Someone who probably breathed a huge sigh of relief this week was Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Not because of the results, although they were fine, but because, more importantly, his players survived their Christmas party without a whiff of scandal.
Rio Ferdinand is still in charge of organising the Manchester United Christmas party, despite a wild affair a few years ago. PHOTO: AFP
The United boss hasn't forgotten a knees-up organised by Rio Ferdinand five years ago which got out of hand, featuring 100 women who were neither wives or girlfriends of the players. Lurid stories appeared in all the tabloids and it came as no surprise that the players received a most unfestive hair-dryer at training the following day.
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