Sport by Press Association September 22, 2018, 3:47 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Sport newsletter Sir Alex Ferguson received a huge standing ovation at Old Trafford on Saturday as the former Manchester United manager returned to the stadium for the first time since undergoing emergency brain surgery in May. Ferguson was described by the stadium announcer as “truly one of our own” and “without question one of the greatest figures in the club’s history” as he made his way to his seat in the directors’ box just before United’s Premier League clash with Wolves kicked off. And the fans in attendance welcomed him with a deafening roar and an extended round of applause, while the 76-year-old smiled widely, waved, clapped his hands and pumped both fists. United had earlier posted a picture of Ferguson arriving at the ground on their official Twitter account, with a caption reading: “Welcome back to Old Trafford, Sir Alex.” Ferguson had said in a video message released by the club in July, in which he also thanked medical staff who had cared for him, that he intended to be back at Old Trafford to watch United in the coming season. And he told MUTV… Read full this story
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