Sir alex ferguson was born in 1941 in govan, scotland. News archive news, sport and travel archive telegraph. A goalscoring centreforward, he was later transferred to rangers for a scottish record transfer fee. Revised and updated with new material from the paperback edition. Alex has been the part of manchester uniteds journey from their initial days to their heights of glory and this book is highlights his experiences. My autobiography is the second official autobiography of alex ferguson, the former football manager and player. A mustlisten for football fanatics around the world. Alex ferguson my autobiography by alex ferguson waterstones.
My autobiography by sir alex ferguson in doc, epub, fb2 download ebook. Pep guardiola may have been sir alex fergusons first choice as a successor, the man united legend writes in a new book. Ferguson s philosophy is that if youre down 21, you might as well put on an extra offensive player and lose 31 rather than play conservatively and lose 21 anyway. After partnering with whsmith and shifting online, the book club sees five of its 20 selections in the top 100, alongside a debut novel from. Alex ferguson settles old scores but leaves the biggest question unanswered in this headlong rush through his 27 years at man united julian coman mon 28 oct 20 03. Alex ferguson my autobiography isbn 9781848948631 pdf epub. Sir alex ferguson is a former scottish player and manager who managed manchester united from 1986 to 20. Thousands of products are available to collect from store or if your orders over. Read alex ferguson my autobiography by alex ferguson with rakuten kobo. Although, there are nice little anecdotes from his younger days and about his family. Entering management in 1974, he served east stirlingshire and st mirren before guiding aberdeen to victory in the 198283 cup winners cup.
When he is still a manager of manchester united, he never spoke anything negative about his players. A goalscoring centreforward, he was later transferred to rangers, the club he supported from boyhood, for a scottish record fee of gbp65,000. From the winningest soccer coach ever, best known for 27 triumphant years with manchester united, comes the book that decodes the key tools he used to deliver sustained success on and off the field. David beckham talks sir alex ferguson, england world cup hopes and miami franchises at his book launch in london on wednesday. My autobiography by alex ferguson goodreads rating. Sir alex ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. About the author sir alex ferguson sir alex ferguson was born in 1941 in govan, scotland. Entering management in 1974, he served east stirlingshire and st mirren before guiding aberdeen to.
Alex ferguson s most popular book is alex ferguson. In this inspirational and straighttalking book, sir alex reveals the secrets behind his recordbreaking career. My autobiography first edition signed sir alex book is signed to the title page and not via a book plate paypal accepted will be sent boxed and via a signed for method of postage. I have acquired sixteen books over the past two weeks, most as a result from visiting various bookshops during my recent vacation to england and scotland, which was an amazing trip. In january 2014, ferguson was appointed as the uefa. The autobiography of the legendary manchester united manager from whsmith. Evening standard his book is really a piece of oral history, and his life is a conduit to a time when a workingclass man of talent could, not by the magical alchemy of elite education or the stardust of celebrity, but by a lifetime of hard work and hard thinking, rise to the very top and, flaws aside, remain true to the best of the world he came from. After an astonishing careerfirst in scotland, and then over 27 years with manchester united football club, sir alex ferguson analyzes the pivotal leadership decisions of his 38 years as a. The inside story of each of manchester uniteds titles from whsmith. Sir alex fergusons compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his. In 1974, he entered management with east stirlingshire and st mirren before joining aberdeen, where. Discount prices on books by alex ferguson, including titles like putting out the lights. Sir alexander chapman ferguson cbe born 31 december 1941 is a scottish former football. Sir alex fergusons autobiography is the highest selling print book of 20 after just two months on shelves the former manchester united managers tome is the fastest selling of the year with.
He was most recently the assistant manager of aberdeen until leaving the club in march 20. Pete meeting alex ferguson along with petes nephew simon seymour, aged 8. Alex ferguson and roy keane fight over loyalty card but there was only one winner on the field of play. Sir alex fergusons compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented european success for aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with manchester united. Archie knox signing the school of hard knox whsmith blog.
All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by. Presentation mode open print download current view. It was released on 30 october 20 and covers the period from 2000 to 20. On may 8, 20, ferguson announced his retirement as manager of manchester united. In this inspirational and straighttalking book, sir alex reveals the secrets behind his. Alex ferguson tops table for bestselling book in print for 20 this article is more than 6 years old exmanchester united managers memoir my autobiography has sold more than 647,000 copies since. Archie knox is a scottish football player and coach.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The greatest manager in his own words by alex ferguson 4. Sir alex ferguson rapidly understood that in order for an organization to succeed on a consistent and longterm basis, a future generation of players had to be formed. Sir alex ferguson is the best manager in the world, winning barclays premier league champion, 5 fa cup and 2 uefa champions league. Sean pollack before retiring in may 20, sir alex ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of manchester united, the english football soccer club that ranks among the most. Ferguson released his second autobiography in october 20 called my autobiography. Alex ferguson books list of books by alex ferguson. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Alex ferguson tops table for bestselling book in print for 20 this article is more than 6 years old exmanchester united managers memoir my. Ferguson says that he saw manchester united change from a conventional football club to what is now a major business enterprise and he never failed to move with the times.
This book is about the beginning of sir alexs football career, until the year 2000. Managing my life was awarded the british book awards book of the year in 1999. Knox is perhaps best known for being an assistant manager, working with alex ferguson, at aberdeen and manchester united, and walter smith, at. Petes book is on sale at waterstones and wh smith and can be ordered on amazon. Book recommendations from sir alex ferguson posted on 26th august 2015 by jonathan obrien were obviously huge believers in the fact that you can learn anything from books so its no surprise that sir alex ferguson, one of the most successful football managers in history, is also an avid reader. Request alex ferguson and jose mourinhos new books. His time at the club has led to ferguson being regarded as one of the most successful, admired and respected managers in the history of the game. My autobiography, by alex ferguson, is his second autobiography and it presents his experiences and journey as the manager of the football team, manchester united, from 2000 to 20. My autobiography first edition by ferguson, alex isbn. Before retiring in may 20, sir alex ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of manchester united, the english football soccer club that ranks among the. Sir alex fergusonsir alex ferguson was born in 1941 in govan, scotland. Learning from life and my years at manchester united.
Ferguson says that he saw manchester united change from a. The manchester united youth team was created and promised the club a very bright future with the famous class of 1992 that included david beckham, ryan giggs and paul scholes. Alex ferguson tops table for bestselling book in print for. Alex ferguson books list of books by author alex ferguson. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Book recommendations from sir alex ferguson waterstones. Before retiring in may 20, sir alex ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of manchester united, the english football soccer club that ranks among the most successful and valuable franchises in sports.
Op can just wait a few days and it will show up on bittorrent sites. Ta ra fergie banner fan pete molyneux reveals all in new book. Sir alex fergusons bestselling autobiography has now been updated to offer reflections on events at manchester united since his retirement as well as his teachings at the harvard business school, a night at the oscars and a boat tour round the hebrides, where he passed unrecognised. This book is an autobiography written by himself about his feelings on some of his best players. Alex ferguson has 53 books on goodreads with 33640 ratings. The new book is called leading, and it just came out on amazon kindle store today.
Words of wisdom from sir alex ferguson november 2, 2015 books alex ferguson autobiography and biography books extracts sir alex ferguson is without doubt one of the most inspirational men in football, with a fierce determination and passion that has helped man united win 38 trophies under his management, including the treble in 1999. Posts about sir alex ferguson written by danielshankcruz. He has gone out in a blaze of glory, with united winning the premier league for the th time, and he is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of british football. Fergusons formula by anita elberse with sir alex ferguson photography. Sir alex fergusons autobiography is the highest selling. In his 38 years in management, sir alex won an astonishing 49 trophies and helped grow manchester united into one of the biggest commercial brands in the world. I could buy it and remove the drm but i dont find such books inspirational. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the.
Sir alex ferguson is the greatest british manager of all time and this book gives great insight into what got him to that stage. Sir alex announced his retirement as manager of manchester united after 27 years in the role. Alex ferguson tops table for bestselling book in print for 20. Words of wisdom from sir alex ferguson whsmith blog.1286 1324 945 467 71 90 388 1523 1355 1379 331 870 1126 1127 1173 811 669 709 164 854 766 64 120 242 943 242 486 1041 1231 1165 510 730 558 936 1301 571 417 876 429 1110 622 190 709 96 1472 78 321