And let us not forget ... Ferguson's best and worst, from celebrations to rants

From his goal celebrations to rants, we recall some of Sir Alex Ferguson's best and worst.

Steve Bruce, above in the European Cup Winners Cup against Barcelona, was the cause of many of Sir Alex Ferguson's goal celebrations. They remain a work in progress up to his retirement.
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Best celebration

He has won more than any other British manager, yet his goal celebration remains a work in progress even today. A connoisseur of the two-armed fist-pump, Fergie's jubilation was never more exposed than in 1993 when Steve Bruce netted in the dying seconds of injury time against Sheffield Wednesday. The Scot literally jumped for joy while his assistant performed a knee-slide on the pitch. Fergie Time was born.

Worst decision

Selling Jaap Stam after a falling out over the Dutchman's autobiography is, by Fergie's own admission, his greatest regret. The departure of his defensive rock saw the 2001 champions slip to finish third in 2002.

Best feud

The way Fergie psychologically battered Kevin Keegan, the then Newcastle manager, cemented his reputation as a coach not to be messed with. In 1996, with the Magpies 12 points clear in February, the Scot heaped pressure and expectations on Keegan, who crumbled on live TV with his famous "I will love it if we beat them" tirade.

Worst rant

"Fergie time" was not quite enough when Spurs beat United 3-2 at Old Trafford this season: "They gave us four minutes [injury time]. That's an insult to the game. It denies you a proper chance to win a football match. It's a flaw in the game that the referee is responsible for time keeping. It's ridiculous that it's 2012 and the referee still has control of that."

Best substitution

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was the ultimate super-sub, but never has there been a better example of an inspired substitution than the introduction of the Norwegian in the 81st minute of the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich. Game changer.

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