rss twitter facebook mobile

VIDEO: Van Gaal vs Moyes’ press conferences

Read Full Post
 

How “player power” might have saved Manchester United

How “player power” might have saved Manchester United

Following the sacking of David Moyes, there has been a lot of criticism for our players, suggesting that they contributed to him losing his job. The fact that he didn’t mention them or thank them in his parting statement, where he did express gratitude to the fans and staff, suggests Moyes probably agrees. Player power [...]

Read Full Post
 

PICTURE: Club photoshop Moyes out of season ticket renewals picture

PICTURE: Club photoshop Moyes out of season ticket renewals picture

Yesterday, I received through the post the booklet about renewing my season ticket. On the front of the glossy thing they sent was a picture of the team with David Moyes standing alongside the players and fans. However, on the e-mail that fans have received, Moyes has been photoshopped out.

Read Full Post
 

Should the players be ashamed of themselves?

Manchester United are not a sacking club. It’s easy to make statements like that when you’ve shown faith in a manager in the 1980s, when you were in the relegation zone, and he’s gone on to prove himself as one of the greatest managers of all time. When David Moyes struggled, the board, the fans [...]

Read Full Post
 

PICTURE: David Moyes’ message to season ticket holders

PICTURE: David Moyes’ message to season ticket holders

In the package sent to season ticket holders, David Moyes’ message to season ticket holders sings the praises of Manchester United fans. You are a credit to your Club. Since I became Manager of Manchester United, I have been so impressed by the dedication shown by United fans – the support has been magnificent. I [...]

Read Full Post
 

Should Moyes have had more time?

Had David Moyes showed signs of progress during his first season as Manchester United manager it is likely that the board and fans would have shown more patience. The club were determined not to become a “sacking club” so persevered with Moyes longer than any other club would. To drop six places after spending £60m [...]

Read Full Post
 

Moyes refuses to accept responsibility for dreadful season

Following his sacking yesterday, David Moyes has given a statement which has been released by the League Managers Association, which reads: “To have been appointed as manager of Manchester United, one of the biggest football clubs in the world, was and remains something of which I will always be incredibly proud. “Taking charge after such [...]

Read Full Post
 

Moyes Gone

As was reported yesterday, David Moyes is no longer Manchester United manager. The club released a short statement at 8.30am this morning saying: “Manchester United has announced that David Moyes has left the club. The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the [...]

Read Full Post
 

The picture that got Moyes sacked?

The picture that got Moyes sacked?

During United’s 2-0 defeat against Everton yesterday, the man David Moyes appointed to be our assistant manager was seen with a little booklet. “Set Plays”. Reports this afternoon suggest that Moyes is about to lose his job.

Read Full Post
 

Top 5: David Moyes mistakes

As we hurtle ever quicker to a world in which Liverpool and their favourite racist, Luis Suarez, become Premier League champions for the first time ever, there are several things that you might wish to consider. The first, most obvious one, is suicide – if you’re dead, you can’t hear You’ll Never Walk Alone, for [...]

Read Full Post
 

Mata: This season isn’t just Moyes’ fault

With reports in the press suggesting that David Moyes could lose his job at the end of the season and be replaced with a manager with a proven European pedigree, Juan Mata has urged everyone at United to stick together and not look to point the finger of blame. “We have to be together,” said [...]

Read Full Post
 

Please sack him – now

I genuinely wanted to support whoever replaced Sir Alex Ferguson until the bitter end. I’ve always enjoyed the siege mentality that our former manager instilled in us and was ready to back his replacement. When David de Gea replaced Edwin Van der Sar, the press ate him up for breakfast. That first game against City [...]

Read Full Post
 

Moyes: United look comfortable at this level…

David Moyes has often been criticised this season for having the wrong mentality to be the Manchester United manager. Maybe it was when, ahead of Newcastle’s trip to Old Trafford, he vowed we would make it as difficult for them as we possibly could, that did it. Or maybe it was, after getting thrashed by [...]

Read Full Post
 

Message from group behind the plane

Members of the Red Issue forum who were behind today’s fly over plane have released a statement to explain the reasons behind the banner: Today’s protest was never just about a few results in isolation, nor should today’s result leave supporters with any illusions. The supporters who backed the protest in several polls today have [...]

Read Full Post
 

Would Moyes get more time at another club?

Manchester United fans stuck with David Moyes for longer than they probably should for fear of “doing a Chelsea”. The west London club have regularly sacked their manager and this has been widely criticised. I wrote at length about this at the beginning of the month, pointing to the fact Chelsea have hardly struggled for [...]

Read Full Post