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Alex Ferguson

Former Manager of Manchester United
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Net worth 2018: $7.02 Billion
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Glasgow, Scotland
BirthDay: 31 December 1941
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.8 m
Education: Broomloan Road Primary School, Govan High School

Alex Ferguson was bornon 31 December 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland, British, Scottish, Welsh, is Former Manager of Manchester United. Alex Ferguson is a former football player who served as the manager of the Manchester United Football Club for over 26 years. Regarded as the most successful manager in the history of the game, he is also the one who served for the longest period. He began his career as a player with Queen’s Park but could not secure a regular place. He moved on to play for St. Johnstone and then later on to Dunfermline. Such was his love for the game that he could not keep away from the football field even after his playing career was over. He entered a new phase in his career accepting a managerial position with the East Stirlingshire. He acquired the reputation of a strict manager who expected nothing but the best out of his players. Over the years he went on to serve as the manager for St.Mirren and Aberdeen, and brought about an almost miraculous transformation in the performance of the players. An excellent manager with a glowing reputation, he was signed by Manchester United to reverse the team’s dismal performances. He held the position for many years helping the team win prestigious titles and in the process became Manchester United’s most successful manager ever.


$7.02 Billion


By the time of his retirement, the team had managed to win the European Cup (2008), clinched three straight league titles in 2009, and also won the Premier League in 2013


The team beat Wigan Athletic 4-0 in the League Cup finals to lift the trophy in 2006


In 2004, the team won the FA Cup which would be the final one under his management


Ferguson was thinking of retiring by the end of the 2001-02 season, but decided to stay on by signing a new deal with United to manage the team for 11 more seasons


In the 1998-99 season, the team won the ‘treble’: the FA Cup, the league, and UEFA Champions League


The team, having found their winning ways, won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and Super Cup in 1991


The first big success came when the team won the FA cup beating Crystal Palace in the 1989-90 season


In a career spanning over 26 years (1986-2013), he won 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, and 2 Champions League Trophies among several other victories


The performance of the team improved considerably after his joining, and he helped the team win the Scottish First Division in 1980


He joined Aberdeen in June 1978 replacing their manager Billy McNeill


Mirren in October 1974, and served there till 1978 when he was fired from the post


He joined Falkirk in 1969 where he was made the player-coach


His success with Dunfermline led to a record £65,000 contract with Glasgow Rangers in 1967


He married Cathy Holding in 1966 and has three sons with her


In the 1965-66 season, he led the Scottish League along with Celtic’s Joe McBride with 31 goals


He signed a contract with Dunfermline in 1964 and became a professional footballer


He made his debut as an amateur with Queen’s Park in 1957

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