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  www.manutdzone.com : Sir Alex Ferguson: A career profile with pictures
Ferguson's first job was to lift United away from the foot of the Division One table after Ron Atkinson's reign had saw the club drift into trouble and slump to 19th - one place above the relegation zone.
Ferguson vindicated his decision to carry on in the job and managed to overcome deadly rivals whom appeared to be unassailable champions.
Ferguson never gives in, he refuses to accept he is beaten and he has infused his United teams with the same attitude, they keep going right to the final whistle.
www.manutdzone.com /playerpages/SirAlexFerguson.htm   (7590 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson News | Soccerlens - Football News Blog
Ferguson should be remembered for the collective style his teams employ, attacking and defending in droves and staying disciplined without sacrificing creativity.
In a hard-hitting interview, Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that if Manchester United win the treble this season, he will considering retiring on a high note.
While Ruud van Nistelrooy trains with the Dutch team and Ferguson and Gill scratch their heads on what to do with him (and about Ferguson’s recent tantrums, if reports are to be believed), all credible rumors point to Inter.
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  Alex Ferguson
Ferguson had now been a manager for four years, but was still not much older than some of the players and had trouble winning the respect of some of the older ones such as Joe Harper.
Ferguson was worried that many of the players, such as Norman Whiteside, Paul McGrath and Bryan Robson were drinking too much and was "depressed" by their level of fitness, but he managed to increase the players' discipline and United climbed up the table to finish the season in 11th place.
Ferguson guided Manchester United to their eleventh FA Cup at the end of the 2003-04 season, but it was a disappointing season which had seen them finish third in the Premiership and suffer Champions League elimination at the hands of eventual winners FC Porto.
www.jgames.co.uk /title/Alex_Ferguson   (6043 words)

  
  Alex Ferguson: survivor at Man United - Boston.com
Ferguson celebrated his 20th anniversary at Old Trafford on Monday at a time when terms of employment for coaches are often measured in months and subject to the whim of club owners.
Ferguson is short of Matt Busby's record 24 consecutive years in charge at United, and there's still debate over who ranks as the best manager.
Ferguson hasn't spoken to the British Broadcasting Corp. for several years because the network aired a documentary alleging son Jason, an agent, profited from the transfer of some players to Manchester United.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/11/06/alex_ferguson_survivor_at_man_united?rss_id=Boston.com+%2F+News   (941 words)

  
 Ferguson demands protection for 'victim' Ronaldo | News | Guardian Unlimited Football
Sir Alex Ferguson has called on referees to provide greater protection for Cristiano Ronaldo in order to prevent the Manchester United winger from sustaining serious injury.
Although Ferguson accepts that his player deserved to get his marching orders, he was surprisingly sympathetic.
Ferguson was impressed with Carlos Tevez's debut at Portsmouth and could partner him with Ryan Giggs as United look for their first win of the season.
football.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/0,,2150976,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=5   (352 words)

  
 Sir Alex Ferguson - Time To Go :: Soccerphile
I've written extensively elsewhere that it is time for Sir Alex Ferguson to step down and leave Manchester United in the summer of 2006 after 20 glorious years at the helm.
Ferguson, I fear, has no such ability and ultimately this will be his downfall, frozen in time, blinded by the glory of past success.
Moreover Ferguson's success was achieved on the back of youthful, exciting, attacking football in the best traditions of Manchester United –; he did indeed dare to do mighty things.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/news/ranter/alex-ferguson.html   (1234 words)

  
 Sir Alex Ferguson:A career Profile with pictures of Manchester United's manager
Ferguson's first job was to lift United away from the foot of the table after Ron Atkinson had steered the club to trouble.This he accomplished, but problems remained, United's reputation as a boozing club was not without foundation and Alex tackled the situation head-on.
Ferguson is a manager who while tactically brilliant is not afraid to follow his instincts or take a gamble.His instincts wether it be luck or some sort of intuition always seem to be right.
Alex Ferguson will never attack his players in public or in the media, if they have underperformed or done something stupid, he will leave his criticism to behind closed doors.
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 Sir Alex Ferguson
Alexander Chapman Ferguson was born in Govan, Glasgow on 31 December 1941.
Before managing Manchester United Alex Ferguson very briefly took the helm at East Sterlingshire in 1974 and then managed St Mirren before moving on to a succesful stint at Aberdeen from 1978 to 1986 which included winning the European Cup Winners Cup with a victory in the final against Real Madrid in the 1982-3 season.
Ferguson was briefly in charge of the Scottish national side for ten games including the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.
www.biogs.com /famous/fergusonalex.html   (499 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson a survivor at Manchester United - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ferguson celebrated his 20th anniversary at Old Trafford on Monday at a time when terms of employment for coaches are often measured in months and subject to the whim of club owners.
Ferguson is short of Matt Busby's record 24 consecutive years in charge at United, and there's still debate over who ranks as the best manager.
Ferguson hasn't spoken to the British Broadcasting Corp. for several years because the network aired a documentary alleging son Jason, an agent, profited from the transfer of some players to Manchester United.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/europe/2006-11-06-ferguson-man-u_x.htm   (950 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | MAN UTD | Sir Alex: The working-class hero
Sir Alex Ferguson has remained the foundation stone as the new Manchester United empire was carefully assembled brick by brick.
In truth, Ferguson has been a worthy heir to the Busby crown since he broke a 20-year drought to bring the league title home to Old Trafford in 1993.
The most infamous incident for Ferguson the player came when he was with Rangers and was made a scapegoat in the team's humiliating 4-0 defeat against arch rivals Celtic in the 1969 Cup final.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/m/man_utd/1482755.stm   (792 words)

  
 globesports.com: Man pleads guilty to punching Alex Ferguson
Ferguson was waiting to be picked up outside the Euston train station in central London when the attack occurred Monday afternoon.
Ferguson had soreness and tenderness after being punched but was not seriously injured, officials told the City of London Magistrates Court.
Ferguson, who is also Scottish, has won 20 titles in two decades as manager of Manchester United, including nine Premier League titles and the 1999 European Cup.
www.globesports.com /servlet/story/RTGAM.20070912.wsptferg12/GSStory/GlobeSportsSoccer/?page=rss&id=RTGAM.20070912.wsptferg12   (387 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson - The Huffington Post
Sir Alex Ferguson would doubtless argue that he has more pressing matters to worry about than a slap on the wrist from the FA, but the Manchester United manager is expected to escape disciplinary action for his comments about Steve Bennett, the referee, in...
Ferguson said the dismissal for a head-butt was all Ronaldo's fault as the champions were...
Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United manager, argued that Cristiano Ronaldo was "provoked'' at Fratton Park last night, leading to his dismissal for violent conduct for an apparent butt on Portsmouth's Richard Hughes.
www.huffingtonpost.com /people/Alex+Ferguson   (1224 words)

  
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 Sir Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson succeeded Ron Atkinson as Manchester United manager on 6th November 1986 and in his first full season guided United to a League runners-up position.
Alex Ferguson became Sir Alex in 1999 (having already received the OBE and CBE honours in 1983 and 1995 respectively) as his achievements in football were recognised.
Ferguson likes to keep a tight ship and was presumably unhappy with the media storm which came from Keane's comments.
www.4thegame.com /club/manchester-united-fc/manager-profile/1400/sir_alexferguson.html   (2205 words)

  
 FA Premiership 06-07 - Barclays Football Manager of the Month | Premiership Latest Football News
For December 2003 - Sir Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
For February 2001 - Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
For February 1997 - Alex Ferguson (Manchester United)
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Boss: the Many Sides of Alex Ferguson: The Many Sides of Alex Ferguson: Books: Michael Crick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alex McLeish [then playing for Ferguson at Aberdeen], for instance, says that when his father died unexpectedly in his early forties Ferguson stepped in and "assured me that he would take my Dad's place as much as he could in keeping me up to scratch".
Not surprisingly, given Ferguson's and Manchester United's notorious media wariness, there is little fresh material from centre-stage, but a widespread of new interviews with some of the supporting-cast in this extraordinary drama are well used, as is material from contemporary media reports, and books, including Ferguson's, that have long since drifted out of print.
Michael Crick investigates Ferguson's rise from the back streets of Govan to being the manager of the most famous football club in the world with forensic detail and research that would make even the most seasoned investigative journalists envious.
www.amazon.co.uk /Boss-Many-Sides-Alex-Ferguson/dp/0743207483   (1311 words)

  
 Famous Scots - Sir Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson has come far since he was born in working class Govan where he became an apprentice tool-maker in the Govan shipyards.
Under Ferguson they won three League titles, four Scottish Cups, one League Cup, and the European Cup Winners Cup (beating the mighty Real Madrid) in 1983.
But he has the ability to measure the qualities of the players he has nurtured and (as the club became wealthy) expensive players he has brought in.
www.rampantscotland.com /famous/blfamferguson.htm   (480 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson - News, photos, topics, and quotes - Daylife
Still standing: Sir Alex Ferguson does not expect to face ex-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho in...
Praise: Sir Alex Ferguson thinks Arsene Wenger was right to sell Thierry Henry to Barcelona when he did "I think Henry had served his time at Arsenal...
Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson CBE (born 31 December 1941 in Govan, Glasgow) is a Scottish football manager and former player, currently managing Manchester United F.C. He has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of English football and been in charge of Manchester United for more than 1,000 matches.
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 Sir Alex Ferguson salutes old rival Mourinho - Telegraph
Sir Alex Ferguson did not always see eye-to-eye with Jose Mourinho, but admitted yesterday that he would miss the swagger that the former Chelsea manager brought to the Premier League.
Ferguson did not dissent from this analysis and the United manager indicated he was still not sure what his best side was or how best to utilise striking options that include Wayne Rooney, Louis Saha and Carlos Tevez.
The problems Ferguson face are essentially those that contributed to Mourinho's downfall –how to integrate expensive footballers into an already successful side.
www.telegraph.co.uk /sport/main.jhtml?xml=/sport/2007/09/22/sfnfer122.xml   (522 words)

  
 Football News - Title triumph spurs on Sir Alex Ferguson
Manager Sir Alex Ferguson wants to stay at Manchester United for several more years after leading the club to a ninth Premiership title on Sunday.
Ferguson, who has been at the Old Trafford helm for over 20 years, had a change of heart in 2002 after announcing his retirement.
Ferguson had initially vowed to avoid title rivals Chelsea's crunch game against the Gunners but his curiosity eventually got the better of him and he watched the last 15 minutes of the 1-1 draw.
www.oleolefootball.com /Football-title_triumph_spurs_on_sir_alex_ferguson-57.htm   (769 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson is attacked at train station - Times Online
A man is due to appear in court today charged with attacking Sir Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United manager, at London’s Euston station.
Sir Alex, 65, had just got off of the train when he is said to have been the victim of an apparently random attack.
Sir Alex is believed to have been on his way to represent the Society for Multiple Sclerosis at a charity event organised by City traders.
www.timesonline.co.uk /tol/news/uk/crime/article2437172.ece   (639 words)

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