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Sir Alex Ferguson to retire

Manchester United say Sir Alex Ferguson is to retire as manager after 26 years in charge. Everton boss David Moyes is widely expected to be his replacement.

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Former players pay tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson

Barcelona's Gerard Pique, Fiorentina's Giuseppe Rossi and Portland Timbers' Mikael Silvestre - all former Manchester United players - have paid tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson on Twitter:

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