Alex Ferguson

Scottish football manager (born 1941)

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Alex Ferguson: Scottish football manager (born 1941)
Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson is a Scottish former football manager and player, best known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time and has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. Ferguson is often credited for valuing youth during his time with Manchester United, particularly in the 1990s with the "Class of '92", who contributed to making the club one of the richest and most successful in the world.


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Lost tapes tell the story of Manchester United cult goalkeeper Les Sealey and his time under Sir Alex Ferguson.
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When Ella Toone was told off by Sir Alex Ferguson

Ella Toone talks about what it was like meeting Sir Alex Ferguson for the first time, and how she was told off by the former Manchester United manager.
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Last time Coventry played Man Utd in the FA Cup

Watch the last time Coventry played Manchester United in the FA Cup in 1987, Alex Ferguson's side went out to the eventual winners.
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When I saw the suits I said 1-0 - Ferguson on 96 FA Cup final

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson looks back on the 1996 FA Cup Final which his side beat a famously white suit cladded Liverpool team 1-0.
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Ferguson and Redknapp celebrate Cheltenham winners

Two horses part-owned by Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson win at the Cheltenham Festival before Harry Redknapp enjoys a victory too.
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FA Cup Rewind: The goal that saved Ferguson at Man Utd?

The last time Manchester United played Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup was in 1990, when a Mark Robins goal helped to ease mounting pressure on Alex Ferguson.
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Skills, spies and nutmegs - 2 Good 2 Bad

Watch 2 Good 2 Bad from Match of the Day 2, featuring Andre Onana's painful nutmeg and David Pleat wondering what Jim Ratcliffe and Sir Alex Ferguson are talking about.
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Hayes makes Pochettino wait to take call from Ferguson

Emma Hayes tells Mauricio Pochettino to wait as she takes a phone call from Sir Alex Ferguson after it was announced she will leave Chelsea.
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Bees confident of new Toney deal - Friday's gossip

Brentford are confident Ivan Toney will sign new deal, Sir Jim Ratcliffe expected to take guidance from Sir Alex Ferguson, Crystal Palace and Fulham keen on Timo Werner, plus more.
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'I had heart failure & Fergie rang to tell me to axe flops'

Paul Sturrock recalls how Sir Alex Ferguson rang him as he sat in a hospital corridor after his heart attack... to tell him to ditch his failing players.
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'A wonderful, humble man' - Ferguson on Charlton

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and others pay tribute at club legend Sir Bobby Charlton's funeral.
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Charlton 'a tower of strength', says Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson calls Manchester and England great Sir Bobby Charlton a "tower of strength" in a tribute before Sunday's Manchester derby.
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Lady Cathy Ferguson dies aged 84

Lady Cathy Ferguson, the wife of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, dies aged 84.
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Sir Alex Ferguson's wife Cathy dies

Lady Cathy Ferguson, the wife of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has died.
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Jose's mood swing & Fergie's fright - strangest manager moments

BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the strangest Premier League manager moments from the touchline including Sir Alex Ferguson's balloon scare and Jurgen Klopp's derby day celebrations.
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A secret that couldn't be contained - the inside story of Ferguson's exit

a secret that couldn't be contained - the inside story of ferguson's exit
Sir Alex Ferguson retiring as Manchester United boss was one of the biggest stories of the Premier League era. His club kept it secret for months. But eventually word got out...
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Ferguson to get Aberdeen European medal 40 years on

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Sir Alex Ferguson and assistant Archie Knox are to receive medals for Aberdeen's 1983 European Cup Winners' Cup triumph.
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Ferguson & Wenger join Premier League Hall of Fame

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger are inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
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Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson phrases added to Oxford English Dictionary

Twelve new football-themed entries are added to the Oxford English Dictionary before the men's Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
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Graham Potter leaves no stone unturned for Brighton - Danny Welbeck

Brighton striker Danny Welbeck - who has played under Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger during his career - says his current manager Graham Potter "leaves no stone unturned" in his preparations for..
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Sir Alex Ferguson defends Giggs at assault trial - as ex's letter names women footballer 'cheated with'

sir alex ferguson defends giggs at assault trial - as ex's letter names women footballer 'cheated with'
Sir Alex Ferguson has told a court that Ryan Giggs has a "fantastic temperament" and he never saw him lose his temper, as he gave evidence at his former player's assault trial.
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Manchester United: The pre-season challenges that face new boss Erik ten Hag

Pre-season looms for Manchester United and new boss Erik ten Hag will finally begin his journey as the club's fifth permanent manager since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
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Erik ten Hag: Manchester United's new boss and the challenges he faces

Erik ten Hag is Manchester United's fifth permanent manager since Sir Alex Ferguson. BBC Sport looks at the challenges he faces at Old Trafford.
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Aintree: Clan Des Obeaux wins second consecutive Betway Bowl

Clan Des Obeaux, part-owned by Sir Alex Ferguson, wins back-to-back Betway Bowls at the Aintree Grand National meeting.
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Football Focus: Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson's link with Harmony Row youth club

Football Focus explores the long-standing links between "Sir Alex Ferguson's first football team", Harmony Row youth club in Glasgow, and Manchester United.
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Sir Alex Ferguson: Manchester United & Aberdeen icon in seven stories

To mark his 80th birthday, BBC Scotland delves into the stories behind Sir Alex Ferguson's time at Aberdeen and Manchester United.
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Walter Smith: Six Alex Ferguson, Graeme Souness & Pep Guardiola lead tributes

Sir Alex Ferguson, Graeme Souness and Pep Guardiola are among those to pay tribute to former Rangers manager Walter Smith, who has died at 73.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson says 'start your best players'

Match of the Day pundits were "very surprised" by Cristiano Ronaldo's omission from Manchester United's starting line-up at the weekend - and it appears Sir Alex Ferguson was too.
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