Moyes confirmed as Manchester United manager on six-year contract

David Moyes will succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United

David Moyes will succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United

Manchester United have confirmed David Moyes has been new appointed manager of the Red Devils on a six-year contract.  Moyes will take over from the retiring Sir Alex Ferguson,  on June 31 after he finishes the current season with Everton.

Moyes’ ability to cope with the pressure of succeeding Ferguson had been questioned, but their is no doubt about the fifty-year-old’s talent.  He took over at Everton in 2002, and has since done wonders with the side on a very tight budget, consistently earning the Toffes’ a top ten finish in the Premier League.  Everton even achieved a top four finish during Moyes’ reign, despite only spending around £131 million during his 11 year spell at Everton, compared to Manchester United’s total of around £393 million during that time.  Although Moyes went without a trophy during his time at Goodison Park, his work their impressed Ferguson enough for the 71-year-old to recommended Moyes to be his successor after the Everton manager had been picked as favorite for the job. Continue reading

Moyes To Delay Talks About Future

Everton manager David Moyes has decided to wait until the summer to decide his future with the club, and may not sign a new contract with them.  The forty-nine-year-old will celebrate his eleventh year in charge with the club in four weeks, but he will most likely keep fans, players, and the club chairman Bill Kenwright unknowing of the situation until the summer when his current contract expires.  Everton’s next match will be against Oldham Athletic in the FA Cup on Saturday, and the match could be tough for The Toffees, considering that Oldham knocked Liverpool out in the fourth round.