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Peter Schmeichel keeps Everton's Duncan Ferguson at bay during the 1995 FA Cup final.

"An attacker might race through unchecked or meet a cross on the full but there was still this formidable 6ft 4ins barrier to overcome." - ManUtd.com's Adam Marshall

18/11/2013 16:26, Report by Adam Marshall
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that but all of a sudden, bang, he would be out on top of people with his huge frame." 

I feel this was a key part of Schmeichel's make-up that made him so difficult to beat and contributed to his aura as a goalkeeping great. In my view, he is the best ever to don the gloves for United.

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