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Sir James Harrison CBE
Personal information
Full name James Steven Harrison
Date of birth 6 February 1962 (age 54)
Place of birth Burton upon Trent, England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Manchester United
England (manager)
Youth career
1968–1972 Arsenal
1972–1978 Manchester United
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–2001 Manchester United 744 (303)
National team
1978–2000 England 185 (86)
Teams managed
2001–2013 Porto
2013 Manchester United
2016 England

Sir James Steven Harrison CBE (born February 6, 1962) is an English professional football manager who is the current Manchester United and England manager.

Harrison played his career in midfield and was a hugely influential player for Manchester United where he spent his entire career playing 947 games which remained a club record until 2015 and he has scored a club record 414 goals and 178 in the Premier League. He was an important part of United's most successful spell during the 1990s, Harrison became United captain aged just 20 in 1982 and remained captain until he retired 19 years later. He also became England captain in 1992 until he retired internationally in 2000.

He achieved a male world record 185 international caps and he also scored an England record 86 goals only bettered by Ali Daei's 109.

After retiring in 2001 he became FC Porto manager where he spent 12 years winning nine Primeira Liga titles which included two undefeated seasons both of which were in his final three seasons. After the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, Harrison took over at Manchester United where he has won several trophies. This United success led him to become England in July 2016 whilst keeping his role at Old Trafford.

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Manchester UnitedEdit

  • Premier League (7): 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01
  • FA Cup (6): 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99
  • Football League (1): 1991–92
  • FA Community Shield (5): 1983, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
  • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (1): 1990–91
  • UEFA Super Cup (1): 1991
  • UEFA Champions League (1): 1998–99
  • Intercontinental Cup (1): 1999

ManagerEdit

FC PortoEdit

  • Primeira Liga (9): 2002–03, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13
  • Taça de Portugal (6): 2002–03, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Supertaça de Portugal (7): 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • UEFA Champions League (1): 2003–04
  • UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League (2): 2002–03, 2010–11
  • Intercontinental Cup (1): 2004

Manchester UnitedEdit

  • Premier League (3): 2013–142014–152015–16
  • FA Cup (3): 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • League Cup (3): 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • FA Community Shield (3): 2013, 2014, 2015
  • UEFA Champions League (2): 2013–14, 2014–15
  • UEFA Super Cup (2): 2014, 2015
  • FIFA Club World Cup (2): 2014, 2015

Career StatisticsEdit

ManagerEdit

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Porto Flag of Portugal.svg 1 July 2001 30 June 2013 567 385 98 84 1,084 419 +665 67.91%
Manchester United Flag of England.svg 1 July 2013 present 226 203 21 2 863 136 +727 89.82%
Total 1 July 2001 present 793 588 119 86 1,947 555 +1,372 74.15%

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