For so long the standard-setters, Manchester Utd now lag behind

Jose Mourinho’s appointment was the board failing to confront the real issue

4th December, 2016
Scenes like this were common practise for Manchester United back in the 90's and early part of this centruy Pic: Getty

A couple of years back, a story seeped out, causing more than a few chuckles around the Premier League. With days to go in the summer transfer window, Manchester United were desperate for signings so, with time running out, a technician with a Sky box was surprised to be sent to the home of a club executive with a key role in bringing in new faces. Though not as surprised as when he was greeted...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The twelve deals of the year

Alphabet soup: 2021 in review

EY reports €393m revenues in Republic of Ireland for 2021 financial year