Ferguson retains title hope

02 May 2010 08:09
Sir Alex Ferguson won't give up on a fourth successive Premier League crown after Manchester United beat Sunderland to stay in the title race.[LNB] United won 1-0 thanks to a Nani's first-half goal to stay alive after leaders Chelsea had beaten Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield earlier in the day.[LNB]Ferguson's side will host Stoke next weekend trailing the Blues by a point and needing them to drop points at home to Wigan.[LNB]And while their fate is not in their own hands, Ferguson has not given up.[LNB]"All we can do is win our game next week," he told Sky Sports 1.[LNB]"Obviously I wouldn't say its a sealed result against Wigan by any shadow of a doubt.[LNB]"They're a good team, they'll have a go and you just never know. It's a crazy game.[LNB]"Maybe we are clutching at straws a little bit. It is important for us to win in front of our home fans and play the right way.[LNB]"It would be a incredible achievement for us. At the least we have stretched it (the title race) and kept the nerves going."[LNB]Ferguson was slightly disappointed with his side's display today as United missed a number of chances, most notably Dimitar Berbatov, to win by a more convincing margin.[LNB]"One-nil is not a healthy score away from home," the Scot added.[LNB]"It was perhaps due to careless finishing. It looked that way. There were a lot of great chances. But we got there, that is important."[LNB]

Source: Team_Talk