Hellish was not a misplaced adjective to describe the state of Manchester United in July 1980 when I made my first “pilgrimage” to beloved Old Trafford.
The feisty fork-tongued football tour de force delivered an impromptu speech for the ages.
SIR Alex Ferguson gave Manchester United 26 years of unprecedented success.
Yesterday, Manchester United gave him a send-off unprecedented in the history of English football.
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Manchester United announced yesterday that David Moyes is their new manager.
Yes, the great man is leaving Manchester United in the “strongest possible shape”. But United will never be the same again.
The news reverberated around the world when it flashed out of Manchester, football will never be the same with Alex Ferguson retiring as manager of the Red Devils.
With 75,000 delirious Manchester United fans chanting “champions, champions” at full voice, Rio Ferdinand tugged the back of Robin van Persie’s shirt bearing his squad number and shouted: “No. 20, No. 20”.
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THEY are making hard work of this. Manchester United could have wrapped up their 20th league championship by now, but instead they’re drawing points like blood from a stone.
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I will be very surprised if Wayne Rooney doesn’t start Manchester United’s FA Cup quarter-final clash with Chelsea tonight.
Unlike Chelsea's Rafael Benitez, Sir Alex Ferguson does not need a self-titled website to promote his resume or drown out the press conferences with his own greatest hits.
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