Even on those successes extensively Ferguson told in the book. The United became a top club and how he won prizes with the team. An example of this is the Champions League victory of 2008. How, after an exhausting match and nerve-racking punish shovel series Van der Sar finally stopped the winning penalty. But not only the successes come forward. Also disappointments and defeats. A defeat as in 2011. A Champions League final, but this time would be lost. The game was played at Wembley and Barcelona won the final. Ferguson told about that he had never played against such a good team. The respect he had for the team and why he felt that that team is the best team he ever played against.
Beckham told him about the respect he has for him to always get the maximum out of it, but also how difficult it sometimes was to work with him. Additionally reveals how Ferguson felt the choice of fame who took Beckham.
Van Nistelrooy Ferguson told how he witnessed the escalation in the relationship between Van Nistelrooy. What he thought of it, and what were its causes. A story that you'll love them, and more insight into the event at the time.
Also over the last eccentric pupil which has attracted Ferguson he has devoted a chapter. Wayne Rooney. About the comic negotiations with Everton, but also how Rooney stood his ground. How he sometimes became discredited by his actions off the field and how it was handled internally. A story about an extremely talented player in the selection of Ferguson.
Arsène Wenger has seventeen years as coach of Arsenal was competing with Alex Ferguson. From the moment in 1996, Wenger was coach at Arsenal until the moment that Ferguson retired at Manchester United in 2013. The book tells the former United coach about various incidents between the two. Thus the well-known pizza incident is discussed and how that influenced the relationship between the two coaches. Then he is told how the relationship recovered again. The mutual respect is discussed and how the two could get along well outside the lines.
Mourinho Ferguson talks about how he rated him from the beginning. What he saw him during the first press conference and internal assessment of how to deal with him as coach of a competitive club. He also told about the deep mutual respect and how they each had qualities are high. Furthermore, Ferguson told how hard he had to beat Mourinho from the first game that the two were facing each other. One particular story about a coach who Ferguson had been high in the autumn of his career.
- Author: Sir Alex Ferguson
- Translation: Jolanda to Lindert, Hanneke and Major Erik de Vries
- Title: Alex Ferguson - My Autobiography
- Original Title: Alex Ferguson - My Autobiography
- Publisher: Kosmos Uitgevers, Utrecht
- Original publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London
- Original publication date: 2013
- Year of publication in the Netherlands: 2014