Alex Ferguson's Glasgow in 11 pictures: The Glasgow locations which shaped Fergie's life

Here are the Glasgow locations which helped shape Alex Ferguson’s life

Alexander Chapman Ferguson was born into the world on Hogmanay 1941, during the early years of World War Two.

He remains one of Glasgow’s best known sons having had a hugely successful football career as manager of Aberdeen and Manchester United.

Ferguson remains proud of his upbringing in Govan and still has a strong association with the area till this day as he puts down many of his achievements to his Govan roots.

Speaking about his upbringing in Govan, Ferguson said: "Survival was the essence. Ambition had nothing to do with their lives. Yet there was an incredible warmth of fellow feeling among them, a loyalty that was as deep as the marrow.

“I wish I could revisit, however briefly, the sense of community that existed in the Govan of my childhood. It could be a rough world but there were wonderful values at the heart of it. Loyalty has been the anchor of my life and it is something that I learned in Govan."

Here are 11 locations in Glasgow which helped Alex Ferguson become one of the greatest football managers of all time.

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