Ferguson made retirement decision six months ago

Sir Alex Ferguson revealed yesterday that he had made the decision to retire as Manchester United manager six months ago.

Ferguson explained the personal decision he had made to call it a day after 26 glorious years at the helm of the Premier League champions.

“I decided to retire last Christmas,” said Ferguson. “Things changed when my wife Cathy’s sister died. She has lost her best friend, her sister. Also, I wanted to go out a winner.

“It was very difficult [not to reveal it]. There were times when we sometimes blurted it out to the family. We told our sons in March. My brother didn’t even know until Tuesday.
I’ve got a lot of things to do. My son, Jason, has been organising things. I won’t be sitting still.”


More about...



Comments

What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!



Featured Articles

Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.

Newcastle United are staring down the barrel of relegation to the Championship for the second time in the past eight years.

Latest News

Ontheminute on Facebook

Ontheminute on Twitter

Ontheminute on Google+



Copyright © 2001-2016, OnTheMinute.com

About Us / Contact Us

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter / Google+

Developed by HoylandSolutions. Ontheminute.com is a part of Ordigno.com