Man Utd Managers

1986 - ?

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1987 Viv Anderson                   Arsenal                           250.000
            Brian McClair                Celtic                              850.000
            Steve Bruce                      Norwich                         825.000

           Jim Leighton                   Aberdeen                        750.000
           Lee Sharpe                        Torquay                          180.000
           Mal Donaghy                    Luton Town                   650.000
           Ralph Mine                       Bristol City                   170.000
           Mark Hughes                    Barcelona                   1.800.000
          Giuliano Mairoana          Histon                               30.000

           Mike Phelan                     Norwich                         750.000
           Gary Pallister                  Middlesbrough         2.300.000
           Neill Web                          Nott. Forest                1.500.000
           Brian Carey                      Corke                              100.000  
           Danny Wallace                 Southampton              1.200.000
           Paul Ince                           West Ham                    1.500.000

           Denis Irwin                      Oldham                          625.000
           Les Sealey                         Luton Town                        Free
           Neil Withworth              Wigan                              150.000

          Andrei Kanchelskis          Donetsk                        650.000
          Peter Schmeichel             Bröndby                        550.000
          Paul Parker                       QPR                            2.000.000

         Dion Dublin                        Cambridge                1.000.000
         Pat McGibbon                   Portadown                    100.000
         Eric Cantona                      Leeds Utd.                 1.200.000

         Les Sealey                Aston Villa                   Free 
         Roy Keane                Nott. Forest        3.750.000

         David May                  Blackburn         1.400.000
         Greame Tomlinson  Bradford               100.000

         Andy Cole                   Newcastle          6.000.000
         Nick Culkin               York City              250.000

         Tony Coton                Man City              500.000
         Karel Poborsky           Prague               3.500.000
         Ole Gunnar Solskjær  Molde                1.500.000
         Jordi Cruyff                Barcelona          1.400.000
         Ronny Johnsen           Besikstas           1.200.000
         Raimond v.d.Gouw     Arnheim              500.000
         Wesley Brown     Gtr Manchester Boys       Free

Teddy Sheringham      Tottenham        £3.500.000
        Erik Nevland      Viking Stavanger        £1.500.000
        Henning Berg              Blackburn          £5.000.000

        Jaap Stam              PSV Eindhoven      £10.750.000
        Jesper Blomqvist         AC Parma           £4.400.000
        Dwight Yorke              Aston Villa        £12.600.000

       ........more to follow?

43 signings                       TOTAL: 76.980.000

Top 8  Alex Signings in order of merit:

Cantona          1.200.000   Complete bargain. worlds best player at that price!
Schmeichel       550.000     Another bargain for the worlds top goalkeeper!
Cole                6.000.000   Took some time but will be a legend :))
McClair             850.000    One of his first signing's played for 12 years!
Bruce                 825.000   Another one of his first signings club captain played 9 years.
Irwin                  625.000   What a fantastic price for a world class full back!
Solksjaer        1.500.000    After his first season this young Norweigen was the clubs top scorer!

Dwight Yorke 12.600.000   Expensive but already looking worth it!

Fergie's All time Sales: 86 - 98 incl.
1986 Frazer Digby Swindon 32.000

1987 Frank Stapleton Ajax 100.000
        Peter Barnes Man City 30.000
        Simon Ratcliffe Norwich 40.000
        Terry Gibson Wimbledon 200.000

1988 Graeme Hogg Portsmouth 150.000
        Chris Turner Sheff Wed ?
        Jesper Olsen Bordeaux 400.000
        Kevin Moran Sporting Gijon Free
        Peter Davenport Middlesbrough ?
        Liam O´Brian Newcastle 250.000
        Arthur Albiston WBA Free

1989 Gordon Strachan Leeds 300.000
         Paul Dalton Hartlepool 20.000
         Norman Whiteside Everton 750.000
         Paul McGrath Aston Villa 400.000
         Simon Andrews Wigan Free
         Wayne Haseltine Oldham 40.000

1990 Shaun Goater Rotherham Free
         Micky Daxbury Blackburn Free
         Andy Rammell Barnsley 100.000
         Colin Gibson Leicester 100.000
         Viv Anderson Sheff Wed Free
         Wayne Bullimore Barnsley Free

1991 Daniol Graham Barnsley 50.000

1992 Joson Lydiate Bolton Free
         Derek Brazil Cardiff 85.000
         Mal Donaghy Chelsea 150.000
         Sean MacAuley St Johnston 100.000
        Mark Robins Norwich 800.000
        Neil Webb Nott. Forest 800.000

1993 Brian Carey Leicester 250.000
        Danny Wallace Birmingham 250.000
        Russel Beardsmore Bournmouth Free

1994 Bryan Robson Middlesbrough Free
        Clayton Blackmore Middlesbrough Free
        Darren Ferguson Wolves 250.000    ....  Alex's son!
        Dion Dublin Coventry 1.900.000
        Mike Phelan WBA Free
        Rob Savage Crew Free
        Les Sealey Blackpool Free
        Colin McKee Kilmarnock 265.000
        Neil Withworth Kilmarnock 265.000

1995 Keith Gillespie Newcastle 1.000.000
        Richard Irwing Nott Forest 75.000
        Ashley Westwood Crewe 40.000
        Andrei Kanchelskis Everton 5.000.000
        Paul Ince Inter Milan 6.000.000
        Mark Hughes Chelsea 1.500.000 :((((
        Gary Walsh Middlesbrough 250.000

1996 Lee Sharpe Leeds 4.500.000
        Tony Coton Sunderland 600.000
        Steve Bruce Birmingham Free
        Paul Parker ? Free

1997 Eric Cantona Retired ........
        Pat McGibbon Wigan Athletic  £250,000
        Simon Davies Luton Town        £150,000
        Karel Poborksy Benfica          £2.000,000        
1998 John O'Kane Everton              £400,000
        Brian McClair Motherwell               Free
        Kevin Pilkington Southend United  Free
        Graeme Tomlinson                          Free
        Gary Pallister Middlesbrough    £2.500,000
        Ben Thornley Huddersfield Town  £250,000

                        64 Sales Total:   32.642.000 Pounds Sterling.

             CURRENT BALANCE :  -44 Million

Alex has been brillianton the transfer market!
Keep the faith
Red til your dead
Man United for life not just for Christmas
Barry Leeming

Manager: Alex Ferguson FACTS:

1941: Born in Govan, Glasgow, on December 31

1957: Joined Queens Park as amateur while apprentice toolmaker in Glasgow factory.

1960: Joined St Johnstone as part-timer.

1964: Quit toolmaking and joined Dunfermline.

1967: Moved to Rangers for £65,000.

1969: Another move, this time to Falkirk, for £20,000.

1973: Joined Ayr, returning to part-time ranks while running his Glasgow pub.

1974: Appointed manager of East Stirling in September, but moved to St Mirren three months later.

1978: Sacked by St Mirren and appointed at Aberdeen as successor to Billy McNeill.

1980: First managerial honour when Aberdeen win Scottish championship.

1982: Aberdeen win the Scottish Cup beating Rangers 4-1.

1983: Aberdeen retain Scottish Cup this time beating Rangers 1-0 and defeating Real Madrid 2-1 in Gothenburg to lift European Cup Winnersí Cup.

1984: Aberdeen win League and Cup double beating Celtic 2-1 in the Cup final. Ferguson awarded OBE.

1985: Appointed caretaker manager of Scotland following death of Jock Stein during Wales v Scotland World Cup qualifier.

1986: Scotland bow out of Mexico World Cup after first round. Ferguson leaves Aberdeen to take over at Manchester United after sacking of Ron Atkinson.

1990: First trophy at Old Trafford as United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in an FA Cup final replay after a 2-2 draw. 1991: United beat Barcelona 2-1 in Rotterdam to win European Cup Winnersí Cup.

1992: European Super Cup arrives at Old Trafford as United beat Red Star Belgrade, while first League Cup triumph booked with 1-0 defeat of Nottingham Forest. Championship dream dies as Leeds overhaul United in final weeks of the season.

1993: Old Traffordís 26-year wait for title is ended as United finish 10 points clear of Aston Villa.

1994: United become only fourth team this century, and sixth in total, to complete championship and FA Cup double. The Old Trafford club defeat Chelsea 4-0 in the FA Cup final.

1995: United finish runners-up to Blackburn in the league and Everton in the FA Cup.

1996: United become the first club to complete the championship and FA Cup double twice, overcoming one-time runaway leaders Newcastle in the Premiership and then beating Liverpool 1-0 at Wembley.

1997: Sets his sights on emulating Sir Matt Busby by lifting the European Cup, but United are beaten in semi-finals by Borussia Dortmund. Pain eased by fourth championship in five seasons.

Captain: Roy Keane: KEY MAN Keane has tackled his poor disciplinary record as well as he does any opponent and is the best midfielder in the country. His worth to United is demonstrated by his ability to play almost anywhere when called upon.

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