Tag Archives: David Beckham

Man United: From Cavalier to Roundhead

  It has been a tough season for us Manchester United fans; we have become so used to success over the past 26 years of Sir Alex Ferguson’s magnificent reign. Ferguson appeared at times to win as a result of the power of his own will: like the football managerial equivalent of Nietzsche’s übermensch, he […]

Will the Real Alex Ferguson Please Stand Up! Please Stand Up!

Niren Tolsi examines some of the paradoxes that have emerged during the retiring Alex Ferguson’s 23 year stewardship of Manchester United Retiring Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson’s career defined the moneybags English Premier League launched in the 1992-93 season. His teams’ football became a benchmark for a fast-paced, muscular, flair-driven style of football that, with […]