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Alex Ferguson factfile

12 May 2013 09:46:59

Alex Ferguson factfile

Factfile on Alex Ferguson, who on Sunday oversees his final home game as Manchester United manager after announcing he will retire at the end of the season.

Name: Alexander Chapman Ferguson

Age: 71

Date of birth: December 31, 1941

Place of birth: Glasgow, Scotland

Playing career

Position: striker

Teams: Queen's Park (1957-1960), St Johnstone (1960-1964), Dunfermline Athletic (1964-1967), Rangers (1967-1969), Falkirk (1969-1973), Ayr United (1973-1974)

Playing honours

St Johnstone

Scottish Football League Division Two (1): 1962-63

Falkirk

Scottish Football League Division Two (1): 1969-70

Managerial career

Teams: East Stirlingshire (1974), St Mirren (1974-1978), Aberdeen (1978-1986), Scotland (1985-1986), Manchester United (1986-2013)

Managerial honours

St Mirren

Scottish First Division (1): 1976-77

Aberdeen

Scottish Premier Division (3): 1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85

Scottish Cup (4): 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86

Scottish League Cup (1): 1985-86

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1982-83

UEFA Super Cup (1): 1983

Manchester United

Premier League (13): 1992-93, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13

FA Cup (5): 1989-90, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2003-04

League Cup (4): 1991-92, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10

Community Shield (10): 1990 (shared), 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011

UEFA Champions League (2): 1998-99, 2007-08

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1990-91

UEFA Super Cup (1): 1991

Intercontinental Cup (1): 1999

FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008

Individual

Premier League Manager of the Season: 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11

UEFA Manager of the Year: 1998-99

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award: 1999

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award: 2001

English Football Hall of Fame (Manager) : 2002

European Hall of Fame (Manager): 2008

FIFA Presidential Award: 2011

Other

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE): 1983

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE): 1995

Knight Bachelor (Kt.): 1999

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