Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for the first time since the restart to watch Manchester United’s draw with Southampton… but eagle-eyed fans quickly point out that he didn’t wear his face mask properly
- Sir Alex Ferguson made his first appearance at Old Trafford since the lockdown
- 78-year-old man sat in gallery under Executive Vice President Ed Woodward
- Some social media fans have spotted Ferguson wearing his mask incorrectly
- Former United coach saw Red Devils 2-2 draw against Southampton
Manchester United top manager Sir Alex Ferguson attended a match at Old Trafford for the first time since the lockdown on Monday evening, but was spotted wearing his face mask incorrectly at one point.
Ferguson, 78, who has won 13 Premier League titles in 26 years of unprecedented club success, sat in the stands under Executive Vice President Ed Woodward for the draw against Southampton.
Visitors grabbed a timeout equalizer – or Fergie-temps – courtesy of Michael Obafemi in a United Top 4 hopeful backhand, but outside of the game, Ferguson was seen wearing his face cover under their noses. fans on social media.
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was at Old Trafford on Monday evening
78-year-old man was photographed wearing his face mask incorrectly while watching the game
Ferguson was apparently aware of his error, as he was later photographed with the mask covering his nose.
Government advice says people should cover their noses and mouths with their face masks in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
A fan on Twitter said: “You would think he would know how to wear a mask”, while another also posted: “Don’t know how to wear a mask then (sic)? “
Monday marked the first time Ferguson has attended a game at Old Trafford since the Premier League restarted on June 17.
United previously played Sheffield United and Bournemouth at the Theater of Dreams after the lockout.
Ferguson sat socially behind Executive Vice President Ed Woodward in the stands
However, the former United boss was then seen wearing his mask over his nose for the rest
But their recent resurgence has been halted and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad has missed the chance to move Chelsea to third place in the Premier League, and stay in fifth place with three games to go.
Stuart Armstrong opened the scoring for the visitors before two quick shots from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial returned the game in favor of United.
But Obafemi’s late equalization is the first time United have lost points since their first game after the restart, against Tottenham on June 19.