All Sir Alex Ferguson Trophies As Manager Listed By Year

All Sir Alex Ferguson Trophies As Manager Listed By Year
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Discover the remarkable success of Sir Alex Ferguson as a football manager. From Scottish titles with Aberdeen to a plethora of trophies with Manchester United, including 13 Premier League titles and two UEFA Champions League triumphs, explore the extensive list of accolades earned by one of the greatest managers in the history of the game.

About Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson is widely regarded as one of the greatest football managers in history. Born on December 31, 1941, in Glasgow, Scotland, Ferguson's managerial career spanned over four decades, primarily with Manchester United. His achievements and impact on the club and the sport as a whole are nothing short of legendary.

Ferguson's managerial journey began at East Stirlingshire and St. Mirren before he gained widespread recognition for his success at Aberdeen. During his eight-year tenure at Aberdeen from 1978 to 1986, he transformed the club into a major force in Scottish football.

During his illustrious career, Ferguson achieved remarkable success, transforming Manchester United into a dominant force in English and European football. From 1986 to 2013, Ferguson won an impressive array of trophies, establishing a legacy that is still revered today. 

On May 8, 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United, but he continued to serve the club as a director and club ambassador.

Interestingly, Ferguson had initially planned to retire in December 2012, which caused quite a stir within the football world. When he eventually stepped down, the news had a significant impact on Manchester United's financial standing, as their shares experienced a 5% drop on the New York Stock Exchange. It's truly remarkable to think about the influence Ferguson had on both the pitch and the business side of the club.

Following Ferguson's departure, David Moyes, the then-manager of Everton, was appointed as the new manager of the Red Devils. Moyes signed a six-year contract and officially took over the managerial reins on July 1, 2013.

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All Sir Alex Ferguson Trophies As Manager Listed By Year
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Sir Alex Ferguson's tenure as a manager spanned nearly three decades, during which he won an astonishing 49 major trophies. His ability to build and rebuild successful teams, his tactical acumen, and his legendary “hairdryer” treatment of players have become the stuff of legend. Ferguson's achievements will forever be remembered in the annals of football history, and his influence on the game and Manchester United's legacy is immeasurable.

Let's take a journey through time and explore all of Sir Alex Ferguson's trophies as a manager.

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Sir Alex Ferguson Trophies

St Mirren

Scottish First Division (1): 1976-77


Scottish Premier Division (3): 1979-80, 1983-84, 1984-85

Scottish Cup (4): 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86

Scottish League Cup (1): 1985-86

European Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1982-83

European Super Cup (1): 1983

All Sir Alex Ferguson Trophies As Manager Listed By Year
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Manchester United

Premier League (13): 1992-93, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13

FA Cup (5): 1989-90, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2003-04

League Cup (4): 1991-92, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10

Charity/Community Shield (10): 1990 (shared), 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011

Champions League (2): 1998-99, 2007-08

European Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1990-91

European Super Cup (1): 1991

Intercontinental Cup (1): 1999

FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008

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Frequently Asked Questions About Sir Alex Ferguson

Which manager has won the most trophies?

Alex Ferguson – 49 trophies won. The greatest manager ever. Ferguson's best spell came at Man United, where he led them to 38 trophies across a 27-year spell.

Is Sir Alex Ferguson the best?

Some call him the greatest coach in history. Before retiring in May 2013, 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.

Why is Alex Ferguson the greatest manager of all time?

The dominance of Manchester United under Sir Alex remains unmatched after he guided them to an incredible 13 titles across 21 Premier League seasons. To maintain that level of success for such a long period means he is quite rightly regarded as one of the greatest managers of all time.”

This article was most recently revised and updated 10 months ago

Rababe Koussaimi, a 22-year-old football journalist, is deeply passionate about the world of sports. The Moroccan journalist channels her enthusiasm into writing and conducting extensive research, creating insightful and engaging content for GoalBallLive readers.