“Rest in Peace” – Manchester United Star Dedicates Stunning Goal to Mourning Sir Alex Ferguson After Dramatic Premier League Win

Published 10/09/2023, 8:30 AM EDT

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The Manchester United community is deeply saddened by the passing of Lady Cathy Ferguson. Her influence and support extended far beyond the sidelines as she played a pivotal role in the club’s history. People around the soccer sphere are sharing their condolences with her husband, Sir Alex Ferguson. Manchester United’s former captain turned around the game for the Red Devils in the dying minutes. After scoring their late winner, the defender dedicated it to Sir Alex Ferguson.

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Manchester United ended their game against Brentford in a dramatic fashion as they won the day 2-1 at Old Trafford. However, Erik ten Hag’s side still lacks defensive prowess and it was the out-of-favor United academy player who saved the day for the Red Devils.

Former United captain dedicates late winner to Sir Alex Ferguson and family

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Lady Cathy and Sir Alex Ferguson shared a unique and enduring bond. In 2002, she persuaded Sir Alex Ferguson not to retire, a decision that led to eleven more remarkable years of his managerial career. The United players stood strong with Sir Alex. After their dramatic win against Brentford, defender and former club captain, Harry Maguire had a few words to say to a mourning Sir Alex.

Maguire made a 90+6 minute assist which Scott McTominay converted into a goal leading the Manchester side to a late win. Maguire later took to social media as he wrote, “This was for the Ferguson family… ‘Fergie time’ . Thinking of you boss and your family. Rest in peace, Cathy.”

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The late assist from Harry Maguire came as a shock to the fans. The player has been facing constant scrutiny for his bad performances in the previous matches. A third-choice defender for ten Hag, Maguire started for an injured Lisandro Martinez. The club now sits at the 10th position in the table.

“Rest in Peace” – Millions Join Manchester United in Mourning Saddening Loss of Sir Alex Ferguson’s Wife Lady Cathy Ferguson

Scott McTominay, the most loved figure at United shared some unique inspiration behind his late winners. The Scotland international shares how David Beckham inspired him to win the game at Old Trafford.

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Manchester United found themselves locked in a precarious battle against Brentford. Trailing 1-0, the clock ticked mercilessly. It was a moment begging for a hero, and that hero emerged in the form of Scott McTominay. McTominay’s late entry into the fray breathed life into their fading hopes.

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In a performance that will be etched in the annals of Old Trafford history, McTominay scored two goals during stoppage time to orchestrate an exhilarating comeback. But this wasn’t just another match; it was a tribute to an icon. McTominay had drawn inspiration from none other than David Beckham himself, having watched Beckham’s captivating documentary the night before.

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McTominay’s dedication was fueled not just by personal ambition but by a profound sense of duty to the extended Manchester United family. The win was for all the passionate fans, the tireless staff, and the revered legends. United now have a good run of fixtures coming up that can help them grab points. They are facing Sheffield United away next.

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Neil Banerjee

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Neil Banerjee is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. With a background in media studies, he possesses a deep appreciation for the intricacies, the strategies and the awe-inspiring nature of the beautiful game, firmly believing that a variety of factors underpin each match. As a devoted Chelsea fan, Neil's passion extends to diving into the stories that surround the club and finding intriguing narratives.
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