After Sir Alex Ferguson retires, he should consider being a professor in England or the United States, teaching a class on manipulating the media. He is that good.
During today’s press conference with Ferguson, the Manchester United manager was asked about the 6-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City.
Here’s how the incident unfolded, according to The Independent newspaper:
“Do you think I’m going to mention that?” Ferguson said, having paused and fixed his questioner with a stare when the subject came up midway through his weekly press conference. “Do you think..? Jesus Christ.”
Asked if extracting motivation from such a defeat was something he was used to trying, he continued: “I can talk about our form this season. I will concentrate on that.” He shook his head and the subject was closed.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Alex Ferguson refuses to discuss Man United’s 6-1 Old Trafford defeat to Man City — The Independent
- Sir Alex Ferguson: City won’t derail Manchester United’s title hopes — The Guardian
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic urges Wayne Rooney to consider PSG switch — The Independent
- Harry Redknapp: Spurs contract cost me England job — ESPN FC
- Harry Redknapp: I’ll stay at QPR even if we are relegated from the Premier League — Telegraph
- Wayne Rooney expected to be fit for clash against Manchester City — The Independent
- Rafael da Silva ‘should be fit’ for Manchester derby, says Sir Alex Ferguson — Telegraph
- Newcastle face ‘uphill challenge’ in Europe, says Alan Pardew — BBC Sport
- Laudrup confirms Swansea’s three-match summer tour of South Korea may be in doubt — Telegraph
- Everton boss David Moyes linked with Schalke manager’s job — The Mail
- Brendan Rodgers wants to sign more stars in the Coutinho & Sturridge mould — Telegraph
- Rubin Kazan bring 47 fans to Stamford Bridge for Chelsea Europa League clash — The Mail
- Fernando Torres will be key in Chelsea’s run-in, says Rafael Benítez — The Guardian
- UK Student signs with US soccer side after help from Jamie Carragher — Crosby Herald
- Michael Laudrup: Norwich win key to Swansea City’s 50-point target — Wales Online
- Is Man Utd’s season turning into an anti-climax? — Life’s A Pitch
- VIDEO: No need to rest Van Persie – Ferguson — BBC Sport
- Laudrup hopes to have Angel Rangel and Chico Flores in his plans for club’s trip to Norwich — Sky Sports
- Manchester City lead Premier League wage rebels — The Mail
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