Date: 1st December 2005 at 10:37am
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Sir Alex Ferguson: ‘It was a fantastic night. The club came up with the most fitting tribute they could have done. They organised it in a very special way.

‘I was really mindful of the emotion and the need to win – that is why I played such a strong side.

‘Saturday is going to be another great occasion. I do not think people will have heard applause like we will get on Saturday anywhere else in the world before.’