He broke the record set by Alex Ferguson, who had managed 810 matches with Manchester United from the Premier League’s inception to his retirement at the end of the 2012-13 season. Ryan Giggs of Manchester United holds the record for scoring goals in consecutive seasons, having scored in the first 21 seasons of the league. Notably, since its creation the Premier League has never been won by an English manager. I have never known this level before. Matches between them have been contested since 1920, and although they are not immediate geographical neighbours, their rivalry at international level is enhanced by the strong performances of their representative clubs in UEFA competitions.