Alex Ferguson

Born: December 31, 1941 (age 75)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Alex Ferguson applauds.
Career History
Senior1957-1960Queen's Park
1960-1964St Johnstone
1964-1967Dunfermline Athletic
1967-1969Rangers
1969-1973Falkirk
1973-1974Ayr United
Managerial1974East Stirlingshire
1974-1978St Mirren
1978-1986Aberdeen
1986-2013Manchester United
Sports Mole has 3,793 articles about Alex Ferguson. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United's Cristian Ronaldo (L) celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as teammate Ruud Van Nistelrooy (R) runs behind him on February 14, 2004
Ruud van Nistelrooy 'left after falling out with Cristiano Ronaldo'
Sir Alex Ferguson is said to have cut short Ruud van Nistelrooy's time at Manchester United after the Dutchman had a falling out with Cristiano Ronaldo.
15:18
Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery celebrates scoring for France on May 26, 2010.
Alastair Campbell: 'Sir Alex Ferguson rejected Franck Ribery'
Sir Alex Ferguson turned down the chance to sign a 22-year-old Franck Ribery for Manchester United in 2006, according to an account by Alastair Campbell.
Sep 24, 12:52
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Result: Marcus Rashford brace fires Manchester United into last 16
Manchester United get their EFL Cup defence off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory over Burton Albion to send them into the last 16.
Sep 20, 21:53
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I will take EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion seriously'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho promises to take the EFL Cup match against Burton Albion seriously.
Sep 19, 22:52
Darren Ferguson, the manager of Peterborough United looks on ahead of the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Port Vale at London Road Stadium on September 6, 2014
Darren Ferguson "looking forward" to facing Arsene Wenger in EFL Cup
Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson reveals that he has been given some words of advice by father Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of his side's meeting with Arsenal.
Sep 19, 18:15
Gary 'To me, to you' Neville appears ahead of the La Liga game between Valencia and Espanyol on February 13, 2016
Gary Neville urges caution over Manchester United title optimism
Gary Neville urges fans of both Manchester sides not to get "carried away" by their early-season form.
Sep 19, 13:22
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Premier League: Five things we learned this weekend
Sports Mole looks at five things we learned from a Premier League weekend which saw the Manchester clubs march on while Crystal Palace's misery deepens.
Sep 18, 10:37
Daley Blind has a crouch during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on October 2, 2016
Daley Blind: 'Premier League title always the aim for Manchester United'
Daley Blind says that the Premier League title is "always the aim" for Manchester United but is aware that remaining top of the table will require a huge effort.
Sep 14, 20:14
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'I turned down Manchester United approach'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reveals that he turned down an approach from Manchester United to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson in 2002.
Sep 10, 22:52
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United failed to evolve after Sir Alex Ferguson exit'
Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United stood still and failed to evolve under both Louis van Gaal and David Moyes.
Sep 10, 11:20
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Ex-Manchester United chief: 'Arsene Wenger was our top managerial choice'
Arsene Wenger 'showed a little bit of interest' in taking over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2002, according to ex-chairman Martin Edwards.
Aug 31, 21:27
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Alex Ferguson sympathises with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho transfer saga
Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Barcelona-linked playmaker Philippe Coutinho should stick with Liverpool as they 'made him the player he is today'.
Aug 31, 14:37
The Chelsea squad celebrate with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Nemanja Matic expecting six-team Premier League title race
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic believes that as many as six teams will challenge for the Premier League title this season.
Aug 29, 14:33
Robbie Savage poses for a BT Sport photo at the launch of their European football coverage on June 9, 2015
Robbie Savage backs Manchester United for Premier League title
Former Wales international Robbie Savage backs Jose Mourinho to lead Manchester United to the Premier League title this season.
Aug 25, 21:10
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Jose Mourinho goes incognito at Manchester City, Everton clash
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attempts to go incognito while watching Manchester City take on Everton at the Etihad Stadium.
Aug 21, 20:27
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Vincent Kompany: 'Manchester City can learn from Manchester United'
Vincent Kompany intends to help bring through Manchester City's younger players, as he targets a decade of dominance for the Citizens.
Aug 20, 09:57
The Chelsea squad celebrate with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between defending champions Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 10, 19:59
United forward Javier Hernandez celebrates a goal against West Brom on May 19, 2013
Javier Hernandez: 'Sir Alex Ferguson difficult to replace at Manchester United'
West Ham United and Mexico forward Javier Hernandez says that he is not surprised by Manchester United's lack of Premier League success in recent years.
Aug 10, 09:17
Leverkusen's Mexican forward Javier Hernandez aka Chicharito celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Wolfsburg vs Leverkusen in Wolfsburg on October 31, 2015.
Joe Hart: 'Javier Hernandez will want to prove himself'
West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart believes that Javier Hernandez will have a point to prove in the Premier League after being used mainly as a sub for Manchester United.
Jul 26, 22:42
Benik Afobe and Phil Jones in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Phil Jones: 'Manchester United definite Premier League title challengers'
Manchester United defender Phil Jones claims that his side "are definitely a lot stronger" compared to last season and will be in the mix for major honours once again.
Jul 19, 18:41
Gary Neville in action for Manchester United on January 11, 2009.
Gary Neville: 'Title race between Manchester United, Manchester City'
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville expects the Red Devils to be challenged by Manchester City for the Premier League title next season.
Jul 17, 10:50
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Wayne Rooney sends word of warning to Romelu Lukaku
Departing Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney hints that the Old Trafford dressing room now lacks leaders, while also issuing a warning to new signing Romelu Lukaku.
Jul 16, 09:59
Alex Ferguson applauds.
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Mino Raiola is a s**tbag'
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson describes agent Mino Raiola as "a shitbag" after being quizzed over the career of Paul Pogba.
Jul 4, 17:25
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Why Everton are best placed to finish in fourth place in Premier League table
Everton weakened towards the end of the last Premier League campaign, but they should be best placed to finish in fourth position during the next campaign.
Jun 28, 18:29
Jonny Evans of Northern Ireland celebrates after the EURO 2016 Group F qualifier at Windsor Park on March 29, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Alex Ferguson 'shocked Manchester United sold Jonny Evans'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was surprised to see Jonny Evans join West Bromwich Albion in 2015, according to Michael O'Neill.
Jun 23, 13:23
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bastia and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on
Lucas Moura: Leaving Paris Saint-Germain "a possibility"
Manchester United-linked winger Lucas Moura admits that leaving Paris Saint-Germain this summer "could be a possibility" after losing his place in the side last season.
Jun 20, 17:16
Michael Carrick and Sir Alex Ferguson at the former's testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Alex Ferguson: 'Summer tour ideal for Manchester United'
Sir Alex Ferguson challenges Manchester United to show that they are the best by overcoming the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City on their summer tour.
Jun 18, 20:10
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal against Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3, 2017
Ramon Calderon hints at Manchester United return for Cristiano Ronaldo
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says that Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United this summer cannot be ruled out as he 'loves the club'.
Jun 16, 22:59
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Michael Carrick: 'Testimonial was incredible'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick dedicates his testimonial to those affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.
Jun 4, 21:44
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson unveils a sign after a road near to Old Trafford Stadium was renamed in his honour in Manchester on October 14, 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Football managers have a duty to entertain their fans'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson believes that keeping fans entertained should be a top priority for football managers.
Jun 1, 16:01
Arsene Wenger wants to know if you feel lucky during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'to pick his successor, Eddie Howe favourite'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will reportedly be responsible for finding his successor, with Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe the current favourite.
May 31, 10:01
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bastia and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on
Report: Manchester United open talks with midfielder Lucas Moura
Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura emerges as a rumoured transfer target for Manchester United, five years after the Red Devils were knocked back in their pursuit.
May 26, 23:00
Sir Alex Ferguson watches on from the stands
Sir Alex Ferguson "proud" of Manchester United after Europa League triumph
Sir Alex Ferguson praises Manchester United for their "great achievement" of winning the Europa League, 48 hours after the terrible events that unfolded back home.
May 25, 22:15
An amused Sir Alex Ferguson watches on from the stands as Manchester United host Liverpool on September 12, 2015
Arsene Wenger: 'I will never match Alex Ferguson reign'
Arsene Wenger is grateful to have received support from Alex Ferguson, but admits that he will not match his old rival in sticking with one club for 26 years.
May 24, 19:24
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
What Manchester United will gain by winning the Europa League
Manchester United will win the Europa League for the first time if they can beat Ajax, but there are far greater rewards on offer for the Premier League club.
May 24, 08:43
United boss Alex Ferguson on the sidelines during a game with Man City on April 30, 2012
Sir Alex Ferguson describes Arsene Wenger fan criticism as "ridiculous"
Sir Alex Ferguson believes that criticism of Arsene Wenger by Arsenal fans is "ridiculous" and wonders whether the club will "ever get another manager like that".
May 21, 15:29
Sam Allardyce takes England training on August 30, 2016
Sam Allardyce opens up on 'gut-wrenching' England exit
Sam Allardyce admits that he struggled to come to terms with losing the England job after one game in charge, but was encouraged to return to the game by Alex Ferguson.
May 20, 13:24
Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino embrace prior to the game between Spurs and Chelsea on November 29, 2015
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the final Premier League match at White Hart Lane as high-flying Tottenham Hotspur take on top-four outsiders Manchester United.
May 12, 17:33
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
FIFA 'to investigate Paul Pogba transfer'
A report claims that FIFA will investigate Paul Pogba's world-record move from Juventus to Manchester United in last summer's transfer window.
May 9, 20:08
Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger shake hands before the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho: "I hope Arsene Wenger keeps his job at Arsenal"
Jose Mourinho backs Arsene Wenger to stay on as Arsenal manager for at least another year, claiming that it is now "impossible" to stay in the job for the long term.
May 7, 13:21



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
8Burnley62316519
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom62314409
11Arsenal622278-18
12Southampton622245-18
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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