The Guardian

GUARDIAN – David Moyes’s sacking as Manchester United manager brutal and modern

Despite being anointed by Alex Ferguson, within 10 months Moyes had lost the support of the players, the fans and boardWhen David Moyes was unveiled as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor after 28 trophy-laden years at Old Trafford, the rhetoric was almost biblical. One Scot passed the flame to his anointed countryman, exhorted the faithful to give “the chosen one” time and emphasised the extent to which the club was not like any other.The end, just 10 months after a smiling Moyes walked into Old Trafford clutching a six-year contract, was brutal and underlined the extent to which it can no longer differentiate itself. Continue reading…