Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
6th November 1986. Sir Alex joined Manchester United on 6th November 1986. In 2007, he was the second-longest serving manager in the history of Manchester United after Sir Matt Busby.
|Sir Alex took on the management of the Scottish National team following which event? ||Alex Ferguson
The death of Jock Stein. Sir Alex took on the duel role of National coach as well as club coach with Aberdeen following the death of Jock Stein. He led the Scottish national team at the 1986 World Cup Finals, where they were knocked out in the 1st phase.
|Sir Alex led Aberdeen to the European Cup winner's cup in 1983. Who did they beat in the final?||Alex Ferguson
Real Madrid. In 1983, Aberdeen beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the final on 11th May 1983. A first half goal from Eric Black and an extra time winner by John Hewitt gave Aberdeen victory.
|How many times did Aberdeen win the Scottish league under Sir Alex's management?||Alex Ferguson
3. Between 1978-1986, Aberdeen won the Scottish League 3 times, Scottish Cup 4 times, and the Scottish League Cup once.
|Which is the only club to have sacked Sir Alex as a manager?||Alex Ferguson
St Mirren. Sir Alex was sacked by St Mirren in 1978, after his 4 years with St Mirren. He had taken them from the Scottish 2nd division to Champions of the Scottish first division in 1977.
East Stirlingshire. In 1974, East Stirlingshire was the first club Sir Alex managed. He was 32 years old at the time.
Dunfermline. Sir Alex scored 66 senior goals for Dunfermline, 37 for Falkirk, 25 for Rangers, 19 for St Johnstone, 11 for Queens Park, and 9 for Ayr United. His playing career started in 1957 and ended in 1974.
6. Sir Alex played for Queen's Park, St Johnstone, Dunfermline, Rangers, Falkirk and Ayr United in a career with started in 1957 and ended in 1974.
|Which club did Sir Alex start his football career with at the age of 16?||Alex Ferguson
Queen's Park. Sir Alex started his football career in 1957 as an amateur for Queen's Park scoring on his debut the only goal for his club in a 2-1 defeat by Stranraer.
|Which was Sir Alex normal playing position during his career?||Alex Ferguson
Striker. Sir Alex described his first match as a nightmare, but scored Queen Park's goal in a 2-1 defeat against Stranraer.