Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

Ferguson tops manager rich list

Sir Alex Ferguson is the wealthiest manager in Britain, according to the Sunday Times Sport Rich List

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has retained his position as the wealthiest football manager in Britain with a fortune of £34million, according to the Sunday Times Sport Rich List.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and ex-Ipswich boss Roy Keane are ranked joint second, worth £29million, ahead of Manchester City's Roberto Mancini (£21million).

The fourth annual guide to the wealthiest people in British sport rates Lewis Hamilton, now worth £60million, an increase of £5million since last year, as the wealthiest British driver currently competing in Formula One.

Hamilton stays narrowly ahead of Jenson Button, who has also added £5million to his fortune in the last year and is now worth £58million.

Scottish motor racing driver Dario Franchitti, who is a four-time champion of the IndyCar series in America, is worth £50million, up £4million on last year.