Barry Ferguson

Where is Barry Ferguson now?

A hugely influential midfielder in the centre of the park, Barry Ferguson retired from playing in April 2015 after a season as player-manager of Scottish side Clyde.

Staying on at the club as manager after he had hung up his boots, Ferguson spent three seasons at the Scottish League Two side before resigning in February 2017 after a run of poor results left his side languishing near the bottom of the league table.

A Rangers legend, Ferguson won the Scottish Premier League, the Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup five times during his two spells with the club.

He also represented the Scotland national side on 46 occasions, 28 of them as captain.

Prior to his managerial stint at Clyde, Ferguson had worked in a player- caretaker manager capacity whilst at Blackpool after Paul Ince was sacked.

Despite winning just three games out of 20, Ferguson’s Blackpool side avoided relegation by two points but Ferguson left and returned to Scotland.

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In July 2017, Barry Ferguson was declared bankrupt with debts of more than £1.4 million thought to be owed to the tax man against assets of only £3,000.

It was reported that Ferguson was one of a number of Rangers players who had received what they were led to believe were tax-free loans from the club but which were in fact classed as taxable earnings.

He was also one of many footballers who unwittingly invested in a film production partnership which was ruled to be a tax avoidance scheme.

In October 2018 Ferguson made a return to football management when he was appointed in his current role as manager of Lowland League side Kelty Hearts.

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Barry Ferguson: Premier League Statistics

Goals Scored3
Yellow Cards14
Red Cards2
Premier League Teams Played forBirmingham City, Blackburn Rovers

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