Club may have doubled fan base in America

August 4, 2003
NEW YORK -- It has not necessarily been obvious from Alex Ferguson's demeanor over the last two weeks, but Manchester United's pioneering tour of the United States has been judged an unqualified success.

Ferguson, the old-school manager wary of media intrusion and open training sessions, can have no qualms over the readiness of his players for the season ahead after watching United register four successive, emphatic victories on American soil.

Yet it was his gestures off the ...

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