Drumoyne

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Drumoyne
Drumoyne is located in Glasgow council area
Drumoyne
Drumoyne
 Drumoyne shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS541649
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G51
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow South West
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Pollok
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Coordinates: 55°51′19″N 4°19′57″W / 55.855152°N 4.332379°W / 55.855152; -4.332379

Drumoyne is now a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde and is part of the former Burgh of Govan.[1]

It is the birthplace of Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United football club since November 1986 and now the most successful manager in English football. He was born at 357 Shieldhall Road on 31 December 1941, the home of his grandparents, although he grew up at a tenement in nearby Govan. His birthplace still exists today.

It also is the home of the drumoyne young team or young drummy team a local youth gang.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "2nd Edition Ordnance Survey". 1893-94. Retrieved 2012-04-16.  Check date values in: |date= (help)