Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 16°C

ESTD 1874 Search

POLL: Were Manchester United right to sack David Moyes? Ryan Giggs named as interim boss

12:04 22 April 2014

David Moyes

David Moyes

Archant

Manchester United have announced manager David Moyes has “left the club” after less than a season in charge.

shares

The Scotsman’s 10-month reign as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor was announced on the club’s Twitter feed this morning.

A statement from the club, released at 8.30am, read: “Manchester United has announced that David Moyes has left the club.

“The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.”

The former Everton manager signed a six-year contract worth £4 million a year when he replaced Ferguson last summer.

Veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs will become United’s interim manager until the end of the season.

Jurgen Klopp, currently with Borussia Dortmund, Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal, Atletico Madrid’s Argentinian boss Diego Simeone and the former manager of the French national team, Laurent Blanc, have all been linked with the job on a permanent basis.

shares

8 comments

  • Could not care a sh-- about Manchester United

    Report this comment

    pandy

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • An inexperienced manager for a top flight club in Europe, £24m for 10 months work? He is hardly a victim... the only victim is the club. Fergie wasn't stupid, he wasn't going to retire until he realised he needed to go before it fails. Rooney the most over paid and overrated person in football.Van Persie, in my eyes not as good as when he was with Arsenal. overpaid for him. Ryan Giggs, a legend, but a little too old now to play competitive football (last time I saw him play for united it was painful seeing him lose the ball). Rio Ferdinand a little too big for his boots. Hernandez, de Gea, Vidic, Evra and Mata etc very average - good players - but more of a safe backup than first team material. Players like Welbeck are very promising, still up-and-coming, relatively inexperienced... not quite reaching shooting star status. A very mid-table premiership side, so although they aren't doing really well they are just above half-way.The American owners aren't really helping the situation too.

    Report this comment

    Ipswich Entrepreneur

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • Oh and johnthebap is right about it we had a choice!

    Report this comment

    Lee Davies

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • If this has the usual effect of getting the team to be inspired for the next match or 2 then yes definitely. Now who are they playing next :-)

    Report this comment

    dbr

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • I thought this was the IPSWICH Star - so why worry about Manchester matters? Some local news that is not copied and pasted from other sources would be nice once in a while . . .

    Report this comment

    Rob

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Don't the players take some of the blame ? If I was Moyes I would go for the money owed on the remainder of the 6 year contract ,if the club was daft enough to give him one and pay players vast sums of money to under preform it's their fault.

    Report this comment

    pandy

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Any 'loose' WAGS had better watch out !

    Report this comment

    freedomf

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • In your promotion elsewhere on this site for your E-edition (obviously few people are willing to pay for it) and where there is no comment box, I note you write it is "in the same layout as the print edition you love". What makes you think people "love" your print edition? Wake up and get real .... yours is the ONLY local newspaper and it is declining ....if there was a choice you would have far fewer buyers, I can assure you of that.... I listen to what people say about you whereas you filter out the negatives and believe you are great.

    Report this comment

    Johnthebap

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Ipswich Town have completed their fourth signing of the summer with the capture of Arsenal starlet Ainsley Maitland-Niles on a season-long loan deal.

Noel Hunt

Noel Hunt is back in training with Ipswich Town, we understand.

Daryl Murphy

Mick McCarthy will do his utmost to keep Daryl Murphy at Ipswich Town, but admitted the £8m sale of Tyrone Mings to Bournemouth will have no bearing on any final decision.

Luke Chambers models the new Ipswich Town away kit for 2015/16.

Ipswich Town’s new away kit launches tomorrow, although supply issues will affect the amount of stock available in the youth sizes of the strip.

Brett Pitman

Brett Pitman has twice gone close to becoming a Premier League player and the prolific striker is hoping Ipswich Town can turn his dreams into reality.

Mark Kennedy

Ipswich Town’s development squad will face Leiston and Bury ahead of new campaign.

Daryl Murphy scored 27 goals last year

Middlesbrough have upped their offer for Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy to £4.5 million, it has been reported.

Alex Henshall

Mick McCarthy expects to wrap up the signing of Arsenal winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles today, but revealed he also has big hopes for fellow wideman Alex Henshall.

Mick McCarthy congratulates Tyrone Mings last seaosn.

Premier League new-boys Bournemouth have acquired the ‘most promising left-back around’ in Tyrone Mings, according to Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy.

Ryan Fraser

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy has backed highly-rated Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser to get Blues fans off their seats at Portman Road this season.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages