Losing title to City will give Fergie a new lease of life

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    redspoony Full Member

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    If there was ever any doubt in anyone's minds, even his own, as to his appetite for the job, I think City winning the title will dispel them.

    He thrives on the challenge, and as soon as the final whistle went at the council house, in his own mind I reckon he'd already thrown down the gauntlet.

    He'll be more determined than ever, and that can only be a good thing for us.
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    He even said it in his post match interview on BBC.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/18050465
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    ArmchairCritic You got pets me too mines are dead

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    Whatever as long as he stays healthy and it makes him buy a new midfielder I'm good. His motivation is unwavering.
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    Pexbo Takes body parts and sells them on Amazon.

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    I just hope his plan is going to work and the young players he invests in live up to the promise.
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    stubie Full Member

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    Fergie always reacts!

    A new fresh challenge in which he will embrace
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    Course it will. Wouldn't expect anything less from the Wizard.
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    ha_rooney Full Member

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    "they know I'm not going away" :devil:
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    We've always done well after our most gutting seasons. Losing it to Leeds, losing it at West Ham, they've all been followed by emphatic responses.
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    Vato Watches other men wank.Supports Real.Coincidence?

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    Just like Pep stayed at Barca after losing the title for the first time to his fiercest rivals? If anything, I don't think losing the title like how it happened today will help a manager to stay longer at a club. I hope for you guys that I'm wrong though.
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    stubie Full Member

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    Today was 92 & 95 rolled into one
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    You clearly don't understand Fergie if you think that.
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    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    Great to hear that, :devil: I just hope fergie leaves United on a winning note,either the Cl or PL. You just know that if he doesnt you will get a load of revisionism rubbish from ABUs.
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    ArmchairCritic You got pets me too mines are dead

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    SAF isn't cut from the same cloth as Pep. You'll be hard pressed to find a Glaswegian that just 'gives up'.
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    Fergie thrives on challenges, until he has won the title back from City he will never retire. Only reason he would leave United is if his health requires him to give up the job, he is not like Pep and he will be more determined than ever to win the PL.
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    kietotheworld Banned

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    Hopefully he will step his game up from this season if he's staying.
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    You know that this will just spur on not just the Manager but the players too. Pressure is now on citeh to keep their crown. Whole different ball game from them and our young team will only get better.

    I know it might sound like sour grapes but for me the challenge of overtaking chelski and mourinho was much more difficult than this. This year we ended up with 89 points, even with citeh, despite not always playing the best football. We threw away an 8 point lead in the last few matches. Thats enough to convince me that our team is good enough to go on and win a few more titles under Fergie.
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    Judge Red Don't Call Me Douglas

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    Nothing drives you on like humiliation. We should embrace every last wind-up sent our and Fergie's way.

    City were always going to win the league at some point. None of us wanted it to be this year, but it's happened and Fergie can now get straight to work on obtaining his next perch.
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    Jimy_Hills_Chin Desperately wants to be ITK

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    He will go to 75
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    I don't think he should, he deserves a break sooner than later having carried the club for so long.

    Probably wants to win one more biggie (League/CL) then you couldn't excuse him for wanting to bow out.
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    RedLars Full Member

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    What an odd comparison.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    Maybe he doesn't want a break.
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    I just hope the man's health keeps up.
    Just watching United is bad for my heart.
    Don't know how he works in the middle of it all!
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    Vato Watches other men wank.Supports Real.Coincidence?

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    I honestly hope for you guys that you're right.
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    ArmchairCritic You got pets me too mines are dead

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    He's managed us for 26 years, I know I'm right. As soon as he found out City had scored he told the players to go thank the fans, no sulking, he just got on with it.
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    Bryan_Munich Aka RichieRich12

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    To be fair, you can't expect a Real Madrid fan to comprehend longevity.
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    Waltraute She-Devil

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    That's an extremely relevant comparison.
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    :lol:

    But yeah, anybody who knows the first thing about Fergie will know that moments like these certainly don't make him want to quit.
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    That's nonesense yo be honest. They've won the league after 44 years which is a big fecking relief. The pressure on them next season isn't bigger than that on our players to get the title back.
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    SkeppyRed Lineups Game Winner 2012/13

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    Its not nonsense when you consider that expectancy levels at their club has now gone through the roof, where as here they have stayed the same.

    If any of their top players, or their team as a whole, don't perform to the incredibly high standards they have set this year then questions will start getting asked very quickly and fingers will start getting pointed.
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    Hopefully he will strengthen the central midfield.
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    Vato Watches other men wank.Supports Real.Coincidence?

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    I'm not saying moments like this solely will make him want to quit, but just that it might tip the balance if he was thinking about quitting like we've seen with Pep a few weeks ago. But fair enough, you guys know Fergie like no other so you'll probably know what you're talking about more than I do.
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    It was only a couple of weeks ago that the same papers hailing City's remarkable season this evening were highlighting their lack of experience and winning mentality, while at the same time arguing that with United its a case of success breeding success. City won the FA cup last season, following by the title this season. If you insist they are going to disappear then it's up to you, but I reckon it wouldn't be extraordinary to expect them to still be with us up there come next April/May. That is unless Ahmedinejad decides to block the Strait of Hormuz.
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    SkeppyRed Lineups Game Winner 2012/13

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    Hold on I didnt say they would disappear or wouldn't be up there.

    I just pointed out that there is big challenges and lots of hard work still to come for them in the future. They will have to deal with more pressure next season than we will, as they are expected to maintain the high standards from this year week in week out and if they struggle to do so people will be quick to get on their backs and ask questions.
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    Can see him moving quick in the transfer market, get deals done as early as possible and then get the team set. Now he knows 100% what he's up against and you assume he knows what he wants to do, the faster he gets the squad his way the better it'll be.
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    I don't think the prospect of losing the title to them twice on the trot is any less daunting than not winning in succesive seasons after a 44-year drought. People will always ask questions ffs. Look how the same muppet journos who slaughtered Mancini after the Emirates game are heading the queue up his arse- I wouldn't expect experienced footballers to give two fecks about ramblings in studios or on the back pages, and City's players will be more experienced next season. If they avoid being too greedy they'll also be a better unit as a football squad.
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    I'm not surprised by this. Even when he's been up against it this season, he still looks as hungry as ever and he shows no signs of not wanting to carry on. It's good because we're up against City now, because it's a new challenge for him which will make sure that he won't lose interest; not that he ever would have done so anyway.

    It is quite incredible though. The majority of managers aren't in management at this age, but those who do keep on going till they're about 70 have usually lost their hunger by that stage and are preparing to call it a day. Fergie just isn't like that though. I genuinely still believe that he has another few years in him yet. At this rate, I can see him going on to 2015.
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    It's not the first time this happened.
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    Feed Me I'm hungry

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    Fergie's been brilliant today. Really proud he's at the helm and hope he can go on for years yet!
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    apotheosis O'Fortuna

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    WTF mate, after all these years watching Fergie do you honestly believe he will go out on a defeat? :lol:

    Rest assured he will be absolutely fecking desperate to gag the noisy neighbours next season. Expect significant improvement, less risks taken and zero complacency next season! :devil:
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    FlawlessThaw most 'know it all' poster

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    We've lost the league quite a few times you know and I don't think Pep quit because Barcelona failed to win the CL or La Liga, that was on the cards for a while.

    It's not in Fergie's character to give up.

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