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04/09/2013 11:00, Report by Adam Bostock

Sir Alex book cover revealed

The cover of Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography is revealed for the first time today as plans for the book's 24 October release gather momentum.

London-based photographer Sean Pollock, a portrait specialist, captured the image of British football's most successful manager at a special session earlier this summer. Sir Alex's notes and reflections on his extraordinary career were, of course, collated over a longer period; in fact, the former Manchester United boss penned his memoirs during the final four years of his epic and glorious reign at Old Trafford.

The eagerly-awaited book will be officially launched by publishers Hodder & Stoughton at a press conference in London on 23 October, on the eve of its publish date. A series of "in conversation with" events open to the public will then take place, as follows:

Monday 28 October – 19:30 at The Lowry Theatre, Salford
Hosted by Dan Walker, best known for presenting BBC 1’s Football Focus. Box office: 0843 208 6000. Tickets on sale from 13 September.

Tuesday 29 October – 19:30 at The Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow
Hosted by BBC Scotland’s sports presenter Dougie Donnelly. Box Office: 0844 395 4000. Tickets on sale from 13 September.

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Dates for your diary

Sir Alex will mark the launch of his new book at several special events. Here's the schedule - please see the main story for venues, times and ticket details:

28 October - Salford
29 October - Glasgow
1 November - London
5 November - Aberdeen
8 November - Dublin



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