Legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said he loved the competition with Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger.”I loved the competition against you. We had some great times and it’s wonderful you’re getting this award tonight. So good luck, my blessing with you,” Ferguson was quoted as saying by Manchester Evening News as Wenger was named a ‘Legend of Football’ at the annual Nordoff Robbins charity award dinner. The equally feted former Arsenal boss was celebrating his managerial career, after winning three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven FA Community Shields in his 21-year stint.Wenger and Sir Alex had some fierce run ins during their days at the helm.”The career you had as a manager at Arsenal was absolutely fantastic – an absolute legend,” said Ferguson who himself has been a past recipient of the ‘Legends of Football’ award. arsenalArsene WengerfootballManchester United First Published: October 8, 2019, 11:58 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.
Comments Share Here’s a closer look at Thomas, By The Numbers: 1Thomas was the No. 1 performer among quarterbacks in three drills at the NFL Scouting Combine — the 40-yard dash (4.61 seconds), vertical jump (35.5 inches) and broad jump (nine feet, 10 inches). He finished second in the 20-yard shuttle behind Johnny Manziel and third in the three-cone drill behind Jordan Lynch and Manziel. 1.36While Thomas is off the charts physically, he posted just a 1.36 touchdown-to-interception ratio throughout his Virginia Tech career. 6Thomas was the sixth quarterback taken, and was also selected ahead of big names like A.J. McCarron, Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger. 59.8The best completion percentage of Thomas’ VT career came as a sophomore, when he completed 59.8 of his passes in his first year as a starter. 73The longest run of Thomas’ Virgina Tech career was a 73-yard touchdown as a junior against Miami.77Thomas accounted for 77 touchdowns in his Hokies career, 24 of which came on the ground while 53 came via passes. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling – / 22 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals have taken a flier on the prototypical Bruce Arians quarterback. By selecting Logan Thomas, a QB out of Virginia Tech, with their fourth-round pick in the NFL Draft (No. 120 overall), the Cardinals have the big, strong-armed, athletic signal caller that Arians has preferred throughout his caching career. Standing at 6-foor-6 and nearly 260 pounds, there aren’t many questions about Thomas’ physical abilities. But his production in college didn’t match his physicality.