Revised and updated with new material from the paperback edition.
Includes a prelude read by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United.
Sir Alex Ferguson's best-selling autobiography has now been updated to offer reflections on events at Manchester United since his retirement as well as his teachings at the Harvard Business School, a night at the Oscars and a boat tour round the Hebrides, where he passed unrecognised.
The extra material adds fresh insights and detail on his final years as United's manager.
Both the psychology of management and the detail of football strategy at the top level can be complex matters but no-one has explained them in a more interesting and accessible way for the general reader than Sir Alex does here.
My Autobiography is revealing, endlessly entertaining and above all inspirational.
The reader James Macpherson most notably appeared in 'Taggart' as DCI Mike Jardine, and has also read the audiobook editions of Ian Rankin's Rebus series and Billy Connolly's Route 66.
©2013 Alex Ferguson (P)2013 Hodder & Stoughton
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"Over indulgent with a selection of cheese"
Too much of look at me and all my famous friends. Yawn fest zzz zzz
"Great insights to leadership style"
How he linked his childhood / early adult life to later leadership puzzles
The joy and emotion he describes exploring Iona Abbey, real pride of having a Govan connection to the place
There is only Sir Alex
Not moved as such, but it is riddled with tips for how to approach or consider approaching leadership situations
a good insight to Sir Alex's approach to leadership. A must for all football fans who are also interested in leadership
Excellent book tells the story of the wonderful life of uniteds greatest manager brilliantly ! Love it ! Sir Alex is a great writer he shows in this book as well as a unbelievable manager !
"I'm never in the wrong but I know others who are"
Yes, but I have prefaced the recommendation with my view that he has spent so long with yes-men telling him how faultless he is, he has no other opinion of himself. You can spot who he liked and who he didn't and how unfair he was in his treatment of certain people.
The New Testament if it was written in the first person
Good Lord no, who can afford to vegetate for that length of time?
Provided you can form your own opinions and maintain them without being swept away by his self promotion, then it's quite insightful and allows you to see what he thought of certain events, albeit that it is very one-sided and not balanced or tempered.
it was very well read by James. Fergie was a bit of a tit insulting the players that won him trophies and made him the manager he is
"This is from a Liverpool Fan..."
Wow! What a book, enjoyed every bit of it. It's nice knowing Sir Alex is human and has a humorous side, I laughed a lot as I went through the book (Especially at the typographical error of adding "not" before the words "a top, top", get it?). Overall, the book is a great read and I can't but doff my hat to Sir Alex Ferguson.
No doubt about it, he was good. He story is interesting and his approach to management first rate.
"Very interesting! Good insight to the footballing world"
As above, very good insight to the footballing world and the behind the scenes at UNited
"Interesting review of a career"
Interesting lifetime achievments
It's an overall review of his career, without going into too much detail. Interesting to hear his views and how time changes a person. He's not shy about giving opinions of past players and even some who haven't worked for him. There's still a feeling that much is missing.
Too long to listen in one sitting, it was nonetheless one that I enjoyed returning to and looked forward to turning on the ipod. Well read by the narrator.
Funny old world, Sir Alex ends by talking about his final team being one for the future. At the time of listening it stands in pieces, having been systematically torn apart by Van Gaal
"If you like Man Utd buy this book"
Interesting life story and gives an great insight to the successful teams managed by Sir Alex and funny stories behind the scenes
Sir Alex, honest as ever and funny with it
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