Fergie Upset At Derby Date Timing

Last updated : 10 February 2008 By Sam
United take on their local rivals at Old Trafford today just four days after the 50th anniversary of the Munich air tragedy.

"When I saw what the fixture was at this time at the beginning of the season I said "who the hell chose that?"," the United boss told the Sunday Express.

"It puts pressure on the clubs.

"We could easily have had Middlesbrough at home or something like that

"There was no opportunity given to change it.

"I hope it's a good game, the crowd have a part to play in that.

"City as a football club have done their very best. Hopefully it will go off well and we can get on with the game of football."