Sir Alex Ferguson.

Football welcomes Sir Alex Ferguson update

Thursday 26 July 2018 16:16

Manchester United players past and present, as well as the wider football world, have reacted to Sir Alex Ferguson’s poignant thank-you message.

The legendary former Reds boss asked us to share a personal message on to pass on his gratitude for all the support he has received during his recovery from a brain haemorrhage.

Watch Sir Alex's personal thank-you message.

The news of the Scot’s sudden illness in May shocked the world and messages of support flooded in from all corners of the globe.

In his personal message, Sir Alex thanked staff at Macclesfield, Salford Royal and Alexandra hospitals for their “great care” and acknowledged well-wishers “for the support you have given me” which “made me feel so humble”.

The video has been well received on social media, with many people commenting on the positive news that Sir Alex, who has been an important figure in so many footballing lives over the years, is recovering well.

Current and former Reds stars tweeted to say how pleased they were to see Sir Alex progressing in his recovery: 

There have also been a number of heart-warming messages from the wider football community, including other clubs... 

A message from Sir Alex


Sir Alex has asked us to share a personal message to pass on his gratitude.