Sir Alex Retires

Head coach Carlo Ancelotti of Real Madrid CF holds the UEFA Champions League cup celebrating their victory on the UEFA Champions League Final match against Club Atletico de Madrid at Cibeles square on the early morning of May, 25, 2014
Florentino Perez: 'Sir Alex Ferguson wanted Carlo Ancelotti as successor'
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claims that Sir Alex Ferguson wanted Carlo Ancelotti to be his replacement at Manchester United following his retirement last year.
May 27, 20:32
Manchester United's Scottish manager Alex Ferguson acknowledges fans at the end of the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on May 19, 2013
Artist creates handwritten portrait of Sir Alex Ferguson
An artist creates a handwritten portrait of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson from the names of all of the players who played for him at the club.
Apr 18, 13:28
Ryan Giggs celebrates a goal for United against QPR on February 23, 2013
Ryan Giggs: 'I was lucky to play for Six Alex Ferguson'
Ryan Giggs says that he is lucky to have played for a manager who believed in giving young players a chance.
Jun 14, 22:43
David de Gea
David de Gea: We were "saddened" by Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea admits that the team were left "saddened" by the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 29, 05:54
Michael Carrick
Michael Carrick: 'We can adjust in Sir Alex Ferguson's absence'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick feels that the players will not have a hard time adjusting to life without Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 19, 22:29
Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa celebrates scoring his third goal against Norwich on March 2, 2013
Shinji Kagawa: 'Sir Alex Ferguson is in a class of his own'
Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa says that he wishes that he could have spent more time under Sir Alex Ferguson's management.
May 19, 14:07
Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway applauds fans before kick-off on February 16, 2013
Ian Holloway: Manchester United "won't faze" David Moyes
Ian Holloway believes that David Moyes will do well during his time as manager of Manchester United.
May 13, 12:19
Michael Carrick
Michael Carrick: "It was a special, special day"
Midfielder Michael Carrick reflects on an "emotional" and "special" day for Manchester United.
May 12, 19:34
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson lifts the Premier League trophy on May 12, 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson made retirement decision at Christmas
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson reveals that he made his decision to retire "last Christmas".
May 12, 19:28
United captain Nemanja Vidic returns to action versus Sunderland on December 15, 2012
Nemanja Vidic saddened by Sir Alex Ferguson departure
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic admits that will be sad to see manager Sir Alex Ferguson retire at the end of the season.
May 12, 18:55
Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates scoring against Aston Villa on April 22, 2013
Robin van Persie thanks "unbelievable" Sir Alex Ferguson
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie offers his thanks to manager Sir Alex Ferguson following the Scot's final game in charge at Old Trafford.
May 12, 18:39
England coach Gary Neville before a training session on October 11, 2012
Gary Neville: 'Sir Alex Ferguson not overly confrontational'
Gary Neville says that Sir Alex Ferguson's reputation as a confrontational character in football is a "myth".
May 12, 08:54
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates winning the Premier League with Man Utd on April 22, 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson to be named LMA Manager of the Year?
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will reportedly be named the LMA Manager of the Year on May 20.
May 12, 06:15
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Everton manager David Moyes watch their side's in action on February 10, 2013
Jonny Evans hopes for easy transition
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans hopes that it will be a smooth transition to David Moyes's management style at the club.
May 11, 12:07
Alex Ferguson
David Moyes: 'I can handle Manchester United pressure'
David Moyes says that he can handle being the successor to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
May 11, 08:34
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates winning the Premier League with Man Utd on April 22, 2013
Brendan Rodgers: 'Sir Alex Ferguson will be a big miss'
Brendan Rodgers says that David Moyes will take time to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
May 11, 07:56
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson leaves the pitch after his sides win over Fulham on January 26, 2013
Preview: Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Swansea City.
May 10, 16:15
Everton boss David Moyes prior to kick-off against Manchester United on February 10, 2013
David Moyes: Leaving Everton was "difficult" decision
David Moyes reveals that his decision to leave Everton was tough and that the next manager will have a good setup.
May 10, 14:04
Everton manager David Moyes watches his side's match against Arsenal on April 16, 2013
Manchester United let news slip of David Moyes capture early
Manchester United accidentally announce via their Facebook page that they have appointed Everton boss David Moyes as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor.
May 9, 15:00
Everton boss David Moyes prior to kick-off against Oldham in the FA Cup 5th round on February 16, 2013
Henning Berg backs potential David Moyes appointment
Henning Berg thinks that David Moyes would be a good choice for the new Manchester United manager.
May 9, 13:41
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson celebrates with the European Cup
David Gill: Manchester United is a "dream job"
David Gill believes that the next Manchester United manager will have the "dream job".
May 9, 13:25
Everton boss David Moyes on the touchline during the match against Stoke on March 30, 2013
Kevin Kilbane backs David Moyes for Manchester United
Kevin Kilbane believes that David Moyes is the perfect replacement for Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 9, 12:53
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson prior to kick-off against Sunderland on March 30, 2013
Sir Bobby Charlton: 'Sir Alex Ferguson won't get in way of new manager'
Sir Bobby Charlton insists that Sir Alex Ferguson will not get in the way of the new Manchester United manager.
May 9, 09:53
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson celebrates with the European Cup
Gary Neville hails "incredible" Sir Alex Ferguson
Gary Neville insists that Sir Alex Ferguson is the greatest manager of all time following the Scot's announcement that he will step down at Manchester United this summer.
May 8, 19:28
Alan Shearer
Alan Shearer: 'I almost joined Manchester United'
Alan Shearer concedes that Sir Alex Ferguson was close to convincing him to sign for Manchester United in 1996.
May 8, 18:18
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates winning the Premier League with Man Utd on April 22, 2013
Mark Hughes: 'Sir Alex Ferguson timing right'
Mark Hughes believes that the timing is right for Sir Alex Ferguson to retire as manager of Manchester United.
May 8, 18:08
Everton boss David Moyes on the touchline at Stoke on December 15, 2012
David Moyes meeting with Bill Kenwright?
A report claims that David Moyes is meeting with Everton chairman Bill Kenwright amid reports linking him with Manchester United.
May 8, 18:08
Marcello Lippi
Marcello Lippi: 'I had a great rapport with Sir Alex Ferguson'
Former Juventus boss Marcello Lippi says that Sir Alex Ferguson modelled his Manchester United side on the Turin club.
May 8, 17:42
Manchester United's David Beckham with manager Alex Ferguson
David Beckham brands Sir Alex Ferguson "the greatest"
Former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham takes to Facebook to praise Sir Alex Ferguson, who will step down as manager of the club at the end of the season.
May 8, 17:26
Everton manager David Moyes watches his side's match against Arsenal on April 16, 2013
Is David Moyes the right man for Manchester United?
Sports Mole provides the cases for and against David Moyes being appointed the next manager of Manchester United.
May 8, 17:17
Everton boss David Moyes on the touchline during the match against Stoke on March 30, 2013
David Moyes to attend Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur?
Speculation claims that reported Manchester United managerial target David Moyes is to watch Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur tonight.
May 8, 15:54
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: "I have learnt from the best"
Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals that he learnt much from working under Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 8, 15:41
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson proudly displays the FA Cup and Premier League trophies
Sir Alex Ferguson's all-time Manchester United XI
Sports Mole puts together the best team from Sir Alex Ferguson's time in charge of Manchester United.
May 8, 15:28
Blackpool boss Paul Ince on the touchline during the match against Birmingham on March 5, 2013
Paul Ince admits shock
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince says that he was shocked to learn of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement.
May 8, 14:24
Manchester United players celebrate winning the Premier League title on April 22, 2013
Manchester United players told who new manager is?
Numerous reports claim that the Manchester United squad know who will be replacing Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 8, 14:21
Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson: "It's a sad day for football"
England boss Roy Hodgson says that Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement as the manager of Manchester United caught him by surprise.
May 8, 14:11
Everton boss David Moyes on the touchline during the match against Spurs on April 7, 2013
Report: David Moyes to be named Manchester United boss on Thursday
Everton boss David Moyes will be named as the successor to Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson in the next 24 hours, according to reports.
May 8, 14:00
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and Cristiano Ronaldo laugh during a news conference
Cristiano Ronaldo thanks "boss" Sir Alex Ferguson
Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo takes to Twitter to thank Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 8, 13:37
Bryan Robson
Bryan Robson praises "the greatest club manager ever"
Former Manchester United skipper Bryan Robson brands Sir Alex Ferguson "the greatest club manager ever".
May 8, 13:25
David Gill
David Gill: 'We will move quickly'
Manchester United chief executive David Gill says that the club will 'move quickly' to appoint a successor to Sir Alex Ferguson.
May 8, 13:14

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2Arsenal1494133141931
3Liverpool1493235181730
4Manchester CityMan City1493230151530
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs1476124101427
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd145631916321
7West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom145542017320
8Everton145541716120
9Stoke CityStoke145451619-319
10Bournemouth145361922-318
11Watford145361824-618
12Southampton144551315-217
13Middlesbrough143651315-215
14Crystal Palace144282426-214
15Burnley144281223-1114
16Leicester CityLeicester143471724-713
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham143381529-1412
18Sunderland143291424-1011
19Hull City143291129-1811
20Swansea CitySwansea142391631-159