Famous Scottish Coaches

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 1 Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson
Famous As: Former Manager of Manchester United
Birthdate: December 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Scottish
Alex Ferguson is known for his 26-year tenure as the manager of the football club Manchester United, from 1986 to 2013. He won 38 trophies with the club, including 13 Premier League titles. The first English Football Hall of Fame inductee, Ferguson has also received the knighthood

 2 David Moyes

David Moyes
Famous As: Football Coach
Birthdate: April 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Scottish
Scottish footballer and coach David Moyes had a 19-year playing stint as a center-back for football teams such as Celtic, Preston North End, and Bristol City. He currently manages the Premier League club West Ham United and has been named the League Managers Association Manager of the Year thrice. 
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 3 Duncan Ferguson

Duncan Ferguson
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Scottish
Starting his professional football career with Dundee United, Scottish footballer/coach Duncan Ferguson later moved on to clubs such as Everton, Newcastle United, and Rangers. With the Rangers, he received a record transfer fee. His aggression on field later spilled on his off-the-field life, leading to multiple convictions for assault.

 4 Matt Busby

Matt Busby
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Scottish
Died: January 20, 1994

 5 Bill Shankly

Bill Shankly
Famous As: Scottish Footballer and Manager
Birthdate: September 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British, Scottish
Died: September 29, 1981
Bill Shankly is remembered as the man who pulled Liverpool from nowhere and catapulted it to popularity, with wins such as the FA Cup and the UEFA Cup. It is believed he died a sad man, not being allowed to be on the Liverpool board after retiring as a coach.

 6 Gordon Strachan

Gordon Strachan
Famous As: Scottish football manager
Birthdate: February 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Scottish

Gordon Strachan is a Scottish football coach who has managed teams like Southampton Football Club, Middlesbrough Football Club, Celtic Football Club, and Scotland. A former player, Strachan represented his team in two FIFA World Cups. He also played for popular clubs like Manchester United.

 7 Judy Murray

Judy Murray
Famous As: tennis coach, tennis player
Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Scottish
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 8 Jock Stein

Jock Stein
Famous As: Football Manager
Birthdate: October 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Scottish
Died: September 10, 1985

Scottish football player and manager Jock Stein guided the Celtic football club to win their first European Cup in 1967. He also guided the team to nine successive Scottish League championships. Beginning his career as a football player, he became a manager upon his retirement and had a brilliant stint in this position. He died of heart disease in 1985.

 9 Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald
Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: November 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Scottish