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Former Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson 'has brain haemorrhage'

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Former Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson 'has brain haemorrhage'

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Manchester United's most successful manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, remains in hospital after having emergency following a brain haemorrhage, his former club say.

"The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery," a statement said. "His family request privacy in this matter."

His son Darren, the manager of Doncaster Rovers, missed his team's match on Saturday over a "severe family issue", local newspapers reported.

The 76-year-old was United manager from 1986 to 2013, winning the Champions League twice and the Premier League 13 times.