Alex Ferguson

1941 - Today

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Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager and player, widely known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest managers of all time and he has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Ferguson has received more than 8,817,164 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Alex Ferguson is the most popular coach, the 96th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 73rd in 2019) and the most popular British Coach.

Alex Ferguson is most famous for being the manager of Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He won 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, four League Cups, two UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, and one UEFA Super Cup.

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  • 85

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  • 8.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among coaches, Alex Ferguson ranks 1 out of 329After him are Rinus Michels, Dino Zoff, Jupp Heynckes, Giovanni Trapattoni, Arsène Wenger, Fabio Capello, Luis Aragonés, Sepp Maier, Ronald Koeman, José Mourinho, and Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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Among people born in 1941, Alex Ferguson ranks 6Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, Slobodan Milošević, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez. After him are Plácido Domingo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Bernie Sanders, Cesária Évora, and Richard Dawkins.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 96 out of 6,924Before him are Walter Scott (1771), Ian McKellen (1939), William Blake (1757), Maggie Smith (1934), Mary Boleyn (1499), and J. M. W. Turner (1775). After him are Christopher Lee (1922), Edward VIII (1894), Charlotte Brontë (1816), Michael Caine (1933), David Bowie (1947), and T. E. Lawrence (1888).

Among COACHES In United Kingdom

Among coaches born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 1After him are Matt Busby (1909), Bill Shankly (1913), Roy Hodgson (1947), David Moyes (1963), Harry Redknapp (1947), Gareth Southgate (1970), Brendan Rodgers (1973), Chris Coleman (1970), Martin O'Neill (1952), Alan Pardew (1961), and Stuart Baxter (1953).