David Beckham will retire from soccer at the end of the season, closing a 21-year career in which he won titles in four countries and became one of the world’s most- recognized people.
Alex Ferguson called on Manchester United fans to give their full support to his successor David Moyes. The new manager’s first task may be dealing with Wayne Rooney’s desire to leave the 20-time English soccer champion.
Manchester United defender Gary Neville retired today after 20 seasons with the 18-time English soccer champion.
Manchester United defender Gary Neville has retired from playing, the 18-time English soccer champion said on its website.
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Manchester United defender Rafael Da Silva’s parents will be disappointed, as well as proud, whatever the result of this weekend’s Champions League final against Barcelona.
Chelsea defeated Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford to move back into first place in English soccer's Premier League.
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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson told fans to trust his squad after a 2-1 win at Stoke City, at the end of a week when Wayne Rooney questioned the club’s ambition in the transfer market.
"When you think back on the way football has changed over the last 22 years, he has probably been the most influential player in that time out of England in terms of transforming football."
- Gary Neville on May 16, 2013