Howard Webb reveals the time Sir Alex Ferguson tried to make him abandon a Manchester United game
Former Premier League referee Howard Webb has revealed how Sir Alex Ferguson once attempted to pressure him in to abandoning a Manchester United fixture.
Th match in question was between Fulham and the Red Devils in 2009, and ended up with the Cottagers thrashing an injury-ravaged United side 3-0.
Young star tells Man Utd fan he wants to leave Red Devils on loan It appears Ferguson was fearing this before kick off, and had attempted some extreme measures to avoid the defeat.
‘I remember an encounter we had in December 2009, prior to a Fulham v Manchester United game,’ wrote Webb in his... read more
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