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Ancelotti: Man Utd boss Ferguson blanked Ray and I after Chelsea win

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has revealed how he was BLANKED by Sir Alex Ferguson after victory at Manchester United last season.

In his new autobiography, Chelsea boss Ancelotti admitted the key game in dethroning Manchester United as champions was the 2-1 win at Old Trafford - and United boss Ferguson knew it.

In his book, 'The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius', being serialised in the News of the World, Ancelotti said: "Our success at Old Trafford was the one that got us the League title, even though in the end Ray Wilkins and I were forced to drink to our victory alone.

"As is the tradition, a few minutes after the final whistle we went to Sir Alex's room to drink the usual glass of wine. We walked in, and silence reigned.

"He sat there staring at a television screen; the set was tuned to a horse race, his greatest love.

"We were strictly relegated to the background, to some place beyond and behind the background.

"We stood awkwardly for a while without saying a word, uncertain what to do, and finally did what we had come to do. We drank a glass of wine, to our own health. Bye-bye.

"Even though I won the three games I played against him that season, I still consider Ferguson to be a master of soccer, an example I have always looked up to, in some ways, unattainable. (Unattainable in the sense that I don't have a passion for racehorses.)"

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