Legendary football boss has emergency surgery

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Legendary football manager Sir Alex Ferguson has had emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage.

A statement from Sir Alex’s former club Manchester United said the procedure “had gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery”.

The highly decorated scot 76, retired as United manager in May 2013.

He was last seen in public at Old Trafford last Sunday, where he presented the outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with a commemorative trophy to mark his time at our auld enemy

He is the most successful manager in the history of the British game, with his trophy haul at Old Trafford including 13 Premier League titles.

Southampton manager and former Old Trafford hero Mark Hughes, who won two Premier League titles under Ferguson, said: “I heard some whispers and was hoping it wasn’t true. I wish him all the best.”

We at Spursweb would like to offer our support to Sir Alex’s family and friends and we wish the legend all the very best. God Speed Fergie

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