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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Jose Mourinho 'not in running to succeed Fergie'

Everton boss David Moyes appears to be the favourite to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager.

Jose Mourinho is not a candidate for the position, senior sources have confirmed to the Press Association.

They also say that Sir Alex's successor will have a similar passion for playing attractive football, bringing in top-class players and a strong record in youth development.

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