United to unveil Fergie statue

Manchester United will unveil a statue of Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford before their game with QPR on 23 November as he celebrates 26 years at the helm.

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Sir Alex Ferguson: Statue in his honour to be unveiled ahead of QPR game

Sir Alex Ferguson: Statue in his honour to be unveiled ahead of QPR game

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Ferguson's first game in charge of United was against QPR in 1986 and the statue, commissioned last year to honour his quarter of a century in charge, will be revealed at 2pm.

Ferguson has won 12 league titles, two Champions Leagues, five FA Cups and four League Cups during his tenure at the club.

The statue has been built by renowned sculptor Philip Jackson and will be positioned near the entrance to the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, renamed in the Scotsman's honour last year.

The club will also be unveiling new artwork and installations in the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand concourses to highlight his achievements at Old Trafford.

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