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Top 98 wise famous quotes and sayings by Alex Ferguson

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Alex Ferguson Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Alex Ferguson quotes: Don't play the occasion, play the game. Don't play the occasion, play the game.
Alex Ferguson quotes: The work of a team should always embrace a great player but the great player must always work. The work of a team should always embrace a great player but the great player must always work.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I am such a bloody talented guy. I might go into painting or something like that. I am such a bloody talented guy. I might go into painting or something like that.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I'm no f****** talking to you. He's a f****** great player. Yous are f******* idiots. I'm no f****** talking to you. He's a f****** great player. Yous are f******* idiots.
Alex Ferguson quotes: you learn more from defeats than you do from victories you learn more from defeats than you do from victories
Alex Ferguson quotes: A housefly has a longer life expectancy than the manager of a Premier League team. A housefly has a longer life expectancy than the manager of a Premier League team.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Onde you bid farewell to discipline you day goodbye to success Onde you bid farewell to discipline you day goodbye to success
Alex Ferguson quotes: As with every young player these days, Ronaldo is 18. As with every young player these days, Ronaldo is 18.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Never give in or give up easily on a cause. Never give in or give up easily on a cause.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Inexperienced, or insecure, leaders are often tempted to make any infraction a capital offence. Inexperienced, or insecure, leaders are often tempted to make any infraction a capital offence.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Sometimes you're not sure about a player. Sometimes you doubt. Sometimes you have to guess. Sometimes ... you just know. Sometimes you're not sure about a player. Sometimes you doubt. Sometimes you have to guess. Sometimes ... you just know.
Alex Ferguson quotes: They had Jan Venegoor of ... whatever you call him. They had Jan Venegoor of ... whatever you call him.
Alex Ferguson quotes: As long as there are games to play its not over As long as there are games to play its not over
Alex Ferguson quotes: I had to lift players' expectations. They should never give in. I said that to them all the time: "If you give in once, you'll give in twice. I had to lift players' expectations. They should never give in. I said that to them all the time: "If you give in once, you'll give in twice.
Alex Ferguson quotes: You can't do anything about them ... You can't do anything about them ...
Alex Ferguson quotes: Gianfranco Zola once sent Gary Pallister the wrong way to such an extent that he needed a ticket to get back in. Gianfranco Zola once sent Gary Pallister the wrong way to such an extent that he needed a ticket to get back in.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I tried it 100 or a million times it couldn't happen again. If I could, I would have carried on playing. I tried it 100 or a million times it couldn't happen again. If I could, I would have carried on playing.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Pippo Inzaghi was born in an offside position. Pippo Inzaghi was born in an offside position.
Alex Ferguson quotes: A leader who arrives in a new setting, or inherits a big role, needs to curb the impulse to display his manhood. A leader who arrives in a new setting, or inherits a big role, needs to curb the impulse to display his manhood.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I think his team are mirroring Stuart Pearce as the player he was. (on Manchester City) I think his team are mirroring Stuart Pearce as the player he was.
(on Manchester City)
Alex Ferguson quotes: The most important aspect of our system was training. Whatever happens on a Saturday afternoon has already occurred on the training ground. The most important aspect of our system was training. Whatever happens on a Saturday afternoon has already occurred on the training ground.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I understand the intensity of the supporters. I wonder how they could turn up for work on Monday morning after we lost 5-1 to Manchester City. I understand the intensity of the supporters. I wonder how they could turn up for work on Monday morning after we lost 5-1 to Manchester City.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Don't lie, don't steal and always be early. Don't lie, don't steal and always be early.
Alex Ferguson quotes: In any normal season, most of the teams below Chelsea would think they are doing quite well. In any normal season, most of the teams below Chelsea would think they are doing quite well.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Everest in his slippers. That's what he was like. Everest in his slippers. That's what he was like.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Origins should never be a barrier to success. A modest start in life can be a help more than a hindrance. Origins should never be a barrier to success. A modest start in life can be a help more than a hindrance.
Alex Ferguson quotes: You are not going to be happy if you lose to a goal in the last minute. It is difficult to take and difficult to get out of your mind. You are not going to be happy if you lose to a goal in the last minute. It is difficult to take and difficult to get out of your mind.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Jose was one of those guys on a surfboard who can stay longer on the wave than anyone else. Jose was one of those guys on a surfboard who can stay longer on the wave than anyone else.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I tell the players that the bus is moving. This club has to progress. And the bus wouldn't wait for them. I tell them to get on board. I tell the players that the bus is moving. This club has to progress. And the bus wouldn't wait for them. I tell them to get on board.
Alex Ferguson quotes: It's a conflict of parallels. It's a conflict of parallels.
Alex Ferguson quotes: You can't applaud a referee. You can't applaud a referee.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Hard work will always overcome natural talent when natural talent does not work hard enough. Hard work will always overcome natural talent when natural talent does not work hard enough.
Alex Ferguson quotes: He's fiery, he's competitive, ... I think it was an unfair booking, and Wayne reacts like this against injustice. He's fiery, he's competitive, ... I think it was an unfair booking, and Wayne reacts like this against injustice.
Alex Ferguson quotes: He is improving all the time. He is only 21 and who knows what he is capable of. (on Cristiano Ronaldo) He is improving all the time. He is only 21 and who knows what he is capable of.
(on Cristiano Ronaldo)
Alex Ferguson quotes: Jose understands winning and losing are twins in a way. When you win you don't gloat and when you lose you don't go bananas. Jose understands winning and losing are twins in a way. When you win you don't gloat and when you lose you don't go bananas.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Once you bid farewell to discipline you say goodbye to success Once you bid farewell to discipline you say goodbye to success
Alex Ferguson quotes: Go make your mistakes in the first team. You'll learn more in a month in the first team than you will in two years in the reserves. Go make your mistakes in the first team. You'll learn more in a month in the first team than you will in two years in the reserves.
Alex Ferguson quotes: The culmination of three trophies was the pinnacle of my career and it has been rewarded with a knighthood. The culmination of three trophies was the pinnacle of my career and it has been rewarded with a knighthood.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Part of the pursuit of excellence involves eliminating as many surprises as possible because life is full of the unexpected. Part of the pursuit of excellence involves eliminating as many surprises as possible because life is full of the unexpected.
Alex Ferguson quotes: You are responsible to each other because when you win a game of football, you only need eight players to perform well. You are responsible to each other because when you win a game of football, you only need eight players to perform well.
Alex Ferguson quotes: If you're going to be a footballer, be a great one.If you're going to have a dream, dream big. If you're going to be a footballer, be a great one.If you're going to have a dream, dream big.
Alex Ferguson quotes: The philosophy of a lot of European teams, even in home matches, is not to give a goal away. The philosophy of a lot of European teams, even in home matches, is not to give a goal away.
Alex Ferguson quotes: They say he's an intelligent man, right? Speaks five languages! I've got a 15-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who speaks five languages! They say he's an intelligent man, right? Speaks five languages! I've got a 15-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who speaks five languages!
Alex Ferguson quotes: I don't like losing but I've mellowed. I maybe have a short fuse but it goes away quicker now. I don't like losing but I've mellowed. I maybe have a short fuse but it goes away quicker now.
Alex Ferguson quotes: If we can play like that every week we'll get some level of consistency. If we can play like that every week we'll get some level of consistency.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I'm privileged to have followed Sir Matt because all you have to do is to try and maintain the standards that he set so many years ago. I'm privileged to have followed Sir Matt because all you have to do is to try and maintain the standards that he set so many years ago.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I've never played for a draw in my life. I've never played for a draw in my life.
Alex Ferguson quotes: We have to try to beat Everyone. We have to try to beat Everyone.
Alex Ferguson quotes: The way to win battles, wars and games is by attacking and overrunning the opposing side. The way to win battles, wars and games is by attacking and overrunning the opposing side.
Alex Ferguson quotes: There are members of the London press who seek to antagonise me, deliberately. There are members of the London press who seek to antagonise me, deliberately.
Alex Ferguson quotes: When you run any organisation, you have to look as far down the road as you can. When you run any organisation, you have to look as far down the road as you can.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Attack wins you games, defence wins you titles. Attack wins you games, defence wins you titles.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I've got a temper if I need it. Nothing wrong with losing your temper, if it's for the right reasons. I've got a temper if I need it. Nothing wrong with losing your temper, if it's for the right reasons.
Alex Ferguson quotes: All they can talk about is Manchester United. All they can talk about is Manchester United.
Alex Ferguson quotes: When an Italian tells me it's pasta on the plate, I check under the sauce to make sure. When an Italian tells me it's pasta on the plate, I check under the sauce to make sure.
Alex Ferguson quotes: He's a novice - he should keep his opinions to Japanese football He's a novice - he should keep his opinions to Japanese football
Alex Ferguson quotes: The credit to them, the better team won and there's nothing we can do about that now. The credit to them, the better team won and there's nothing we can do about that now.
Alex Ferguson quotes: You cannot lead by following. You cannot lead by following.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us. Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us.
Alex Ferguson quotes: But there is always that unpredictability about a derby match and that's what it was today. But there is always that unpredictability about a derby match and that's what it was today.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Manchester United might not win Premier League every year, but we'd always be up there competing for it every year. Manchester United might not win Premier League every year, but we'd always be up there competing for it every year.
Alex Ferguson quotes: The lads really ran their socks into the ground. The lads really ran their socks into the ground.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I can't believe it. I can't believe it. Football. Bloody hell. I can't believe it. I can't believe it. Football. Bloody hell.
Alex Ferguson quotes: There's a lot of satisfaction that comes from knowing you're doing your best, and there's even more that comes when it begins to pay off. I There's a lot of satisfaction that comes from knowing you're doing your best, and there's even more that comes when it begins to pay off. I
Alex Ferguson quotes: drive means a combination of a willingness to work hard, emotional fortitude, enormous powers of concentration and a refusal to admit defeat. drive means a combination of a willingness to work hard, emotional fortitude, enormous powers of concentration and a refusal to admit defeat.
Alex Ferguson quotes: the best leaders tend to be missionaries rather than mercenaries. the best leaders tend to be missionaries rather than mercenaries.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Well, football is a hard game; there's no denying it. It's a game that can bring out the worst in you, at times. Well, football is a hard game; there's no denying it. It's a game that can bring out the worst in you, at times.
Alex Ferguson quotes: They say it was Cesc Fabregas who threw the pizza at me but, to this day, I have no idea who the culprit was. They say it was Cesc Fabregas who threw the pizza at me but, to this day, I have no idea who the culprit was.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that. Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Keeping players happy is not easy and I think anyone with a big squad will tell you that. Keeping players happy is not easy and I think anyone with a big squad will tell you that.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Kindness is a universal language regardless of age, nationality or religion. Kindness is a universal language regardless of age, nationality or religion.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Evolution happens. There's no football team in the world that has stayed together for time ever more. Evolution happens. There's no football team in the world that has stayed together for time ever more.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Distinguish between power and control, delegate, be decisive - and always remember people's first names. Distinguish between power and control, delegate, be decisive - and always remember people's first names.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Jamie Carragher trained with United as a youngster. When he was with us he was a midfielder and a mundane, run-of-the-mill player. Jamie Carragher trained with United as a youngster. When he was with us he was a midfielder and a mundane, run-of-the-mill player.
Alex Ferguson quotes: It was our worst-ever day, the worst result in my history, ever. Even as a player I don't think I ever lost 6-1. It was our worst-ever day, the worst result in my history, ever. Even as a player I don't think I ever lost 6-1.
Alex Ferguson quotes: He's such a great threat because of his power and pace. (on Cristiano Ronaldo) He's such a great threat because of his power and pace.
(on Cristiano Ronaldo)
Alex Ferguson quotes: He could start a row in an empty house. He could start a row in an empty house.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Once you shake hands with the devil, you have to accept they are in control. Once you shake hands with the devil, you have to accept they are in control.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I feel sympathy for the working class lad. I've always championed about ticket prices and try to equate that to people's salaries. I feel sympathy for the working class lad. I've always championed about ticket prices and try to equate that to people's salaries.
Alex Ferguson quotes: If you need one person to change your destiny, then you have not built a very solid organisation. If you need one person to change your destiny, then you have not built a very solid organisation.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I remember the first time I saw him. He was 13 and just floated over the ground like a cockier spaniel chasing a piece of silver paper in the wind. I remember the first time I saw him. He was 13 and just floated over the ground like a cockier spaniel chasing a piece of silver paper in the wind.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Wayne is truly blessed. He doesn't just have ability, he has a fire inside him. Wayne is truly blessed. He doesn't just have ability, he has a fire inside him.
Alex Ferguson quotes: I used to have a saying that when a player is at his peak, he feels as though he can climb. I used to have a saying that when a player is at his peak, he feels as though he can climb.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Promise is one thing. Fulfilling that promise is quite another. Promise is one thing. Fulfilling that promise is quite another.
Alex Ferguson quotes: One mark of a leader is his willingness to share information. One mark of a leader is his willingness to share information.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Cole should be scoring from those distances, but I'm not going to single him out. Cole should be scoring from those distances, but I'm not going to single him out.
Alex Ferguson quotes: If I have my health I can carry on. There will be a point when I do quit but I have absolutely no idea when that is. If I have my health I can carry on. There will be a point when I do quit but I have absolutely no idea when that is.
Alex Ferguson quotes: He was taking 30 seconds to book a player. He was needing a rest. It was ridiculous. He was taking 30 seconds to book a player. He was needing a rest. It was ridiculous.
Alex Ferguson quotes: Her Majesty said she hoped I would have time for my horses - I own two and have shares in four. Her Majesty said she hoped I would have time for my horses - I own two and have shares in four.