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#Alex Ferguson

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

David Moyes dismisses Man United job speculation
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

David Moyes dismisses Man United job speculation

Mar 18th 2014, 5:04 PM 5,873 Views 38 Comments

He also claims that the club’s former boss Alex Ferguson continues to be ‘incredibly supportive’.

Analysis: Do coaches have to lie in order to survive in football management?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Analysis: Do coaches have to lie in order to survive in football management?

Mar 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,604 Views 3 Comments

For years, managers such as Jose Mourinho and Alex Ferguson have been criticised for post-match insincerity, but is this characteristic part of what makes them successful?

# alex-ferguson - Monday 3 March, 2014

'I like a lot of great movies. Gone With the Wind, The Searchers...': It was Fergie time at the Oscars last night
# Trophy Hunt
# Trophy Hunt

'I like a lot of great movies. Gone With the Wind, The Searchers...': It was Fergie time at the Oscars last night

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:22 PM 6,677 Views 9 Comments

The former Manchester United manager said he had nothing better to do.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Give Moyes time, says former Man United assistant boss
# United
# United

Give Moyes time, says former Man United assistant boss

Feb 20th 2014, 8:10 PM 5,693 Views 24 Comments

Carlos Queiroz says the under-pressure Old Trafford boss ‘will be fine’.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Conflicting reports over status of new Rooney contract

Conflicting reports over status of new Rooney contract

Feb 16th 2014, 1:00 PM 5,310 Views 15 Comments

It had been reported he had signed a new €85.5 million deal.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Opinion: Jose Mourinho is showing why he was the right man to succeed Alex Ferguson
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: Jose Mourinho is showing why he was the right man to succeed Alex Ferguson

Feb 4th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,131 Views 19 Comments

The Portuguese coach masterminded Chelsea’s victory over Man City last night.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Don't write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson
# Optimism
# Optimism

Don't write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson

Jan 25th 2014, 12:10 AM 4,478 Views 29 Comments

United are languishing 14 points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal and face a battle just to finish in the top four.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 20 January, 2014

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model
# Fergie Time
# Fergie Time

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model

Jan 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 9,802 Views 25 Comments

Even United fans will admit, this is pretty funny.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 16 January, 2014

16 interesting statistics about David Moyes’ Manchester United
# Report Card
# Report Card

16 interesting statistics about David Moyes’ Manchester United

Jan 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 18,211 Views 27 Comments

The manager’s tough start to life at Old Trafford is reflected in many of these facts.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Ronaldo tipped to take Ballon d'Or honours
# Honour
# Honour

Ronaldo tipped to take Ballon d'Or honours

Jan 12th 2014, 3:33 PM 3,424 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Alex Ferguson is among those nominated in the coach of the year category.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

19 signs you’re a hardcore Manchester United fan
# Habits
# Habits

19 signs you’re a hardcore Manchester United fan

Dec 31st 2013, 9:45 PM 34,689 Views 193 Comments

The definitive characteristics of the average obsessive Red Devils supporter.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 30 December, 2013

7 things we learned about football in 2013
# Analysis
# Analysis

7 things we learned about football in 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,432 Views 32 Comments

Why Roy Keane is not a control freak, Luis Suarez is worth the hassle, German football is (sort of) overrated and Barca are on the slide.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Poll: What was the biggest sports story of 2013?
# Showstoppers
# Showstoppers

Poll: What was the biggest sports story of 2013?

Dec 29th 2013, 3:38 PM 3,749 Views 8 Comments

From Lance Armstrong’s admissions to BOD & ROG axings and Fergie’s retirement, it has been a year jam-packed with great sporting tales.

# alex-ferguson - Friday 20 December, 2013

Fergie 'won' £50k on Who Wants to be a Millionaire... how would you have done with his questions?
# Quiz Time
# Quiz Time

Fergie 'won' £50k on Who Wants to be a Millionaire... how would you have done with his questions?

Dec 20th 2013, 10:57 AM 11,575 Views 20 Comments

The former Manchester United boss was joined by old buddy Eamonn Holmes on last night’s celebrity special.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Andy Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013
# SPOTY
# SPOTY

Andy Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013

Dec 15th 2013, 10:01 PM 14,450 Views 65 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny finishes in second place with AP McCoy third.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 9 December, 2013

Roy Keane: my relationship with Alex Ferguson is ‘non-existent’
# Enemies
# Enemies

Roy Keane: my relationship with Alex Ferguson is ‘non-existent’

Dec 9th 2013, 2:36 PM 26,914 Views 66 Comments

Plaudits from Fergie for Keane in 1999 was like ‘praising the postman for delivering your letters’, he says.

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Pogba named best young player in Europe
# Gong
# Gong

Pogba named best young player in Europe

Dec 5th 2013, 10:31 AM 5,566 Views 16 Comments

The Juventus and France midfielder has won the prestigious Golden Boy award.

# alex-ferguson - Friday 22 November, 2013

Fergie’s right-hand man waiting for the right opportunity to return
# Interview
# Interview

Fergie’s right-hand man waiting for the right opportunity to return

Nov 22nd 2013, 3:40 PM 6,317 Views 5 Comments

Mike Phelan is enjoying his time away from the day-to-day pressures of Manchester United but says he does intend to get back into football soon.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Keane hits back at Fergie as he claims he's 'no animal'
# Rebound
# Rebound

Keane hits back at Fergie as he claims he's 'no animal'

Nov 13th 2013, 7:01 PM 6,801 Views 10 Comments

The Corkman said today isn’t the day to be preoccupied by Ferguson’s criticisms however.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Ferguson absence relieves referee pressure, says Wenger
# Quip
# Quip

Ferguson absence relieves referee pressure, says Wenger

Nov 9th 2013, 3:10 PM 2,023 Views 2 Comments

Arsenal meet Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, with the Gunners currently five points clear at the top of the table.

# alex-ferguson - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ferguson backs 'terrific' appointments of O'Neill and Keane
# Thumbs Up
# Thumbs Up

Ferguson backs 'terrific' appointments of O'Neill and Keane

Nov 8th 2013, 11:20 PM 10,335 Views 22 Comments

The legendary Manchester United manager was in Dublin tonight to talk about Ireland’s new management team among other things.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Fergie: I got Ashley Young to stop diving -- by dropping him
# Diving
# Diving

Fergie: I got Ashley Young to stop diving -- by dropping him

Nov 6th 2013, 2:51 PM 5,867 Views 48 Comments

In his autobiography, Alex Ferguson discusses how he stopped the United winger from going to ground so easily.

# alex-ferguson - Sunday 3 November, 2013

O'Neill and Keane pairing 'a dream for Ireland' - Paul McGrath
# Support
# Support

O'Neill and Keane pairing 'a dream for Ireland' - Paul McGrath

Nov 3rd 2013, 4:46 PM 6,004 Views 9 Comments

The former defender believes the assistant-in-waiting has what it takes to be a number two.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

'A very thin skin': Jon Snow's Alex Ferguson interview is more incisive than most
# Question Time
# Question Time

'A very thin skin': Jon Snow's Alex Ferguson interview is more incisive than most

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:41 PM 14,542 Views 7 Comments

Look at him, he’s thinking about banning Jon Snow right now.

'Relaxed' Roy Keane says Ferguson doesn't know the meaning of loyalty
# Book Burn
# Book Burn

'Relaxed' Roy Keane says Ferguson doesn't know the meaning of loyalty

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:58 PM 39,964 Views 184 Comments

If this is Roy relaxed…

Alex Ferguson's autobiography -- the best bits
# Revelations
# Revelations

Alex Ferguson's autobiography -- the best bits

Oct 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 7,707 Views 11 Comments

The former Manchester United manager tells all on Wayne Rooney, David Beckham, Roy Keane and ‘Pizzagate’.

'Roy overstepped the mark' -  Ferguson reveals all in new book
# Autobiography
# Autobiography

'Roy overstepped the mark' - Ferguson reveals all in new book

Oct 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 24,626 Views 84 Comments

The ex-Manchester United boss also talks openly about his relationships with David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and the English FA.

15 of the best tweets as Alex Ferguson launches his book
# Twittersphere
# Twittersphere

15 of the best tweets as Alex Ferguson launches his book

Oct 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 7,106 Views 2 Comments

Roy Keane, Rafael Benitez and the TV show Friends are among the topics discussed.

Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?
# Revelations
# Revelations

Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?

Oct 22nd 2013, 12:02 PM 10,134 Views 76 Comments

The lid will be lifted on the Scot’s new book this afternoon.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 21 October, 2013

Wenger 'fears the worst' about Alex Ferguson's autobiography
# Revelations
# Revelations

Wenger 'fears the worst' about Alex Ferguson's autobiography

Oct 21st 2013, 4:27 PM 7,021 Views 17 Comments

The former Manchester United boss releases his new book tomorrow.

# alex-ferguson - Saturday 19 October, 2013

No regrets for Fergie as he enjoys life after managment
# Je Ne Regrette Rien
# Je Ne Regrette Rien

No regrets for Fergie as he enjoys life after managment

Oct 19th 2013, 12:35 PM 2,537 Views 1 Comment

The former United boss is happy with his decision to retire.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 14 October, 2013

Fergie remains confident over United future, gets his own street sign
# Street Sign
# Street Sign

Fergie remains confident over United future, gets his own street sign

Oct 14th 2013, 8:31 PM 2,261 Views 12 Comments

“It’s a great, great football club. And I still think that a lot of our young fans don’t remember that there were bad days,” he said today.

# alex-ferguson - Friday 11 October, 2013

Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach
# Controversial
# Controversial

Joey Barton says English team are 'sh*t', claims Alex Ferguson can't coach

Oct 11th 2013, 9:20 PM 4,523 Views 16 Comments

The QPR midfielder gave a typically controversial interview recently.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Watch some of Alex Ferguson's interview with Charlie Rose
# Fergie Time
# Fergie Time

Watch some of Alex Ferguson's interview with Charlie Rose

Oct 2nd 2013, 5:45 PM 2,731 Views 0 Comments

The former Old Trafford chief reveals who he reckons the best player ever was. Hint: not David May,

Ferguson reveals Roman Abramovich offered him the Chelsea job
# NO Way Back
# NO Way Back

Ferguson reveals Roman Abramovich offered him the Chelsea job

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:29 PM 11,328 Views 53 Comments

In an interview with a US television station, the Scot also insisted that he will not be coming out of retirement.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 23 September, 2013

This football-related wedding speech is truly inspired
# WIT
# WIT

This football-related wedding speech is truly inspired

Sep 23rd 2013, 3:57 PM 6,348 Views 2 Comments

Wait for it…

# alex-ferguson - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Defeat to Liverpool at Anfield was 'agony' for retired Fergie
# Hanging Around
# Hanging Around

Defeat to Liverpool at Anfield was 'agony' for retired Fergie

Sep 19th 2013, 9:38 PM 6,990 Views 36 Comments

Ferguson also praised the attitude of Wayne Rooney and called accusations over influencing Mark Halsey “laughable”.

# alex-ferguson - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Eason apologises after tickets mix-up for Alex Ferguson event
# Technical Glitch
# Technical Glitch

Eason apologises after tickets mix-up for Alex Ferguson event

Sep 17th 2013, 7:08 PM 4,848 Views 3 Comments

The former Manchester United manager will be in Dublin to promote his autobiography in November.

# alex-ferguson - Monday 16 September, 2013

Former ref: I rang Alex Ferguson and asked for his help in racism row
# Football Friends
# Football Friends

Former ref: I rang Alex Ferguson and asked for his help in racism row

Sep 16th 2013, 10:25 AM 3,544 Views 14 Comments

Mark Halsey reveals details of what was a “very good relationship” with former Manchester United boss.

# alex-ferguson - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Alex Ferguson to visit Dublin in November to promote second autobiography
# Football
# Football

Alex Ferguson to visit Dublin in November to promote second autobiography

Sep 4th 2013, 12:00 PM 10,581 Views 100 Comments

The cover of the Manchester United great’s book was also revealed today.