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Alex Ferguson quits Manchester United: The Telegraph’s Mark Ogden trounces the Mirror’s Alan Marshall

by | 8th, May 2013

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HOW did the papers report the news that Sir Alex Ferguson is quitting Manchester United?

The Sun (back page): “Fergie in quit frenzy”

Daily Mail (back page): “Ferguson to quit rumour rocks United”

The Times (Page 60 of 64): “United plan statement as doubts grow about future of Ferguson – Health issues fuel speculation of Moyes role”

The scoop was with The Telegraph’s Mark Ogden, whose paper led with:

“Fergie Time? Sir Alex considering calling time on United career”

Ferguson’s United future was shrouded in doubt on Tuesday night with the Scot understood to be giving serious consideration to ending his 26-year reign as manager.

And the Daily Mirror?

Alan Marshall wrote:

It has been reported that Fergie is ready to make an SOS call for a new No.2 as he prepares for life after his hip op.

Still, Fergie might be back for a few minutes yet…



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