Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography

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Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography
Author Sir Alex Ferguson
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Subject The autobiography of former football manager Alex Ferguson
Genre Autobiography
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Publication date
30 October 2013
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 416
ISBN 0340919396

Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography is the second official autobiography of Alex Ferguson, the former football manager and player. It was released on 30 October 2013,[1] and covers the period from 2000 to 2013.

Synopsis[edit]

Ferguson says that he saw Manchester United "change from a conventional football club to what is now a major business enterprise and he never failed to move with the times." He says that it was nothing other than his "man-management" skills that helped him to deal with the global stars.[2] His relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo has got special importance in the book.[3] He says that he never wanted Ronaldo to join Real Madrid.[4] In this book, he expresses his feelings about David Beckham, Ryan Giggs etc. He mentions for the first time how he was against Beckham's decision to join his sons football team as head coach. [5][6]

Reception[edit]

One reader criticised the book for containing numerous factual errors, prompting publishers Hodder & Stoughton to offer him a refund.[7]

References[edit]

Preceded by
Autobiography by Morrissey
UK number one selling book
29 October 2013 (two weeks)
Succeeded by
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney