Sir Alex Ferguson 'to be given lifetime achievement award from the BBC'

Sir Alex Ferguson will reportedly be given a lifetime achievement award by the BBC at this year's Sports Personality of the Year awards.

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will reportedly be handed a lifetime achievement award by the BBC.

The honour is expected to be presented to the Scotsman during the Sports Personality of the Year awards show in December in recognition of his 27-year career at Old Trafford.

Ferguson could be part of the broadcasters' World Cup coverage in Brazil next year if he accepts the award, according to the Daily Star.

Ferguson refused to speak to the BBC for seven years until 2011 following a documentary featuring his son and football agent Jason.

Man United's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring his second goal during the match against Aston Villa on November 10, 2012
Read Next:
On this day: Hernandez inspires United comeback
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand