Film About Alex Ferguson’s Life Premiered At Old Trafford

A film about Sir Alex Ferguson's life has been premiered at Old Trafford.

The documentary, Never Give In, was directed by the former Manchester United manager's son, Jason Ferguson, and is intended to give fans an insight into a man known for his fiery personality and determination.

Speaking at the premiere on Thursday night, Mr Ferguson said: “It's about a man's life, you know, it's about the adversity he has faced personally and professionally at different stages of his life, and it's about memories.

“He decided to be open he decided to be honest and he was, I think it was possibly difficult for him at times.

“I think the difficult thing is when the doctors were being interviewed and you're getting information that you weren't aware of at the time, in terms of, I knew it was serious but I didn't quite know until those interviews were done exactly how serious it was.”

The premiere was attended by current Manchester United stars including Harry Maguire, Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay, and Luke Shaw as well as actor Christopher Eccleston and technical director of Manchester United, Darren Fletcher.

During the film, Sir Alex pays tribute to his wife, Cathy, and dedicates his career to her.

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The film can be seen in cinemas and on Amazon Prime on May 29.

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