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Moyes: United wrong to sack me

David Moyes gave an interview with the BBC which was aired this morning, where he claims he was shocked when United sacked him after taking the champions to 7th in the league in just a few months. Whilst no one expected Moyes to retain United’s title in his first season, a top four finish was [...]

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Offering a rational outlook to United fans. There are plenty of reasons to be positive…

Five points from his first five Premier League games was not what Louis Van Gaal had in mind. Although the Dutchman’s new sides are notoriously slow starters, not many would have predicted Manchester United picking up such a lowly points tally against three newly promoted sides, Sunderland and Swansea City. The 5-3 loss at Leicester [...]

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Thank You, David Moyes

Thank You, David Moyes

Thank you, David Moyes. It’s not something most Manchester United fans ever thought they would say, given the horrendous season the Scot oversaw at our club. Still, I’ll say it again. Thank you, David Moyes. There were points, last season, when it felt like United were in danger of spiralling into irrevocable decline. So many [...]

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Louis van Gaal Must Make Old Trafford a Fortress Again

Old Trafford. It is a name that conjures many memories, most of which, given over two decades of unparalleled success, are happy ones. It is also a name that, during the last quarter of a century, has struck fear into the hearts of those who have visited it, for it had become a fortress; more [...]

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David Moyes’ embarrassing PR exercise

Initially, there was almost unanimous support for David Moyes when the wheels started to come off during his time as Manchester United manager. Whilst there had been huge concerns over his appointment, given he hadn’t won a thing during his managerial career, fans were sympathetic and wanted to give him the benefit of the doubt. [...]

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VIDEO: Van Gaal vs Moyes’ press conferences

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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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