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The father’s glorious success both as a player and as a manager was mainly built on hard work and patience since his early years in the field.
With the age of sixteen, Ferguson started his career as a player at Stranraer Club in 1956 and for three years. After that and over the following years he joined many other clubs including St Johnstone, Dunfermline Athletic, Rangers, and finally Falkirk, Ayr United in 1969 just to become a manager in 1974. East Stirling was really the starting point for Sir Alex Ferguson from which he moved from one place to another trying to reveal his managerial skills. A few years later, Ferguson got his life chance to be the manager of Aberdeen where he stayed for eight years and won many matches on top of which are three league championships and four Scottish Cups. For years Ferguson demonstrated his brilliant managerial strategies leading the team from one victory to another.
Sir Alex Ferguson’s years of experience led him to a bigger experience; in 1986 he was appointed as the manager at Manchester United. The early years of being a manager for such a big team were really difficult. Four years later he was able to win over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup Final replay; this game was the start of unprecedented success for years to come.
It is true that Ferguson’s managing history with Manchester United is considered the longest in sports history (Kelly 1997) which definitely added to his rich resume. A list of his achievements will definitely include that he was entitled the Manager of the Year more than anyone else in the British football history. In 2008, Sir Alex Ferguson became the third manager in England who wins the European Cup more than once. In 1999, Sir Ferguson was knighted for his services in the football field.
Sir Alex Ferguson has won around 46 trophies as a manager, which vividly makes him the best manager in the history of
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