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Drumoyne (Scottish Gaelic: Druim Uaine)[1] is now a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde and is part of the former Burgh of Govan.[2]

Drumoyne
Former Drumoyne Primary School on Shieldhall Road (geograph 1784945).jpg
Former Drumoyne Primary School on Shieldhall Road
Drumoyne is located in Glasgow council area
Drumoyne
Drumoyne
Location within Glasgow
OS grid referenceNS541649
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Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode districtG51
Dialling code0141
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55°51′19″N 4°19′57″W / 55.855152°N 4.332379°W / 55.855152; -4.332379Coordinates: 55°51′19″N 4°19′57″W / 55.855152°N 4.332379°W / 55.855152; -4.332379

It is the birthplace of Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United football club since November 1986 and now the most successful manager in English football. He was born at 357 Shieldhall Road on 31 December 1941, the home of his grandparents, although he grew up at a tenement in nearby Govan. His birthplace still exists today.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://newsnet.scot/archive/scotlands-language-myths-2-public-signs-in-scottish-languages-is-nationalist-propaganda/
  2. ^ "2nd Edition Ordnance Survey". 1893–94. Retrieved 16 April 2012.