Alex Ferguson’s Fantastic Record In Football Management

Before the game this afternoon, we thought it would be good to renew Alex Ferguson’s record in football as a manager, where he has so far managed in 2109 games and won 1223 of them, for a win record of 58% – and he has won the Premier League 12 times, and he didn’t do too bad as manager of Aberdeen either, from 1978 through 1986, when he joined Manchester United.

Alex Ferguson – fabulous manager
He didn’t win anything last season – huge crisis


Alex started off in football as a decent enough player – he was a striker – and he played for Queen’s Park, St. Johnstone, Dunfermline Athletic, Rangers, Falkirk and Ayr United and in a total of 317 first team appearances he scored 171 goals from 1957 through 1874.

But like Alan Pardew, he has been a much better manager than he was a player, and is probably the best manager Britain had ever produced, and his record speaks for itself, and is simply unbelievable.

He has managed East Stirlingshire, St. Mirren, Aberdeen, Scotland for one year part-time (1985 – 1986) and of course Manchester United.

While at Aberdeen he broke the deadlock that Rangers and Celtic had (have) on Scottish football, and this was Alex’s record at Aberdeen where he managed 459 games for a win percentage of 59.3.

Scottish Premier League:
Champions (3): 1979–80; 1983–84; 1984–85
Runners–up (3): 1977–78; 1980–81; 1981–82;
Scottish Cup:
Winners (4): 1982; 1983; 1984; 1986;
Runners-up (1): 1978;
Scottish League Cup:
Winners (2): 1976–77; 1985–86;
Runners-up (2): 1978–79; 1979–80;
European Cup Winners Cup:
Champions (1): 1983
European Super Cup:
Champions (1) : 1983

And of course he joined Manchester United and the rest is history and in 1455 games in charge he has won 866 for a win percentage of 59.5.

Here’s Alex’s record at Manchester United – it may take you some time to get through it:

Premier League 12
1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11
FA Cup: 5
1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04
League Cup: 4
1991–92, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10
FA Charity/Community Shield: 9 won and one shared
1990*, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
(* shared)
European Cup/UEFA Champions League: 2
1998–99, 2007–08
UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup: 1
1990–91
UEFA Super Cup: 1
1991
Worldwide
Intercontinental Cup: 1
1999
FIFA Club World Cup: 1
2008

Doubles:
League and FA Cup: 3
1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99 (as part of the Treble)
League and League Cup: 1
2008–09

European Double (League and European Cup): 2
1998–99 (as part of the Treble), 2007–08

The Treble (League, FA Cup and European Cup): 1
1998–99

Alex Ferguson has done quite well at Manchester United, don’t you think. 😀

And here’s Newcastle’s record of trophies since 1970:

We wonder if Alan Pardew can get a decent record at Newcastle to challenge Alex’s record – by 2020?

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