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Mark Bosnich reveals what makes Sir Alex tick

Mark Bosnich spent a total of six years during two spells playing for Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford giving him a good insight into what makes ‘The Boss’ tick. The former keeper is now a leading football pundit on Fox Sports which carries live coverage of every Premier League game in Australia. Writing for Sydney’s Daily Telegraph in the lead up to the seasons climax, Bosnich reveals what it is that continues to drive Sir Alex year after year.

FLASHBACK 1999: When Toon was a Treble victim

Manchester United travel to Newcastle just three days after hopes of another treble was snuffed out at Wembley but when the ‘impossible dream’ was achieved in 1999, it was the same Toon who provided one of the last hurdles for United. The FA Cup Final was the second of the three trophies which had to be won in order to keep the dream alive, leaving only Big Ears needing to be lifted in Barcelona four days later. As Mark Bradley from PA Sport reported at the time “Their night of destiny now awaits them in the Nou Camp but for the time being United can celebrate their third Double of the 1990s”

Schmeichel suggestion for Roo may be sensible

Much has been made of treble winning goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel suggestion that Manchester United should grab the £50-60million Real Madrid is reportedly willing to pay for Wayne Rooney in summer. Not a thought that will go down well with many United fans but the truth is that there may just be some sense in the possibility. Rooney has just completed a year of hell both on and off the field before finally regaining his sensational goalscoring form recently.