How old is Sir Alex Ferguson, what is his condition after brain haemorrhage surgery and who is Manchester United legend&x27s wife Cathy? | The Sun

    The football world was stunned in May by the news that Sir Alex Ferguson had been rushed to hospital.

    The legendary former Manchester United boss won a staggering 49 trophies as manager, including 13 major league titles and two Champions Leagues.

    fergie boss underwent emergency surgery for a brain bleed, but is now out of intensive care and recovering.

    This is what we know so far:

    who is sir alex ferguson?

    sir alexander chapman ferguson is a former Scottish football player and legendary manchester united manager.

    He led the Red Devils from 1986 to 2013.

    Fergie guided United to 38 trophies, including 13 major league titles, during his 26 years in charge.

    began his playing career at queen’s park before representing st. johnstone, dunfermline, rangers, falkirk and ayr united.

    after hanging up his boots in 1974, he began his managerial career at east stirlingshire before moving to st. mirren for a period of four years.

    in 1978 aberdeen appointed him chief, and he led them to three titles and the uefa cup winners’ cup in 1983.

    He answered his country’s call in 1985 following the death of Jock Stein and was in charge of the 1986 World Cup, although he resigned the post after the Tartan Army failed to make it out of the group stage.

    on 6 november 1986 he was appointed manager of manchester united but it was not an instant success for him at old trafford.

    survived great pressure after several years without a trophy by guiding the club to FA Cup success in 1989.

    But the big moment came in 1993 when he managed to end his title drought by winning the main league.

    More and more joy followed over the years, including two Champions League wins in 1999 and 2008, before retiring from the bench in 2013.

    He is the longest-serving coach in the club’s history.

    what is the latest information on sir alex ferguson’s condition after his brain haemorrhage surgery?

    on 5 may 2018, the football world was rocked by the news that ferguson had been taken to intensive care at salford royal hospital due to a suspected brain haemorrhage.

    A statement from Manchester United on Wednesday May 9 said: “Sir Alex is no longer in need of intensive care and will continue rehabilitation as an inpatient.”

    “His family has been overwhelmed by the level of support and well wishes, but continues to request privacy, as this will be vital during his next stage of recovery.”

    ferguson has since chosen to stay out of the spotlight while he recovers, but has now recorded a video, which has been posted on the official manchester united twitter account.

    the message read: “hello, just a quick message, firstly to thank the staff at macclesfield, salford royal and alexandra hospitals. believe me, without those people, who gave me such excellent care, I would not be sitting here today. so thank you from me and my family. thank you very much.

    “It has made me feel very humbled, as have all the messages I have received from all over the world wishing me the best and wishing me well.

    “resonates very, very strongly with me. so thank you for the support you’ve given me.

    “And lastly, I’ll be back later in the season to see the team. In the meantime, all the best to José and the players.”

    how old is sir alex ferguson?

    sir alex ferguson is 76 years old.

    was born in glasgow, scotland.

    his date of birth is December 31, 1941.

    who is sir alex ferguson’s wife, cathy?

    when alex wanted to retire, his family convinced him to stay in charge of manchester united, and cathy listed their reasoning as “one, your health is good. two, i’m not keeping you in the house. and three, you’re too young anyway.”

    Ferguson retired a few years later, saying his wife needed him after her sister’s death.

    The couple married in 1966 and have three sons named Mark, Darren, and Jason.

    darren is the manager of doncaster rovers, but he missed the league one match with wigan on saturday to be at his father’s side.

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