Premier League - Ferguson tops manager Rich List

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has retained his position as the wealthiest football manager in Britain with a fortune of £34 million, according to the Sunday Times Sport Rich List.

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Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates winning the 2012-13 Premier League title (REUTERS)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and ex-Ipswich boss Roy Keane are ranked joint second, worth £29m, ahead of Manchester City's Roberto Mancini (£21m).

Another Italian comes in at joint fourth as Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni is level with Mancini on £21m.

As well as Keane, two more of Ferguson's former players make the top 10 with Hull boss Steve Bruce and former QPR manager Mark Hughes both amassing fortunes of £14m.

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The fourth annual guide to the wealthiest people in British sport rates Lewis Hamilton, now worth £60m, an increase of £5m since last year, as the wealthiest British driver currently competing in Formula One.

Hamilton stays narrowly ahead of Jenson Button, who has also added £5m to his fortune in the last year and is now worth £58m.

Scottish motor racing driver Dario Franchitti, who is a four-time champion of the IndyCar series in America, is worth £50m, up £4m on last year.

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