David Moyes was lucky to stay at Man United for so long

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A victim of the institutional arrogance of Manchester United?

Date: 26th April 2014 at 3:03am
Written by Ben Coldwell

So it took Manchester United 10 months to put David Moyes out of his misery. Any other self-respecting top club, with equivalent demands and expectations, would have taken the decision long ago. Long before their title challenge dissipated. Long before Moyes got the chance to admit to being underdogs in a Premier League fixture against Liverpool at Old Trafford. Long before most all of the travesties witnessed at Old Trafford this season. The baffling thing is why it took so long to do. And there is one simple answer. There is an institutional arrogance which permeates the club at every level, which can be summarised in one phrase. It’s one of those uttered in triumphalism at the best of times, yet this season it has become a mantra of ignorant denial due to a sense of self-importance. It is simply because: 'we’re Manchester United.’ On Sky Sports' Monday Night Football, Gary Neville demonstrated these elitist ideals which appear to, until recently, have been ... Read More

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