Alex: The Man Behind The Legend
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Calendar arrived safely in plastic-free packaging - which I've not seen before with a calendar, so kudos for that.
In 2003, Ferguson launched legal action against the then major Manchester United shareholder John Magnier over stud rights for race horse Rock of Gibraltar. The season also saw the breakthrough of young players Gary Neville, Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes, who provided excellent cover for the long periods that United were left without some of their more experienced stars. Tributes also came from Ferguson's players, both past and present,  as well as his old foe, Arsène Wenger. He briefly managed Scotland following the death of Jock Stein, taking the team to the 1986 World Cup. For many years none of the tour matches were recognised by the Scottish Football Association as full internationals, and so Ferguson was deemed to have never played for Scotland.Pounding over every blade of grass, competing if he would rather die of exhaustion than lose, he inspired all around him. The team won 13 out of 15 matches, though finished third in the league behind Arsenal and Liverpool.
We give people around the world the opportunity to contribute to the circular economy, earn money and protect the planet, by trading their unwanted books and media. Ferguson's preparations for the 2005–06 season were disrupted by a high-profile dispute with major shareholder John Magnier, over the ownership of the racehorse Rock of Gibraltar.
They had begun the season slowly, going on a nine-match winless run throughout October and November (with one defeat and eight draws) before a run of generally good results took them to third place and the fringes of the title challenge by mid February. In a televised outburst after his team's win against Leeds, Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan responded angrily to Ferguson's comments: "We're still fighting for this title, and he's got to go to Middlesbrough . He met the player and his agent in Manchester to discuss formalities and was informed of Van Nistelrooy's troubled right knee. Name pronunciations were also a bit off and the timing of Guardiola coaching Barcelona is incorrect. In an interview with Alastair Campbell eight years after, Ferguson described his biggest mistake at the club was "letting go of Jaap Stam.