Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson remains the wealthiest manager in Britain

Arsene Wenger and Roy Keane share second place

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

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

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

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

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