Alex Ferguson Leadership
Who was He?
Alex Ferguson is the famous manager of the world renowned Manchester United, which is known by many as the best soccer team in the world. Alex Ferguson is the man behind the rise of this club from mediocrity to greatness.
A Quick History
Alex Ferguson was born in December 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland.
In his youth, he started developing a love for soccer and started playing as a striker at the young age of 16 for Queen’s Park. However, even though he had a good soccer record, he couldn’t secure a space in the regular team and hence transfer to another club.
His professional career began when he was signed by Dumfermline of St. Johnstone. He had a stellar career and was one of the Scottish Football League’s top scorers.
His managerial career would begin with the Scottish club Aberdeen; and eventually he would begin his Manchester United managerial career in 1986. From then on, the ailing Manchester United side began its climb to the top.
After many signings and instilling discipline into the players, Manchester United began its winning ways from December 1989, with its first FA trophy.
The rest of it was history. Manchester United went on to win many other trophies like the European Cup, the FA cup, the EPL, the Champions League for many years. They became the first club to win a Treble in a year in 1999 and they made history with that.
Till this day, Alex Ferguson still manages Manchester United and has kept the club at its winning form since.
Awards and Honours
Sir Alex Ferguson has won many awards in the arena of soccer, and these include:
1.UEFA Champion’s League Manager of the Year Award
2.English Football Hall of Fame
3.UEFA Team of the Year
4.FA EPL Manager of the Year
And many more…
1.The man is not bigger than the organization
Sir Alex Ferguson saw the importance of instilling humility in his players. He never allowed a single player to rise above the club. The player is never...