Date: 20th November 2012 at 4:45pm
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Qualification is assured and what a bonus that is when you have to go to somewhere as hostile as Galatasaray!

Memories of 1993 and the mayhem that surrounded our visit are still vivid memories.

Yesterday, when United arrived, not much seemed to have changed with 1,000 Turks intent on offering their ‘Welcome to Hell` arrival mantra. Therefore, it seem something of a shame that Sir Alex Ferguson ensured they were disappointed by exiting the airport via an underground system, or as Sir Alex put it, with a wry smile on his face,

“We came underground!”

“We didn`t get the greeting from the fans, we dodged that.”

“In 1993 it was incredible, quite frightening, but we`ve been a few times and are now used to the Turkish atmosphere.”

“It is fanatical but is no issue for us.”


Especially with the group in the bag!