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The young Man United players celebrate a goal
Beckham, Scholes and Giggs - not bad for kids!
Alan Hansen once said you can't win anything with kids. Sir Alex Ferguson discusses his magical 1992 team.


Sir Alex Ferguson reveals all


It's easy to think my Man United team in the early 1990s was a one-off.

That sort of success with young players doesn't happen that often.

Apart from the late 1950s with Matt Busby's youngsters.

Six or seven players are brought through over a period and that's exactly what happened in 92/93.

The two I was certain would succeed were Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt.

Ryan Giggs was a year in front of the rest. I thought that if he didn't make it we may as well quit.

A young Ryan Giggs in action
Any guesses who this youngster is?

Butt and Scholes had the strength and character and it was actually Butt who first broke into the first team.

He was better physically and the rest just developed later.

They were all a very talented group and it was a great period.

But we can't think that sort of thing is never going to happen again.

The truth is every time you bring a boy to Old Trafford you have to think they have a chance.




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Did you know?
After a 26-year wait Man Utd became League champions in 1993

Did you know?
Fergie's dad supported Celtic, but Fergie himself was a big Rangers fan


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