Where Sir Alex Ferguson's managerial legend was born

08 May 2013 08:51
Sir Alex Ferguson's playing career was far from modest, but his early managerial career in Scotland was prodigiousSir Alex Ferguson has proved that management becomes easier with experience. But then, in his case, that would inevitably be true; when he was appointed by East Stirlingshire in 1974, the club had only half a team of signed players and no goalkeeper.Ferguson's scoring statistics as a player in Scotland (186 goals in 344 matches) are more impressive than the man himself would admit but his on-field career was one of missed opportunity. He was marginalised at Queen's Park and St Johnstone, dropped by Dunfermline Athletic for the Scottish Cup final of 1965 and handed a large share of the blame for Rangers' defeat in the same occasion four years later. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian