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Middlesbrough boss Southgate doesn't regret Fergie row

Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate doesn't regret rowing with Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson last season.

Southgate, who takes his struggling Boro side to Old Trafford today, still showed a hint of defiance about the feud, saying: "I had to show I'm not frightened of taking on any of the other managers, no matter how experienced they are.

"People had it in for us so I fought our corner. I'm not intimidated by them, and if I was then I think my team would feel the same way. I liked the fact that we'd got up a few people's noses. You need a bit of a siege mentality to do well."

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