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Manchester United F.C.

Rooney dilemma as Ferguson bows out

Alex Ferguson bowed out in triumph following his last Old Trafford match as Manchester United manager, only to leave successor David Moyes with the familiar problem of what to do with striker Wayne Rooney.

Tuesday, 14 May, 2013, 5:44am

Alex Ferguson took the long view

In a profession where fame is fleeting and job security fickle, Alex Ferguson is a singular exception. The fact that most readers will know who we are talking about without prompting is testament to that. This may be due partly to the global media coverage of his retirement after 27 years as manager of Manchester United, the world's most famous football club.

11 May 2013 - 2:35am

Manchester United learned from early Champions League exit: Ferguson

Alex Ferguson has vowed Manchester United will not repeat the mistakes of last season's Champions League campaign as his side prepare for their opening match in this term's group stages.

19 Sep 2012 - 2:45am

Inter Milan investment is a monstrous own goal

Two years ago, Hong Kong businessman Kenneth Huang Jianhua tried to buy Liverpool football club in a deal that promised the Reds oodles of mainland money to build a new stadium.

His bid, which Monitor described at the time as 'stone crazy', came to nothing, and a couple of months later, the Premier League club was snapped up by American futures trader John Henry.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Judgment day as Old Trafford awaits ambitious City

October 23 has been circled in red on the calendar ever since the English Premier League fixture list was unveiled and now it is almost upon us. It is the day of reckoning for Manchester City's title aspirations as they visit neighbours United.

22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

CEOs come and go, but clubs can't live with or without them

The setting was a fitting tribute for a legend of the club: more than 500 fans gathered under a marquee tent at the stadium to see their chief executive induct a decorated German striker into the Manchester United Hall of Fame.

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Will the kids' stuff really work for Ferguson?

It was former Liverpool captain Alan Hansen who famously declared that you'll win nothing with children before Manchester United's youthful side proved him wrong 15 years ago. So few observers would dare write off the 2011-12 Old Trafford 'babes'.

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

United's jersey just like the ' little black dress'

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Beautiful game's ugly finances will put investors off Man Utd

According to London's Sunday Times newspaper, the owners of Manchester United are planning to float the much-loved football club on the Hong Kong stock exchange in a deal that could value the club at an impressive HK$21 billion.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Mission accomplished for United man James

After the first day - a 41.4-kilometre stage through a salt flat and a canyon at 3,000 metres in the Chilean desert - Dean Karnazes went back to camp to check his e-mail. Karnazes, the eventual winner of the 250km Atacama Crossing and the best-selling author of Ultramarathon Man, found a message from his son, Nicholas.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am