Darren Ferguson

When Darren Ferguson departed Peterborough United in February 2015 it brought to a close a six-year association with the club, over two spells, that had yielded unprecedented success and entertainment, with Posh impressing onlookers with a brand of ambitious, attacking football that saw them become a welcome addition to the Sky Bet Championship.
In between, the Scot had a spell at Preston North End where he masterminded an incredible 6-4 win against Leeds United - his side coming back from 4-1 down.
Ferguson was manager at Doncaster Rovers from 201 to 2018.
Darren’s playing career began at Old Trafford, before he moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sparta Rotterdam and then Wrexham, for whom he made over 300 appearances.

Sessions by Darren Ferguson

Switching play with penetration

in Attacking

This session is about changing the point of attack. It shows players the different ways we can do this, allowing the team to attack at pace once we have created overloads. It’s a good session because it gives players plenty of opportunities to practise the building blocks of the tactic within the passing exercise and... MORE

Rotation and movement

in Skills and Techniques

This session is about rotation and movement between players. Central to this is finding the spare man, with players knowing what to do with the ball when they have it. Awareness, movement, passing and communication are key. The practise forms an important part of how we want to play as a team, with frequent rotation... MORE

On the Level

in Interviews

From successive promotions with Peterborough to tough times at Preston North End, Darren Ferguson has ridden the managerial rollercoaster and, he says, he’s better for it… MORE


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