Ferguson’s list of old scores quickly bores

Ferguson’s list of old scores quickly bores
Alex Ferguson: real-life David Brents will lap up Ferguson’s adviceGetty

NON-FICTION; Leading; By Alex Ferguson; with Michael Moritz; Hodder & Stoughton, €17

One of the nuggets of patrician wisdom proffered by Alex Ferguson in this book is that, in football, young players will run through a fence for you, but older players will try to find a gate in the fence. Here, Ferguson himself seems to have decided to sell the fence for scrap in order to make an extra few quid.

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