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Alex Ferguson (no, not that one) scored his first skilled objectives for East Fife within the Scottish League Two towards 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 buzzing after his efficiency.

In response to East Fife supervisor Stevie Crawford: “Alex will carry competitors for locations within the midfield and is a participant who’s technically excellent on the ball.”

The 18-year-old joined the St. Johnstone at U16 stage earlier than he made his debut towards Brechin Metropolis 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. Although the sport was executed and dusted, it was “Fergie time” nonetheless.

At simply 19 years previous, Ferguson has an extended highway forward of him to match the profession of his namesake, the legendary Manchester United coach and Rangers participant, who revamped 300 membership appearances and scored 171 objectives throughout his profession. By way of his managerial profession, Ferguson gained greater than 30 home and worldwide titles, together with 13 Premier League championships, 5 FA Cup medals, and two Champions League titles.

Nonetheless, that did not cease the admin of the East Fife Twitter account from calling the younger midfielder “Sir Alex.” May he grow to be a family title and even captain Scotland? Time will inform.

Ferguson’s enjoying profession started as an newbie with Queen’s Park, the place he made his debut as a striker, aged 16. He described his first match as a “nightmare,” however scored Queen’s Park’s solely purpose in a 2-1 defeat towards Stranraer.

The unique Sir Alex is a legend and icon all over the world, and eyes will probably be on the younger Ferguson to ship, and if he continues to hold on as he did right this moment, he’ll have a vivid future.

With full-time leading to 4-1 to East Fife, the purpose scorers had been each youngsters, displaying promise and expertise amongst Scottish youth gamers. And who is aware of, with extra performances like these, the younger man may even get acknowledgment from Fergie himself.



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