"It is a bit of a fairytale to last so long. It has been a fantastic spell for me. It is something you don't think is going to happen and I appreciate that."
-- Alex Ferguson, who celebrates his 25th anniversary as Manchester United coach when his team faces Sunderland at Old Trafford on Sunday. Ferguson, who turns 70 in December, has won 12 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, four League Cups, two Champions Leagues and a Cup Winners' Cup with Manchester United. (BBC)