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#Alex Ferguson

# alex-ferguson - Monday 12 March, 2018

Jose Mourinho unrepentant in Manchester style wars
# Reaction
# Reaction

Jose Mourinho unrepentant in Manchester style wars

Mar 12th 2018, 9:44 AM 4,705 Views 20 Comments

The Portuguese coach has been criticised for the manner in which his side achieve results.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Alex Ferguson, Padraig Harrington and a rake of Premier League stars turn out for NBA London game
# Night Off
# Night Off

Alex Ferguson, Padraig Harrington and a rake of Premier League stars turn out for NBA London game

Jan 11th 2018, 10:56 PM 9,252 Views 7 Comments

The Boston Celtics met the Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena tonight.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 8 January, 2018

Usain Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund
# Like Lightning
# Like Lightning

Usain Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

Jan 8th 2018, 9:18 AM 14,350 Views 15 Comments

The multiple Olympic and world champion admitted that he would prefer to play for Manchester United.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 1 January, 2018

'Cantona lit the flame, but it was Keane who kept it burning for more than a decade'
# Champions
# Champions

'Cantona lit the flame, but it was Keane who kept it burning for more than a decade'

Jan 1st 2018, 9:45 AM 15,147 Views 15 Comments

In an extract from Jonathan Wilson’s new book on Man United. their great side of the 1990s is remembered.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry'
# Passion
# Passion

'We always said of Gary - he woke up angry'

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 12,284 Views 2 Comments

In this extract from ‘On the Brink,’ Gary Neville talks about the progress made by himself and fellow ‘Class of 92′ members since their takeover of Salford City.

"I said: 'I'm having lunch with Sir Alex'... I felt like a teenage footballer all over again"
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

"I said: 'I'm having lunch with Sir Alex'... I felt like a teenage footballer all over again"

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 7,539 Views 9 Comments

Mauricio Pochettino is a big fan of the legendary former Manchester United boss.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Pep insists he only had eyes for City despite Fergie's advances
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

Pep insists he only had eyes for City despite Fergie's advances

Dec 10th 2017, 12:08 PM 6,534 Views 7 Comments

“But it was nice because he chose an amazing restaurant and of course he paid.”

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Lee Sharpe reveals what Fergie said to Cantona after 'kung-fu kick'
# Remember When
# Remember When

Lee Sharpe reveals what Fergie said to Cantona after 'kung-fu kick'

Nov 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,744 Views 15 Comments

The legendary manager was not in a good mood after the infamous incident – but Gary Pallister’s defending was the main focus of his rage.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 9 November, 2017

"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

"Fergie told me: ‘Why would you turn down United?'"

Nov 9th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,289 Views 12 Comments

John Obi Mikel became embroiled in a tug-of-war back in 2005, with the Red Devils announcing a deal before missing out to the Blues

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Former Man United psychologist inspired Connacht try-scoring hero
# Support
# Support

Former Man United psychologist inspired Connacht try-scoring hero

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 8,786 Views 13 Comments

Bill Beswick spent time with the Irish side in Galway last week

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'I'm not signing a new five-year contract and I'm not leaving for PSG'
# Claim
# Claim

'I'm not signing a new five-year contract and I'm not leaving for PSG'

Oct 17th 2017, 11:00 PM 9,190 Views 7 Comments

The 54-year-old also played down the idea of ending his career with United.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'If I don't start that game I'll join you!' - Moyes reveals how close Fabregas came to Man United move
# IF ONLY
# IF ONLY

'If I don't start that game I'll join you!' - Moyes reveals how close Fabregas came to Man United move

Oct 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 10,349 Views 2 Comments

The Spanish midfielder, then at Barcelona, was one of the Scot’s top targets at Old Trafford, along with Gareth Bale.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Ex-Spurs chairman claims Alex Ferguson agreed to take over before move to Man United
# Lads It's Tottenham
# Lads It's Tottenham

Ex-Spurs chairman claims Alex Ferguson agreed to take over before move to Man United

Oct 11th 2017, 2:28 PM 5,478 Views 10 Comments

Irving Scholar was upset that the Scot shook hands on the deal, but pulled out as his request for a five-year contract was not met.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville

Oct 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,311 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit says Manchester United’s clashes with Liverpool brought a change in the legendary manager.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Nobody could have done better after Alex Ferguson – David Moyes
# Claim
# Claim

Nobody could have done better after Alex Ferguson – David Moyes

Oct 8th 2017, 2:00 PM 5,320 Views 11 Comments

The former Red Devils boss has hit back at Jose Mourinho.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son
# Comparison
# Comparison

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son

Sep 20th 2017, 7:19 PM 4,271 Views 12 Comments

The Derby and Nottingham Forest legend is akin to the Portuguese coach, according to one of the people that knew him best.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 18 September, 2017

Are 'the old Manchester United' finally back?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Are 'the old Manchester United' finally back?

Sep 18th 2017, 7:00 PM 11,973 Views 37 Comments

With 13 points from a possible 15, Jose Mourinho’s side have started the Premier League season in impressive fashion.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Milan fuming at agent Raiola as 18-year-old star 'keeper declines new contract
# Donnarumma
# Donnarumma

Milan fuming at agent Raiola as 18-year-old star 'keeper declines new contract

Jun 15th 2017, 6:36 PM 10,416 Views 18 Comments

“We are bitterly disappointed about the decision, but we move on, Milan move on.”

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football'
# Interview
# Interview

'There is still a deep-rooted superiority complex with English football'

Jun 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,724 Views 4 Comments

Football journalist Michael Cox chats to The42 about the evolution of tactics in the Premier League era.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Alex Ferguson tells Man Utd to focus on Europa League
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Alex Ferguson tells Man Utd to focus on Europa League

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:09 AM 6,301 Views 18 Comments

The legendary Scottish manager has highlighted the importance of winning Europe’s secondary competition to gain entry to the Champions League.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'A final is always a special day' - Mata insists Manchester United will not take EFL Cup for granted
# Wemberly Wemberly
# Wemberly Wemberly

'A final is always a special day' - Mata insists Manchester United will not take EFL Cup for granted

Feb 25th 2017, 11:47 AM 2,697 Views 3 Comments

The Spain international has rubbished any suggestion that the League Cup holds less importance for Manchester United than Southampton.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'I thought Ronaldo, Bale and Kroos could join Man United'
# IF ONLY
# IF ONLY

'I thought Ronaldo, Bale and Kroos could join Man United'

Dec 25th 2016, 9:05 PM 9,690 Views 8 Comments

David Moyes was appointed in 2013 and been ready to act ambitiously in the market targeting players of the highest calibre.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Enzo Zidane - the next Jordi Cruyff or a Paolo Maldini?
# Father And Sons
# Father And Sons

Enzo Zidane - the next Jordi Cruyff or a Paolo Maldini?

Dec 1st 2016, 11:59 PM 8,665 Views 6 Comments

The French underage player scored as Real Madrid brushed aside third-tier Cultural Leonesa 6-1 in the Copa del Rey.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Ex-Man United youngster has not gone AWOL, insist Lazio
# Denial
# Denial

Ex-Man United youngster has not gone AWOL, insist Lazio

Nov 12th 2016, 3:12 PM 9,079 Views 9 Comments

Reports that Ravel Morrison has refused to turn up to work have been rubbished by the Serie A club.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Alex Ferguson: Hairdryer treatment was rare
# Exaggeration
# Exaggeration

Alex Ferguson: Hairdryer treatment was rare

Nov 10th 2016, 6:18 PM 4,540 Views 3 Comments

Alex Ferguson has made it clear the hairdryer treatment was the exception rather than the rule during his days at Manchester United.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Darren Clarke says Knox omission his toughest Ryder Cup call, refuses to rule out using Jurgen Klopp
# Interview
# Interview

Darren Clarke says Knox omission his toughest Ryder Cup call, refuses to rule out using Jurgen Klopp

Sep 7th 2016, 5:01 PM 7,270 Views 3 Comments

The Dungannon man raised some eyebrows with his wildcard selection for the 41st edition of the Ryder Cup.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Are Liverpool trying to make Jurgen Klopp the next Ferguson or Wenger?
# Klopp Idol
# Klopp Idol

Are Liverpool trying to make Jurgen Klopp the next Ferguson or Wenger?

Jul 16th 2016, 9:30 AM 8,234 Views 8 Comments

Klopp’s contract extension illustrates Liverpool’s willingness to wait for success.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 11 July, 2016

Ronaldo shared an emotional moment with his 'football father' last night
# Reunited
# Reunited

Ronaldo shared an emotional moment with his 'football father' last night

Jul 11th 2016, 9:27 AM 14,495 Views 13 Comments

Alex Ferguson paid tribute to his former protégé amid one of the star’s career-best moments.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Paul Pogba's mum on how Alex Ferguson left her son in tears
# Anger
# Anger

Paul Pogba's mum on how Alex Ferguson left her son in tears

Jun 7th 2016, 10:33 AM 15,917 Views 16 Comments

After three years struggling for a first team place, the Frenchman refused to sign a new contract in 2012.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Like all marriages of convenience, Mourinho and Man U is bound to end in bitter divorce
# Opinion
# Opinion

Like all marriages of convenience, Mourinho and Man U is bound to end in bitter divorce

May 24th 2016, 2:35 PM 13,285 Views 22 Comments

The notoriously combustible coach and one of the world’s most famous clubs could be a match made in hell.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 18 April, 2016

Ferguson tried speaking Spanish to me, reveals ex-Man United player Veron
# Remember When
# Remember When

Ferguson tried speaking Spanish to me, reveals ex-Man United player Veron

Apr 18th 2016, 11:48 PM 14,247 Views 12 Comments

The Argentine footballer also reserved high praise for former Red Devils captain Roy Keane.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 11 April, 2016

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'
# Busted
# Busted

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'

Apr 11th 2016, 3:00 PM 37,685 Views 36 Comments

Willett savours special evening after winning green jacket in unlikely circumstances.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Dwight Yorke: I am perfect for Aston Villa job
# Claim
# Claim

Dwight Yorke: I am perfect for Aston Villa job

Apr 5th 2016, 11:16 PM 5,998 Views 17 Comments

The former Manchester United forward believes he would be the ideal man for the managerial seat at Villa Park.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 4 April, 2016

Ferguson reveals how Manchester United got David de Gea over Neuer
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Ferguson reveals how Manchester United got David de Gea over Neuer

Apr 4th 2016, 11:01 PM 12,270 Views 18 Comments

The Old Trafford idol recalled the series of events that led him to take the Spaniard over the current Bayern Munich star.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Ferguson pleads with Man United fans to be patient with Van Gaal
# United Front
# United Front

Ferguson pleads with Man United fans to be patient with Van Gaal

Mar 31st 2016, 3:53 PM 7,250 Views 24 Comments

The Scot believes the Dutchman can still be successful at Old Trafford and has heaped special praise on young striker Marcus Rashford.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy and Alex Ferguson to speak at special Dublin event
# Big Names
# Big Names

Rory McIlroy and Alex Ferguson to speak at special Dublin event

Mar 24th 2016, 5:47 PM 5,758 Views 0 Comments

Actor James Nesbitt will be the host on the night so there will probably be plenty of talk about Manchester United.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Why this man has been the Premier League Player of the Season
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why this man has been the Premier League Player of the Season

Mar 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,194 Views 14 Comments

The Foxes are currently five points clear at the top of the table.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the 'best manager in the Premier League'*
# High Praise
# High Praise

Alex Ferguson thinks Pochettino is the 'best manager in the Premier League'*

Feb 10th 2016, 3:50 PM 9,063 Views 12 Comments

*According to Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 11 January, 2016

Van Gaal: Even I am very bored by Manchester United
# Admittance
# Admittance

Van Gaal: Even I am very bored by Manchester United

Jan 11th 2016, 11:48 PM 6,943 Views 9 Comments

The veteran Dutch coach insists “we can’t always play fantastic football”.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'Roy Keane was a world-class player, despite what Sir Alex Ferguson says'
# Difference Of Opinion
# Difference Of Opinion

'Roy Keane was a world-class player, despite what Sir Alex Ferguson says'

Dec 24th 2015, 1:53 PM 11,886 Views 14 Comments

Martin O’Neill has backed his assistant after the former United manager’s controversial comments.