Sir Alex Ferguson Hails Rooney For ‘Courageous’ Penalty

Chris Wright

25th, November 2010


By Chris Wright

If last night’s stale Champions League tie between Rangers and Manchester United is ever going to be remembered, it will be remembered for one of three things.

Firstly, it was the only time in living memory that Paul Scholes has ever gone in for a full-blooded sliding tackle and actually won the ball cleanly without the need for a caution.

Secondly, it may be recalled as the game in which Dimitar Berbatov tracked an opponent for the entire length of the right-flank (nabbing the ball back in the process), without just giving up with a laconic, sunken-eyed shrug after about 15 metres.

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