Manchester United boss Mourinho must succeed where Ferguson failed
"He is a ****ing great player. And you’re all ****ing idiots."
It was Sir Alex Ferguson’s parting shot to journalists before ordering them to ‘get out’ of Manchester United’s Carrington training ground in May 2002.
He had been riled during a press conference to preview Arsenal’s trip to Old Trafford by questions about Juan Sebastian Veron, and the Argentinian midfielder’s fluctuating form during his first season in the Premier League.
United lost 1-0 to Arsenal, Sylvain Wiltord’s goal guaranteeing Arsene Wenger’s team the title. Veron was substituted early in the second half. A... read more
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