Anton Ferdinand remembers ‘unplayable’ Carlos Tevez and dancing with followers as West Ham sealed Premier League nice escape by beating Manchester United on last day of 2006/07 season

West Ham pulled off a memorable Premier League nice escape by successful 1-Zero at Manchester United on the ultimate day of the 2006/07 season.

Anton Ferdinand performed 34 occasions in that dramatic marketing campaign as West Ham seemed lifeless and buried following a 4-Three defeat to Tottenham, which left them 10 factors from security with 9 video games to go.

Carlos Tevez’s aim noticed West Ham full their shock Premier League survival at Previous Trafford
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Nonetheless, an unimaginable seven wins from their remaining 9 matches, which included wins over Arsenal, Chelsea and United, preserved West Ham’s top-flight standing.

Carlos Tevez’s aim was sufficient to beat the already-crowned champions at Previous Trafford as Ferdinand recalled his reminiscences of the ‘improbable’ day.

He instructed talkSPORT: “We needed to win to remain up and going to Previous Trafford and getting that consequence… Tevez on the day was unplayable.

“He signed for Man United that summer time, that’s how good he was. It was improbable.

Ferdinand celebrated with West Ham followers for an hour at full-time
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Alan Curbishley masterminded West Ham’s nice escape
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“Being a West Ham fan and being a part of a crew that was lifeless and buried – we had been within the backside three after Christmas.

“Usually they are saying while you’re within the backside three after Christmas, the chances are you’re not popping out, particularly the underside two. We had been within the backside two round that point.

“We galvanised and got here collectively and that last day celebrating with the followers within the nook, 45 minutes to an hour I used to be nonetheless on the market.

“I used to be all concerning the celebrating again then, particularly with the followers, having just a little dance and sing-song with the followers.”

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