Sir Alex Ferguson utters first words after recovering from a coma

Sir Alex Ferguson utters first words after recovering from a coma

- Ferguson has made his first statement after a successful brain surgery

- The former United boss reportedly asked about Doncaster Rovers' result first after recovering from a coma

- His son Darren Ferguson is the manager of the team

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Legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson's first words after his successful emergency brain surgery were reportedly on Doncaster Rovers' result.

Fergie was rushed to hospital after suffering from a brain hemorrhage, before undergoing an emergency surgery.

It was revealed on Tuesday, May 8 that he was now out of a coma and even conversing with his family, who have remained with him in hospital.

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According to British media reports, Fergie first inquired how Doncaster Rovers had fared on in the English League One ahead of the conclusion of the ongoing season.

Fergie's son, Darren, who manages England League one side, Doncaster missed his side's clash with Wigan to be with his father.

Rovers went on to lose the tie 0-1.

He is said to have asked his family: "So, how did Doncaster get on?”

Ferguson is also said to have joked about attending the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev later this month.

A statement from United read: "Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

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

The club later added: "We will keep Sir Alex and his loved ones in our thoughts during this time, and we are united in our wish to see him make a comfortable, speedy recovery."

Following Fergie's health condition, Briefly.co.za noted that football lovers worldwide came together to send their well-wishes to the former football manager.

Former club Aberdeen also unfurled a banner during their clash with Rangers on Tuesday night, May 8.

Ferguson spent eight years with the Scottish club, winning three league titles and the Cup Winners' Cup before moving to Old Trafford.

News broke on Saturday evening May 5 that the retired veteran manager had been taken into hospital and needed emergency surgery after a brain haemorrhage.

The 32-year-old Young, while speaking to a local station, described his distress at hearing the news over the weekend. He said: "I was deeply affected, sad and I was lost for words. You can only hope and pray that everything is going to be OK."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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