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Alex Ferguson

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Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager and player, best known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time and has won more trophies than any other manager in the history of football. Ferguson is often credited for valuing youth during his time with Manchester United, particularly in the 1990s with the "Class of '92", who contributed to making the club one of the richest and most successful in the world.Ferguson played as a forward for several Scottish clubs, including Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Ferguson has received more than 11,855,215 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Alex Ferguson is the most popular coach, the 68th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 95th 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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  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among coaches, Alex Ferguson ranks 1 out of 328After him are Arsène Wenger, Carlo Ancelotti, Jupp Heynckes, José Mourinho, Dino Zoff, Rinus Michels, Guus Hiddink, Luis Aragonés, Giovanni Trapattoni, Louis van Gaal, and Fabio Capello.

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Among people born in 1941, Alex Ferguson ranks 4Before him are Kim Jong-il, Hayao Miyazaki, and Slobodan Milošević. After him are Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bernardo Bertolucci, Sergio Mattarella, Charlie Watts, Richard Dawkins, Cesária Évora, and Krzysztof Kieślowski.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 68 out of 7,765Before him are Henry VII of England (1457), George VI (1895), Virginia Woolf (1882), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), Edward VI of England (1537), and Lewis Carroll (1832). After him are James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), David Livingstone (1813), J. M. W. Turner (1775), Edward III of England (1312), and Ridley Scott (1937).

Among COACHES In United Kingdom

Among coaches born in United Kingdom, Alex Ferguson ranks 1After him are Matt Busby (1909), Roy Hodgson (1947), Bill Shankly (1913), David Moyes (1963), Harry Redknapp (1947), Brendan Rodgers (1973), Gareth Southgate (1970), Martin O'Neill (1952), Bob Houghton (1947), Ernest Mangnall (1866), and Steve McClaren (1961).