Alex: The Man Behind The Legend

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Alex: The Man Behind The Legend

Alex: The Man Behind The Legend

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During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles. Forest were performing well that season and were in the process of winning the League Cup for the second season running, [78] and it was expected that United would lose the match and Ferguson would consequently be sacked, but United won the game 1–0 due to a Mark Robins goal and eventually reached the final. On 16 February 2008, United beat Arsenal 4–0 in an FA Cup fifth round match at Old Trafford, [170] but were knocked out by eventual winners Portsmouth in the quarter-final on 8 March, losing 1–0 at home. After 7 minutes of injury time – which was subsequently dubbed "Fergie Time", alluding to extra minutes allegedly being granted to Ferguson's teams to get a goal – Bruce scored the 97th minute winner, with Ferguson celebrating the goal by running from his dugout on to the touch line, while assistant Brian Kidd ran on to the field.

This came six months after he revealed his blueprint for success was included in the Harvard Business Review in a series of interviews with Anita Elberse. Was he a god-like genius, Romantic avatar, megalomaniac monster, compulsive warmonger or just a nasty little dictator? Ferguson joined Aberdeen as manager in June 1978, replacing Billy McNeill who had only managed the club for one season before he was offered the chance to manage Celtic.Alex is the most up-to-date biography of Sir Alex Ferguson, the most decorated manager in British football history.

On 8 May 2013, Ferguson announced that he had decided to retire as manager at the end of the football season, but would remain at the club as a director and club ambassador.In the following season ( 1964–65) Dunfermline were strong challengers for the Scottish league title and reached the Scottish Cup Final, but Ferguson was dropped for the final after a poor performance in a league game against St Johnstone. Ferguson told journalist Jim Rodger of the Daily Mirror that he had asked at least one member of the squad to go to Aberdeen with him. He was counter-accused of intimidating behaviour towards his office secretary because he wanted players to get some expenses tax free. Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson CBE (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager and player, best known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. Cantona assaulted a Crystal Palace supporter in a game at Selhurst Park, and it seemed likely he would leave English football.



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