Manchester United held to draw

Nov. 23 (UPI) --Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester United were held to a draw by Welsh side Cardiff, Sunday night.
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Moyes to take over at Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England, May 9 (UPI) -- David Moyes, currently coaching Everton, has been selected to follow Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United, the team said Thursday.

Manchester United's Alex Ferguson to retire

MANCHESTER, England, May 8 (UPI) -- Alex Ferguson, who recently guided Manchester United to the Premier League championship, said he will retire as team manager at the end of this season.
Record soccer deal sends Ronaldo to Madrid

Record soccer deal sends Ronaldo to Madrid

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- Cristiano Ronaldo, the star winger for Manchester United, apparently is headed for Real Madrid in a record 80 million pound ($130.7 million) deal.

Injured soccer trainee gets $8.3M

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- A British court has awarded a former Manchester United soccer trainee $8.3 million in compensation for a career-ending injury sustained in a reserves game.

Con men target African soccer players

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 15 (UPI) -- Nigerian con men rake in thousands of dollars by posing as soccer talent scouts and preying on African teen athletes, the BBC reported Tuesday.

Man admits to punching United's Ferguson

LONDON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A 43-year-old man admitted Wednesday in a London court that he punched Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Alex Ferguson most powerful 'pensioner'

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A British group for seniors has named Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson as the most powerful old-age "pensioner" in the world.

German soccer star Ballack to ManU?

MUNICH, Germany, July 19 (UPI) -- German soccer superstar Michael Ballack, 28, is being heavily wooed by English Premier League team Manchester United.

Manchester coach plans to stay

MANCHESTER, England, May 20 (UPI) -- The manager of British soccer team Manchester United has said he plans to stay with the team for at least three more years if he gets along with the new owners.

Manchester United airs financial secrets

LONDON, May 26 (UPI) -- The lid has come off the financial dealings of Manchester United, the world's richest professional sports franchise, the Independent reported Wednesday.

Glazer looks into bid for Manchester

MANCHESTER, England, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer has instructed a German bank to look into the feasibility of purchasing England's Manchester United soccer team. Glazer has asked Commerzbank to look at financing options and possible bid structures.

Power struggle in Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Manchester United's chief, Alex Ferguson is going to have to work with arch-rival John Magnier on the board of directors, The Mirror reported Monday.

Beckham sold in big money deal

MADRID, June 18 (UPI) -- Manchester United has reached an agreement to sell superstar David Beckham to Spanish rival Real Madrid for just over $41 million.

Manchester United wins in Champions League

MANCHESTER, England, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- David Beckham assisted on both goals Wednesday as Manchester United maintained its perfect record in the second group stage of the Champions League with a 2-1 t
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Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, Knight Bachelor, CBE, popularly known as Sir Alex or Fergie (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager and former player, currently managing Manchester United, where he has been in charge since 1986.

Ferguson previously managed East Stirlingshire and St. Mirren, before a highly successful period as manager of Aberdeen. Briefly manager of the Scotland national team – in a temporary capacity owing to the death of Jock Stein – he was appointed manager of Manchester United in November 1986.

With 24 years as manager of Manchester United, he is the second-longest serving manager in their history after Sir Matt Busby, while his tenure is the longest of all the current League managers. During this time, Ferguson has won many awards and holds many records including winning Manager of the Year most times in British football history. In 2008, he became the third British manager to win the European Cup on more than one occasion.

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