08/05/2013 05:42 BST | Updated 08/05/2013 05:45 BST

Sir Alex Ferguson Retires: Fergie's Manchester United Career In Pictures

Sir Alex Ferguson has announced he will retire as Manchester United manager at the end of the season.

“The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about and one that I have not taken lightly. It is the right time," Alex Ferguson said.

Take a look back at his Manchester United career in pictures.

Photo gallery Sir Alex Ferguson Career In Pictures See Gallery