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Mr. Manchester United Becomes One Year Older

Mr. Manchester United Becomes One Year Older

Today the football fraternity celebrates one of the greatest football managers of all time Sir Alex Ferguson’s 76th birthday. Manchester United would not become a successful club as it is today if it wasn’t for Sir Alex Ferguson who joined the Manchester club in 1986.The Scott won 39 trophies in 27 years of his charge,his determination and good man management skills along with desire to always win were the main driving force behind his success at United where he have left a mark in admirers and supporters’ hearts.

Sir Alex Ferguson

He was born in Govan,Glasgow and played football during his early life playing for teams like Queens Park, Johnstone and Dunfermilne Athletic amongst others before going to management later to start new career.

He was not just a manager he was also a legendary hunter he could turn into a master scout with his sharp eagle eye for a player saw him instinctly opt for David De Gea over Manuel Neur after scouting him.He has missed only 2 games in his 27 years in management for United he first missed Manchester derby in 2000 to attend his son’s wedding and the second time was when he went to scout David De Gea at Atletico Madrid.

Sir Alex Ferguson

Despite an incredible silverware record,Ferguson did not really start life at Old-Trafford on a easy note as he went 4 years without tasting achievement his first trophy came in 1989/1990 season winning the FA cup.Sir Alex Ferguson would go on to win 13 out of 21 Premier League titles with the Red devils after the Premier League format was introduced in 1991/92.

He had a stand named after him at Old-Trafford after winning the league in 2010/11 season.Some of the major trophies he won include the Uefa Champions League which he won on 2 occasions in 1999 when he won treble and in 2008,he also won 5 FA cups and 4 League cup titles.

To have success is easy but to retain success is not,this is what set the boss as he was commonly referred,Sir Alex Feguson as the best from the rest.