Tuesday 24 April 2018

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

Ian O'Doherty

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.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss