Re-union as Man Utd stars gather to unveil Ferguson’s statue

Sir Alex Ferguson unveils the statue of himself outside Old Trafford [Photo: getty images]

The Scot has been United’s coach for 26 years.

It was a re-union of sort as several former and current Manchester United players gathered at Old Trafford, Friday, to attend the unveiling of a statue of the Premier League’s most successful manager, Alex Ferguson.

Manchester United greats who played under the Scot including Eric Cantona, Peter Schmeichel, Ruud van Nistelrooy, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who scored United’s injury-time winner in the 1999 Champions League final, were present as the nine-foot bronze statue was unveiled.

It was also an opportunity for the United old boys to see some of their colleagues still playing for United such as Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs. The duo joined the rest of the Manchester United first-team squad, who were all present at the ceremony to see the statue of the Scot with his crossed arms.

Sir Alex Ferguson has been Manchester United’s manager for 26 years.

He is the Premier League’s most successful manager with 12 titles and has also won other local and continental trophies with United including two UEFA Champions League titles.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.