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Sir Alex Ferguson Statue Unveiling

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Former players Peter Schmeichel, Denis Irwin and Andrew Cole talk with Sir Alex Ferguson after the unveiling of a statue of Manager Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 23, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

'Football will be a lot poorer'

Reaction to the announcement on 8 May 2013 by Premier League champions Manchester United that manager Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of the season. In Pictures: Celebrating Alex Ferguson's glittering career.