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    Fergie Retires..

    Not a footy fan myself but thought others would want to talk about it:

    BBC Sport - Sir Alex Ferguson is going to retire at the end of the season

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    Absolutely gutted about this. I'm a United fan but as a football fan the sport has lost one of the most influential managers it has ever seen.

    Don't know what else to say really!!

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    Think it has been on the cards for a while, but he has been a fantastic manager over the years, It's good news for the United fans that he is staying on as a board member.

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    Be interesting to see what happens to the club now - might go through a few managers before settling on a long term.

    Moyes is the early fav - wouldnt rule out The Special One yet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CamelMan View Post
    Be interesting to see what happens to the club now - might go through a few managers before settling on a long term.

    Moyes is the early fav - wouldnt rule out The Special One yet!
    Noooooooo! hope Chelsea steal him first :P

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    As much as he can be seen in bad light and jokes made about things like "fergie time" he's got to be one of the most successful football managers ever and I dont think anyone will match what he has done with Man Utd and whoever takes over has some massive massive boots to fill

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    I have to admit, from a non Football person like myself - I cannot deny that he has been one of the most successful managers of any football team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiamH View Post
    Noooooooo! hope Chelsea steal him first :P
    As a blue Im with you but I just have that horrible feeling - Jose said he fancied the Utd job at some point in his career

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    Talks have stalled between Jose and Chelsea.

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    First Thatcher Dies, then Ferguson Retires. Somewhere there is a scouser with a lamp and one wish left.

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    Pretty huge news. Not even close to being a Utd fan but have always admired and respected him, even though he can be an arse on occasions. Incredible to think he's been there since I was 2 years old, the whole time I've followed football he's been ever present.

    Expected him to go a couple more years to be honest

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    Tosspot leaves! Woooohoooo! *does the carlton dance*

    Football itself will be 10x better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnyknight View Post
    Tosspot leaves! Woooohoooo! *does the carlton dance*

    Football itself will be 10x better.
    Assume you are not a United fan then?

    English Football will not be the same. This is a huge loss for the game. 26 Years of success deserves some respect surely???

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    Not a ManU fan, but what he achieved was amazing, not just at Man Utd, but also at St Mirren and Aberdeen (Beating Real and Bayern in CWC).

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    Sad day for football, again not a football fan here but that is a sad time he has been a true legend for them

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