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Alex Ferguson Visits Old Trafford After Brain Surgery



Former coach Alex Ferguson returned to Old Trafford on Saturday for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain surgery in May over a haemorrhage. The legend of football was to accompany the match between Manchester United and Wolverhampton, valid for the sixth round of the English Championship. 

Ferguson worked for almost 27 years as United’s coach in a career begun in 1986 before retiring in 2013 as the most successful coach in England’s football history. Before that he was successful in Scotland, having won three national titles for Aberdeen

“Obviously it was a long journey, but I’m taking steps forward, doing what my son tells me and what the doctors tell me,” the former coach said on Saturday. “I’m a little nervous, maybe a bit tense, because the last game I played at Old Trafford was with Arsenal in April, it’s great to be back in the stadium and it’s going to be very exciting for me when the game starts,” he added. declaration before the start of the match. 

Ferguson, 76, who spent several days in the Salford Royal Hospital ICU, took his usual seat in the club’s boardroom, returning to Old Trafford as a supporter.

The Scot won 38 trophies for United, including the Champions League twice, in 1999 and 2008, the year the team was also world champion, and the English Championship 13 times. He also won the FA Cup five times.

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