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Barthez, Blanc praise old boss Ferguson

May 9, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Fabien Barthez added to the tributes pouring in for Sir Alex Ferguson, saying the retiring manager showed him "a different kind of football" during his time at the club.

The World Cup-winner, who won two Premier League titles during his four years at Old Trafford, praised Ferguson's man-management style following the news that the 71-year-old will retire at the end of the season.

"He was always: 'How are you? How's your wife, your parents, ...

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