15 May '11, 12am

Sir Alex Ferguson - the greatest manager in English football history?

Sir Alex Ferguson - the greatest manager in English football history?

Sir Alex Ferguson's record 19th title confirms him as the greatest manager in English football history. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - MANCHESTER United's record 19th title confirms Sir Alex Ferguson as the greatest manager in English football history, the 36th trophy of a remarkable 25-year reign at Old Trafford that may never be equalled. While admirers of Bob Paisley will point to the 18 trophies the former Liverpool manager crammed into nine golden years at Anfield between 1974 and 1983, in terms of longevity and volume, Ferguson is in a league of his own. Saturday's Premier League title was the 12th of Ferguson's tenure, a spell which has also included two European Champions League crowns, five FA Cups, four League Cups and the World Club Cup. The scale of the achievement is all the more impressive when taking into account the parlous state of affairs at Old Trafford when Fer...

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