A Lord at Old Trafford?

by Sam Peoples

Lord Alex Ferguson? Sounds about right. Photo: Getty Images

News has just been released that 2 Manchester based Labour MPs from the House of Lords, Graham Stringer and Tony Lloyd, have begun proceedings in order to award Sir Alex Ferguson the title of Lord Alex Ferguson…about time!

“That this House recognises the economic, social, cultural and sporting importance of football to the United Kingdom; is therefore surprised at the paucity of representatives from the world of football in the Upper House; further notes that Sir Alex Ferguson, as the manager of Aberdeen and Manchester United, is the most successful manager in the history of British football; and calls for him to be recommended for appointment to the House of Lords.”

Full story: BBC Sport

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