The sad, but predictable end of Moyes' Old Trafford adventure
Moyes and Manchester United both bit off more than they could chew – and that was obvious from the start, writes Ian O'Doherty
Nobody saw that coming? Of course we did. Football fans can take a look around themselves and say this morning... who among us saw this coming? Well, the answer is... anybody and everybody.
The appointment of David Moyes seemed like a sound managerial changing of the guard, according to some fans.
Or, as the post-mortem experts have been keen to trumpet, it was the act of an old king passing on a diseased, ageing and weakened inheritance to a man who allowed his ego to interfere with his pragmatism.