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Stories with person: Alex Ferguson
  • Column: Where Leicester fits in sports' history of underdogs 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 10:47 am

    PARIS - On the list of improbabilities, just behind hell freezing over and pigs taking to the air was Leicester winning the Premier League. That, at least, is how things seemed nine months ago, at the start of the most unlikely championship charge in English football history.

  • Leicester winger Mahrez voted England's player of the year 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 6:17 pm

    LONDON - Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez became the first African to be named English football's player of the year on Sunday, straight after the Algerian helped his team close in on the Premier League title.

  • Martial scores late to send Man United into FA Cup final story has photos
    Updated: Apr-23-16 5:53 pm

    LONDON - Anthony Martial darted through the Everton defense, slotted in Manchester United's winner and continued his run past the Wembley Stadium stewards before launching himself into the crowd.

  • Column: Van Gaal redeems himself with faith in youth 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 11:11 am

    Joe Riley wore the smile of a cat that got the cream. Quite right, too, because in making his first appearance for Manchester United, the 19-year-old who worked his way up through the club's ranks from the age of six lived an experience that boys the world over would give their eye teeth for.