Leicester footballer pays tribute to Alex Ferguson

The footballer Dion Dublin from Leicestershire has paid tribute to his former manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Ferguson announced his retirement at the end of the season today.

Dublin played with Aston Villa, Coventry City and Leicester City as well as with Manchester United.

He said:

"Thanks Gaffa for the chance you gave me back in 1992 to play for the BIGGEST club in the world & grace OT as a Man United player #indebted"

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Tributes to Alex Ferguson

Footballers from the Midlands have paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson who has announced his retirement today as manager of Manchester United. He will leave the club at the end of the season.