A piece of chewing gum reported to be the last chewed by Sir Alex Ferguson as a football manager is available to buy on eBay. The gum was reportedly retrieved by a fan at the Hawthorns on Sunday afternoon, placed in a wooden case and stuck on the internet auction site. The listing read: "Used [...]
The 2012/13 Premier League season is over and, to be honest, it wasn't that great. We were definitely spoiled by the dizzying last-minute climax of the 2011/12 season, but watching Manchester United trudge to a 20th title while the rest of the league floundered and groaned had all the excitement of bingo night at Gareth Barry's house.
With the managerial merry-go-round going on at full speed in the Premier League at the moment, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted he has no plans to leave the Emirates any time soon. The Frenchman is now by far the longest standing manager in the English top flight, having seen Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson decide he will retire at the end of the season after over 26 years at the helm at Old Trafford.
Scarves outside the gates of The Hawthorns pay tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson (Image via Facebook)
On May 19, 2013, Manchester United and the world of football said goodbye to living legend, Sir Alex Ferguson. In what was the manager's 1500th match in charge of United, his charges delivered a send off that was worthy of the 71-year-0ld.
What's next for Manchester United as the Red Devils try to predict a future without Sir Alex Ferguson at the helm? The managerial mastermind jumped with joy as Patrice Evra and Nemanja Vidic stepped aside and allowed the living legend to hoist the Barclays Premier League for United's record 20th time.
Sir Alex Ferguson lifts the 1990 FA Cup (Image Via Manchester United official site)
Sir Alex Ferguson closed his time at Old Trafford out in style with a 2-1 win over Swansea City with long-time defender Rio Ferdinand scoring the winner late.
Ferguson used the opportunity after the match to thank everyone involved with the club for the duration of his ridiculously successful tenure, but he also called on the fans to get behind the new manager in David Moyes and support him the same way they've treated him for so long.
Before he scored that iconic goal against Greece, married a Spice Girl, won the treble, became the Pied Piper for MLS and got into the underpants racket, David Beckham was just a spikey-haired 14-year-old signing a contract in a wood-paneled room with a man who had never won anything for Manchester United.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that he loved the way Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher plays his football. Both Carragher and Ferguson will retire on Sunday and the Scot told LFC TV of his admiration for the defender. "He's absolutely a player I admire," Ferguson said.
Newcastle are in early-stage discussions with Wayne Rooney's agent about a move from Manchester United, according to an article on the news section of Mike Ashley's business website. The Sports Direct website claims the Magpies are preparing a bid for the England international. The article read: "Newcastle United are preparing a shock bid for want-away [.
Manchester United and City still favourites for next year's Premier League title - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For the first time in many a year, the two great Manchester clubs are simultaneously taking new managerial direction. The old entertainer, Sir Alex Ferguson, has finally relinquished control of his ‘beauty', and taken a backseat for the coming voyages.
Viva Scaffolding! Manchester United fans celebrate 20th league title at trophy parade is a post from: Just Football
Manchester United supporters were in jubilant mood at the parade to celebrate their 20th league title on Monday.
A day after being handed the Premier League trophy, Sir Alex Ferguson's 13th and final league championship before he retires from football after 26 and a half years in charge at Old Trafford, United's trophy parade took place in Manchester.
Reports in the French media suggest that David Moyes might have been Manchester United's second-choice new manager. Le Parisien reports that Sir Alex Ferguson personally called PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti to ask whether he would be interested in succeeding him at Old Trafford. Ancelotti is said to have politely declined, leading Fergie and United to [.
Manchester United are reported to be looking at a shock transfer for former Arsenal star and current FC Barcelona midfielder, Cesc Fabregas. According to reports from the Independent on May 13, 2013, David Moyes is eying up Fabregas as a potential long term replacement for want away forward Wayne Rooney.
Will Parchman takes a look at which MLS coaches got Ferg in them.
Alex Ferguson retired.Newsflash, Rick Reilly-style!.
Another bit for the ticker: Word is he was a good manager.
There are the 38 trophies in 26 years at Manchester United as crickets chirp at the Emirates and his record both in Europe and in domestic competitions stands head and shoulders above any club manager in European history.
Manchester United marked Sir Alex Ferguson's 13th and final Premier League title with an open-top bus tour around the city today. Fergie addressed crowds gathered outside Old Trafford taking time to request fans attend tomorrow's under-21 clash with Liverpool before the bus set off on its trip to the city centre.
Stoke's squad bid farewell to Michael Owen by caking his car in flours and egg [Twitter] A group of Manchester United fans are trying to crowd-fund a bid for Cristiano Ronaldo by pledging to purchase replica shirts bearing his name [Bring Ronaldo Home] Arsene Wenger told his Arsenal staff months ago that this would be [.
David Moyes hasn't even officially taken over at Manchester United, and he's already been handed a huge blow to his title aspirations.
Following Manchester United's 2-1 victory at Old Trafford in Sir Alex Ferguson's home send off, the current United manager confirmed the transfer rumors about forward Wayne Rooney, admitting that the England international didn't take part in Sunday's league match because his head wasn't in the right place.
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates the 2002-03 EPL Title (Image Via Manchester United official site)
Let the tears flow football fans, Sir Alex Ferguson is only one match away from retirement. After 26 magnificent years with Manchester United, Ferguson stole the show after their 2-1 victory over Swansea City as he addressed Old Trafford.
And so, 26 years, 6 months and 7 days after his appointment, Sir Alex Ferguson arrived at Old Trafford looking to oversee his final encounter in the stadium he has made home. A capacity crowd of 75,572 were in attendance to show their appreciation for the work of the greatest club manager the football world has ever seen.
1. This wasn't a round of Premier League fixtures: it was the world's best attended leaving do. Sir Alex Ferguson, David Moyes, Paul Scholes, Jamie Carragher, Michael Owen, Steve Harper, Rafa Benitez and Mark Halsey were all saying goodbye. 2. Fergie won't be forgetting his final game in management for a while.
Manchester United have only one more game left with the familiar figure of Sir Alex Ferguson at the helm, which is against West Brom in the last fixture of the 2012-13 season. With the Premier League title already sewn up, the Red Devils could usually be tempted to take their foot off the gas, but in this case will want to end the legendary Scottish manager's 26-year tenure with three points.
When you first met, you had no idea that they were ‘the one', but here you are, twenty seven years on. Contemplation fills your mind, tracking along every obsession filled vein, to that major organ in your skull. You didn't see it coming, the finishing line, but it was inevitable. The split is wholly amicable in the end, we have run our course now, and it is time to find a life apart from each other.
Liverpool FC News Liverpool FC will be saying farewell to one if its greatest players this week. Jamie Carragher is ending his career as a defender which started with the team in 1997. He has been a brilliant player and has played in more than 730 games in his illustrious career.
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Both West Brom and Manchester United players will form a guard of honour ahead of kick-off today for Sir Alex Ferguson, who is celebrating his 1500th and final game as our manager. Today is a day we will look back on and talk about for the rest of our lives.
It has taken almost six months but Singapore have finally appointed a new coach to replace the now departed Radojko Avramovic and after months of less than frantic speculation, we are after all talking about Singapore where they are more concerned about Sir Alex Ferguson than their own national team, the Football Association have opted for Bernd Stange.
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The FA's YouTube channel says the kid nutmegged Beckham in this Zurich appearance during World Cup bid week a while back, but it's hard to tell if he actually did. Either way, this might have been the moment Beckham first started thinking about retirement.
Bakary Soumare denies reports that Union offered him to Chicago after Saturday's game. Area US Open Cup play begins tonight with Reading United hosting LVU Sonic and Ocean City hosting Red Bulls U-23s. Union PA license plates now available. More.