Famed Former Manchester United Manager Discusses Leadership Philosophy & Years of Triumph
“A day which will go down as one of the high points of my career.” – Lowe on her interview with Sir Alex
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 17, 2015 – In a new Premier League Download, NBC Sports Group’s Rebecca Lowe interviews famed former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson this Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN. During the hour-long show, Sir Alex shares insights about the principles and leadership philosophy that helped guide him throughout more than 26 years at Manchester United, where he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles and two UEFA Champions League titles.
One of the most admired and successful managers in the history of professional sports, Sir Alex led Manchester United to record-breaking success and built the club into a global sports power. During Premier League Download, he also discusses his new book, Leading (published by Hachette), which divulges how lessons he learned during his years of management can be applied both on and off the field.
“I have been lucky enough to interview Sir Alex many times during my career, but always when he was manager of Manchester United,” said Lowe. “To have the chance to sit down with him in a more reflective manner was simply a privilege and it was as insightful, engaging and enlightening as I’d hoped. Certainly a day which will go down as one of the high points of my career.”
Throughout his career, Sir Alex managed superstar players including Paul Scholes, Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs and Cristiano Ronaldo.
After a week of international play, NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage returns this weekend, highlighted by a match between first-place Manchester City and Liverpool this Saturday, Nov. 21, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and TELEMUNDO.
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream Premier League Download via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
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