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What made Alex Ferguson great

Martin Flanagan There is an art akin to wizardry in getting a team to perform and Sir Alex Ferguson was one of its modern masters.

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Do me a favour: Ex-EPL referee reveals Alex Ferguson pressure

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Former English Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher has revealed how Alex Ferguson once tried to get him to postpone a Manchester United match because it would give his side a better chance of...

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Alex Ferguson would have had tough season

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Under fire Manchester United manager David Moyes has risked fresh controversy by suggesting his celebrated predecessor, Alex Ferguson, would have struggled with the squad he left his fellow Scot.

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Sir Alex Ferguson lands 'long-term' Harvard teaching position

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Ben Rumsby Sir Alex Ferguson is to become a Harvard professor after agreeing to a "long-term teaching position" at the Ivy League university.

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Alex Ferguson to lead hunt for Carlo Ancelotti as Manchester United manager

United target ... Real Madrid's manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Mark Ogden Alex Ferguson will be consulted over David Moyes's successor at Manchester United, with Carlo Ancelotti leading a three-man shortlist of candidates to become the new manager at Old Trafford.

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Alex Ferguson is backing his Man U successor David Moyes

John Percy, London David Moyes has come under scrutiny after a difficult start to life at Old Trafford.

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Fears Alex Ferguson could be jinxing Manchester United

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Mark Ogden Alex Ferguson was supposed to have plans for an enjoyable retirement, largely centred around wine, horses and travel, yet it appears as though he has chosen pain and misery ahead of pleasure by...

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Alex Ferguson says David Beckham 'lost focus'

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Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said on Wednesday that his one-time star midfielder David Beckham had "lost focus" following his marriage to pop star Victoria Adams of the Spice Girls.

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Mark Bosnich backs Sir Alex Ferguson to coach Australia

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Mark Ogden Mark Bosnich has urged Football Federation Australia to tempt Sir Alex Ferguson out of retirement to manage the Socceroos at the World Cup finals in Brazil.

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Alex Ferguson turns on Roy Keane and David Beckham

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Henry Winter Scot's explosive new autobiography criticises the two players he must famously fell out with - and the Irishman has already hit back, writes Henry Winter.

Alex Ferguson claims David Beckham obsessed with fame at book launch

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Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson launched his new autobiography on Tuesday, lifting the lid on his relationships with stars such as David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roy Keane and Wayne...

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Alex Ferguson's words still hold sway in Manchester United's results

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Si Hughes Alex Ferguson is a manager whose fierce words can stir a team, even in retirement. Perhaps only standings at the season's end will mark whether old scores have truly been settled.

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David Beckham surpasses Sir Alex Ferguson in the digital age

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Jim White David Beckham’s style suits the new age and looks certain to determine that he will succeed in MLS gold rush.

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Roy Keane lashes out at Alex Ferguson - again

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has lashed out again at retired Old Trafford manager Alex Ferguson in a ITV4 documentary set to be aired on Tuesday.

United Injury woes for Sir Alex Ferguson

Graham Chase Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that Michael Carrick will miss up to three weeks with an ankle injury and Ryan Giggs can expect a similar spell on the sidelines.

Alex Ferguson warns Ronaldo to stay

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has warned Cristiano Ronaldo that moving to Real Madrid would be "the worst thing" for his career.

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Louis van Gaal lays down blueprint for 'broken' Manchester United

Mark Ogden Washington: Louis van Gaal has claimed that it would have been easier to succeed Alex Ferguson than David Moyes as Manchester United manager after admitting he has inherited a squad "without...

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Manchester United sign $1.4 billion kit deal, the richest in football

Nike no more: Wayne Rooney and his Manchester United teammmates will be running around in adidas kit from next year.

Manchester United have secured the most lucrative kit deal in football, announcing that adidas had agreed to pay $US1.3 billion ($1.41 billion) over 10 years to take over the sponsorship from Nike.

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Louis van Gaal set for Manchester United balancing act

Louis van Gaal at his unveiling as Manchester United manager.

Louis van Gaal claims balancing Manchester United's commercial ambitions with their desire for success on the field will be one of his biggest challenges at Old Trafford.