Fergie pledges to help Dunfermline
12 March 2013, 12:40
Manchester - Alex Ferguson, who spent three years playing for Scottish League team Dunfermline Athletic in the 1960s, has offered to send a full Manchester United team to play his old club who face a winding up order from the taxman because of unpaid debts.
Ferguson, who scored 66 goals for Dunfermline in 89 league appearances between 1964 and 1967, was inducted into the club's Hall of Fame in 2007, and learned of their desperate plight last month after a visit from his former Pars teammate Roy Barry.
The match with United is planned to take place at Dunfermline's East End Park ground in the summer, presuming Dunfermline ride out their immediate financial problems.
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