Man Utd boss Ferguson: Van der Sar deserved UEFA top keeper award

Edwin van der Sar was named UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year following his Champions League exploits last season.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson told manutd.com: "The award couldn't have gone to a better professional.

"Edwin's dedication to football in the last few years has been absolutely unbelievable.

"It's an award that is thoroughly deserved and I think everyone in football will applaud that."