There are other passages of the book that feel like a headlong rush through events that might have been more profitably reflected upon and then written about further down the line.
If you actually read this book, you will know that Sir Alex spoke highly of others on perhaps every other page. Add to basket Add to wishlist Description Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role.
If you are not interested in soccer, then you will read 2 pages of this book and stop. But everyone knows that David Beckham was the boy wonder of English soccer, and that something happened at Manchester United which prompted him and his glamorous family to head overseas.
I would have loved to read more about his time in the shipyards of Govan and his time at Aberdeen. The player had to be restrained, and then went into a Trappist sulk. In its construction and style the book sometimes feels rushed, as presumably it had to be, once Ferguson decided in December that he would retire the following summer.
At the end, I get the feeling of wanting more from Sir Alex. This book is not organized as I thought it would be. If you like soccer, know who Alex Ferguson is, and likes autobiographies, then this is the book for you. Far from settling scores, Ferguson seems to have used his autobiography to tell the world how much he loves it.
The chapter headings suggest a highlights package of the rows, controversies and personality clashes of the Premier League era. SAF had a remarkable eye for a promising player, and his record in the transfer market was simply terrific. When one player asks: He is certainly old-fashioned when it comes to the language in the book.
Ferguson has always maintained that the hundreds of millions of pounds in interest payments to service that debt did not affect his ability to buy top players. This book is not organized as I thought it would be.
My Autobiography is a flawed affair. Thus, the entire saga is brilliantly encapsulated in a single Ferguson sentence: More problematically, from a United supporter's point of view, two central figures in the club's recent history, Roy Keane and David Beckham, are given harsh treatment:.
Sir Alex Ferguson is the best manager in the world, winning 13 Barclays premier league champion, 5 FA cup and 2 UEFA Champion’s League.
This book is an autobiography written by himself about his feelings on some of his best players/5. Aug 01, · This is an autobiography of Sir Alex Ferguson, widely regarded as the best soccer manager in England, and the world.
This book was written after Manchester United’s treble: winning the league, the league cup, and the champion’s league/5.
Nov 15, · Few football stars escape the lash of Sir Alex Ferguson's tongue in his hotly-anticipated autobiographyAuthor: Matthew Dunn.
Alex Ferguson: 'The most important football man of the past 25 years.' Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Sir Alex Ferguson was the most important football man of the past 25 years. But this does not.
Sir Alex Ferguson was the most important football man of the past 25 years. But this does not feel like an important football book.
Given the scale of his achievements, and the brilliance of the. Oct 24, · Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role. He has gone out in a blaze of glory, with United winning the Premier League for the 13th time, and he is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of British football/5(K).Book reviewmy autobiographyby sir alex ferguson