The football world is in mourning as Lady Cathy Ferguson, the cherished wife of iconic Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has passed away at the age of 84. The sad news was confirmed by the Ferguson family and Manchester United in separate statements.
Lady Cathy’s passing has left a void in the hearts of many, especially within the Manchester United community. The Ferguson family, in their statement, expressed their deep sorrow and requested privacy during this challenging time. They shared, “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.”
Manchester United, in their heartfelt message, conveyed their condolences to Sir Alex Ferguson and his family. The club’s statement read, “Everyone at Manchester United sends our heartfelt condolences to Sir Alex Ferguson and his family on the passing of Lady Cathy. Lady Cathy was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a tower of strength for Sir Alex throughout his career.”
The loss of Lady Cathy is deeply felt by the entire football community, and her memory will undoubtedly live on in the hearts of many. As tributes pour in from fans and football personalities alike, it’s evident that Lady Cathy’s legacy and her unwavering support for Sir Alex during his illustrious career will forever be remembered.