Well there you have it folks, another season is in the record books and this time it says that Manchester United are Premier League champions. This time its different though, this time its bittersweet; Alex Ferguson retiring is a massive loss to football, and in particular Manchester United.
In Fergie’s last game as United boss, United threw away a 5-2 lead in the space of 10 minutes gifting West Brom a point. Shinji Kagawa opened the scoring on 8 minutes which was closely followed by an Olsson own goal making it 2-0. Alex Buttner added a third for United, before Morrison pulled one back.
Lindegaard, Valencia, Jones, Evans, Buttner; Carrick, Anderson, Cleverley, Kagawa; Van Persie, Chicharito
Subs: De Gea, Evra, Ferdinand, Giggs, Vidic, Scholes, Januzaj
It has been confirmed that Sir Alex Ferguson will get one last Guard of Honour to end his reign as United boss, and the end of a hectic 12 days for United fans all over the world. Before that though, WBA will reportedly give United a Guard of Honour for being crowned league champions which is a nice touch.
The red wine and novelty cakes were cracked out by the English media this morning in honour of Sir Alex Ferguson and all his achievements within our great game, the boss took charge of his final pre-match press conference before retiring at the grand old age of 71.
As the season draws to a close on Sunday, United had their annual Player of the Year awards last night. Five different awards up are for grabs, with the most prestigious being the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award as voted for by the fans.
After playing at three World Cups, United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has announced his retirement from international duty at the age of 34. The defender hasn’t played for England since June 2011, but got recalled to the last England squad for World Cup Qualifiers, before he pulled out due to his training regime.
This has to be one of the best photos you’ll ever see, it sums up our club perfectly and shows how massive our fan base is. The fans will do anything to get a sight of their heroes, however dangerous it may be! The best part for me was how much it meant to the players, you could tell how much they loved it!
What a night, what a team, what a football club United is. A massive 670,000 reds were reported to have taken part in the celebrations in the town centre yesterday, with a massive 50,000 cramming into Albert Square to watch the big finale which included music from The Courteeners.
Wilfried Zaha is fast building a reputation before his big summer move to United, and an excellent brace last night helped his Palace side into the play-off final at Wembley which will take place on Bank Holiday Monday.The 20-year old has been out of form lately, but found his shooting boots on the biggest stage in a 2-0 win last night.