Alex Ferguson

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Date of Birth December 31, 1941
Place of Birth Govan, Scotland
Age 79 years old
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Alex Ferguson

Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson is a Scottish former football manager and player who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is considered one of the greatest managers of all time and he has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. Ferguson played as a forward for several Scottish clubs, including Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers. While playing for Dunfermline, he was the top goalscorer in the Scottish league in the 1965–66 season. Towards the end of his playing career he also worked as a coach, then started his managerial career with East Stirlingshire and St Mirren. Ferguson then enjoyed a highly successful period as manager of Aberdeen, winning three Scottish league championships, four Scottish Cups and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1983. He briefly managed Scotland following the death of Jock Stein, taking the team to the 1986 World Cup. Ferguson was appointed manager of Manchester United in November 1986.

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About Alex Ferguson

Soccer manager who led Manchester United from 1986 to 2013, helping the club win 13 Premier League and 2 Champions League titles.

Before Fame

He became the manager of East Stirlingshire, a team without a goalkeeper, in 1974, for £40 a week.

Achievement

A statue of Ferguson was erected outside of Old Tafford on November 23, 2012.

Family Life

He married Cathy Ferguson in 1966 and the couple had three sons together named Mark, Darren, and Jason.

Associations

He allegedly injured David Beckham by kicking a cleat into his face after a Champions League draw in 2003.

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  • Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography - Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography is the second official autobiography of Alex Ferguson, the former football manager and player. It was released on 30 October 2013 and covers the period from 2000 to 2013.
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