English Premier LeagueFerguson “I Feared Memory Loss after Brain Hemorrhage”

United former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson says his “biggest fear” was losing his memory after he suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2018.


The World of Football held its breath after the legendary former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson was rushed to the hospital for an emergency brain surgery in 2018. But, thankfully, the procedure was a success. In less than a month, Ferguson was back at home under the care of his loved ones.

Now, the 79-year-old is set to speak about the time he fought for his life in “Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In” documentary out in the cinemas from 27th May.

The documentary will then be available exclusively on Amazon Prime from 29th May. Directed by his son Jason, the documentary will recount the most important stories of his life both in and out of football.

Speaking about the film, Ferguson said, “losing my memory was my biggest fear. This is when I suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2018. In the making of this film, I was able to revisit the most important moments of my life. Good and bad”.

“Having my son Jason direct the film has ensured an honest and intimate account”.

What’s Featured in the Documentary

Moreover, the documentary vows to ensure the football legend vividly recalling his career. He also recounts the stories behind his most influential defeats, trophies, and players.

It charts his move from his successful playing career and prolific goal-scoring at Scottish clubs. This includes Rangers to his move into management and leading Aberdeen to the European Cup Winner’s Cup. Finally, is his move South to Old Trafford.

After a testing few years at United, he turned the club’s fortunes around and led them to over two decades of consistent success. Under his guidance, Manchester United won a glittering array of trophies. Included are 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles.

He has also won more trophies than any other manager in football history. Similarly, the film features candid interviews with Sir Alex himself, his wife Cathy, his three sons and former colleagues, and elite players including Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs, Gordon Strachan, and Archie Knox.