Premier League

Wolverhampton spoils Ferguson's Man U homecoming in EPL

LONDON (AP) English Premier League newcomer Wolverhampton turned party-pooper on the day Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford.

The most successful coach in British soccer history was back at his former stamping ground on Saturday for the first time since undergoing emergency brain surgery in May. But Manchester United was unable to mark the occasion with a win as it was held by Wolverhampton to 1-1.

Ferguson received a standing ovation from the crowd of 74,000 when he took his seat in the directors' box before the game. He reacted with a wide grin and by raising his arms to salute the crowd.

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