Football world tweets tributes to Ferguson

Posted by Dom Raynor

Social Media had been awash with rumours of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement from Manchester United and when the news was finally confirmed on Wednesday morning, it was Twitter that led the charge with the tributes to the most successful manager in British football.

And while his current charges appear to be under strict orders to stay away from their smart phones, plenty of Fergie's former players and opponents were happy to hand out the plaudits. Below is a selection of some the more interesting ones.

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