Alex Ferguson Book - "Leading"

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Alex Ferguson Book - "Leading"

Post by Bridge of Allan Bairn » Saturday 26th 2015f September 2015 08:13:58 PM

I was delayed recently at an airport with some time to kill so bought Fergie's latest book.

It was good to see that he mentions Falkirk a number of times, even after all these years.

He also mentions that his work ethic was one of his major success factors and he admired unsung heroes like Alex Smith and Jim McLean in Scotland whom he would run into in godforsaken places, on nights when the rain was hammering down and it would have been nicer sitting in front of the TV.
"We knew other teams didn't like coming to Brockville...they said it was a dump...tight pitch...poor surface...we used that to our advantage...the team spirit was outstanding" J Hughes 2003

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Post by Bula Bairn » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 08:39:41 AM

Lost any respect for him when he became a "Sir" - total sell out.

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Post by Ranaldo Bairn » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 10:59:14 AM

He's a horrible, horrible man.
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Post by dixie chicken » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 10:59:32 AM

Bula Bairn wrote:Lost any respect for him when he became a "Sir" - total sell out.
I take it would turn it down if offered which I would guess is most unlikely?
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Post by Ranaldo Bairn » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 11:01:17 AM

Many, many people turn down honours!
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Re: Alex Ferguson Book - "Leading"

Post by Bula Bairn » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 11:18:05 AM

dixie chicken wrote:
Bula Bairn wrote:Lost any respect for him when he became a "Sir" - total sell out.
I take it would turn it down if offered which I would guess is most unlikely?
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Yes! As RB says, plenty of people have turned it down.

Didn't think you'd be a fan of Champagne socialists either!

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Post by dixie chicken » Saturday 10th 2015f October 2015 12:37:07 PM

Bula Bairn wrote:
dixie chicken wrote:
Bula Bairn wrote:Lost any respect for him when he became a "Sir" - total sell out.
I take it would turn it down if offered which I would guess is most unlikely?
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Yes! As RB says, plenty of people have turned it down.

Didn't think you'd be a fan of Champagne socialists either!
You've got a point.
Never quite understood why he maintained he was a socialist?
More like a champagne capitalist!!!

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