LMA Manager of the Year 2011 – Sir Alex Ferguson
10 June 2011 – As successor of the 2010 winner Roy Hodgson, Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson was honoured with the prestigious LMA Manager of the Year Award 2011 at the Annual Awards Dinner held at the Hilton, Park Lane, London on 23 May.
The award is voted by the LMA members which includes all the managers from the top four professionalleagues in English football. The League Managers Association (LMA) based in Warwick is next to The FA Coaches Association (FACA) a member with AEFCA since 2009.
Sir Alex has earned the honourable distinction as recognition for Manchester United’s excellent season winning the Premier League title, the 12th title of Ferguson’s reign, as well as reaching the UEFA Champions League final for the third time in four seasons. This is in addition to reaching the semi-finals of The FA Cup and the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup.
In addition, Ferguson was also awarded the LMA Special Merit Award. During the season, he set two very distinguished personal records by surpassing 2000 games in management and becoming the longest serving manager in Manchester United’s history.
Dr Jozef Vengloš and Karlheinz Raviol attended the event in their capacity as AEFCA President and General Secretary.
To find out more about the award evening and the LMA itself, visit www.leaguemanagers.com.