May 8, 2013 at 12:19 PM
Sir Alex Ferguson to retire at the end of the season (Wednesday links)
Big news came from across the pond Wednesday morning, as Manchester United announced its legendary manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, will be retiring after this Premier League season.
I wrote a larger feature on Manchester United before their 2011 friendly against the Sounders, and Ferguson, of course, featured heavily.
Let’s get to some links:
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— Around MLS, New England made a big trade with Chivas USA for forward Juan Agudelo, Portland’s whole team was named Humanitarian of the Month for making Atticus‘s wish come true, and Houston has been dealing with a homophobic tweet from a supporters group.
— The Utah soccer community is coming out in strong support of a referee who died after being punched by a 17 year old.
— The first round of the U.S. Open Cup was settled following Tuesday’s play-in round games.
— Lastly, Jay-Z wants Neymar as a client at his sports agency?
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