Aug 21, 2016 sir alex fergusan is a manchester united legend. The autobiography of the legendary manchester united manager revised ed. Oct 20, 2015 at a guardian live event, sir alex ferguson talks about being offered the england job, the pressures facing football managers and why he would never leave manchester united. Famed for his psychological mind games with opposing managers, manchester united boss sir alex ferguson may have met his match with jose mourinho.
Leading audiobook by alex ferguson, michael moritz. The advice sir alex ferguson has given to new tottenham boss. In his first full season in charge, porto won the treble of domestic league and cup, and uefa cup. I purchased this book with the intention to get into mourinho s head but it was a total disappointment. This is an argument too contentious for any book to answer.
When jose mourinho was unveiled as chelsea manager in 2004. Dec 28, 2017 this week is a big one in the career of arsene wenger, as he equals old rival sir alex ferguson s record for the most premier league games managed the arsenal boss takes his side to crystal. Sir alex ferguson v josep guardiola champions league final managers go head to head. Mourinho moved to chelsea and in his first season guided the blues to the premier league and carling cup.
Jun 22, 2012 15 reasons sir alex ferguson is the epls best manager 0 of 15 one of the most wellknown names in english football, and arguably the greatest manager to ever grace the game, sir alex ferguson has. Roy keane slams jose mourinho and aims new sir alex. Alex ferguson in his 26 years career had kicked out many of his star player when they had disagreement with them or when they had crossed the line. Sir alex ferguson on jose mourinho what the manchester united great said about the clubs new boss the pair havent always seen eyetoeye but they are now good friends by tom sheen. Dec 08, 2015 jose mourinho and sir alex ferguson had a healthy respect when they were rivals in the dugout image. Jose mourinho is the heavy favourite to become manchester united manager in the summer. Irrelevance is not a word you generally associate with jose mourinho or pep guardiola, especially when two of the worlds most celebrated coaches go head to head, but more than 10 years after. Sir alex fergusons new book on wayne rooney, david beckham. Jose mourinho met manchester united predecessors sir alex ferguson and louis van gaal on wednesday credit. The hunters have become the hunted, years after mourinho reeled in arsene wenger and sir alex ferguson when he arrived as a new coaching superstar at chelsea in 2004, just before guardiola did the same to ferguson in the champions league and mourinho in spain. Pep guardiola vs mourinho head to head 20092012 thomas bergersen nick phoenixstrength of a thousand menextreme music2 steps from hell adrev for a 3rd party. The arrival of the portuguese boss in west london saw the blues hit a purple patch of form and trophies, lifting backtoback premier league titles, two league cups and the fa cup. After sir alex ferguson manchester uniteds new boss will be jose mourinho. The united manager has won just twice in 15 matches against mourinho, who has had success with porto, chelsea, inter milan and real madrid.
Head to head jose mourinho v alex ferguson independent. Aug 31, 2017 jose mourinho met manchester united predecessors sir alex ferguson and louis van gaal on wednesday credit. Sir alex ferguson has appeared to offer jose mourinho some advice by suggesting that giving youth a chance is so crucial to any manager. He started coaching manchester united when liverpool was dominating english football. Jose mourinho says he could replace alex ferguson as. Sir alex ferguson and jose mourinho went head to head several times during their overlapping careers getty jose mourinho won the efl cup and europa league with manchester united last season. One wonders what jose mourinho was thinking as manchester united cruised to a 51 win against cardiff city on saturday. Request if anyone can upload the epub version of their new books. Jose mourinho has followed david moyes and louis van gaal in failing to become manchester uniteds longterm successor for sir alex ferguson. Sir alex ferguson has a poor record when facing jose mourinho s sides. Alex ferguson made his mark as a manager at aberdeen, where he won three league titles and four scottish cups as well as the european cup winners cup and super cup in an eightyear spell. Sep 14, 2016 jose mourinho gets manchester united players onside with change even sir alex ferguson didnt use special one boosts morale within the old trafford camp after ringing the changes to uniteds.
Five encounters between the legend and the special one. Pep guardiola has the edge over jose mourinho ahead of the manchester derby the managers head to head record is in pep guardiolas favour ahead of the upcoming manchester derby this weekend. Pep guardiola v alex ferguson headtohead independent. Jose mourinho to take a leaf out of sir alex fergusons. Paul pogba is officially off jose mourinhos christmas card list. Alex ferguson wanted to sign roberto carlos in 2002 raphael varane fergie really wanted france and real madrid defender raphael varane, then of lens as he revealed in his book. Sir alex ferguson xi vs pep guardiola xi fifa 19 experiment. Won just about everything as a player and in just three years as coach has developed barcelona into a team proclaimed by many as the best of all time. Jose mourinho and pep guardiola rivalry loses spark as. They have shown one another the utmost politeness in the runup to tonights champions league clash but last night jose mourinho finally went on the. Nov 22, 2019 sir alex ferguson has appeared to offer jose mourinho some advice by suggesting that giving youth a chance is so crucial to any manager. He reveals elements of his character that led him to make some of the decisions that shaped the modern era of football and specifically, the premier league.
The chelsea boss last night claimed referee neale barry was influenced by fergusons comments at halftime during the carling cup semifinal first leg at stamford bridge. I didnt expect it to be an autobiography as he repeatedly said he. Jose mourinho has sought to spice up internazionales champions league return leg against manchester united on wednesday by saying he could take over as manager at old trafford when sir alex. Sundays subplot is two men searching for a way back to the top. It is the muchanticipated book many in football have been waiting for. Mourinho is back in football after being appointed the new head coach of tottenham following mauricio pochettinos sacking on tuesday night the portuguese has been out of work since being sacked by manchester. Jose mourinho maybe when i turn 60 and have been managing in the same league for 20 years and have the respect of everybody i will have the power to speak to people and make them tremble a little bit. Offside ni syndication sir alex ferguson finally after more than 3 months speculation, interview from the variable sources, and gossips jose mourinho had been appointed as the manchester united manager. This overview shows the results of a manager against all other managers in all competitions. Sir alex ferguson documentary the untold stories youtube.
Sir alex ferguson has appeared to offer jose mourinho some advice by. Sir alex ferguson s compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented european success for aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with manchester united. The book highlights ferguson s ability to evolve with time and adapt to change while maintaining absolute control at the organization. Sir alex ferguson says chelsea would be foolish to sack jose. Sir alex fergusons premier league record stats and. Pep guardiola vs mourinho headtohead 20092012 youtube. Ferguson turned aberdeen into league champions and european cup winners cup victors, before moving south, tasked with resuscitating manchester united. Dec 22, 2018 mourinho marginalised staff and players including record signing paul pogba image.
Dec 07, 2015 sir alex ferguson has backed jose mourinho to find a solution to turn round chelseas season as they prepare for a crucial champions league match at porto. Feb 25, 2020 former manchester united defender gary neville has explained how jose mourinho s arrival at chelsea changed the picture for sir alex ferguson and manchester united. Sep 21, 2015 sir alex ferguson s latest book has been published. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest managers of all time, and he is one of the most decorated managers of all time. You have to read between the lines but his account at the helm of united for 26 years presents a great lesson in organizational management. Wayne rooney has revealed which aspects of fellow manchester united managers sir alex ferguson, louis van gaal and jose mourinho he. Mourinho is a beautiful illustrated book which is both a sumptuous celebration of the special ones managerial career so far, and an enigmatic insight into his unique brand of football wisdom and philosophy in the legendary managers very first book, and in his own images and captions, jose mourinho charts the peaks and troughs of the opening fifteen years. Phil neville believes jose mourinho should take a leaf out of sir alex ferguson s book when it comes to voicing his opinions and competing hard with his rival managers. The club appointed ole gunnar solskjaer as the interim manager until the end of the season. The arrival of benitez and mourinho in 2004 marked the start of a new era in the premier league.
For mourinho, it was a defining victory that made everything possible. Inter, however, were eliminated 20 on aggregate by manchester united in the first knockout round of the champions league, and he also failed to win the coppa italia, being defeated 31 on aggregate by sampdoria in the semifinals. This wasnt the first time mourinho had tried to head down the tunnel before the end of a match, something he. Backs jose mourinho, making rafa benitez crack duration. Jose mourinho will take a leaf out of the book of his famous predecessor sir alex ferguson when he plans his attempt to challenge manchester city for next seasons premier league title in the. The full head to head record pep guardiola came out on top in the latest manchester derby as man city maintained their lead at the top of the premier league. The biggest job in england is one he has long courted and long been linked with.
Nov 11, 2019 from the legendary duel between sir alex ferguson and arsene wenger to jose mourinho s bitter feud with the latter, not many managers have been capable of maintaining the amiability without it. Oct 22, 20 in his explosive new book, sir alex ferguson writes of wayne rooneys desire to leave, how david beckham became too big for his boots, why steven gerrard isnt as good as paul scholes and how. Jose mourinho and sir alex ferguson began their coaching duel in 2004, when mourinho s porto took out manchester united on their way to the most unlikely of champions league triumphs. Few could deny that sir alex ferguson deserves to be described as the greatest manager of the premier league era. Jose mourinho photos real madrid head coach jose mourinho instructs a. Manchester city head coach pep guardiola has broken an incredible uefa champions league record previously held by jose mourinho, sir alex ferguson.
Pep guardiolajose mourinho among fiercest coaching rivalries. Inside story of jose mourinhos man utd mess and ole. Ferguson went head to head with mourinho during the latter part of his. Alex ferguson and jose mourinho both believe that nobody is bigger than the club. Getty images when asked about fergusons comments, mourinho said.
Chelsea boss jose mourinho was voted the top manager in world football in 2004 by the international football federation of history and statistics iffhs, here we compare their strengths. Sir alex ferguson has a poor record when facing jose mourinho s sides the united manager has won just twice in 15 matches against mourinho, who has had success with porto, chelsea, inter milan. Jose mourinho is not the first manchester united manager to have an increasingly strained relationship with one of his top players and he is unlikely to be the last. Quote from sir alex fergusons book sums up mourinhos.
Man utd legend rio ferdinand admits he used to argue with cristiano ronaldo and wayne rooney. Nov 15, 20 alex ferguson, with his 12 league titles, 9 cups and 2 champions league trophies during an unsurpassed two decades at manchester united, or jose mourinho, who won 2 consecutive league titles, 3 cups and is one of only a few managers to prevent manchester united from winning the title. Jose mourinho has sought to spice up internazionales champions league return leg against manchester united on wednesday by saying he could take over as manager at old trafford when sir alex ferguson retires. Mourinho is also wellknown for not fielding young players in key matches, preferring experienced, expensive players. Request alex ferguson and jose mourinho s new books. Chelsea boss jose mourinho tells sir alex ferguson. Jose mourinho will have to wait if he wants manchester united job sir alex ferguson has given a rare glimpse into his plans for a life of wine, languages and piano lessons after. One wonders how jose mourinho reacted to the news broken by a number of outlets last week that his boss, tottenham hotspur chairman and notorious pennypincher daniel levy, would be all but. Mourinho is back in football after being appointed the new head coach of tottenham following mauricio pochettinos sacking on tuesday night. Mourinho on football is both a celebration of jose mourinhos exceptional football managerial career so far, and an informative narrative detailing the special ones football wisdom and philosophies. Manchester united parted ways with jose mourinho after the 31 loss to liverpool. Jose mourinho left manchester united last week, two days after a 31 defeat to liverpool. The arrival of the portuguese boss in west london saw the blues hit a purple patch of form and trophies, lifting back to back premier league titles, two league cups and the fa cup. Ferguson remains the champions leagues most successful head coach, but with guardiola, mourinho and ancelotti all on the cusp of a third title, one.
Similarity between alex ferguson and jose mourinho. For todays fifa 19 experiment video, a team featuring some of the finest footballers ever to have played under sir alex ferguson will be going head to head with some of the greatest players ever. A mustlisten for football fanatics around the world. The legendary manchester united boss leading has hit the shelves, lifting the lid on a series of events during his time at old trafford. Jose mourinho is back in football after being appointed the new head coach. Gary neville on how jose mourinhos chelsea forced sir. Sir alex ferguson wasnt one to suffer fools gladly. Many managers challenged ferguson during his 27year reign at manchester united, but wenger. Sir alex fergusons message in 2015 book came true about jose. Alex ferguson, with his 12 league titles, 9 cups and 2 champions league trophies during an unsurpassed two decades at manchester united, or jose mourinho, who won 2 consecutive league titles, 3 cups and is one of only a few managers to prevent manchester united from winning the title.
Pep guardiola surpasses jose mourinho, sir alex ferguson. Pep guardiola has the edge over jose mourinho ahead of the. Sir alex ferguson offers advice to jose mourinho at spurs. Sir alex ferguson, left, and arsene wenger went head to head 49 times in 17 seasons. In his first season as inter head coach, mourinho won the supercoppa italiana, beating roma on penalties, and finished top of serie a. Revised and updated with new material from the paperback edition. Sir alex ferguson has backed jose mourinho to find a solution to turn round chelseas season as they prepare for a crucial champions league match at porto. Player such as ruud van nistelrooy, dwight yorke, jaap stam. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Honest assessment of alex ferguson s time in charge at manchester united. Sir alex ferguson has backed jose mourinho to find a solution to turn. This book provides an interesting insight into sir alex ferguson s personality and mind set. Jose mourinho attends first football match since being sacked as man. Former manchester united defender gary neville has explained how jose mourinho s arrival at chelsea changed the picture for sir alex ferguson and manchester united.
Sir alex ferguson on being offered the england job guardian. Liverpool boss jurgen klopp has the best record of any top coach against jose mourinho. Jose mourinho vs paul pogba, sir alex ferguson vs roy keane. Having defended their portuguese league title, porto won the 2004 champions league. Jose mourinho and sir alex ferguson began their coaching duel in 2004, when mourinhos porto took out manchester united on their way to the most unlikely of champions league triumphs. And french world cup winner paul pogba and the special one jose mourinho were two egos ready to butt heads.
At the moment the cameras caught ferguson, he was shaking his head in disbelief at mourinho s version of the team. Jose mourinho to take a leaf out of sir alex fergusons book. Eric cantona those who hate or disrespect sir alex ferguson, its only because he snatched away their dreams of winning. Apr 08, 2020 ferguson s mind games also sparked an infamous reaction from kevin keegan in 1996 read more related articles. He discusses his apprenticeship in the game, and the differences in football culture and mentality in portugal, england, italy and spain. Manchester uniteds boss sir alex ferguson placed ninth, and the two managers go head to head on wednesday in the carling cup semifinal second leg. Request alex ferguson and jose mourinhos new books. He transformed the club into more powerful than liverpool. Mourinhos team head to old trafford this week looking to progress to. Tottenham hotspur head coach jose mourinho shouts instructions. Mourinho gets man united players onside with change even sir.
The 71yearolds premier league titles dwarf the hauls of his closest rivals. Speaking with sir michael moritz, the coauthor of his book leading at the. What is head to head record between alex ferguson vs jose mourinho. See more ideas about the special one, chelsea fc and manchester united. Ancelotti is perhaps more a manager for the long term, although he has a similarly conservative outlook when it comes to giving youth a chance even when asked to use the academy more at chelsea, he resisted doing so. What is head to head record between alex ferguson vs jose. May 30, 2016 1052005 premier league football manchester united v chelsea jose mourinho and alex ferguson embrace photo. Nov 06, 2016 the full sir alex ferguson interview with charlie rose talks retirement. Jose may even knock out the sir alex when they meet at old trafford and go on to retire with an even more genorous head to head. From the legendary duel between sir alex ferguson and arsene wenger to jose mourinho s bitter feud with the latter, not many managers have been capable of maintaining the amiability without it. Gary neville on how jose mourinhos chelsea forced sir alex. Roy keane slams jose mourinho and aims new sir alex ferguson dig at book launch. Jose mourinho wont be the only premier league manager.648 1682 798 1103 1432 217 945 1640 1230 361 785 99 1110 998 590 798 882 1398 777 922 962 1624 1241 512 104 316 800 357 1201 1410 295 538 298 184