10 Facts about Alex Ferguson

Tuesday, December 16th 2014. | Sports

Facts about Alex Ferguson elaborate the details about the Scottish former football player and manager. In 1986 until 2013, he managed one of the big football clubs in the world, Manchester United. There is no need to wonder that he was considered as one of the most respected and successful managers in football history. Check out more facts about Alex Ferguson in the following post below:

Facts about Alex Ferguson 1: date of birth

Alex Ferguson was born on 31 December 1941 on Shieldhall Road, Govan at his grandmother’s home.  His full name is Alexander Chapman Ferguson.

Facts about Alex Ferguson 2: parents

His father is Alexander Beaton Ferguson. He worked in a shipbuilding industry as a platter helper. His mother is Elizabeth. Even though he was born in his grandmother’s home, he was raised in a tenement at 667 Govan Road. He lived there with his bother Martin and his parents.

Alex Ferguson Manager

Alex Ferguson Manager

Facts about Alex Ferguson 3: education

Talking about his education, he went to Broomloan Road Primary School. Then he continued to Govan High School.

Facts about Alex Ferguson 4: Queen’s Park

Alex Ferguson became an amateur player with Queen’s Park. When he was 16 years, he debuted himself as a striker. Get facts about Sergio Aguero here.

Alex Ferguson Young

Alex Ferguson Young

Facts about Alex Ferguson 5: a nightmare

When he was asked about his first match as a football player, he described it as a nightmare. However, he could defeat Stranraer in 2-1 goal.

Facts about Alex Ferguson 6: the most notable game

Let’s find out the most notable game of Sir Alex Ferguson. He became the main goal scorer in Queen Park during the Boxing Day 1959. Queen Park got amazing score of 7-1.

Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson

Facts about Alex Ferguson 7: becoming a manager

In his early career as manager, he managed East Stirlingshire and St. Mirren. Then he had a successful day when managing Aberdeen. Get facts about Alan Shearer here.

Facts about Alex Ferguson 8: Manchester United

Alex Ferguson was picked as the new manager of Manchester United in November 1986 after the death of Jock Stein. He managed the club until 2013. Therefore, he took the record as the longest serving manager for this club.

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson

Facts about Alex Ferguson 9: Manager of the Year

During his role as a manager, he had a lot of awards.  He was appointed as Manager of the Year for several times due to the success of his team.

Facts about Alex Ferguson 10: a Knight

It was a very honorable since he could make to the honor list of Queen’s birthday in 1999. He was knighted and you can call him Sir Alex Ferguson.

Facts about Alex Ferguson

Facts about Alex Ferguson

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