Ferguson’s list of old scores quickly bores

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

4th October, 2015
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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.

Ferguson was infamously underpaid for most of his time at Manchester United, only making the...

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