Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement has given us a good reason to cast our minds back over his 26 year tenure and pick what we think is his strongest team from all those years in charge at the Theatre of Dreams. Each and every one of the following players will have experienced the great man’s infamous hairdryer
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew has been handed a seven-game ban for his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler, a Premier League record for a manager. Pardew clashed with the Republic of Ireland midfielder in the 72nd minute of his side's 4-1 win on 1 March. An independent Football Association commission ruled
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a law student, in possession of a few spare hours, must be thrilled to answer everyone's specific legal queries at any social event. Little known to you, on first entering university, someone has stuck a note on your back that says "free expert legal adviser".
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol will leave the Spanish giants at the end of the current season. The 35-year-old Spain defender was contracted until 2016, but reached an agreement with the club to rescind his contract early. Puyol has made almost 400 league appearances for the reigning La Liga champions
Mila Kunis likes to enjoy a fancy feast from time to time. But a recent dining experience with boyfriend Ashton Kutcher made the actress gasp. Literally. The 30-year-old actress dished to Details magazine about how she and her beau are "massive foodies" and how the couple splurged on a recent meal.
Cristiano Ronaldo struck eight minutes from time to rescue a point for Real Madrid in a 2-2 draw away to city rivals Atletico in a typically fiery La Liga derby. Atletico had fought back to lead 2-1 and were closing in on a first home win against Real in nearly 15 years before Ronaldo pounced on a loose ball
Two moments of magic in the space of two second-half minutes helped Manchester City to a 3-1 victory over Sunderland in the English League Cup final at Wembley. Manuel Pellegrini's favourites were trailing to Fabio Borini's 10th minute strike for Sunderland and a shock looked on the cards until Yaya Toure and
Big-hitting batsman Shahid Afridi bludgeoned two consecutive sixes in the last over to give Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket victory over India with two balls to spare in their Asia Cup game. Afridi smashed off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin over the cover and long-on boundaries to seal the win with a sensational 18-ball 34
One of these five series will win Save One Show. After thousands of you voted, we're doing to the five finalists in our annual campaign that fights to save one endangered series from cancellation. And trust us, it was close as less than 100 votes separated fifth and sixth place. So yeah, your votes matter!
Japan hopes to immortalise its kamikaze pilots - a squad of young men who crashed their aircraft into Allied ships in World War Two - by seeking Unesco World Heritage status for a collection of their letters. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes meets the former pilot who built the collection, in honour of his fallen comrades.
What can Paula Patton do but grin and bear it? The single star touched down at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday, just two days after she announced her separation from Robin Thicke. Knowing that she would likely be facing a flurry of photographers, the 38-year-old 2 Guns actress flashed her megawatt smile
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie accused his team-mates of getting in his way following the 2-0 Champions League defeat to Olympiakos. Goals from Alejandro Dominguez and Arsenal loanee Joel Campbell put the Greek side in command after the first leg of the last-16 tie. Van Persie wasted a
Will The Voice be the last singing competition show standing? The Voice returned with Usher and Shakira and it hasn't lost its ratings magic. The NBC singing competition brought in 15. 7 million viewers, according to early Nielsen numbers. In the coveted 18-49 demographic, The Voice had a 4.7 rating.
Some platitudes are just irritating. Others, used the wrong way (wait: is there a right way to use a cliché?) serve to shut down discussions -- and people. Whipping out a cliché allows a leader to avoid explaining, avoid justifying, avoid having a deeper and more meaningful conversation... in short, avoid being a real leader.
I have observed during my interactions with corporate marketing & brand managers that marketing is perceived about branding your organization, services, commodity and/or people. Creating USPs, differentiators, brand plans, strategy, sales achievements, ROI etc. is all about branding & marketing for the majority population.
Brooke Burke-Charvet will no longer be by Tom Bergeron's side on Dancing With the Stars. Burke-Charvet exclusively confirms to me that she will not be returning to the ABC show. "I have enjoyed seven seasons co-hosting DWTS but understand the need for change considering the position of the show
Barcelona dismissed any notion they are a declining force when they won 2-0 at Manchester City on Tuesday to virtually guarantee their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the seventh successive season. Messi broke the deadlock from the spot in the 54th minute after he was fouled
Five Michael Jackson fans have been awarded one euro each by a French court for the "emotional damage" they suffered after the pop star's death. The case saw 34 fans sue Jackson's doctor, who was jailed in 2011 for the involuntary manslaughter of the singer. The court in Orleans ruled five fans had proven emotional suffering.