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Sir Alex Ferguson Voted The Greatest Manager Of All Time

Sir Alex Ferguson Voted The Greatest Manager Of All Time

Sir Alex Ferguson, the man who won 38 trophies in a historic 26-year spell with Manchester United, has been voted the greatest manager of all time.

The 78-year-old, who lifted 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups and two Champions League trophies during his decorated spell at Old Trafford, turned the club's fortunes around when he took over in 1986.

He brought the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes into the first-team picture in the following years and built a dynasty, winning trophy after trophy while earning the respect of millions around the world.

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As the Scotsman looks back on being appointed as United manager on this day in 1986, Ferguson can proudly appreciate the fact that he received an incredible 77.2% of the vote when deciding the greatest manager of all time.

He was compared to three other managers in the final SPORTbible poll after we asked our audience to name the greatest manager ever.

After cutting the choices down from eight to a final four, the result spoke volumes of Ferguson's dominance.

In the first poll, Sir Alex came up against Liverpool great Bob Paisley and Brian Clough, as well as former Ajax and Barcelona coach Rinus Michels, but the former United boss came out on top with 88.2% of the vote.

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A second poll involved Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Arsene Wenger and Johan Cruyff, with the current Tottenham manager coming out on top in a close race.

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In the final poll, over 46,000 people voted to name their greatest manager ever.

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Former Liverpool boss Bob Paisley came in second with 12.1% of the majority while Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola received just 8.1% and 7.1% from fans on Twitter. But of course, Sir Alex came out on top with a resounding win.

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It has been seven years since Sir Alex Ferguson took everyone by surprise by announcing his retirement.

Just two weeks after winning his 13th Premier League title, the veteran knew his time had come to hang up that iconic tie and jacket.

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"The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about. It is the right time," he said.

Ferguson managed to get the best out of everyone. He was a true leader inside the dressing room and his passion for Manchester United will always run deep.

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Is he the greatest of all time, though?

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Let us know in the comments.

Topics: Football News, Jose Mourinho, Football, Manchester United, Pep Guardiola, Sir Alex Ferguson, Premier League, Manager, Johan Cruyff, Greatest

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Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.