Ryan Giggs has admitted his last season as Manchester United player was an extremely complicated time, as the team he's spent his whole career at badly struggled under David Moyes.
Giggsy said that seeing United in such difficult and unfamiliar territory was made even more complicated by his new role as player-coach and by not having Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford for the first time in his career.
Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United's defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland.
Juan Mata has claimed that David Moyes failed at Manchester United because he was unlucky and that the Scotsman's work ethic will see him succeed at Real Sociedad.
Having been fired in April after just 10 months at Old Trafford, Moyes was today unveiled as the new Real Sociedad boss, after signing a 18-month deal with the Basque outfit, currently 15th in La Liga.
After an ill-fated spell at Manchester United, David Moyes went from one of the most revered and respected managers in the English game to a commodity not too far short of a laughing stock.
His reputation sullied, the 51-year-old went from the man who galvanized Everton into perennial over-achievementto a failure of a coach who couldn't handle the forensic focus heaped upon him at Old Trafford in just 10 turbulent months.
Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has officially been named as the new manager of the Spanish club, Real Sociedad.
According to Sky Sports Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, the Scottish manager had been considering the job for 'some time' and was in direct contact withthe San Sebastian-based club's president for as many as ten days.
Louis Van Gaal is the coach of Manchester United. This past summer, the club splurged tens of millions of pounds on new signings such as Angel Di Maria, Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera, Luke Shaw and also Radamel Falcao (on loan). Yet the team has had its worst start since the 1980′s. Even worse than, dare say it, David Moyes.
Former Manchester United Manager Lined Up For Return By La Liga Club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In a surprising revelation to come out earlier today, Spanish side Real Sociedad are lining up former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes to succeed Jagoba Arrasate, who was sacked on Sunday.
David Moyes has reflected on signing Marouane Fellaini for Manchester United.
Technically he's very good. He has fantastic chest control, for instance. And he's very professional; hard working with a great attitude. He will do anything you ask and all you'll ever hear from him is a ‘thank you, coach' at the end of a training session.
Has Marouane Fellaini Finally Settled At Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After a summer full of speculation last year which linked the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Toni Kroos to Manchester United, all manager David Moyes managed was the capture of Marouane Fellaini from his former club Everton.
Sir Alex Ferguson shares his views on David Moyes and Louis van Gaa - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hit out to his critics who have claimed that the Scot left the club in 'ill health'. The legendary manager claims that it is an insult to perceive such ideas.
Have United Lost the Fear Factor? A Psychological Perspective - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The struggles of Manchester United have been well documented since Sir Alex Ferguson departed well over a year ago. Many argued that David Moyes did not get a fair crack at the job, spending a significant amount less than new manager Louis Van Gaal, however I argue that it is not the lack of spending that cost united it's the lack of fear teams now have since Fergie's departure.
Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissedsuggestions that he is partly responsiblefor Manchester United's decline, claimingit is absurd to think he left behind an ageing team and an "antiquated" club and insisting that he wasn't the only person responsible for theappointment of David Moyes.
Ferguson described as "nonsense" the suggestion that Moyes had inherited a team in decline, saying the problem for his successor was that he had found it "a massive jump" to move to Old Trafford and "hadn't realised just how big United is as a club.
Ferguson admits Moyes didn't listen to his advice - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A lot has been said, discussed and written about David Moyes's calamitous tenure at Manchester United. It started with an euphoria before anxiety and fear crept in, and it didn't take much long for the fans to realise their "Chosen One" is completely out-of-his-depth and incapable of handling a big club like Manchester United.
David Moyes ready to return after Manchester United misadventure - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
David Moyes has recently said in an interview with BBC that he is ready to come back to coaching after a disastrous spell last season with Manchester United. The 51 year old who was sacked after less than an year at Old Trafford said, "I am ready to return.
Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he still hates to see United losing to Liverpool and Manchester City, an event which, courtesy of David Moyes, Fergie got to experience more often that he'd have bargained for last season.
In an exclusive interview with MUTVin an interview broadcast on Monday evening entitled Sir Alex: Life After Management, the former United manager admitted emotions still run high in him when United face their two main rivals.
Real Sociedad's new manager David Moyes has wasted no time ringing in the changes at the La Liga club.
After overseeing the Spanish side's last three training last week, Moyes took full control and has immediately put his own stamp on things by scheduling two sessions a day since Monday. The double sessions are something that has not been common at the La Liga club.
Sir Alex Ferguson has updated his autobiography to include details of David Moyes' eight months in charge as his replacement.
Ferguson reveals that when the newspapers broke the story that Moyes was going to be sacked following the 2-0 defeat against Everton, he received a text from Moyes asking whether there was any truth to the rumours.
West Brom manager Alan Irvine was a youth coach at Newcastle from 2001 through 2005, before he joined David Moyes at Everton as the Assistant manager thgere, so he knows all about Newcastle. Alan Irvine now manager of West Brom Newcastle play West Brom at the Hawthorns on Sundayafternoon,and it's a chance for Newcastle [.
We held a poll of likely new managers at Newcastle, should Mike Ashley decide to call time on Alan Pardew's reign at Newcastle, with David Moyes the overwhelming favorite to become the next Newcastle manager should that happen, and St. Etienne manager Christophe Galtier was in third place in the voting, behind Roberto di Matteo [.
PSP's series on Philadelphia Union's offseason issues kicks off with a look at what the Union can and should do about the Union's manager position. PSP's Dan Walsh examines the issue and argues for a managerial hire you may not expect.