David Moyes or “The Chosen One”, was sacked as manager of Manchester United a mere 10 months into his six year contract.
The board of Manchester United released this statement “Manchester United would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he (David Moyes) brought to the role”, and with that Manchester United’s stock had risen by 6.5%. Investors on the New York Stock Exchange were relieved, but how did United fans feel? or more importantly how do they feel the experiment could of worked over the longhaul?
The day Sir Alex Ferguson went off into the Sunset with another Premier League title under his arm, was a sad sad day for the club. I’ll admit though like most fans, I had a sense of morbid curiosity about what would become of the famed Red Devils. At the time the fact that chief executive David Gill was also leaving somewhat flew under the radar. He would go onto be replaced by chartered accountant Ed Woodward.
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