Cathy Ferguson, the beloved wife of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has passed away at the age of 84.
The Ferguson family confirmed this sad news through a statement provided to the PA news agency on Friday afternoon.
Their statement read, “We are deeply saddened to confirm the passing yesterday of Lady Cathy Ferguson, survived by her husband, three sons, two sisters, 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family asks for privacy at this time.”
Cathy and Alex Ferguson had been married since 1966, and their love story began when they both worked at a typewriter factory.
Sir Alex Ferguson, upon retiring as United manager in 2013 after an unprecedented era of success, expressed the profound impact Cathy had on his career, stating, “My wife Cathy has been