Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa

Fergie revels in title dream

April 22, 2013
By Richard Jolly, Old Trafford
As the new champions bounced up and down in front of the East Stand, flags draped around their shoulders, listening to a raucous Old Trafford chorus, the names of Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney, the architect of their success stood alone in the centre circle. Facing the stand that bears his name, surrounded by proof of his astonishing career, a smile of quiet satisfaction crossed Sir Alex Ferguson's face.

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