He is a Scotish manager and a former player. He is currently the manager of Manchester United where he has been in charge since 1986. Ferguson previously was the manager East Stirlingshire and St. Mirren, before a highly successful stint as manager of Aberdeen. He was manager of the Scotland national team for a short time– in a temporary capacity owing to the death of Jock Stein – he was appointed manager of Man United in November 1986.
Having spent 24 years as manager of Manchester United, he is the longest serving manager in the history of Man Utd. after overtaking the record of Sir Matt Busby on 19 December, 2010. His tenure is also the longest of all the current League managers. During this period, Fergie has won a lot of awards and holds many records including winning Manager of the Year most times in British football history. In 2008, he became the third British manager to win the European Cup on more than one occasion.
He was knighted in 1999 for his services to the game(i.e. he was given the title 'Sir' and also holds the Freedom of the City of Aberdeen.
This is a tribute to the greatest football manager the world has every seen. All hail Fergie because he is the one who has made us the most successfull club in the English Premier League.GGMU. Once again happy b'day SAF.