Alex Ferguson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Alex Ferguson

Scottish association football manager and former footballer

Date of Birth: 31-Dec-1941

Place of Birth: Govan, Scotland, United Kingdom

Profession: association football manager, association football player, autobiographer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Alex Ferguson

  • Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) 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.
  • During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles.
  • He was knighted in the 1999 Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to the game.
  • Ferguson is the longest-serving manager of Manchester United, having overtaken Sir Matt Busby's record on 19 December 2010.
  • He retired from management at the end of the 2012–13 season, having won the Premier League in his final season.

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