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Fergie 'never came close to sack'

April 5, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Former Manchester United chairman Martin Edwards has insisted he never came close to sacking Sir Alex Ferguson, as he has moved to shatter the myth that the Scot was on the brink of being sacked ahead of an FA Cup third round tie against Nottingham Forest in 1990.

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