"I knew nothing about this. My family knew nothing about it. Mick Phelan knew about it, but he didn't tell me. He's sacked. He's out the door!"
- Sir Alex Ferguson, talking to MUTV, after the surprise renaming of the North Stand
A guard of honour formed by the United and Sunderland teams? Check. A few words and a quick presentation from David Gill? Check. A stand named after him? Hang on...
Cameras captured the emotional scenes for posterity and you can now watch the video here for free, courtesy of MUTV.