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 (...)

This article first appeared in Eight By Eight Magazine in March 2014. Last October (2013), 500 journalists attended the Institute of Directors (...)

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is due to appear at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce annual dinner next week on the same day that Roy Keane releases his new autobiography. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is due to appear at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce annual dinner next week on the same day that Roy(...)

 Alex Ferguson looks on from the stands during the Capital One Cup semi final, second leg match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford. Photograph:   Clive Mason/Getty Images

A distressed Manchester United supporter dialled 999 and demanded to speak to Alex Ferguson moments after his team’s shock defeat in the league cup.G(...)

Manchester United manager David Moyes smiles as he leaves the pitch after his team’s 2-0 win against Swansea City on Saturday. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Manchester United fans are insufferable. They are patronising, overly self-assured and dismissive. I say this as a lifelong Man United fan. For the Ka(...)

Manchester United’s David de Gea in action during the Premier League clash against Hull City at the KC Stadium on St Stephen’s Day. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

David Moyes believes that David de Gea’s performances in goal have made him as valuable to Manchester United as Wayne Rooney or Robin van Persie. De G(...)

Alex Ferguson poses with the Scottish FA Cup

As John Delaney was unveiling Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane as the new Irish soccer leadership on the Pat Kenny Show Sir Alex Ferguson was staging his (...)

Manchester United’s Chris Smalling tackles Kitchee’s Juan Carlos Rodriguez Belencoso on a partly sandy ground during their friendly match at the Hong Kong Stadium in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

David Moyes and his squad flew back to England immediately after Manchester United’s 5-2 win over Kitchee FC, with the manager set for urgent discuss(...)

Twitter reaction to the announcement of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson’s retirement was at its busiest at 9.34am yesterday, 17 minutes after the soccer club tweeted the news. Photograph: Reuters/Phil Noble

Reaction to the announcement by Manchester United that Alex Ferguson is to retire as manager of the soccer club dominated social media yesterday(...)

Everton manager David Moyes with Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson. The Everton manager is reportedly set to take over at Old Trafford. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

David Moyes was identified months ago by Manchester United as their ideal candidate to replace Alex Ferguson, who confirmed his retirement on W(...)