Alex Fergusion

  • 'Impossible' to match Ferguson's success: David Moyes July 6, 2013

    England: David Moyes says he won't be intimidated by the presence of his illustrious predecessor when taking charge at Old Trafford for the first time as Manchester United manager. Far from dreading replacing Alex Ferguson, Moyes is starting out at United knowing he'll never be able to match the achievements of...
  • Van Persie up there with Manchester United greats, says Ferguson April 23, 2013

    London: Less than a year into his Manchester United career and Robin Van Persie has already guaranteed himself a place in the pantheon of greats to have worn the famous red jersey. Manager Alex Ferguson lauded the Dutchman on Monday after his hat-trick in United's title-clinching 3-0 win against Aston...
  • Ferguson angry over Tottenham's Fryers deal January 5, 2013

    London: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has accused Tottenham Hotspur of "manipulating the rules" in signing his former defender Ezekiel Fryers and urged the Premier League to stop the player's registration. The 20-year-old was out of contract at United in the close season. He looked set to join Tottenham but...
  • Van Persie has made same impact as Cantona, says Ferguson December 24, 2012

    Manchester: Robin van Persie's impact at Manchester United has been similar to the stunning transformation brought about by the signing of Eric Cantona, according to manager Alex Ferguson. Dutch striker Van Persie has scored 15 goals since signing from Arsenal, drawing comparisons with Frenchman Cantona whose arrival at Old Trafford...
  • Fergie planning strength in attack against Cluj October 1, 2012

    Bucharest: Manchester United could start with Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie in attack for the first time since the Dutchman's move to Old Trafford from Arsenal against CFR Cluj in Tuesday's Champions League clash. Rooney is fit again after missing five matches with a gashed thigh and the England striker...
  • I'll probably still be coaching at 70: Mourinho September 25, 2012

    Madrid: Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho has given a heavy hint that he is planning to emulate Alex Ferguson at Manchester United by continuing to coach until he is in his 70s. Mourinho turns 50 in January and says he adores football so much that he can envisage spending another 20 years...