Alex Ferguson: “One of the pupils at Harvard said to me, ‘What do you know now that you wish you’d known 30 years ago?’ - and it’s communication. When I was younger I wanted to rule the world and do everything.”

When Sir Alex Ferguson became a professional footballer in the early 1960s, he earned £16 a week (£300 in today’s money) in a sport that was a solid (...)

Ryan Giggs’s perspective under former manager David Moyes was that United had become constricted in style and appearance. And from the legendary player’s point of view that was alarming. photograph: nick potts/paPhotograph: Nick Potts/PA

Gary Neville told a story in his autobiography about a Manchester United defeat in Turin against Juventus in a Champions League group game in 1(...)

IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives for the second day of a hearing by French magistrates in Paris into  her role in a €285 million arbitration agreement with a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Photograph:  Charles Platiau/Reuters.

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde began testifying for a second day at a Paris court investigating her decision t(...)