Sir alex ferguson ecossais ambassadeur du club manchester. Sir alex ferguson is in no way affiliated or connected to manchester united. He is primarily associated with his two spells as manager of scottish club rangers a. Denis law cbe and sir alex ferguson obe, this book. He was said to be delighted that his old teacher from broomloan road primary school was in the audience to see him receive his award. Sir alex ferguson hall of fame profile national football museum. Ferguson, who played for the ibrox club in the 1960s, had a chance to make a return.
Gazza had a great start to his international career at the world cup in italy, as. Alex ferguson scores for rangers against aberdeen in. Entering management in 1974, he served east stirlingshire and st mirren before guiding aberdeen to. The scottish champions name is still blackened by the violent scenes which. Sir alex ferguson is a scottish football player and manager, who retired in may 20 after 26 years in charge of manchester united. References eedit eedit soorce sir alexander chapman ferguson. Glasgow rangers player ferguson putting on a record. Rangers salute sir alex rangers football club, official website. This book chronicles his rise from a small house alongside the govan shipbuilding yard to the stairs of hampden park as a player, the pitch of ibrox as a centre forward for his beloved glasgow rangers, to behind the counter at his own pub fergies, to. The real reason alex ferguson turned down the rangers job. Ferguson was born in govan, glasgow, and his first club was queens park who he signed for in 1958. Ferguson was born in govan near glasgow on 31st december 1941.
Ferguson grasped the chance to shine against the giants of scottish football and bagged himself a hattrick. Alex ferguson wikipedia bahasa indonesia, ensiklopedia bebas. Rangers 01 manchester united sir alex ferguson youtube. Alex ferguson, in full sir alexander chapman ferguson, byname fergie, born december 31, 1941, glasgow, scotland, scottish football soccer player and manager who was best known for managing manchester united 198620. May 31, 2018 when alex ferguson got sacked at st mirren. Rangers reserves and even juniors side against glasgow university and. He had been in charge at old trafford for almost 27 years. Sir alex ferguson is out of a coma and showing promising early signs of recovery following emergency surgery on a brain haemorrhage. Nov 26, 20 raised in the tough govan district of glasgow, where his father was a shipyard worker, alex ferguson started his own working life as an apprentice toolmaker.
What happened to rangers is a disgrace the man united boss says ally mccoist deserves a massive amount of credit for the job hes done in the fourth tier of scottish football. In fergie rises, michael grant of the glasgow herald examines the. Why rangers will always mean regret for ferguson the independent. The trick sir alex ferguson used to scare celtic and rangers. Starting at queens park, ferguson went on to play for st johnstone and dunfermline before moving on to play for boyhood heroes rangers. Sir alex ferguson made a bank holiday return to glasgow to take in rangers legends defeat of manchester united at ibrox. Alexs father was an amateur footballer and helped alex explore his love of football. He went on to play for queens park and five other professional football clubs including the idols of his boyhood, rangers. Ally mccoist makes sir alex ferguson claim as rangers legend. The legendary scottish boss was rushed to hospital on saturday after. Sir alex ferguson is the best manager in the world, winning barclays premier league champion, 5 fa cup and 2 uefa champions league.
This page is strictly for informational and entertainment purposes. Glasgow caledonian university, research collections, archives. Sir alex ferguson has one eye on novembers return fixture at ibrox. Chelsea wanted paul gascoigne but rangers doorstepped him. Sir alex deserves his place in the pantheon of greats and this club would like to congratulate him on a wonderful, trophy laden career.
A late penalty from wayne rooney eased manchester united into the last 16 of the champions league, with rangers dropping into the europa league. Alex ferguson scores for rangers against aberdeen in 1968 youtube. May 7, 2012 sir alex ferguson practicing for rangers. Covering his complete career as a player and a manager, this book highlights the games that projected the boy from the glasgow district of govan to the worldwide phenomenon that was manchester united. Ferguson had a couple of troubled years playing for the blue side o glasgow. In his 38 years in management, sir alex won an astonishing 49 trophies and helped grow manchester united into one of the biggest commercial brands in the world. Alex ferguson in intensive care after brain surgery the. The former ibrox striker has known sir alex since he was a teenager but clearly didnt leave an impression as a player. The competition pits ferguson against glasgow rangers, and against its manager, alex mcleish, whom ferguson coached as a player and to whom he became a surrogate father and a. Fifty defining fixtures presents a completely new perspective on the longestserving manager of manchester united. Sir alex ferguson has one eye on novembers return fixture at ibrox already, not least because he has it on good authority that one of walter smiths assistants has a supply of his favourite. Alex ferguson knocked back rangers but reveals he has no.
Sep 08, 2017 archie knox insists even the great sir alex ferguson would struggle to restore rangers to their former glory. However, fate smiled on ferguson in a match against his boyhood heroes glasgow rangers. Raised in the tough govan district of glasgow, where his father was a shipyard worker, alex ferguson started his own working life as an apprentice toolmaker. This book is an autobiography written by himself about his. Sir alex deserves his place in the pantheon of greats and this club would. Sir alex ferguson reportedly asked for his son darrens football result in his first words after waking from brain surgery. A rangers fan has written a book on a club idol after sending a request on facebook alistair aird, 41, convinced rangers and scotland legend davie wilson to share his life story with a simple message on the social media website, and now the pair are preparing to release wilson on the wing. Stanford graduate school of business 447,350 views. Sir alex ferguson has revealed the reasons why he turned down the chance to manage the club he once played for one of them being that. At ibrox, he had a more than decent scoring record, hitting 36 goals in 69 appearances in light blue, but he was to leave rangers for falkirk in 1969. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out. When sir alex ferguson announced his retirement as manager of manchester united on 8th may 20, he left behind a legacy that can arguably never be surpassed. What the pair have in common and how they contrast is detailed in two newly published books. Sir alex ferguson full length interview wsubtitles.
Sep, 2010 sir alex ferguson has made a direct appeal for calm among supporters as rangers return to manchester tomorrow night. Aug 01, 1999 theres more to sir alex ferguson, the manager of manchester united than being at the helm of the most famous football club in the world. Sir alexander chapman ferguson was born in glasgow, scotland on december 31, 1947. Neale cooper was part of sir alex ferguson s european cup winners cupwinning. If we were going to play against rangers or celtic in glasgow. Rangers would like to acknowledge sir alex fergusons truly astonishing contribution to scottish, british and world football. Sir alex fergusons house in macclesfield, united kingdom. Sep 22, 2015 sir alex ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows.
A 40 hampden defeat by celtic ended sir alex fergusons. Duncan ferguson and sir alex ferguson biographies show striking. Sir alexander chapman ferguson cbe born 31 december 1941 is a scottish former football. Lallemand sepp hedel vient dentrer dans le guinness book des records. Nov 25, 20 alex ferguson scores for rangers against aberdeen in 1968. Footballer alex ferguson, glasgow rangers newlysigned.
Ferguson was a special guest in the stands and watched old. Sir alex ferguson with celtic manager brendan rodgers. Sir alex ferguson on who wants to be a millionaire. Alex ferguson scores for rangers against aberdeen in 1968. Born to alexander beaton ferguson, a platers helper in the shipbuilding industry, and his wife, elizabeth nee hardie, alex chapman ferguson was born at his grandmothers home on shieldhall road in govan on 31 december 1941, but grew up in a tenement at 667 govan road which has since been demolished, where he lived with his parents as well as his younger brother martin. Sir alex fergusons new autobiography reveals his approach to the psychology of management and one exrangers boss has his sympathy. Sir alex announced his retirement as manager of manchester united after 27 years in the role. Sir alex ferguson gets ruffled by channel 4 news jon snow. Manager walter smith had read the reports and quickly explained to his chairman, david murray, rangers had a big opportunity to steal a march on their rivals this is a man sir alex ferguson. Johnstone tried to buy a striker but failed in their quest so the young alex ferguson was brought into the team. Covering his complete career as a player and a manager, this book highlights the games that projected the boy from the glasgow. Sir alex ferguson is viewed as the greatest manager the world of. The trick sir alex ferguson used to scare celtic and rangers while. Ferguson in his autobiography ten years later blamed the drug testers, who.
Alex ferguson, 57, who receives a knighthood, last month became the most successful english football manager in history when manchester united won the european champions cup by defeating bayern. Rangers salute sir alex rangers football club, official. The legendary manchester united and aberdeen manager has. May 08, 2018 aberdeen fans sent a message of support to former boss sir alex ferguson by unfurling a banner before tuesdays game against rangers.
Alex ferguson autocratic leadership style free essays. Even sir alex couldnt close the gap between rangers and celtic. Man united v rangers 14th september 2010 pre match wayne rooneys return failed to inspire manchester united as they were frustrated by the defensive defiance of rangers in the. Nov 1, 2015 this pin was discovered by david talbot. Nov 24, 2010 a late penalty from wayne rooney eased manchester united into the last 16 of the champions league, with rangers dropping into the europa league. He played for six scottish clubs, including dunfermline, rangers.
Oct 19, 20 ferguson the player at glasgow rangers in 1968. Daily mail dave king describes himself as the bank of first. He identifies as protestant himself, though he, too, married a catholic woman. During the 1991 close season, fergusons assistant archie knox departed to rangers to become assistant to walter smith, and ferguson promoted youth team coach brian kidd to the role of. Former manchester united manager sir alex ferguson. Today it is the legend that is sir alex ferguson, who played for rangers. Football manager sir alex ferguson, after receiving an honorary degree of doctor of letters at glasgow caledonian university, july 2001. Neale cooper enjoyed great success under sir alex ferguson, above, at pittodrie credit. What happened to rangers is a disgrace the man united boss says ally mccoist deserves a massive amount of credit for the job hes done in the fourth tier of scottish. A goalscoring centreforward, he was later transferred to rangers, the club he supported from boyhood, for a scottish record fee of.
Today it is the legend that is sir alex ferguson, who played for rangers from 1967 to 1969. Sir alex ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain hemorrhage, united said in a statement. At ibrox, he had a more than decent scoring record, hitting 36 goals in 69 appearances in light blue, but he was to leave rangers for falkirk. Sir alex ferguson s outstanding season at dunfermline caught the attention o rangers, and they signed him in 1967 for a record transfer of 65000 between scottish clubs. Alex ferguson rangers football club, official website. About the author sir alex ferguson sir alex ferguson was born in 1941 in govan, scotland. The exross county, hartlepool, gillingham and peterhead manager, another.
Sir alex ferguson has revealed he has no regrets about turning down the chance to manage rangers. It was a big chance for me to get back in the good books and it was a. I was very fortunate sir alex ferguson had a chat with me, i spoke to denis law and walter smith at the moment is doing the foreword so some. Knox, who turned 70 recently, marked the occasion with a book the school. Why rangers will always mean regret for ferguson the. Ferguson, who played for the ibrox club in the 1960s, had a chance to make a return as boss in. Jun 07, 2015 the real reason alex ferguson turned down the rangers job. Manchester united v rangers 14th september 2010 pre match. Ferguson was the longesttenured manager in man u history and led.
As football managers go, quite simply there is nobody better than sir alex ferguson, but his achievements in his football career are often forgotten. Celtic, rangers, hearts, aberdeen, sir alex ferguson. Sir alexander chapman alex ferguson cbe lahir di govan, glasgow, 31 desember 1941. The autobiography of the legendary manchester united manager revised ed. Sir alex ferguson is an influential leader, approachable and humorous. Remember the scottish cup final in 1969, colin stein suspended, ferguson playing centre forward, manager davie white told sir alex to mark mcneill at set pieces, so first corner within a.
Two years later he headed north of the border again to join glasgow rangers before heading back to. Sir alex ferguson s announcement that he is to retire at the end of this season gave us the opportunity to look at his career in pictures. Feb 03, 2019 sir alex ferguson is viewed as the greatest manager the world of football has ever seen. Here he attracted the attention of his boyhood idols glasgow rangers and was bought for a then record l65,000 in. During the 1991 close season, fergusons assistant archie knox departed to rangers to become assistant to walter smith, and ferguson promoted youth team coach brian kidd to the role of assistant manager in knoxs place. Speaking at the launch of his autobiography, the school of hard knox, the former gers n. Alex began his career playing with the amateur league, the queens park rangers at age 16.
After a modest career as a player with several clubs including glasgow rangers, ferguson. Rangers would like to acknowledge sir alex ferguson s truly astonishing contribution to scottish, british and world football. Former rangers no2 archie knox insists even the great sir. It could have been worse fergusons two league goals for rangers. Rangers in the 1980s the players stories home facebook. Aberdeen fans unveil sir alex ferguson banner against rangers. Such prognostications are common enough in glasgow these days, but due weight. Sir alex ferguson asks for calm before manchester united play. Sport a 40 hampden defeat by celtic ended sir alex ferguson s time at rangers this ibrox teams careers are on the line. Sir alex fergusons first words after brain surgery were. Offside the morning after his final match in charge, a dramatic 55 draw at west bromwich albion in may, he woke without regrets.
Ferguson is the son of a protestant father and a catholic mother. Every goal vs rangers 20072017 glasgow derby goals duration. Adored by his players, loved by the fans and recovering in hospital close to where he built manchester united empire the 76yearold scot is in intensive care at salford royal. Sir alex ferguson was born and raised in glasgow, scotland.
Sir alexander chapman alex ferguson, cbe born 31 december 1941 is an umwhile scots fitbaw manager an player who managed manchester united frae 1986 tae 20. Sir alex, the supremo of soccer uk news the guardian. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Oct 09, 2017 sir alex ferguson lends his support to campaign for nelson mandela statue to be erected in glasgow credit.
Keith campbell the sun glasgow 5 nelson mandela was released from prison in 1990 after. Apr 09, 2018 former rangers stars including barry ferguson and exman united boss sir alex ferguson face being caught up in. This book chronicles his rise from a small house alongside the govan shipbuilding yard to the stairs of hampden park as a player, the pitch of ibrox as a centre forward for his beloved glasgow rangers. Walter ferguson smith obe born 24 february 1948 is a scottish former football player, manager and director. This book is an autobiography written by himself about his feelings on some of his best players. In december 2009, he said the secret of his success is a scruffy old red wakes wooly hat he nicked off ryan giggs one of his team. In this inspirational and straighttalking new book, sir alex reveals the secrets behind his recordbreaking career.1131 357 429 746 660 1436 1408 811 4 1214 480 920 1081 1315 1248 1446 317 470 460 423 801 805 855 1360 363 288 101 944 207 1274 648 1235 473 345 1471 1100