So Alex Ferguson has retired as Manchester United manager after 26 glorious years. Even his enemies have shown their respect for his record as a successful football manager. 13 English Premiership titles won under his stewardship is impressive. Two European Champion League titles won as well. In all 49 trophies won is not to be sniffed at. He gave us Ryan Giggs and David Beckham products of the Manchester United youth setup.He also bought Eric Cantona from Leeds United what a bargain he turned out to be. As Steve Bruce the former United Captain said this morning he will leave a big big hole. It is also true that many of those who played under him as a manager went on to manage football teams  themselves. I wish Alex Ferguson a happy retirement. So good luck Alex Manchester United really could not have done it all without you.