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Alex Ferguson

Born: December 31, 1941 (age 77)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Alex Ferguson applauds.
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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 4,032 articles about Alex Ferguson. Articles 1 to 40:
Edwin van der Sar pictured in May 2017
Edwin van der Sar eyes Manchester United return
Edwin van der Sar suggests that he would be open to returning to Manchester United in a director role.
Oct 13, 09:33
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on September 30, 2019
News Extra: United 'need £300m overhaul', Messi's Neymar fears, Van Dijk "an example"
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Lee Sharpe's brutal assessment of Manchester United, Lionel Messi's admission over Neymar and Ronald Koeman's praise for Virgil van Dijk.
Oct 12, 11:27
England manager Gareth Southgate during the press conference on October 3, 2019
How life looked when England last lost a qualifier 10 years ago
Taio Cruz was number one, Boris Johnson appeared on Eastenders and Gareth Southgate was on borrowed time at Middlesbrough.
Oct 12, 08:41
Paul Pogba in Premier League action for Manchester United on May 12, 2019
News Extra: Pogba 'not fit enough', De Ligt denies being overweight, Fergie pushing for McGinn
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Arsene Wenger's comments on Paul Pogba, Matthijs de Ligt's weight denial and Sir Alex Ferguson's rumoured transfer advice for United.
Oct 11, 17:00
Ed Woodward watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on May 5, 2019
News Extra: Ed Woodward 'should go', Odegaard "happy" in Spain, Poch 'will never be sacked'
The latest news snippets from across the footballing world, including Gary Neville's call for Ed Woodward to leave Manchester United, Martin Odegaard's comments on his future, and Tim Sherwood's take on the crisis at Spurs.
Oct 11, 11:36
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola pictured on September 21, 2019
Pep Guardiola will "step aside" if Manchester City form drops
Pep Guardiola reveals in his new book that he would "step aside" if things were not going to plan at Manchester City.
Oct 9, 19:39
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on August 24, 2019
Peter Schmeichel urges Manchester United fans to be patient
Peter Schmeichel urges Manchester United supporters to have patience with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following the club's 1-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Sunday.
Oct 6, 23:14
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce gestures on September 21, 2019
Steve Bruce reveals Sir Alex Ferguson advice
The Magpies boss spoke to the Scot at Old Trafford on Monday night.
Oct 5, 23:31
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on September 30, 2019
Manchester United's worst start to a season for 30 years in numbers
It is just two years since United equalled their best start to a Premier League season under Jose Mourinho.
Oct 1, 13:29
Rochdale's Luke Matheson celebrates scoring their first goal against Manchester United on September 25, 2019
Martin Keown: 'Manchester United no longer have an aura at Old Trafford'
Former Arsenal captain Martin Keown claims that Manchester United 'no longer have an aura' at Old Trafford.
Sep 29, 20:47
Thierry Henry playing for Arsenal
All-time Premier League combined XI: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Monday night's showdown between Manchester United and Arsenal, Sports Mole compiles the greatest ever Premier League combined XI from the two clubs.
Sep 27, 18:55
Ed Woodward watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on May 5, 2019
Ed Woodward in talks with Manchester United owners over 'cultural changes'
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward reportedly holds talks with the Glazers over making fundamental 'cultural' changes at the club.
Sep 26, 19:06
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino pictured on September 24, 2019
Manchester United 'eye Mauricio Pochettino, Christian Eriksen'
Manchester United could move for Mauricio Pochettino amid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's early-season troubles, according to a report.
Sep 25, 12:11
England head coach Eddie Jones reacts before the match against Tonga on September 22, 2019
Eddie Jones "really pleased" with England start
Manu Tuilagi's two first-half tries highlighted a workmanlike display for England.
Sep 22, 16:35
Andy Cole for Manchester United in 1999
Andy Cole: 'Manchester United a few years away from title challenge'
Andy Cole claims that Manchester United are "still a few years away" from being Premier League title challengers.
Sep 11, 19:55
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp pictured on February 24, 2019
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United not that far behind Liverpool'
Michael Owen believes that the gap between Manchester United and Liverpool is not as big as people think.
Sep 9, 20:30
David de Gea on the ground during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on May 5, 2019
David de Gea to reject new Manchester United deal?
David de Gea reportedly plans to snub Manchester United's fresh contract offer of £350,000 a week ahead of leaving the club for free next summer.
Sep 8, 23:03
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on August 24, 2019
Paul Ince: 'Every game is must-win for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer'
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince says that "every game" for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side has become a "must-win".
Aug 30, 14:59
Kevin Prince Boateng in action in January 2019
Kevin-Prince Boateng: 'Manchester United wanted to sign me in 2013'
Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng says that Manchester United were interested in signing him in 2013, only for Sir Alex Ferguson to rule out the move.
Aug 18, 20:02
Oliver Norwood pictured for Sheffield United in April 2018
Oliver Norwood relishing chance to make Premier League impact
The 28-year-old made his top-flight bow with Sheffield United last weekend.
Aug 17, 13:35
Gaetano Berardi celebrates scoring for Leeds on August 13, 2019
Result: Leeds secure comfortable victory at League Two Salford
Eddie Nketiah scored on his Leeds debut.
Aug 13, 21:50
Aston Villa's John McGinn celebrates scoring their second goal against Middlesbrough on March 16, 2019
John McGinn laughs off Manchester United speculation
Villa go to Tottenham on Saturday.
Aug 10, 11:01
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring against Bologna on February 24, 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo 'tells Paulo Dybala to join Manchester United'
Cristiano Ronaldo urges Juventus teammate Paulo Dybala to join Manchester United this summer, according to a report.
Aug 2, 09:46
Aston Villa's John McGinn celebrates scoring their second goal against Middlesbrough on March 16, 2019
Sir Alex Ferguson 'wants Manchester United to sign John McGinn'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly wants the Red Devils to sign Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn this summer.
Jul 27, 23:14
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on May 12, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer promises "fitter" and "more robust" Manchester United
The Norwegian is hoping the fans will see in the coming campaign the ideas he is trying to implement.
Jul 16, 22:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ex-Leeds midfielder Kilkenny targets Manchester United scalp
The 33-year-old Perth Glory player was part of the Leeds side that knocked the Red Devils out of the FA Cup in 2010.
Jul 12, 11:29
Harry Maguire in action for Leicester City in March 2019
Report: Alex Ferguson wants Manchester United to sign Harry Maguire
Manchester United have reportedly been encouraged to continue their pursuit of Leicester City defender Harry Maguire by their legendary former boss Sir Alex Ferguson.
Jul 6, 13:13
Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard goes down injured during the Champions League clash with PSG on February 12, 2019
Jesse Lingard branded "bellend" for holiday video
Jesse Lingard receives a hostile reception from Manchester United fans after posting a video tour of his holiday apartment to social media.
Jun 20, 21:34
Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson pictured before the 1999 Treble Reunion Match on May 26, 2019
Sir Alex Ferguson sends support to Scotland Women
Shelley Kerr's side need to win their final Group D match.
Jun 18, 19:53
Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson pictured before the 1999 Treble Reunion Match on May 26, 2019
Alex Ferguson 'hurt at being ignored by Manchester United'
Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly feels increasingly isolated since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed Manchester United boss, having tipped Mauricio Pochettino for the job.
May 26, 23:47
Former Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand pictured in April 2019
Manchester United 'to assemble three-man transfer committee'
Rio Ferdinand may reportedly be appointed by Manchester United as part of a three-man transfer committee to lead the club's search for new players.
May 23, 18:36
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany lifts the 2018-19 Premier League trophy
Roy Keane, Vincent Kompany, John Terry: The top 10 Premier League captains ever
Following Vincent Kompany's decision to leave Manchester City, Sports Mole looks at where he ranks among the greatest captains in Premier League history.
May 20, 21:46
Manchester City players celebrate after their second goal against Watford in the FA Cup final on May 18, 2019
Manchester City complete treble Sir Alex Ferguson dubbed "impossible"
Pep Guardiola's men have completed a domestic treble with their victory in the FA Cup final.
May 18, 19:14
Alexis Sanchez goes down injured during the FA Cup third-round game between Manchester United and Reading on January 5, 2019
Alexis Sanchez apologises to Manchester United fans
Alexis Sanchez apologises to Manchester United supporters on the back of a poor campaign for the club and puts his lack of impact down to "unpredictable injuries".
May 13, 23:06
Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill pictured in 2006
Sir Alex Ferguson among the mourners for Billy McNeill's funeral
The former Celtic player and manager died last week aged 79 after suffering from dementia.
May 3, 10:40
Manchester United assistant Mike Phelan watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Fulham on February 9, 2019
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'wants Mike Phelan as Man Utd technical director'
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would reportedly prefer to see current assistant Mike Phelan promoted to technical director rather than Rio Ferdinand.
May 1, 17:16
Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill pictured in 2006
Charlie Nicholas in tears as he pays tribute to Billy McNeill
Celtic's European Cup-winning captain, who later managed the club, has died aged 79.
Apr 23, 20:09
Alex Ferguson pictured on his final game in charge of Manchester United on May 19, 2013
Manchester derby - six of the best at United
We look at six of the best derbies to have been played at Old Trafford.
Apr 22, 12:56
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Fulham on February 9, 2019
Manchester United's worst Premier League defeats following Everton humiliation
United were thumped by Everton on Easter Sunday.
Apr 21, 18:20
David de Gea in action for Manchester United on December 30, 2018
Spanish-speaking players 'unhappy at Manchester United'
Manchester United's Spanish-speaking players feel that 'preferential treatment' is being given to the English players in the squad, according to a report.
Apr 21, 09:44

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool88002061424
2Manchester CityMan City85122791816
3Arsenal84311311215
4Leicester CityLeicester8422147714
5Chelsea84221814414
6Crystal Palace842288014
7Burnley8332119212
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham83321111012
9Tottenham HotspurSpurs83231412211
10Bournemouth83231313011
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves82421111010
12Manchester UnitedMan Utd82339819
13Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd82337709
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8233810-29
15Aston Villa8224131218
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8224513-88
17Southampton8215815-77
18Everton8215613-77
19Norwich CityNorwich82061021-116
20Watford8035420-163

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