VIDEO: Ferguson pays tribute to Charlton as stand is renamed

The club renamed the north stand the ‘Sir Alex Ferguson stand’ in 2011 and the ‘Sir Bobby Charlton’ stand will be unveiled in front of 76,000 spectators when the Red Devils take on Everton on April 2.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
4th April 2016

article:4th April 2016

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 22: Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson (L) poses with Sir Bobby Charlton, who made his United debut 50 years ago, prior to the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 22, 2006 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 22: Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson (L) poses with Sir Bobby Charlton, who made his United debut 50 years ago, prior to the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 22, 2006 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to Bobby Charlton after the South Stand at Old Trafford was renamed after Charlton.

“My time at United has been laced with all these great moments,” said the Manchester United legend. “But none more so than my time with Bobby, with all that he has done for me.


“Having a stand named after you is the best moment of your life and you don’t ever forget it.”

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