Euro Figure of the day : Sir Alex Ferguson with Manchester United

Ferguson in numbers

1: Knighthood from the Queen in June 1999

2: Champions League titles against Bayern Munich in 1999 and Chelsea in 2008

4: League Cups

5: Teams managed by Ferguson – East Stirling 1974, St Mirren 1975-78, Aberdeen 1978-1986, Scotland 1985-86, Man Utd 1986-2013

6: Clubs as a player – Queens Park, St Johnstone, Dunfermline, Rangers, Falkirk, Ayr

17: Games missed by Ferguson due to touchline bans.

26: Years since United had won the title before Ferguson’s win in 1993

27: Years in charge at Old Trafford

38: Trophies won at Old Trafford

49: Trophies won as a manager with Manchester United, Aberdeen and St Mirren.

104: Players bought while at Manchester United. The first was Liam O’Brien, for £60,000 from Shamrock Rovers in November 1986. The last was Wilfried Zaha, signed from Crystal Palace for £15m.

170: Goals scored during his playing career

370: Appearances as a player

1498: Games at Manchester United, with 894 wins, 337 draws and 267 defeats

 

Ferguson’s Man Utd trophies 

Premier League: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013.

FA Cup: 1990, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004

League Cup: 1992, 2006, 2009, 2010

Champions League: 1999, 2008

Cup Winners Cup: 1991

Fifa Club World Cup: 2008

Uefa Super Cup: 1992

Inter-Continental Cup: 1999

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


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