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Hope and Expectation

Hope and Expectation

  They say it’s the hope that kills you. For Manchester United fans, then, these past eighteen months have felt like death by a thousand cuts. Think back to all those years of glory under Sir Alex Ferguson. Okay, the first few were a little rocky but, once we finally got that first illusive title [...]

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Ferguson: The spirit of United comes from developing our own players

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that at the core of Manchester United is the club’s philosophy of bringing through their own players. Many people have different interpretations of what I’ve made Manchester United over the last 26 years, with great players, Rooney, Ronaldo, Cantona, Keane, Robson, Schmeichel, there’s too many to talk about. But honestly [...]

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Ferguson: LvG is a great coach and will do well at United

Sir Alex Ferguson has sung the praises of Manchester United’s latest manager, Louis van Gaal, and insists that the team will only get better once the injuries calm down. First of all, Louis Van Gaal, I don’t know how he can expect to get the best results with the injuries he’s had. And when he [...]

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Ferguson: I loved getting ‘Fergie time’ wins for the fans

Manchester United never knew when they were beaten when Sir Alex Ferguson was the manager and came back deep in to injury time to win games so often. Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed exactly what it was like when his team won in “Fergie time”. That’s why I used to go to my watch. I [...]

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VIDEO: Ferguson – Cantona was different

Sir Alex Ferguson was speaking to Clare Balding as part of a BT Sport Christmas Day double-bill of ‘Clare Balding Meets’ which features exclusive interviews with Sir Alex and Jose Mourinho. Watch the full interviews on BT Sport 1 from 3.30pm on December 25th.

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After the dark days of David Moyes, the future looks bright at the Theatre of Dreams

After the dark days of David Moyes, the future looks bright at the Theatre of Dreams

When it comes to the Premier League, the Christmas period is an unforgiving time. Matches come thick and fast; fixture after fixture as the football calendar waits for no man. Pressure mounts as title-challenges and relegation battles are made and broken. Nothing is ultimately decided at this time of the year, but it can certainly [...]

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The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United’s defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland. In all three encounters, Rooney ran [...]

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TOP FIVE: Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United League Title Wins

  On the 6th November 1986, Alex Ferguson set about rebuilding Manchester United in his own image. We all know what happened next. For November’s top five, in honour of its proximity to his anniversary, it seemed like it might be fun to pick out Fergie’s five best league title wins.   Number Five – “I Would [...]

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RvP: Fergie was furious with us even when we were 15 points clear

In Rio Ferdinand’s recent autobiography, he claimed the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson hit Robin van Persie harder than any of the other players. The Dutchman has today confirmed what Rio said and talked of his admiration of our former manager. Rio is a great guy. He talks a lot but there is some truth [...]

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The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

Old Trafford has had many heroes over the years. This is unsurprising, given the club’s rich history. Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson, orchestrators of the two great periods of sustained success, have been immortalised, in statue form, outside the ground. Sir Matt gazes into the distance, where the holy trinity of Charlton, Law [...]

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PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

PICTURE: LvG with Fergie and Law

Louis van Gaal has been pictured with Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law at an event hosted in the Manchester Suite at Old Trafford yesterday.

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Thank You, David Moyes

Thank You, David Moyes

Thank you, David Moyes. It’s not something most Manchester United fans ever thought they would say, given the horrendous season the Scot oversaw at our club. Still, I’ll say it again. Thank you, David Moyes. There were points, last season, when it felt like United were in danger of spiralling into irrevocable decline. So many [...]

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Fergie trusts Mourinho more than his own brother?? Riiiight…

It came as a shock to most people when rumours started circulating on the evening of May 7th that Sir Alex Ferguson planned to retire at the end of the 2012/2013 season, having wrapped up the title weeks before the end of the season. That night, Ferguson rang up his brother and closest confidante, Martin, [...]

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Moyes: I have no problem with Fergie presence

Following Manchester United’s dreadful campaign, there have been some suggestions that David Moyes is struggling under the presence of Sir Alex Ferguson. With a Sir Alex Ferguson Way around the corner from the ground and a Sir Alex Ferguson stand in the stadium, it’s impossible to ignore that our former manager will always be a [...]

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Fergie addressed youth team problem after 4 weeks in charge

Eric Harrison, the Manchester United coach credited with bringing through that fantastic team of 1992, has claimed that he owes his ability to establish a great youth team to Sir Alex Ferguson putting faith in the academy. Harrison says that after a few weeks Ferguson spoke to him about his concerns regarding the youth team. [...]

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