Manchester United Balls: Newspapers Agree That Moyes Was Right To Be Paranoid
DAVID Moyes is on his way out of Manchester United. The man who made a complete hash of managing the Premier League Champions is out of Old Trafford.
When back in August, Moyes observed, “I think it’s the hardest start Manchester United have had for 20 years”, we thought it odd for the man managing the country’s biggest club to be complaining about United’s first five fixtures – home to Chelsea, Swansea and Crystal Palace, and away to Liverpool and Manchester City.
He added: “I find it hard to believe that’s the way the balls came out of the bag, that’s for sure. I hope it’s not because Manchester United won the league quite comfortably last year that the fixtures have been made more difficult.”
Moyes had made his point. We’d always thought that every team played every other team home and away over the season, that the season – all in all – is pretty much the same for every club. After the start, October brought an away game at Sunderland and home matches against Southampton, Stoke and Norwich.
Some would say Moyes looked weak and paranoid from the odd. But United fans surely nodded at his sage-like grasp on the conspiracy that would lead to his undoing.
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