Sir Alex Ferguson - in his own words

English football's most successful manager - Sir Alex Ferguson - is celebrating a quarter of a century in charge at Old Trafford. Under the leadership of the Scot, who turns 70 in December, Manchester United have won more than 30 trophies.

Sir Alex looks back on his career with Gordon Burns from BBC North West Tonight. Hear what he had to say, and take a look back at some of the club's most memorable moments.

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Photographs courtesy PA and AllSport/Getty Images. Audio from BBC North West Tonight and the archives of BBC 5 live.

Slideshow production by Jimmy Smallwood and Paul Kerley. Publication date 3 November 2011.

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