Where Sir Alex Ferguson’s managerial legend was born

Sir Alex Ferguson has proved that management becomes easier with experience. But then, in his case, that would inevitably be true; when he was appointed by East Stirlingshire in 1974 online, the club had only half a team of signed players and no goalkeeper.

Ferguson’s scoring statistics as a player in Scotland (186 goals in 344 matches) are more impressive than the man himself would admit but his on-field career was one of missed opportunity. Authentic Prada Bags Uk He was marginalised at Queen’s Park and St Johnstone, dropped by Dunfermline Athletic for the Scottish Cup final of 1965 and handed a large share of the blame for Rangers’ defeat in the same occasion four years later.

After Ferguson’s playing Bicester Village Prada Online days fizzled to an end at Ayr United, East Stirling was the first club to recognise his coaching potential. Within a matter of months he was handed the reins at St Mirren, where he revived the fortunes of an ailing Paisley