The longest serving and most successful manager in professional football will celebrate his 26th year in charge of Manchester United on the 6th of November 2012.
His longevity is unprecedented in an era when chairmen change managers as often as they change their underwear.
He has won 37 trophies in his time as manager and overseen the careers of some of the brightest talents to ever grace these shores.
He has changed the club from top to bottom and his fingerprints are everywhere.
His passion for the game is undeniable but could it be that Ferguson is beginning to lose control of the team he has ruled with an iron fist for the last 26 years.
The following are examples which show that Ferguson might be losing his Midas touch.