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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record – stats and facts

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Sir Alex Fergusons Premier League record

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record – stats and facts

Sir Alex Ferguson is undoubtedly one of the greatest managers of all time without any doubts. The former Manchester United legendary manager is described as the greatest manager in the Premier League. So here we look at Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record.

The 74-year-old announced his retirement from football coaching in 2013 after winning 13 Premier League titles with Manchester United far more titles than rivals Arsene Wenger with three and Jose Mourinho who has won two. This is Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record.

But the question here is what are the stats behind the titles won by this legend? Compared to his managerial rivals during his 27-year tenure at Old Trafford in terms of win percentage, number of wins, games managed and even goals for and against?

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record

Premier League Managers

We have also included ”Fergie’s mosts” which is which team he had most wins against? and which teams he never managed to beat during his time with the Red Devils? Below we have a table which illustrates all the information. So here we look at Sir Alex Ferguson’s Premier League record.

Recent Managers Games Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Win Rate %
Alex Ferguson 808 527 167 114 1620 697 65
Roberto Mancini 133 82 27 24 255 111 62
Arsene Wenger 636 366 160 110 1201 598 58
Rafael Benitez 251 139 60 52 416 205 55
Andre Villas-Boas 62 32 15 15 108 75 52
David Moyes 425 172 123 130 565 501 40
Paolo Di Canio 5 2 1 2 7 9 40
Martin Jol 187 71 50 66 262 254 38
Steve Clarke 37 14 6 17 49 53 38
Harry Redknapp 616 231 163 222 793 801 38
Alan Pardew 170 60 41 69 214 255 35
Brendan Rodgers 74 26 24 24 111 93 35
Sam Allardyce 359 124 102 133 429 491 35
Michael Laudrup 36 11 13 12 46 46 31
Tony Pulis 188 56 56 76 186 246 30
Paul Lambert 74 22 21 31 96 131 30
Mauricio Pochettino 14 4 5 5 17 18 29
Roberto Martinez 150 38 42 70 163 269 25
Chris Hughton 59 14 20 25 67 96 24
Nigel Adkins 28 6 9 13 36 50 21

Sir Alex Ferguson’s mosts – all competitions

Here are Fergie’s mosts.

Category Opponent Figure
Most games Chelsea 72
Most wins Tottenham/Aston Villa 38
Most defeats Chelsea 22
Biggest win Ipswich (04/03/95) 9-0
Biggest defeat Manchester City (23/10/11) 1-6
Best win percentage (10+ games) Wigan 94%
Worst win percentage (10+ games) Chelsea 35%
Most games without a win Villarreal 4
Most games – 100% win rate Watford 9

Best Win Percentage in Premier League History (20+ Games)

Managers with the best win percentage goes to Jose Mourinho who has the best win percentage before the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Here are the best win percentage in Premier League history (20+ games)

Manager Club(s) Games Won Win %
Jose Mourinho Chelsea 120 85 70.83
Alex Ferguson Manchester United 808 527 65.22
Roberto Mancini Manchester City 133 82 61.65
Arsene Wenger Arsenal 636 366 57.55
Rafael Benitez Liverpool/Chelsea 251 139 55.38
Claudio Ranieri Chelsea 146 76 52.05
Kenny Dalglish Liverpool/Blackburn/Newcastle 238 115 48.32
Roy Evans Liverpool 172 83 48.26
Gerard Houllier Liverpool/Aston Villa 263 122 46.39
Bobby Robson Newcastle 188 83 44.15

Most Wins By A Premier League Manager 

Sir Alex Fergusons Premier League record Jose Mourinho

Sir Alex Ferguson has 527 wins which is most wins in history of the Premier League. Here are the most wins in history of the Premier League.

Manager Club(s) Won
Alex Ferguson Manchester United 527
Arsene Wenger Arsenal 366
Harry Redknapp West Ham/Portsmouth/Southampton/Tottenham/QPR 231
David Moyes Everton 172
Rafael Benitez Liverpool/Chelsea 139
Martin O’Neil Leicester/Aston Villa/Sunderland 130
Sam Allardyce Bolton/Newcastle/Blackburn/West Ham 124
Gerard Houllier Liverpool/Aston Villa 122
Kevin Keegan Newcastle 116
Kenny Dalglish Liverpool/Blackburn/Newcastle 115
David O’Leary Leeds/Aston Villa 112
Alan Curbishley Charlton/West Ham 108
George Graham Arsenal/Leeds/Tottenham 101

Most Premier League games managed

Sir Alex Ferguson has 808 games managed which is the second most managed games in history of the Premier League. Here are the most managed games in history of the Premier League.

Manager Club(s) Games
Arsene Wenger Arsenal 820
Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United 808
Harry Redknapp West Ham/Portsmouth/Southampton/Tottenham/QPR 616
David Moyes Everton 425
Martin O’Neil Leicester/Aston Villa/Sunderland 359
Sam Allardyce Bolton/Newcastle/Blackburn/West Ham 359
Alan Curbishley Charlton/West Ham 328
Steve Bruce Birmingham/Wigan/Sunderland 316
George Graham Arsenal/Leeds/Tottenham 287
Joe Kinnear Wimbledon/Newcastle 285

Sir Alex Ferguson 27 Years at Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson became manager of Manchester United in 1986, he went on to become a Manchester United legend after spending 27 years at Old Trafford winning 38 trophies including, 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League amd five FA Cups. The Scott is also the longest serving manager for Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United
Competition Games Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Win Rate %
Premier League 808 527 167 114 1620 697 65
First Division 225 97 70 58 319 227 43
FA Cup 120 80 22 18 230 93 67
League Cup 97 62 10 25 178 107 64
European Cup 202 110 52 40 352 186 54
Cup Winners Cup 13 8 4 1 20 8 62
Uefa Cup 8 1 4 3 8 9 13
Community Shield 16 4 7 5 22 22 25
European Super Cup 3 1 0 2 2 3 33
Intercontinental Cup 1 1 0 0 1 0 100
Club World Cup 5 3 1 1 10 7 60
Total 1498 894 337 267 2762 1359 60

See also Sir Alex’s Worst Ever Signings. All stats upto date on 10th May, 2013. For more information check : Sir Alex Ferguson Career.

Upcoming article: Jose Mourinho UEFA Champions League Record.

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