Barry Ferguson

Scotland 2017

Barry Ferguson was the heartbeat of a Rangers team that dominated Scottish football. He captained both club and country and was a centrepiece of the national team. He had two spells with Rangers, playing over 400 games, split by a stint at Blackburn Rovers. His best year was 2003 when he helped Rangers win a domestic treble, earning himself SFWA and SPFA Player of the Year awards. He also helped them reach the 2008 UEFA Cup final. After Rangers he returned to England to play for Birmingham, Blackpool and Fleetwood Town. His final club was Clyde where he was made player-manager.

Full name: Barry Ferguson
Born: 02/02/1978, Hamilton, Scotland
Clubs: Rangers (1996-2003), Blackburn Rovers (2003-2005), Rangers (2005-2009), Birmingham City (2009-2011), Blackpool (2011-2014), Fleetwood Town (loan, 2012), Clyde (2014-2017)
International: 45 apps, 3 goals (1998-2009)
Position: Midfielder

Honours:

  • Scottish Premier League (5): 1998–99, 1999-00, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2008–09
  • Scottish Cup (5): 1999-00, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2007–08, 2008–09
  • Scottish League Cup (5): 1998–99, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2007–08
  • Football League Cup (1): 2010–11
  • PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year (1): 1998–99
  • SFWA Footballer of the Year (2): 1999-00, 2002–03
  • SPFA Players’ Player of the Year (1): 2002–03