BOOT FORCE; ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SPECIAL ..Fergie Raging as Van Persie Is Thumped - and United Gaffer Might Rue Dropped Points Too
Byline: GREIG THOMAS REPORTS FROM LIBERTY STADIUM
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THIS surely wasn't what Sir Alex Ferguson had in mind when he set his heart on rocking around the Christmas tree.
Far from a knees-up under baubles and tinsel, Manchester United's lead at the top was trimmed to four points in a rumble on the Mumbles.
A first draw of the Premier League campaign would not have featured on Fergie's wishlist - nor would an incident the 70-year-old claimed could have culminated in top scorer Robin van Persie being killed.
The United boss was desperate to hang his stocking with a six-point cushion over the noisy neighbours - but …
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Publication information: Article title: BOOT FORCE; ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE SPECIAL ..Fergie Raging as Van Persie Is Thumped - and United Gaffer Might Rue Dropped Points Too. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: December 24, 2012. Page number: 40. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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