Sir Alex Ferguson | Profile | Age | Trophies | Records

The profile of former Manchester United gaffer Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson CBE largely considered by many as the greatest manager of all-time was born on December 31, 1941.

As an attacker during his playing time, Ferguson played for some Scottish clubs; Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers. After having a little impact as a player.

During his footballing days, he became the top goal scorer in the Scottish League for the 1965/66 season.

Alex Ferguson trophies in his managerial career

Ferguson started his managerial career with East Stirlingshire and St. Mitten all in the Scottish League. However, it was in Aberdeen, that he enjoyed a highly successful moment as a manager, clinching three Scottish League Championships, four Scottish Cups and the 1983 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.

In the 1986, Sir Alex briefly managed the Scotland national team, following the death of manager Jack Stein, guiding the team to the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

From Scotland Ferguson joined Manchester United manager on November, 1986, managing the Red Devils between 1986 and 2013.

How many trophies did Sir Alex Ferguson won at Manchester United

At United the Scot won a whopping 38 trophies at Old Trafford; including a record 13 Premier League titles and the famous victory over Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final.

He is the first manager to guided an English side to a treble in a single season (Premier League, FA Cup and the Champions League in 1999).

Who are the great players that played under Sir Alex Ferguson

There were wide range of players that played when Sir Alex was United gaffer. Among some of them are David Beckham, Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Cristiano Ronaldo among others.

Who and who makes Manchester United Class of 1992

Sir Alex Ferguson is noted for grooming young players into stars. The ex Red Devils boss most predominant achievement was the introduction of the 1992 squad.

The 1992 squad:

  • Paul Scholes
  • Nicky Butt
  • Ryan Giggs
  • David Beckham
  • Phil Neville
  • Gary Neville

Which great players played under Alex Ferguson

Known for promoting young players, Ferguson also made some intriguing signings during his days at Old Trafford. And the most talked about is the signing of Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo.

The signings of Sir Alex;

  • Steve Bruce
  • Eric Cantina
  • Mark Hughes
  • Patrice Evra
  • Rio Ferdinand
  • Luiz Nani
  • Nemanja Vidic