Frank Leboeuf picks between Man Utd’s treble winners and Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’

first_imgFrank Leboeuf picks between Man Utd’s treble winners and Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 25 Apr 2020 5:49 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link199Shares Ferguson and Wenger had a huge rivalry between them (Pictures: Getty Images)Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf says Manchester United’s ‘unstoppable’ treble-winning team were better than Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ due to their ‘maturity’.Sir Alex Ferguson’s side won the league, Champions League and FA Cup, while Arsene Wenger’s Gunners went a whole season without losing a single Premier League game.Both completed feats that no other team has been able to replicate, and are considered as two of the best Premier League outfits in the history of the competition. Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveADVERTISEMENTWorld Cup winner with France, Leboeuf, had the unfortunate experience of coming up against Ferguson’s United side while at Chelsea in 1999, and he believes they trump the Invincibles.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe told ESPN FC: ‘I didn’t play against the Invincibles, I was already gone, I played against the 1999 [Man United team], even though we had a fantastic season with Chelsea, we lost only three games during the season, those guys were unstoppable.‘They were absolutely fantastic, there was a maturity in the squad because they had been playing for many years all together, they were really impressive when we played against them.‘I will go for the 1999, even though it has almost always been a nightmare to play against the Gunners, especially at the former stadium [Highbury].’ Comment Man Utd are the only team to win the treble (Picture: Getty Images)Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side came close to matching Arsenal’s record, but suffered their first and only loss of this season to Watford at the end of February.Ray Parlour, who was a key member of the Invincible squad, admitted he celebrated the Hornets’ win, he said: ‘Of course! I had a few drinks that night!More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘Records are there to be broken and I’m sure if a Liverpool player was in the same place I was they’d want us to lose as well! ‘But it’s no big deal, really. I know it’s a very good record to have and I’m very proud of it, but the most important thing is winning the league and Liverpool are still going to do that.’MORE: Man Utd chief Ed Woodward’s admission on mega-money moves throws Jadon Sancho transfer into doubtMORE: Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos drops major hint on Arsenal futureFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more

This cheap northside renovator is a tinnie fisherman’s dream

first_imgThe front patio is a casual affair, but some TLC might do the trickMr Tyler said the owner has decided to move on, but he’ll miss his favourite fishing shack.“He’s a boatie through and through and very much a bird lover as well which is something the creek attracts,” he said.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair or Facebook at Kieran Clair — journoAn easy afternoon paddle from the back yard. Just bring your tool kit and a tinnie to make the most of this northside waterfront home.FISHERMEN need this one on their finder.This lowest, three-bedroom renovator on 764sq m of land at 9 Utalong St, Deagon fronts Cabbage Tree Creek and would make the perfect project for a keen angler who’s talented with a hammer.Roll up your sleeves and get to work … when the fish aren’t biting that is.The challenger will be staying focused on the project when high tide comes a-calling, according to Coronis Bracken Ridge senior sales consultant, Jarrod Tyler.“When its high tide twice a day, you can get in and out with no dramas in something like a tinnie or a kayak,” Mr Tyler said.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoOff the lawn and into your tinnie — no problem.“You can go all the way out to the mouth of the creek, go out past the Sandgate Marina and all the way out — it’d take you five or ten minutes and away you go,” he said.“If you just want to throw one of those smaller boats — anything probably up to six or seven foot, in the water about half-a-foot — no dramas.”Mr Tyler said the home was an original, and the new owner will need to do some work to maximise the property’s potential.“Some works been done to the place but it’s sort of half done. It’s ripe for someone to come in and put their spin on it,” he said.A functional home full of potentiallast_img read more