Craig Brown: Working with Shankly, Ferguson and a life in football management

You are currently retired as a professional manager? Yes, I retired seven years ago as a manager and a short time before my retirement my friend Sir Alex Ferguson rang me to say, “Do you know you are the oldest manager in Scotland?” At that time I was ‘only’ 72 years old and then heContinue reading “Craig Brown: Working with Shankly, Ferguson and a life in football management”

Craig Brown: The buzz of qualification and what comes next

Written by Craig Brown I’m fortunate in that I’ve been to 5 major tournaments (WC ‘86, ‘90, ‘98 : EC ‘92, ‘96) having been involved in qualification for 4 of the 5. For the World Cup in 1986 I was invited by the temporary manager, Alex Ferguson, to join the coaching staff once qualification hadContinue reading “Craig Brown: The buzz of qualification and what comes next”