David Moyes: Alex Ferguson's successor

Updated 1608 GMT (0008 HKT) May 9, 2013
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Everton manager David Moyes (left) and Manchester United's soon-to-retire boss Alex Ferguson (right) are pictured during the FA Cup semifinal match between their two teams at Wembley Stadium in April 2009. United announced Wednesday that Ferguson, 71, will be retiring at the end of the season after more than a quarter of a century at the helm. IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images/file
Jose Mourinho, who is now Real Madrid coach, and Moyes look on during the FA Cup fourth round match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park in January 2006 in Liverpool. Both men were potential candidates to replace Ferguson, before Moyes agreed a six-year deal with United. Clive Rose/Getty Images/file
Moyes is pictured prior to kick off during the English Premier League match between Everton and Fulham at Goodison Park last month. Moyes is leaving Everton at the end of the season after he told the Merseyside club's chairman Bill Kenwright of his desire to join United and succeed Ferguson.
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Moyes urges on his team during the English Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in north London last month. The Scot is considered to have done a superb job at Goodison Park given the relatively small financial resources he had at his disposal. Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images/file
Moyes attends the 24th Hillsborough Anniversary Memorial Service at Anfield last month in Liverpool. Thousands of fans, friends and relatives took part in the service to mark the death of 96 football fans in an FA Cup semifinal match in April 1989. Liverpool FC via Getty Images
Other notable attendants of the Hillsborough memorial service were: (from back row, left to right) Everton chairman Bill Kenwright, Moyes, Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers, Liverpool players Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Jordan Henderson, Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre, Linda Pizzuti and her husband -- Liverpool's principal owner John W Henry -- and club chairman Tom Werner. Liverpool FC via Getty Images
Moyes was made an Honorary Fellow for Outstanding Contributions to football and sportsmanship, by Liverpool John Moores' University during its annual graduation ceremony at the city's Anglican Cathedral in July 2011. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Harry Redknapp -- then Tottenham manager, but now Queens Park Rangers boss -- and Moyes are pictured together after the Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Service at Durham Cathedral in September 2009. Former England manager Robson died aged 76 following a long battle with cancer. Stu Forster/Getty Images
The family of murdered 11-year old boy Rhys Jones stand next to Moyes during a minute's appreciation before the start of the Premier League match between Everton and Blackburn Rovers at Goodison Park in August 2007. Rhys died after being shot in the neck as he played football with friends outside the Fir Tree pub in Croxteth, Liverpool in August. PETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images