Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Sunday left Javier Hernandez with a tear in his eye, the rest of the players jumping around in celebration and Sir Alex Ferguson bowing.
The Red Devils have all-but-won this seasons Premier League title as they extended their lead over Chelsea to 6 points with just two games remaining. Avoiding defeat at Blackburn Rovers next weekend will ensure Manchester United become the most successful side in English league history as they pick up title number 19.
Sir Alex Ferguson has now masterminded an incredible twelfth successful title since taking over in 1986. On May 28th, he will be only the third manager to appear in four European Cup/Champions League finals when he leads his Manchester United side out at Wembley to face Barcelona.
Javier Hernandez and Nemanja Vidic scored the goals that lead the league leaders on their way to success. Manchester United have now won 17 of their 18 Premier League games at Old Trafford this season, dropping points only to West Bromwich Albion. Blackpool are the last team to visit Old Trafford this season; in two weeks time.