“I was very fortunate that I got both goals and the [baby cradling] celebration with David Beckham was great, with his son Brooklyn being born a few days earlier."

- Dwight Yorke recalls United's 1999 FA Cup replay win at Chelsea

01/04/2013 07:28, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Yorke: Play like it's 1999

charity legends match against Real Madrid, also has fond memories of that triumphant '99 night at Stamford Bridge and feels confident the Reds can grab a similar result to march into the semi-finals.

Cole said: “I was speaking to Denis Irwin about the match recently - we felt Chelsea were very cock-a-hoop when they came to Old Trafford and got a draw. Ahead of the replay, it was as if they thought ‘we’ll do them at Stamford Bridge’. I actually remember the game like it was yesterday.

“Yorkie got both of the goals and we caused Frank Leboeuf and Marcel Desailly to have absolute nightmares. I really enjoyed that game because we got in amongst it, it got a bit physical, but we stood up for ourselves and ended up 2-0 winners. Don’t be surprised if the Reds do it again on Monday.”

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