the ball into the back of the net. Utd players surround the ref, reminding him that Richardson has already been booked - the red card followed and Sunderland are down to 10 men. Getting a player sent off? Nice one lads, hope you are all proud of yourselves.

The 90 minutes are up and the figure four goes up on the fourth assistants board. This sets Fergie off, shouting at the chap whose holding the injury time board. He (Fergie) completely ignores the fact that three would have been more than adequate. Of course United go and get an equaliser!

Now 2-2 all at home in extra time? A fair result some would say? Oh no not Sir Alex, he lambastes the referee for not adding on more time for his side. He accused the referee of 'not being fit enough' and for 'taking a break during goals and corners'. And the thing that really gets to me...after the match he wasn't even man enough to come out and talk to the media. Instead he sends out one of his cronies.

This is not the first time this has happened. Take the 07/08 season for example - City 2-1 up at the Swamp. Instead of coming out and admitting he had been bested on the day Fergie sends out Carlos Qeouiros to explain away the loss, and in doing so chalks it down to 'having played mid-week in the Champions League'.

So if I may finish with this:

Now, Mr Ferguson the majority of the football world respects you, (I don't and never will) but your actions yesterday and last week will, in my view bring shame not only on Manchester United FC but also its players and most of all, it will bring shame on YOU.

The FA ramble on about players having to be respectful, but managers should also act in a similar fashion. The way he carried on after the derby and yesterday is nothing short of shameful. As I said to my brother after the derby, 'its better to lose fairly than to win unfairly'

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Writer: mcfcirish Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 4 2009

Time: 4:33PM

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Expect a derby war here..
JT_daniel
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04/10/2009 17:02:00

Support manure? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH! Would rather repeatedly slam my testicles in a door than support that load of whingeing cheating disrespectful graceless plastic bullying egotistical bunch of sore losers. Did I mention the fact they are a bunch of whingeing cheating disrespectful graceless plastic bullying egotistical bunch of sore losers?
fifthcolumnblue
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04/10/2009 17:08:00

Problem with Taggart is that he has grown accustomed to winning and as such truly believes that he should every time, but when he doesn't, he will use every pathetic excuse under the sun as to the reason why, when a simple "we were second best, and deserved to lose" would suffice (and that everyone else uses). Oh well, he better open his little book of excuses up and memorize the things he writes in it, because he is going to need them more often this season and beyond.---------- As for why not supporting them; I think Fifth summed it all up perfectly.
BlueWolfie
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04/10/2009 17:16:00

Hahahah wow you are as noisy we say you are! Why do we concern you so much? I know we are your model club but please, I HATE seeing the holy name, "MANCHESTER UNITED" on here! Just please focus on your shyyyte team! Spare us your biased, nonsensical reasoning please!
ForeverUnited
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04/10/2009 18:12:00

'Its Ferguson and the fans' - Taggarts like some nutty preacher and their supporters are his disciples in that quiet church that they call a stadium. It pretty much explains the shocking, arrogant attitude that a lot of their supporters possess as it mirrors the behaviour of their manager.
Kevinho
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04/10/2009 18:13:00

Step up ForeverUnited to re-emphasise my point immediately - He spends more time over here than on that sad excuse of a site that belongs to supporters of his team!
Kevinho
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04/10/2009 18:15:00

FU. That's all I wanted to say.
fifthcolumnblue
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04/10/2009 18:23:00

VMC - 27 members viewing, 178 visitors today. VMU - 0 members viewing, 22 visits today. Yet, here you are on our pages. ;)
fifthcolumnblue
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04/10/2009 18:25:00

Derby war is on! The (bettter.. lol!) blue's brigade is here, to stuff you all up into boxes in case anything goes out of hand. But for now, we'll spectate. Carry on, brothers! We are of good cheer after thrashing them scousers!
JT_daniel
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04/10/2009 18:54:00

I would say because I don't live in Manchester... But that doesn't seem to matter for most United fans!
the_legend_of_zola
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04/10/2009 18:54:00

I think the day Ferguson offers a word of congratulations, the world will actually end. So, in a way, he is protecting us all with his arrogance. That must be the reason, because I cannot think of anything else that would stop Ferguson from saying "Well done. You lot deserved it.".
Othello
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04/10/2009 19:40:00

nice to see my little piece is causing a bit of a debate!decided to write it after i saw on ssn last night that fergie had yet again lambasted a referee,even thogh his team had gotten a draw they did not deserve.
mcfcirish
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04/10/2009 19:47:00

Like it Othello, like it!
fifthcolumnblue
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04/10/2009 19:47:00

wish the pic that was chosen for this piece was of fergie pointing towards the camera....leads me to think he was a teacher in a previous life!
mcfcirish
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04/10/2009 19:51:00

Teacher? Is that gaelic for cockroach?
fifthcolumnblue
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04/10/2009 20:01:00

ha ha maybe although muinteoir is what i learnt in school!schools are not right all the time though!!
mcfcirish
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04/10/2009 20:15:00

U MUST BE A FOOL IF U THINK MANCHESTER UNITED WILL NEED UR LITTLE HELP IN MAKING THE GREAT HISTORIES THAT UR IRRITATING CITY ARE NOT U BETTER WAKE UP AND GO GET A LIFE SCUM BAG!!!
owen88
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04/10/2009 23:11:00

U KNWO DAT U MUST BE ABOUT 13 TW2 HAVE 2 TYPE LKIE THAT 2 TFINK YOU RARE KOOL. be off with you now sittle little man.
mcfcirish
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04/10/2009 23:22:00

Owen88...................grow up.
kennyclementstache
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05/10/2009 10:51:00

Because Evil has no place in the world. Why hasn't the RAF bombed old trafford yet? surely they're hiding Al-Qaida in there somewhere.
severedgein
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05/10/2009 15:41:00

I thought Osama ********** was an Arsenal fan?
fifthcolumnblue
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05/10/2009 17:33:00

 

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