Manchester United Got The Wrong Man: How Moyes’ Failure Puts Roberto Martinez’s Everton Season Into Perspective
In soccer, taking the reigns at a club after the departure of an enormously significant figure is always a perilously difficult task.
For managers, the man who follows “the man” is often handed a poisoned chalice; unable to live up to the magnitude of his predecessor and incapable of galvanizing the team in a comparable manner.
Unfortunately for David Moyes, he failed to offer a solitary glimpse that he was the right man to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United; not once in his ill-fated ten months at the club.
But in amongst the understandable furore that has accompanied his Old Trafford annexing, it’s worth…