08/05/2013 09:51, Report by Gemma Thompson

Your messages to Sir Alex

Tributes and words of praise have been flowing in from the football world following the news that Sir Alex Ferguson will retire as Manchester United manager at the end of this season and we want your messages of thanks for the boss.

The 71-year-old, who has been at the Old Trafford helm for nearly 27 years, will join the football club board as a director.

You can post your messages of thanks to Sir Alex at or tweet using the hashtag #thankyousiralex. Your comments could be selected for a special Sir Alex book.

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