UK time is: 12:49:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Trust in Moyes Wavering?

The inference in the tabloid press is that the Manchester United board might be having second thoughts about keeping David Moyes in charge.

With it rumoured that the board are willing to free up 200 million in a transfer war-chest this summer, the indications are there that, perhaps, Moyes isn`t the man to be entrusted with such a huge sum.

Looking at the statistics of what has, quite frankly, been a rotten season, the following are very prominent statistics:

1 - The last time we finished outside the top six was way back in 1989/90, guess who won the title that season - Liverpool.

2 - The defeat, at Goodison Park, yesterday was the first time Everton have done the double over United since 1969/70, some 44 years ago.

3 - The 2-0 loss, yesterday, guarantees that Manchester United will not be playing Champions League football for the first time since the 1995/96 season.

4 - Under the leadership of David Moyes, United have only claimed 6 points out of a possible 36 against the top six sides this term.

Now can you see why there are rumours that the board might be reluctant to entrust Moyes with spending 200 million to reshape the squad?




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 21 2014

Time: 12:37PM

Your Comments

It wouldn't surprise me if he's allowed to see out the season and then the club and Moyes will come to a 'mutual' agreement that he is to step down from the role as manager. That way the club can save face that it hasn't fallen into modern footballing hire and fire culture. I can't for the life of me imagine that Moyes poor performances as manager has gone unnoticed and I doubt the Glazers are all too pleased that he's been promising a rebuild, a particularly expensive rebuild especially after giving him 75 mil and getting very little back in return. I imagine the club did have genuine intentions to give him a 6 year reign and expected things to be more of a struggle than under Fergie but never to this extent.

Funny thing is at the same time I can also see the club just writing off this season and affording Moyes more time to continue the slump. No doubt they'll be wary of giving him a fortune after the fortune his been afforded thus far with very little notable return for the investment, they'll probably be more ruthless for it though and less happy to sit in the background and let Moyes run their asset, our club, into the ground.
TheFamousNo7
As Famous has said it wouldn't really surprise anybody if the club did continue with Moyes especially if Fergie cannot except that he *****ed up. However it is increasingly obvious to everyone that Moyes was never, I'm not going to say good enough because he is a good manager, but he just isn't the right fit for the club whether that comes down to footballing philosophy or personality thats for others to decide.
Kanchelskis
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Cleverley Stay`s (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Hernandez Gets His Dream Move (Tuesday September 2 2014)

So How Was It For You? (Tuesday September 2 2014)

That Falcao Deal? (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Falcao Set For United Move (Monday September 1 2014)

Welbeck Off On Loan? (Monday September 1 2014)

Vidic - Nightmare Start! (Monday September 1 2014)

Blind Deal Almost Done (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Kagawa Goes Back to Dortmund! (Sunday August 31 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. MotorMad 11
2. TheFamousNo7 10
3. Kanchelskis 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 -1 3
12. Q.P.R. 3 1 0 2 -4 3
13. Sunderland 3 0 2 1 -1 2
14. Man Utd 3 0 2 1 -1 2
15. Leicester City 3 0 2 1 -2 2
16. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2
17. Everton 3 0 2 1 -3 2

Breaking League News

No Signings, But Keeping Bony Feels Like One
Swansea : 02/09/2014 12:11:00
Welbeck Closes Arsenal's Transfer Window
Arsenal : 02/09/2014 10:24:00
Cleverley Stay`s
Man Utd : 02/09/2014 10:04:00
Amalfitano Joins
West Ham : 02/09/2014 10:02:00
Diame's Gone
West Ham : 02/09/2014 10:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Burnley (a)?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 10%
Jones 5%
Evans 0%
Blackett 0%
Young 0%
Valencia 5%
Fletcher 0%
Mata 0%
Di Maria 67%
Rooney 2%
Van Persie 2%
Anderson 2%
Welbeck 2%
Januzaj 5%