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Alex Ferguson talks about his policy on providing experience for youth players at Aberdeen F.C. (clip) 
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Reference number: N1069
Date: [ca. 1980]
Director: d. John W. Doran
Producer: John W. Doran
Production company: Grampian Television
Running time: 21.13 mins
Description: A documentary showcasing the career of Alex Ferguson. Features interviews with Gordon Strachan, Jimmy Reid and Willy Millar, as well as Ferguson. Topics include Ferguson's career, his childhood growing up in Govan, his personality and style of management and wonders where he will go after Aberdeen FC.
video ed. Tom Mowat
rostrum camera Ken Morse
film cameraman Gordon Watson
film sd. Sandy Knox, Norman Burns
dubbing mixer Robert Stephen
film ed. Graeme Crowe
research Terry Sim
p. ass. Judith Gammack
p. and d. John W. Doran
Shotlist: (0.00) [sounds starts ca. 4 secs before picture] Grampian Television logo (0.09) view over Pittodrie Stadium, empty stadium and pitch (0.23) i/v Willy Miller, speaking about the qualities of Alex Ferguson (0.50) unid. young player [possibly Eric Black] (1.20) i/v Jim McLean (1.30) Alex Ferguson on terrace [titles overlaid] (1.42) Alex Ferguson talks about the enthusiasm of the players and why that is important, shot is of players in training (2.20) i/v Gordon Strachan speaking about AF's pre match nerves (2.54) i/v WM (3.11) ints. car, Alex Ferguson intercut with b/w photographs, talks about winning attitude (3.56) i/v's on Ferguson temperament including Strachan and Jimmy Reid (4.58) gv's small boys playing football, AF on childhood in Govan and father's influence (5.51) tracking shot, ints. AF in car, intercut b/w photos (5.47) i/v Jimmy Reid on boy's football and team spirit (6.40) gv's school football; i/v teacher Bob Innes, AF speaks about his good work; gv's Hampden Old Boys Club [Bob Innes in v/o] (8.30) gvs Fairfields yard in Govan (8.50) gvs shipyard workers, launch of ship 'Charles Parsons' (9.48) i/v with Ferguson, career at Queen's Park, intercut bw photos (10.18) exts. St. Johnstone FC grounds; intercut bw photos (11.15) AF on transfer to Dunfermline and apprenticeship as toolmaker, decision to go full time; gvs streets as he drives (11.31) blank (11.35) i/v Bobby Cunningham intercut b/w photos, Scotland tour etc. (12.19) exts. Rangers FC stadium; bw archive Ferguson scoring goal; i/v Scott Symon, manager (13.06) Fergie in car on his decision to become manager at Aberdeen and overcoming setbacks experienced in first season; exts. Pittodrie (14.29) i/v Willy Miller; gvs Fergie and team (15.44) i/v unid. young player; gvs training session (16.19) i/v Gordon Strachan, speaks about lessons he has learned from AF (16.33) gvs training session; AF praises Dundee Manager (Walter Smith?); i/v Walter Smith; gvs training (17.37) blank; counter leader (17.47) c/u football boots running onto pitch (17.57) blank; counter leader (18.07) Ferguson walking onto pitch; i/v Strachan (18.40) i/v Eric Black on AF's future; i/v Willy Miller (19.22) i/v unid. older man; i/v Bobby Cunningham; shot of Ferguson on pitch and pull back over stadium (20.22) ecs (21.11) Grampian Television logo (21.26)
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