IAN HERBERT: Fergie rewarded at last for Aberdeen's European triumph!

Sir Alex Ferguson will finally receive a winner's medal on the 40th anniversary of Aberdeen's victory over Real Madrid in the European Cup-Winners' Cup final. The team was built organically with limited resources and no foreign imports, and Ferguson fostered a winning spirit by stepping back occasionally and allowing others to make changes.

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