Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Ferguson salutes Celtic Park atmosphere

Ferguson salutes Celtic Park atmosphere

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson believes Parkhead has the best atmosphere of any football stadium he has been to - and his opinion is shared by World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash, Ferguson paid tribute to the Celtic fans and their ability to inspire the players. He also highlighted the fact only Barcelona have won at the ground as evidence that the midweek match will not be straightforward, even though his side have recently hit red-hot form.

Ferguson told the Sunday Mail: "Parkhead is THE best I've experienced. The players were just talking about that the other day - Vidic and Ronaldo were saying it's the best atmosphere they had ever played in. Credit to the supporters for that because they don't half raise the roof.

"It's obvious the Celtic players react to it given the results they've had. You are going to have to run that extra yard or you will soon be found out by them. It won't be easy. Only Barcelona have won at Parkhead so that tells you everything."

However, despite hailing the atmosphere, Ferguson thinks Celtic's post-Christmas European campaign will be in the UEFA Cup, not the Champions League - with United and Villarreal reaching the last-16 of the premier tournament.

***

To join in the debate at Vital Celtic, either on our forum or by leaving comments on articles, take a few seconds to register an account.

Articles can be emailed to celtic@vitalfootball.co.uk



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Jamie@Vital Celtic
Date:Monday November 3 2008
Time: 10:58AM

Comments

0
fergie is correct 100%
steve bhoy
03/11/2008 16:36:00
0
I have a soft spot for Fergie due to the reason he was kicked out of Ibrox. Quite ironic that Scotland's two greatest managers were both Protestant yet grew to despise everything Rangers Football Club stood for.
ForeverHoop
04/11/2008 11:46:00
0
Is there any need for that at all, it gives a false impression of whats important to the clubs fans.....
C T E
06/11/2008 06:05:00
0
and you were unlucky not to beat them wed night.......
lincolnblue
06/11/2008 10:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Celtic Articles

No tickets for Celtic fans

Celtic have announced they won't be taking supporters to Belfast if facing Linfield in a Champions League qualifier.

Celtic Fixtures 2017-18

The fixtures have been released for the new Scottish Premiership season, which kicks-off on 5th August.

Celtic home for opener

Champions Celtic are to host Hearts on the opening day of the new league season.

Winger backs signing

Celtic winger Scott Sinclair fully trusts the recruitment policy of manager Brendan Rodgers.

Archived Vital Celtic Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

stev
Editor email
Profile
TicV
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
Yes96%
No4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.wee_od_886
Vital Football Comment