Sir Alex Ferguson to manage Manchester United for charity match vs Bayern Munich legends

first_imgSir Alex Ferguson to manage Manchester United for charity match vs Bayern Munich legendsSir Alex Ferguson will take charge of a Manchester United side against Bayern Munich legends for a charity match in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the club’s treble winning season in 1999.advertisement Next Reuters ManchesterFebruary 16, 2019UPDATED: February 16, 2019 18:57 IST Sir Alex Ferguson will take charge of a Manchester United side to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club’s treble-winning season. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSir Alex Ferguson is all set to return to the dugout of Manchester UnitedUnited legends side will play Bayern Munich legends in a charity match at Old Trafford on May 26The charity match is in celebration of United’s treble-winning 1999 seasonFormer Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will return to the dugout for a charity match to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the team’s treble-winning season, the Premier League club said on Saturday.The 77-year-old Scot will take charge of a legends side against Bayern Munich at Old Trafford on May 26.Ferguson, who won the Champions League twice, the Premier League 13 times and five FA Cups with United, had emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage in May last year but has since recovered and is a regular visitor to Old Trafford on matchdays.”I’m really looking forward to what will be a special day at Old Trafford,” Ferguson told the club website.”It will be great to catch up with some familiar faces and a great opportunity to support the work of Manchester United Foundation.”Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, currently United’s interim manager, scored an added-time winner to secure a 2-1 victory over Bayern in the 1999 Champions League final and complete an unprecedented treble, which included the Premier League title and the FA Cup.Also Read | Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard out for up to three weeks due to injuriesAlso Read | Manchester United face UEFA punishment after fans throw bottle at PSG star Angel Di MariaAlso Read | Champions League: Manchester United need to step up, says Solskjaer after PSG defeatFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Sir Alex FergusonFollow Manchester UnitedFollow Bayern Munich legendsFollow Charity football matchlast_img read more

No 1 Notre Dame women advance in Vancouver Showcase

VANCOUVER — Arike Ogunbowale scored 21 points and No. 1 Notre Dame beat Gonzaga 81-65 on Thursday in the first game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase.Brianna Turner added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Notre Dame (4-0). The Fighting Irish dominated in the paint, outscoring the Bulldogs 56-32 and finishing with 29 defensive rebounds.Zykera Rice had 16 points and seven rebounds for Gonzaga (4-1). The Bulldogs scored the first seven points and forced nine first-half turnovers.Louise Forsyth, a sophomore guard from Langley, British Columbia, made a 3-pointer in 14 minutes of action for Gonzaga.BIG PICTURENotre Dame: The Irish won each of their first three match ups by a minimum of 20 points.Gonzaga: The Bulldogs are favoured to win the West Coast Conference for the third year in a row.UP NEXTNotre Dame: Faces Drake-Rutgers winner Friday.Gonzaga: Faces Drake-Rutgers loser Friday.___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/tag/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25The Associated Press read more