Nyugdíjba vonul Alex Ferguson, a Manchester United menedzsere.
Alex Ferguson retires: Manchester United boss to step down
Alex Ferguson will leave his role as Manchester United boss at the end of the season. Manchester United have confirmed Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of the season. Fergie, 71, walks away from Old Trafford having secured United’s 13th Premier League title.
The Scot said: “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. It was important to me to leave an organization in the strongest possible shape and I believe I have done so.”
The quality of this league-winning squad, and the balance of ages within it, bodes well for continued success at the highest level whilst the structure of the youth set-up will ensure that the long-term future of the club remains a bright one. “Our training facilities are amongst the finest in global sport and our home Old Trafford is rightfully regarded as one of the leading venues in the world.
“Going forward, I am delighted to take on the roles of both director and ambassador for the club. With these activities, along with my many other interests, I am looking forward to the future."
to retire – nyugdíjba vonulni
to step down – visszalépni
role – szerep(kör)
to confirm – alátámasztani, igazolni
to secure – biztosítani
to take lightly – könnyelműen venni
squad – brigád, osztag, szakasz
balance – egyensúly
to bode well – jót jelenteni
continued success – folytatólagos siker
whilst – míg
youth – ifjúság(i)
set-up – felállás
to ensure – biztosítani
long-term – hosszútávú
to remain – maradni
bright – fényes
rightfully – jogosan
to regard as – tekinteni valaminek
leading venue – vezető helyszín