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Sir Alex Ferguson rejected England twice to stay at Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson has given a tantalising glimpse of what might have been after revealing he turned down the chance to become England's manager on two separate occasions because he regarded it as a "poisoned chalice" and a "terrible job".

Ferguson, the most successful manager in the history of English football, said he was not tempted to leave Manchester United on either occasion, and he pointed out there would have been a "tremendous handicap" for a Scot taking a job that attracts such fierce media coverage.

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