East Fife Alex Ferguson favorable comparisons legendary Manchester United manager

Alex Ferguson (no, no longer that one) scored his first skilled objectives for East Fife within the Scottish League Two in opposition to Bonnyrigg Rose. The 19-year-old Scotsman, on mortgage from St. Johnstone FC, resides as much as his namesake and had the East Fife Twitter account humming after his efficiency.

According to East Fife manager Stevie Crawford: “Alex will bring competition for places in the midfield and is a player who is technically very good on the ball.”

The 18-year-old joined the St. Johnstone at U16 stage prior to he made his debut in opposition to Brechin City within the 2020-21 League Cup.

After 12 appearances for the membership this season, he tallied his first two objectives within the sixty fourth and ninetieth minute. Even even though the sport was once accomplished and dusted, it was once “Fergie time” nonetheless.

At simply 19 years outdated, Ferguson has an extended highway forward of him to compare the profession of his namesake, the legendary Manchester United trainer and Rangers participant, who revamped 300 membership appearances and scored 171 objectives all over his profession. In phrases of his managerial profession, Ferguson gained greater than 30 home and global titles, together with 13 Premier League championships, 5 FA Cup medals, and two Champions League titles.

However, that did not forestall the admin of the East Fife Twitter account from calling the younger midfielder “Sir Alex.” Could he turn out to be a family identify or even captain Scotland? Time will inform.

Ferguson’s taking part in profession started as an beginner with Queen’s Park, the place he made his debut as a striker, elderly 16. He described his first fit as a “nightmare,” however scored Queen’s Park’s best objective in a 2-1 defeat in opposition to Stranraer.

The unique Sir Alex is a legend and icon all over the world, and eyes might be at the younger Ferguson to ship, and if he continues to hold on as he did as of late, he will have a brilliant long term.

With full-time leading to 4-1 to East Fife, the objective scorers had been each youngsters, appearing promise and ability amongst Scottish early life avid gamers. And who is aware of, with extra performances like those, the younger guy may even get acknowledgment from Fergie himself.

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