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Ex-Man Utd keeper Lindegaard: The two times I upset Sir Alex

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard says he twice attracted the ire of then manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Dane spent four years with United.

He recalled to Bold: "I felt it a few times. Not like where the ground shook afterwards, but I was then told a few times where things were not good enough.

"I remember two. The one thing was a match where I kept punching the ball and probably should have grabbed a couple of them. It was heavy English weather with rain and wind, and then sometimes it's just safer to punch for the ball. There was a bit where we otherwise won the match and I played very well.

"Then there was a time when I had written something on Twitter that he became aware that I had written. He slightly disagreed with what I had written.

"We had lost a league cup match and I had sat on the bench. It was a young goalkeeper and a young team that had played, and I had subsequently written: 'S*** performance with a s*** result. No excuses, back on the horse', or something like that.

"He did not agree with that."


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