SJ8096 : Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, Old Trafford

taken 4 years ago, near to Stretford, Trafford, Great Britain

Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, Old Trafford
Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, Old Trafford, taken 4 years ago
The massive North Stand at Old Trafford was renamed "The Sir Alex Ferguson Stand" in November 2011.

The life-sized statue of Sir Alex can be seen standing above the main entrance to the stand.

A plaque fixed to the wall of the stand, below the statue, reads:
THIS STAND WAS NAMED THE SIR ALEX FERGUSON STAND
ON 5 NOVEMBER 2011 TO RECOGNISE
HIS ACHIEVEMENTS AS MANAGER OF MANCHESTER UNITED
IN THE 25 YEARS SINCE HIS APPOINTMENT
ON 6 NOVEMBER 1986

THE BRONZE STATUE OF SIR ALEX
BY SCULPTOR PHILIP JACKSON CVO,
WAS UNVEILED IN A CEREMONY
ON 23 NOVEMBER 2012
BY LADY CATHERINE FERGUSON,
HIS GREATEST SUPPORTER.
SJ8096 : Dedication, Sir Alex Ferguson Stand
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 1 December, 2012
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Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8071 9639 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.8338N 2:17.5212W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8071 9645
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