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lets hope its this easy every year...:p lol nah it was a close one and chelsea gave us a run for their money but at the end of the day we are better than them and we deserved to win...BRING ON MOSCOW

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We did it. Excellent work by the guys. How fitting that Giggsy on his 758th Appearance scores the goal that sealed victory for us. What an absolute Legend.

I couldn't be more happy right now. Next time i'm going to make certain I travel to Old Trafford to celebrate.

Glory Glory Man Utd

Now we go on to Moscow and win the CL Final.

Thank you Sir Alex
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Yeeeeeeeeeehaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!! CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D :D

Well done lads! Great team effort. Everyone from the backroom staff to the players on the pitch deserves special praise. GLORY GLORY MANCHESTER UNITED!

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Well done Manchester United football club it has been a fantastic season and lets hope its even better when we become european champions!

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The 20 defining moments that won Manchester United the Premier League title

Source: James Ducker/Timesonline

From the derby defeats to Cristiano Ronaldo's free-kicks, James Ducker picks out the key factors that kept the championship at Old Trafford for another year

1. Signing Carlos Tevez, Nani, Anderson and Owen Hargreaves

United committed a projected £67.9 million to sign this quartet of players and it has proven to be sound business. Eyebrows were raised about the potential £17.3 million and £20.4 million Sir Alex Ferguson shelled out on Nani and Anderson respectively, but the young Portuguese and Brazilian have been revelations in their first season. Tevez's knack of scoring vital late goals was invaluable.

2. The Poor start

After being held to draws by Reading and Portsmouth and losing to Manchester City, their derby rivals, in their first three league games of the season, questions were asked about whether Ferguson had missed a trick by not signing an out-and-out striker. United duly finished the season as the league's top scorers.

3. Ronaldo's sending-off against Portsmouth

The Portugal winger was dismissed for headbutting Richard Hughes during United's 1-1 draw at Fratton Park and subsequently banned for three matches. Whether the suspension galvanised him or not, he came back with an almighty bang.

4. Chelsea turmoil

United could not have asked to play Chelsea at a better time than September. Their 2-0 victory at Old Trafford was Avram Grant's first game in charge with the Chelsea players clearly still in shock at the departure of Jose Mourinho as manager.

5. Ferdinand and Vidic

After losing to City, United won six of seven domestic and European matches by 1-0 scorelines. With goals hard to come by in those early stages of the season, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic's seemingly impregnable partnership in central defence was essential and remained so for the course of the season.

6. Slaying the Scousers

United faced two testing games away to Liverpool and at home to Everton in the space of a week before Christmas and emerged bearing six points. Tevez's strike was enough to see off Liverpool while a late winner from Cristiano Ronaldo earned United a vital 2-1 win against Everton.

7. Stuffing Newcastle United home and away

Not content with hammering Newcastle 6-0 at Old Trafford in January, United visited Tyneside the following month and gave them a battering in a 5-1 win. If any games encapsulated the swashbuckling side of United this season, it was these two.

8. That free-kick

Portsmouth, and David James, did not know what hit them when Ronaldo scored twice in the space of three minutes at Old Trafford, but it was a breathtaking free-kick that lived long in the memory and remains a strong contender for goal of the season.

9. Tevez thwarts Tottenham

The Argentina forward made a handsome habit of scoring at critical times and few goals were as important as his stoppage time one against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. The goal earned United a 1-1 draw and vital point.

10. 50th anniversary of the Munich air disaster

There were widespread fears that Manchester City fans might ruin the minute's silence to commemorate the air disaster but the event passed off peacefully. They may have lost at home and away to City, but several of United's players have admitted that the desire to mark the 50th anniversary of Munich with silverware spurred them to even greater heights.

11. Nani's showboating against Arsenal

The silky Portuguese winger even drew a rebuke from Ferguson for his juggling act in the 4-0 FA Cup win against Arsenal at Old Trafford, but if ever a moment summed up the impudent brilliance of this United team it was that.

12. Ben Foster's heroics against Derby

It was the young goalkeeper's debut for United but did he seem fazed? Not one bit, producing a string of fine saves to keep a surprisingly impressive Derby team at bay, but Ronaldo scored the decisive goal.

13. Ronaldo beats Best's record

Ronaldo equalled and then surpassed George Best's record of 32 goals in a season for a winger with a brace in the 2-0 win against Bolton Wanderers at Old Trafford in March. A new legend was born.

14. Mascherano's sending-off

United were already ahead and comfortably the better team than Liverpool when Javier Mascherano lost his head and was duly given his marching orders. But it might have been a lot closer than 3-0 had the Argentina midfield player still been on the pitch in the second half.

15. Rooney's intervention at The Riverside

United trailed 2-1 to Middlesbrough when, with 16 minutes remaining, Wayne Rooney claimed his second goal of the afternoon to earn a precious point.

16. Hargreaves's free-kick against Arsenal

A minute or so after Arsenal missed a glorious chance to take the lead, Owen Hargreaves stepped up to curl a stunning free-kick into the corner and secure all three points.

17. Emile Heskey's Chelsea sucker punch

Just when Avram Grant looked like he had got away with his dodgy team selection, Heskey stepped up to score a dramatic equaliser in the fifth minute of stoppage time. The two points dropped handed United the initiative and would be essential in the final reckoning.

18. Tevez denies Blackburn

Of all the decisive late goals Tevez has scored this season, none was probably as important as his 88th minute strike against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. In many respects it was the goal that won United the title.

19. Ronaldo's 40th

The Portugal winger notched up his 40th goal of a remarkable season in the 4-1 win against West Ham United at Old Trafford.

[Edit: 41st with the penalty against Wigan in the final game.]

20. Golden oldies Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes

Giggs equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's record of 758 appearances for the club in the final league game of the season against Wigan Athletic at the JJB Stadium. Scholes was another who proved that age is nothing but a number and time and again was the hub of United's midfield.

Do you agree or are there other equally or even more significant moments than these?

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17th from loserfool

Just wait and see next season we'll tie Loserfool record in winning titles.

18 - Liverpool
17 - Manchester United
13 - Arsenal
9 - Everton
7 - Aston Villa
6 - Sunderland
4 - Newcastle, Sheffield Wednesday
3 - Chelsea, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Huddersfield, Blackburn
2 - Derby, Preston, Tottenham, Manchester City, Burnley, Portsmouth
1 - Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest, Ipswich, West Bromwich Albions

really honest congrat for you lads from Chelsea supporter
We pushing you all the way this year and EPL was really interesting to last day
lets make good atmosphere in moscow and hopefully for us we get revenge on you

well done lads

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YES YES YES!!!!!!! Well done to all the lads, fans, the manager, and the all the coaches!!! Fantastic stuff!!

ROLL ON MOSCOW!!! Lets ave the Chelski scum!

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Happy Days. What a bloody day.
17th Title, 10th for Fergie and Giggs.
Im delighted that Giggs equalled Sir Bobby's record and scored the
second and all important goal.
Glory Glory Man United!

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dlan4327 said:
We did it!!! Ladies and Gentlemen here is where we open our hearts and give an outpouring of support to the lads that we love oh so much!

One trophy down, one to go. 21st May lads and Ladette's. Here we come.

Express your love and admiration. Whooo!!!!

Well done lad's & thank's for this season's performance, Would also like to thank Sir Alex Ferguson & the rest of the staff at united, it's been a pleasure giving you my full support home & away, Just got back from this afternoon's match & what a nail biter of a match it was, Wigan deserve the credit for making this game difficult. Hope the lads have a fantastic evening celebrating there well deserved title succsess

Glory, Glory Man United, United Forever Till I Die, Premiership Champs 2007/08
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