Are there additional names of managers that should be included on a ‘ greatest ‘ list? Who do you consider to be the ‘ Greatest British Football Manager?
In a revealing confession to The Telegraph this week former Manchester United record signing Garry Birtles recalled the torment he went through over thirty years ago when he could not buy a goal for love nor money during his first eleven month period at Old Trafford.
The boss is fighting mad, his Manchester United side is facing a backs to the wall fight to regain the title. And nobody does siege mentality better than the Sir Alex Ferguson. It doesn’t matter who has upset him, whether it be the authorities, the media, fans, referees or fellow managers, when it comes to the crunch and United are under threat, the blockade is put in place. Former United defender Gary Pallister played under Sir Alex for 9 years winning four titles and three FA Cups. He told M.E.N’s Stuart Mathieson “I saw it for the first time in 1990”