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Fergie could miss start of season

May 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Sir Alex Ferguson could miss the beginning of next season after it was confirmed that he is to have a hip operation at the end of July.

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Ferguson, 71, will undergo surgery when the club return from their three-week pre-season tour at the end of July. Although there is no timescale on how long Ferguson would reasonably need to recover, the club are due to face Manchester City or Wigan in the Community Shield on August 11 with their ...

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