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Time to grow up, Sir Alex!

Posted by hakanrylander on March 17, 2009

Make no mistake about it, Sir Alex Ferguson is a great manager. But at times I would really appreciate it if he could be a little more graceful in defeat. We were well and truly beaten by Liverpool but Ferguson chose to blame Sky for unfair scheduling and refused to talk to reporters from Sky Sports.

Kevin Eason of The Times puts it like this: “Sir Alex Ferguson’s answer to trouble appears similar to the average 13-year-old girl who has been given a rollicking by her parents. He runs to his room, slams the door behind him and refuses to speak a word.”

Spot on.

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2 Responses to “Time to grow up, Sir Alex!”

  1. I think this is a fair comment on your own team’s manager.

  2. […] the game against Villa that has suddenly taken on a new importance. Sir Alex probably sees quite a lot of himself in Rooney, I’m not sure whether this gives him the necessary insight or just means that he […]

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