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Sir Alex Ferguson - The end of an era

On 8th May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement as the manager of Manchester United FC - ending 26-and-a-half years in charge. In that time, he delivered unprecedented success at the club, winning 38 trophies. BBC Radio Manchester takes a special look at how the story unfolded. We hear special tributes paid to Ferguson by the Manchester United fans, and former players such as Bryan Robson, following his decision. Hear the final days of the Ferguson era as he led the team for the final time, the victory parade through Manchester and his 1500th and final game in charge away at West Bromwich Albion.

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30 minutes

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Sun 30 Jun 2013 22:00