BBC documentary about the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson
Before becoming a legend at Manchester United Ferguson enjoyed a highly successful period as manager of Aberdeen.
With the Dons Fergie won three Scottish league championships, four Scottish Cups and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983.
He briefly managed Scotland following the death of Jock Stein, taking the team to the 1986 World Cup.
Ferguson was then appointed the manager of Manchester United in November 1986.
He was knighted in the 1999 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to the game.
Ferguson is the longest-serving manager of Manchester United, having overtaken Sir Matt Busby’s record on 19 December 2010.
He retired from management at the end of the 2012–13 season, having won the Premier League in his final season.