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Alex Ferguson sets Man U mark

Updated: December 19, 2010, 10:54 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Alex Ferguson has surpassed Matt Busby to become Manchester United's longest-serving manager.

Sunday marks 8,811 days since Ferguson replaced Ron Atkinson, although he was denied a chance to celebrate the milestone with a victory over Chelsea after heavy snow forced the match to be called off.

The 68-year-old Ferguson has won 26 major trophies since arriving at Old Trafford in November 1986, including the Premier League eleven times and the Champions League twice.

Busby, ...

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