A honour very well-deserved. Today exactly marks Sir Alex Ferguson's 26th year as Manchester United manager, the club has confirmed unveiling a bronze statue in his honour later this month. It would be recalled that Old Trafford's north stand was renamed the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand last year.

During his tenure, the scot has helped the club win 12 Premier Lbeague titles, five FA Cups, four League Cups, two Champions Leagues, a European Cup Winners' Cup, an Intercontinental Cup and a Club World Cup.

According to a statement from the club,

"As Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates 26 years in charge of Manchester United, the club can announce that the statue of Britain's most successful manager will be unveiled at Old Trafford on Friday, 23 November, at 2pm.

"The unveiling will take place the day before United's match with Queen's Park Rangers, the opponents of Sir Alex's first home match in charge at Old Trafford on 22nd November 1986. Key figures from the manager's time at United will be in attendance to share the occasion. The statue was commissioned to mark the manager's quarter of a century in charge of Manchester United.

"The statue, by renowned sculptor Philip Jackson, will be positioned in a prominent position near the entrance to the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, renamed in his honour last year. The club will also be unveiling new artwork and installations in the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand concourses which illustrate the manager's achievements throughout his United career."


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  1. As the most successful manager in the history of football, Alex Ferguson deserved for this big award.
    Ferguson give everything to MU in 2 decades and the club should give him big award like this. As a fans of MU, i'm very happy to hear this good news