Pique Feels Horrible

  • 27 September 2007
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Gerard Pique admitted he felt "horrible" after United were sent crashing out of the Carling Cup by Coventry City.

The Sky Blues, backed by 11,000 buoyant fans, ran out 2-0 winners at Old Trafford thanks to a Michael Mifsud double.

Sir Alex Ferguson fielded a young and inexperienced United side and they were made to pay for some naive defending.

Fergie Flabbergasted at Performance

  • 27 September 2007
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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits he was shocked by the manner his team were dumped out of the Carling Cup by Coventry City last night.

"I was absolutely flabbergasted by that performance," said Ferguson.

"I did not expect that at all. I am not interested in giving reasons or mitigating circumstances. It was just a very bad performance."

Man Utd 0 - 2 Coventry

  • 27 September 2007
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Championship side Coventry sprung a major surprise by sending a re-shuffled Manchester United crashing out of the Carling Cup at Old Trafford.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson changed his entire team from Sunday's win against Chelsea and paid the price.

Eagles Hopes to Play

  • 21 September 2007
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Chris Eagles would love to play against Chelsea on Sunday.

"I’d love to be involved against Chelsea on Sunday. I was lucky enough to be in the team that was given a guard of honour at Stamford Bridge last season after we clinched the title. It was fantastic to walk out like that - I couldn't stop smiling!

Neville, Hargreaves Out

  • 21 September 2007
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Thigh injuries have ruled Owen Hargreaves and Gary Neville out of Sunday's clash with Chelsea at Old Trafford.

The pair have both trained this week, but Sir Alex Ferguson expects them to return either side of next Wednesday's Carling Cup tie with Coventry City.

Evans Fined

  • 21 September 2007
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The Irish FA has revealed that Manchester United defender Jonny Evans was the player fined along with Keith Gillespie for misbehaviour after the Euro 2008 qualifier in Iceland.

Gillespie was fined a larger sum for fighting on an aeroplane as the team boarded their flight to London.

Evans was not punished in relation to that incident but for drinking after the defeat in Reykjavik.

Ronaldo: A Special Night

  • 21 September 2007
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Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo admitted it was a special night after hitting the winner at former club Sporting Lisbon.

"It's a perfect night for me. I scored and the team won. So it's been a great night for me and United," he told Sky Sports at the final whistle.

Nani: Great to Play

  • 21 September 2007
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Manchester United winger Nani admitted it was a "special feeling" as he helped defeat his old team Sporting Lisbon 1-0 last night.

"It is a very special feeling, it was here that I played great games and I developed. It was very good to come back and see this stadium full, with two teams who play good football," said Nani.

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