Sir Alex Ferguson has now called time on a simply staggering 26 years at Manchester United. Since his arrival at Old Trafford in 1986 he has become one of the most legendary managers ever to be involved in British Football. The Scot has led the iconic club to a plethora of titles including 13 Premier Leagues, five FA Cups, four League Cups and two Champions League trophies.
He has won 48 trophies as a manager, making him the most successful British football manager in history. The Scot got his first big role in 1978 when he was appointed manager of Aberdeen. Ferguson was charged with breaking the Old Firm Monopoly and he duly obliged to show his potential that would be realised over the coming years. At Aberdeen he woon 3 Scottish Premier titles, 4 Scottish Cups, a League Cup, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and a UEFA Super Cup.
It was not long until his exploits in England were noticed by teams in England, with Ferguson joining Man United in 1986. The rest as they say is history. 26 years later the famous Scot has won an unprecendented 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, 10 Community Shields, 2 Champions League trophies as well as a host of other silverware.