Tag Archives: Alex Ferguson

Billy McNeill – the man who laid the foundations for Alex Ferguson
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN the announcement of Billy McNeill’s passing was made, naturally tributes poured in for the first British Captain to lift the European Cup with Celtic in 1967. Most tributes will point to the fact McNeill was a great Celtic Captain during their dominance under Jock Stein from mid sixties to early seventies, and oversaw four [Read more]

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Ta Ta Wayne?
By A Alexander |

According to media reports Wayne Rooney is both angry and confused at his current treatment at the hands of Manchester United. Given that he was born confused the only piece of news concerns his feeling of anger or should that be frustration at failing to get his own way. Fans will recall the first time [Read more]

Roy Keane was correct
By A Alexander |

Well done to Roy Keane for daring to say that the referee’s decision which went against Manchester United was a correct call. The fact that he has attracted a plethora of hysterical comments from united sympathisers both inside and outside the TV studio is not relevant. Those concerned seem to have forgotten the service he [Read more]

Poison chalices
By A Alexander |

There are no doubt many instances of this throughout the world of football, none more so than the following examples close to home. In Scotland old firm fans of either persuasion expect instant success as regards title winning or the manager gets the blame. And the worst thing that can happen to a new manager [Read more]

The worst fouls in the game
By A Alexander |

Crime can sometimes pay depending on who you are

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Pittodrie farewell beckons as new stadium is endorsed
By M Spowart |

Pittodrie farewell beckons as £38 million development is endorsed by planners

Why some managers are more successful than others
By A Alexander |

Allan Alexander asks why some managers are more successful than others