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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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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

If Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography proves anything about his time in charge then it’s that we were truly blessed. During his 27 years at Old Trafford, United played, for the most part, expansive, attacking football utilising some of the finest players ever to have graced these shores. Ferguson has repeatedly stated how fortunate he feels [...]

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What happened at An Evening With Sir Alex Ferguson?

What happened at An Evening With Sir Alex Ferguson?

Last night was one of five evenings that Sir Alex Ferguson will spend with fans to promote his new autobiography. 1,700 people packed out The Lowry, after tickets were sold out in a record breaking four minutes, with the likes of Sir Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, David Moyes, Mike Phelan and Albert Morgan in the [...]

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VIDEO: Interview with Jon Snow makes Fergie squirm – Glazers, banning press and politics

If you’re not all Fergie’d out after yesterday, this video is an interesting interview from Channel 4′s Jon Snow where he asks tougher questions than anything he was faced with yesterday. He’s asked about the numerous players he’s fallen out with, how his politics should contradict the Glazer ownership, his weakness in banning so many [...]

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Ferguson: They say it was former Arsenal skipper Fabregas who threw pizza at me

In Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography, he has talked about the reaction of the Arsenal camp after United beat them 2-0 at Old Trafford and ended their 49 game unbeaten run. Arsenal were furious about the result after United went 1-0 up thanks to a Ruud van Nistelrooy penalty. Replays showed that no contact was made. [...]

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LIVE BLOG: Sir Alex Ferguson’s press conference – England job, Keane on MUTV, Rooney’s request, Ozil

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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Ferguson’s book press conference – Beckham, Keane, Benitez, Hargreaves and England job

David Beckham Beckham “surrendered a part of his career” by joining LA Galaxy. “He lost the chance to become an absolute top-dog player… he never attained the level of an absolute top player” Ferguson on the influences that changed Beckham: “The big problem for me…he fell in love with Victoria and that changed everything. David [...]

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PICTURE: Sir Alex Ferguson Way

PICTURE: Sir Alex Ferguson Way

The roadside for the street that has been named after Sir Alex Ferguson has been revealed today. What was Walters Reach will now be known as Sir Alex Ferguson way. Ferguson was always awarded with the Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Trafford and the official ceremony took place at a formal meeting of the [...]

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Fergie: I never fell out with Rooney

Fergie: I never fell out with Rooney

On the day Manchester United lifted the trophy after a 20th league title, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Wayne Rooney wanted to leave the club. The player has never denied this and spent the summer in silence, with it widely known he was keen on leaving United to play for title rivals Chelsea. The club [...]

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Ferguson: My players didn’t need a pre-match huddle

Ferguson: My players didn’t need a pre-match huddle

Speaking to Harvard Business Review, Sir Alex Ferguson has talking about his winning nature and how he always expected a result from his players, regardless of who was injured or suspended. “Winning is in my nature,” he said. “I’ve set my standards over such a long period of time that there is no other option [...]

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Ferguson: I didn’t allow player power at United

Speaking with Harvard Business Review, Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken about the importance of managers have full control of the dressing room. “If the day came that the manager of Manchester United was controlled by the players—in other words, if the players decided how the training should be, what days they should have off, what [...]

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Ferguson: I had to chase Becks, Scholes and Giggs in from training

Speaking to Harvard Business Review, Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken about the importance of high standards, from the training ground to the pitch. “Everything we did was about maintaining the standards we had set as a football club—this applied to all my team building and all my team preparation, motivational talks, and tactical talks,” he [...]

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Ferguson: I knew I had to focus on youth when I came to United

Speaking with the Harvard Business Review, Sir Alex Ferguson has reflected on his career at United, starting from the very beginning. “From the moment I got to Manchester United, I thought of only one thing: building a football club,” he said. “I wanted to build right from the bottom. That was in order to create [...]

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