Browsing: Sir Alex Ferguson

Ralf Rangnick remembers a conversation with Sir Alex Ferguson in which he “enjoyed the wine more than I did.” Rangnick is the interim manager of Manchester United until the end of the season, but he has previously visited Old Trafford with Schalke in the 2011 Champions League semi-finals. Ralf Rangnick, the interim manager of Manchester United, recalled a conversation with Sir Alex Ferguson in which the legendary manager “enjoyed the wine” more than he did. Rangnick led Schalke to the Champions League semi-finals in the second half of the 2010-11 season. Rangnick and Schalke will face Premier League giants Manchester…

Carlos Queiroz tells the ‘facts’ about Sir Alex Ferguson’s boot to David Beckham. Sir Alex Ferguson booted David Beckham in the face in one of the most memorable moments of the Manchester United-Arsenal rivalry, and now the event has been deconstructed by Fergie’s old assistant. Carlos Queiroz, a former Manchester United assistant, has spoken about the infamous incident in which a frustrated Sir Alex Ferguson hurled a football shoe into David Beckham’s face. On February 15, 2003, the flying boot incident occurred after United fell 2-0 to fierce rivals Arsenal in the FA Cup fifth round. At 0-0, Ryan Giggs…

Following Michael Carrick’s departure from Manchester United, there are five jobs that are ideal for him, including Everton and Leicester. Michael Carrick leaves Old Trafford with a brief but impressive managerial career; now speculation is rife as to where the Geordie coach will go next. Michael Carrick’s time at Manchester United was brief yet memorable. Two wins, including victory over Arsenal and Villarreal, and a draw away at Chelsea, in three games. It’s not horrible at all. It doesn’t take long in football to build a buzz, especially when a manager is involved. It’s not uncommon for an unknown caretaker…

During the wonderkid’s Man Utd trial, Cristiano Ronaldo offered to take Freddy Adu out to dinner. When Cristiano Ronaldo came to Carrington in 2006 to try to impress Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, he made a lasting impression on a 16-year-old Freddy Adu. Freddy Adu has spoken up about his interaction with Cristiano Ronaldo when he was a youngster on trial with Manchester United. Adu began his illustrious career as a 14-year-old, when DC United selected him first in the MLS Super Draft in January 2004. An ecstatic press called the attacking midfielder the next Pele, heralding him as…

RB Leipzig fullback and Chelsea star Lukas Podolski is a target for Manchester United, while Barcelona has offered Coutinho. Ralf Rangnick, the new Manchester United manager, is claimed to be interested in bringing in two players with whom he previously worked at RB Leipzig, while Barcelona has offered Coutinho to the club. Ralf Rangnick is about to have a lot on his plate. He’s not only been tasked with saving Manchester United’s season, but he’s also been given £100 million to spend in the January transfer window. Both of the newest players connected with his Man United side played for…

After arriving to training in a supercar, Sir Alex Ferguson forced the player to sell his Bentley. Former Manchester United striker David Bellion recalled how Sir Alex Ferguson forced a player to sell his supercar after he drove it to training. Sir Alex Ferguson once forced a Manchester United player to sell his Bentley after the supercar arrived at training. During his 27 years as manager at Old Trafford, the legendary Scottish manager won 13 Premier League titles and was known for instilling a “fear factor” in his players. Ferguson once forced one of his teammates to sell his Bentley…

Sir Alex Ferguson, according to Freddy Adu, would have been “perfect” to dispel Pele comparisons. Freddy Adu was once dubbed ‘the next Pele,’ but despite his disappointing senior career, the American believes that Sir Alex Ferguson would have aided him. Freddy Adu, once dubbed the ‘next Pele,’ believes that Sir Alex Ferguson would have been the ideal manager to help him develop as a youngster and reach his full potential. When Adu signed for DC United as a 14-year-old, he was dubbed “the next big thing,” but his career flopped, and he has since become a journeyman. The forward has…

Inside Ralf Rangnick’s Champions League match against Manchester United and his admiration for Sir Alex Ferguson. When Ralf Rangnick’s Schalke team faced Manchester United in the Champions League semi-finals in 2011, he called Sir Alex Ferguson “amazing” and “an incredible icon.” As Ralf Rangnick prepares to take over at Manchester United, we thought we’d look back at the last time the German was in charge at Old Trafford. In the Champions League semi-finals in 2011, Sir Alex Ferguson’s United faced Rangnick’s Schalke. It was business as usual for the Red Devils, who had reached the final of the championship in…

Man United’s squad talk with Chelsea was’secretly taped’ and sold for ‘thousands of pounds.’ A look back at Manchester United’s 2005 match against Chelsea, which was tarnished by the news that the United changing room had been bugged before to the game. This Sunday, Manchester United will visit Stamford Bridge to renew their rivalry with Thomas Tuchel’s high-flying Chelsea. The Blues are now in first place in the Premier League, with a massive 12-point lead over United. In recent years, clashes between the two sides have produced some absolute classics as well as some box office drama – but the…

At Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson believes he only had four really world-class players. Sir Alex Ferguson had a number of dangerous teams during his time at Manchester United, but he believes just four of his players were truly world class. During his illustrious tenure as Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson oversaw some of the best players on the planet, but only four of them he considered truly world class. At Old Trafford, Ferguson cemented his reputation as one of the greatest managers in football history, leading the club to 13 Premier League titles in 27 years. Before retiring…

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