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Sir Alex Ferguson caught me red-handed at the bar, says Keith Gillespie

Former United star recalls awkward encounter with Fergie while still a teen

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Keith Gillespie

Keith Gillespie

Keith Gillespie and Alan Shearer

Keith Gillespie and Alan Shearer

Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson

GIllespie and Beckham

GIllespie and Beckham

Keith Gillespie

Keith Gillespie

Keith Gillespie

Former Northern Ireland winger Keith Gillespie has told how he was once caught red-handed by Sir Alex Ferguson buying drinks in a hotel in the early hours of the morning .

In a wide-ranging interview, the ex-footballer has opened up about life from growing up in Bangor to getting in bother boozing and betting.

Gillespie was part of Manchester United's famous class of 1992 alongside the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville before being sold as part of a deal to bring hotshot striker Andy Cole to Old Trafford.