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FA Cup - Ferguson: Wembley pitch made me pick kids (What? The pitch TOLD him to select the team he fielded? Does SAF hear voices coming from the grass? Perhaps he should stay off the whisky?)
Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has blamed the Wembley pitch for his bizarre team selection in the FA Cup semi-final against Everton.
What a MUG!!!! Hahahaha
The game changed in the early nineties: souless all-seater stadia, Sky Sports, Nick Hornby, Nu-Footie fans, shirt sponsorship, Spurs under Sugar being the first club to be floated on the Stock Exchange and setting up a holding company flaunting FA rules etc, etc, and football became part of the entertainment industry,rather than a sport. All the good fanzines ranted and raved about this at the time (look at any issue of WSC from that period). Even Fergie ranted that "rats" were taking over the game and was hostile to Sky, etc.
So you either accept the crap, the hideously overpaid players, the egotistical owners who couldn't give a damn about football, the semis at Wembley, the Glitz and Glamour, etc, etc or you walk away...simple, really.
As much as I still like watching United in the pub, I go to FC for the excitement; for a taste of what football used to be!
It's a valid discussion thread, if you don't like it, don't read it and contribute to it, it's as easy as that!
Fergie's excuses are hilarious though!
The pitch made me pick the team! Hahahahahahahahahaha
- 2 Replies to firstiName
"Whats Shearers excuse? "
Shearer doesn't need an excuse, he took over at a time when he couldn't be blamed for the team being shyte, and screwed them out of a million quid.
He'll take them down, claim it wasn't his fault, pocket the money, and fuck off back to being a second class TV pundit.
Yet again, Shearer gets mentioned by another plastic manUre fan.
This thread is about SAF's excuses, please try get with the topic, as hard as it is for you to reply to me without mentioing NUFC, Geordies and Alan Shearer!
Come on, you've got to admit, Fergie's lost the plot with that bizarre excuse, it's nearly as funny as when he blamed the colour of the shirts as the reason why Southampton battered manUre many seasons back!!! Hahahaha