by ‘Jola Sotubo
Troubled Manchester United coach, David Moyes has finally been relieved of his duties after a gruelling 10 months.
The news of Moyes’ sack was confirmed via the official Twitter account of the football club and it didn’t come as much of a surprise.
Many Man. U faithfuls had been calling for the sack ever since it became clear that Moyes just could not fill Sir Alex Ferguson’s enormous shoes.
Here are 10 things you should know about the sack:
1, The news was officially conveyed to Moyes face-to-face at 8:30 this morning.
2, The fired coach was informed of his removal by the Chief Executive of the club, Ed Woodward.
3, The final straw that led to the sack was Man Utd’s 2-0 loss to Moyes’ old club, Everton on Sunday.
4, Moyes was sacked because the Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, lost patience with him after a horrible season at home and abroad.
5, Ryan Giggs has been chosen as interim manager and will be in charge for the rest of the season.
6, Reports have it that Holland coach Van Gaal has been lined up as a replacement coach.
7, The club in announcing the move thanked Moyes for his hard work, honesty and integrity.
8, Moyes was sacked after spending only 10 months out of his 72-month contract.
9, He will however still get a hefty severance pay for one year’s work.
10, Moyes leaves Man Utd. in 7th place on the Premier League table
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