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Sir Alex Ferguson

Lessons in management from 'The hairdryer'

Steven McCabe explores Alex Ferguson's appointment as a teacher at Harvard Business School.

Steve McCabe: Luck, leadership and the vexed question of Europe

In recent days the retirements of both Sir Alex Ferguson and his once-cherished protégé David Beckham have resulted in gushing commentaries on their ability to influence those around them.

Ken Smith. Picture Stewart Writtle

The Solihull building boss still going strong at 94 years old

Classic car fan Ken Smith is still firmly in the driving seat at Solihull's £100 million turnover builders merchants EH Smith - at the astonishing age of 94.

Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig watches as the world twitters on with no manners

Multi-talented Sandi Toksvig tells Roz Laws about rude people, war and her hatred of sport.

EH Smith building boss still going strong at 94

Classic car fan Ken Smith is still firmly in the driving seat at Solihull’s £100 million turnover builders merchants EH Smith – at the astonishing age of 94.

Jon Griffin: A retirement to chew over for Sir Alex

It's almost a JFK moment, or the day Princess Di died.

The statue of Sir Alex Ferguson outside Old Trafford

Peter Sharkey: Sir Alex's successor must satisfy Wall Street as well as fans

It was a classic 'hold the front page' moment. The biggest news in domestic sport since Britain was awarded the Olympic Games in 2005.

Nailcote Hall

Peter Sharkey: The Midland golf gourse labelled 'better than Augusta'

As most of us were preparing to finish work on Wednesday night, Augusta’s annual par three competition, traditional curtain-raiser to the Masters which starts on Thursday, was getting under way, bathed in customary early spring sunshine.

Kuszczak seals United move

West Bromwich Albion confirmed yesterday that they are to allow goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak to make his loan spell at Manchester United permanent.

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