Harry Maguire has dedicated Manchester United's late winner in 'Fergie time' against Brentford to Sir Alex Ferguson's late wife, Lady Cathy Ferguson.
Cathy passed away on Friday with the United icon's family releasing an emotional statement. “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 statement read.
“The family asks for privacy at this time.” The day after the devastating news, United recovered from 1-0 down to beat Brentford with two goals in injury time.
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Maguire was involved in the winner when he rose higher that any of the Brentford defenders to nod the ball into the direction of Scott McTominay.
McTominay, who had already found the net once, bundled the ball home to make it 2-1. Maguire paid tribute to Ferguson's late wife, Cathy in an emotional statement on Twitter, now known as X. He said: "This was for the Ferguson family… ‘Fergie time’ . Thinking of you boss and your family. Rest in peace Cathy."
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McTominay was the hero of the hour, receiving praise from Ten Hag after the game. "He is Manchester United in his heart," said the manager. "He is playing for the badge and gives his life. When you are coming on and giving this to the team it tells a lot."
"Every player has a price – but he has a big value, sporting and also economic. I want to have a player like Scott McTominay in the squad.
"He is Manchester United in every way. In every minute he will fight for the match. Those players you need."
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