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Monday 20 October 2014

Alex Ferguson's greatest rants - on Mourinho, f******* idiots, Liverpool and Arsenal's Wenger

"They are a small club, with a small mentality" - Sir Alex on big-spending Manchester City
"At the last minute, from what I can gather, either Emmanuel Adebayor or his agent phoned us after they had agreed a deal with City and then did the same with Chelsea. He was desperate to get to either Chelsea or us."
- Ferguson stirs things up a bit at City
"The credit to them, the better team won and there's nothing we can do about that now."
- Ferguson on Barcelona after the 2009 Champions League final. He's pictured here congratulating Gerard Pique after the final whistle

Not for the first-time is soon-to-be former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson grabbing the headlines.

The passionate Scotsman has never been one to shy away from confrontation - and some of his outbursts have gone down in the annals of football history.

We've pulled together some classic Ferguson rants and words of wisdom that suggest not.


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