Premier League

Emotional return to Old Trafford for Alex Ferguson

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford on Saturday for Manchester United's Premier League game against Wolverhampton, following his emergency brain surgery in May.

Ferguson spent almost 27 years as manager of United before retiring in 2013 as the most successful coach in British soccer history.

The 76-year-old Scot was given a rapturous reception by fans as he took his seat in the stands. He responded with a beaming smile and by lifting his arms in the air to salute the crowd.

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