Ferguson accepts UEFA role

Sir Alex Ferguson has been appointed as UEFA's coaching ambassador.

UEFA president Michel Platini announced that the former Manchester United manager will work for the European governing body following an executive committee meeting in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.

Sir Alex will be chairman of the forum of elite coaches that meet every year. He will also be a member of the technical study group of the Champions League and the European Championship.

– UEFA president Michel Platini.

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