The bubbly might have gone a bit flat for Aberdeen fans after the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson to Manchester United in 1986.
Aberdeen FC Heritage Trust
He is part of the long history of Aberdeen FC and his career dates back to the formation of the club at the start of the 20th century.
Football is a multi-billion-pound industry these days and the English Premier League is one of the richest leagues in the world.
A former Aberdeen coach who invented the football dugout could be honoured with a plaque at his former home.
A sporting heritage group based in Aberdeen has plans to create a new news feature.