George Osborne remembers canvassing Sir Alex

Chancellor George Osborne said he remembers the time he canvassed Sir Alex Ferguson's house as a young candidate - Fergie is a lifelong Labour supporter.

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Sir Alex - amazing manager & a constituent. Have memories of spectacularly unsuccessful attempt to canvass his house as a young candidate

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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.