Monday, 13 May 2013

United's title parade! Ferguson's champions take to the streets of Manchester to celebrate their 20th league success

Manchester United are champions of England and today they celebrated the success with thousands of adoring fans around the streets of Manchester.

Silverware: United lift their Premier League trophy once more in front of a packed Albert Square
We're here! The Manchester United bus arrives in Albert Square

Short and sweet: Sir Alex Ferguson makes a brief speech on stage in Albert Square

Smoking: The crowds gathered in Albert Square as the Manchester United players close in

Sir Alex addressed the crowd: 'This is fantastic. Its fantastic to get through the Premier division and win it in style with a great bunch of players. It is a young squad with a lot of good players. The big test is to win it three times in a row so I hope the boys can do that.

'Yesterday was a day I will never forget and i thank you for that. my grandchildren will remember it for many many years.'

Wild: The United bus makes it's way through Deansgate, where spectators gathered in their thousands
Fans went wild as the bus passed through. Incredible scenes and noise.

 Robin van Persie spoke to MUTV on board the bus: 'It's incredible. It is even nicer than I expected - there are so many people.

'It (winners medal) didn't leave my neck since yesterday. It is a heavy trophy but it is great to win it. This is for the players, fans, staff, every single one here. It has made so many people happy and I'm very pleased to see that.'

A touching tribute for Sir Alex to finish: 'He is an unbelievable manager, maybe the best ever, but he is an even greater person and I'm really honoured to have worked with him.'




Leading from the front: Captain Vidic holds on to the Premier League trophy and waves to the adoring fans
Not enjoying it? Rooney looks downbeat on the bus

Sod off: A child holds a sign with a message for Wayne Rooney
Rooney was subjected to vocal signs of discontent from the Old Trafford faithful as a result of handing in a transfer request to leave the Red Devils in the summerWant-away foward Wayne Rooney was booed by Manchester United fans during their Premier League title parade.

Outgoing manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed after his final home game in charge against Swansea on Sunday that the 27-year-old, who has been at the club since moving from Everton in 2004, recently handed in a transfer request.

The want away forward was booed by sections of the Old Trafford support when he collected his Premier League winner's medal on Sunday.

Crowd pleaser: Ryan Giggs signs autographs for supporters
 Ryan Giggs said: 'It is just brilliant. It gives us a chance to share with the fans a great achievement this season. It is an amazing atmosphere.'



 Michael Carrick admitted to MUTV: 'I've been getting a bit carried away. I've nearly fallen off three times. This turnout is just amazing, the whole week has been special.

'Celebrating winning the league but with Scholes and the manager retiring it is a fitting send off. I never thought we would get anything like this. I have been singing quite a bit lately - you can probably tell by my voice.'




Champion: Robin van Persie lifts the trophy
Let the party begin: Manchester United players celebrate on board the bus outside Old Trafford
Sir Alex told  MUTV: 'I thought 1999 was the best i had ever seen but this is unbelievable - I'm really proud of them (the fans).

'I always expected a big crowd but this is exceptional.'

On the timing of his retirement, he said: 'I think it is the right time.'






Congrats to everyone associated with Manchester football club most especially the fans.


  1. lol... Vanp actualli slept with his medal. awwww

  2. it all ended on a sad note.. RIP to sumbodis father and a husband.. for what?

  3. rooney dont stay in a place that ur not loved.. we luv u in arsenal, if not we wont allow u 2 score us everytime