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Rio Ferdinand’s Wife Dies From Cancer

Rio Ferdinand’s Wife Dies From Cancer

The footballer confirms Rebecca Ellison, mother to his three children, “passed away peacefully” on Friday night.

Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that his wife, Rebecca Ellison, has died from cancer.

The Queen’s Park Rangers defender said his “wonderful wife” passed away peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London after a short illness.

In a statement, the 36-year-old added: “My soulmate slipped away last night. She was a fantastic, loving mother to our three beautiful children. read more

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Manchester United Starts Trading On New York Stock Exchange

Manchester United Starts Trading On New York Stock Exchange

  • Posted: Aug 10, 2012
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Executives of Manchester United have rung the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange, at the start of the flotation of the football club’s shares.

Co-chairmen Avram and Joel Glazer and chief executive David Gill applauded from the exchange’s iconic balcony when trading started at 9.30am, New York time.

Glazer family patriarch Malcolm Glazer was not on the balcony, however executive vice chairman Edward Woodward was at the ceremony in New York’s financial heart.

Manchester United confirmed that neither Sir Alex Ferguson nor any players would be there for the traditional ceremony, as the ritual came amid a controversial partial flotation. read more

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