MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 12, 2013) (REUTERS PICTURES) - Manchester United fans bid farewell to Alex Ferguson on Sunday (May 12) as the Scot took charge of his last match at Old Trafford before he retires at the end of the season after more than 26 years at the club.Manchester United, who were crowned champions of England for the 20th time three weeks ago, welcomed Swansea to Old Trafford in their penultimate game of the season.
Ferguson, the most successful manager in British soccer, took charge in 1986 and his arrival heralded an unprecedented period of success for the club, including 13English league titles, five FA Cups and four League Cups.
Moyes, who will be leaving Everton after 11 years there, was the hot favourite to take over from his fellow Scot at Old Trafford and was recommended by Ferguson for the post.
The former Preston North End manager will start his new job on July 1.
Moyes also received a standing ovation from the Everton faithful on Sunday as he took charge of his last match at Goodison Park against West Ham United.