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Retirement of Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson creates uncertainty on and off the field

Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson. Apple and Steve Jobs. Will one of the world's most recognized soccer clubs face the same challenges the world's technology darling did after the departure of its iconic leader?The announcement Wednesday that the Manchester United manager, universally known as Fergie, will retire has raised concerns not only over the club's dominance of English football but also about its financial future.Almost 27 years after he took the helm of an underperforming club, Manchester United is back at the top of the English Premier League and among the highest echelons of Europe's elite soccer teams, alongside the Spanish giants of Real Madrid and Barcelona.With annual revenues of around half a billion dollars and a market capitalization of over $3 billion, the club rooted in the blustery weather of northern England has secured its status as one of the world's top sporting franchises.The pillars of English football wobbled after the 71-year-old Ferguson announced t...

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