Sir Alex Ferguson will manage for the last time on Sunday in an otherwise meaningless match at West Bromwich Albion. It's an anticlimactic end to a career that spanned four decades, but it's also a fitting one, since Manchester United wrapped up the title a month ago.
Manchester United announced today that Everton manager David Moyes will be Sir Alex Ferguson's successor. Ferguson announced he would retire at the end of the season yesterday after 26 seasons at the club.
After 26 seasons at the helm of Manchester United, Alex Ferguson announced his retirement this morning. He leaves as the most successful manager in English football history, and maybe in all of sports.
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After a miracle at Etihad, two goals in stoppage time, gave City its first title since 1968, the team today celebrated with a parade. The trophy was carried through the streets of Manchester on an open-top bus, attended by delirious fans and at least one jubilant forward who does not forgive or forget.
Here's a helpless Man United manager Sir Alex Ferguson receiving the news of Man City's miracle to rip the Premiership title from his hands yesterday, something we'll cover in much more detail later as befitting the insanity that was the final day of action in England's top division.
It figured that tempers would flare a few times during yesterday's pivotal Manchester derby, but perhaps the greatest drama took place outside the touch lines when City manager Roberto Mancini and United chief Alex Ferguson got into a chippy war of words that took several attempts to separate by assistants and…
Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United who recently served a five-game suspension and paid a £30,000 fine for criticizing a referee after a 2-1 loss in March, has once again been charged with improper conduct for publicly speaking about a referee.
Shrek got angry after scoring a hat trick against West Ham last Saturday and spat a few acrid words into the camera. Now Shrek will lose 250,000 squid and miss an FA Cup semifinal because some asinine arbiters of morality in sports have decided there's no cursing on the pitch.
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Kids, there is a big lesson here. Reach for the stars, by all means, but once there, don't mess it all up by prowling for threesomes when your glamourous wife isn't looking.
Much hullabaloo in the UK press at the moment over Tony Blair's recently published memoirs, in which, by all accounts, he comes across as a bit of an egotistical chap.