Sir Alex Ferguson




Manchester United – A Seven Aside

For the first time since Michael Owen, Manchester United are starting a season without a player wearing the number 7 shirt. In the end it took a neat side-step from Antonio Valencia (which is funny,…


Manchester United’s Midfield: Needing Something Other

For the past one hundred summers (or thereabouts), the transfer window for United fans has played out like a clever analogy for unparalleled frustration; with nothing remotely central-midfieldy to celebrate. But for a club who…


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What next for former Manchester United manager?

Fergie broke a million hearts when he announced his retirement. A Man U without Fergie prior to last month was an unimaginable horror, right up there with the apocalypse; but a Fergie without Man U?…








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Ferguson’s plans for the future

Manchester United haven’t even lifted the trophy yet but Sir Alex Ferguson is already talking about his plans for next season. It is probably this ability to move on and look to future success which…




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Nobody turns failure into fuel like Sir Alex Ferguson

Nobody turns failure into fuel like Sir Alex Ferguson. His response to a trophyless season is usually pretty uncomplicated: he just goes round collecting trophies like a giddy old broad in a supermarket sweep. Since…