‘We Are Man United And We Do What We Want’

AlexFerguson6As Manchester United fans arrogantly sing, ‘We are Man United and we do what we want’, I wonder where they get that idea from?

I bet Mike Dean and the FA are now regretting their cowardly inaction with regard to Alex Ferguson’s disgusting bullying behaviour. Their failure to act has simply meant that from his seemingly untouchable position, Ferguson now feels able to literally do what he wants.

Compared to what Alan Pardew could have said he was remarkably restrained and merely said,

“I think Mike Dean might feel slightly disappointed he didn’t do something about it. I think the pressure that was on him was tough for a referee to take”.

Ferguson’s way over the top response to this, surely tells you why the likes of Mike Dean choose to turn the other cheek and let the disease that is Ferguson’s behaviour spread and poison the game.

“I was demonstrative but not out of order. The press have had a field day, the only person they have not spoken to is Barack Obama.

It is unfortunate but I am the manager of the most famous club in the world; not Newcastle, a wee club in the north east.

I am an emotional guy but I was not abusive.

I shouted Mike over and we walked towards each other. I was only on (the pitch) three or four yards. That has been overplayed.

The problem for me is that profile of this club is huge.

Alan Pardew has come out and criticised me. He is the worst at haranguing referees, he shoves them and makes a joke of it. How he can criticise me is unbelievable.

He forgets the help I gave him, by the way”.

HMV_Big_Games_SaleIt has always been the Ferguson way, when he is confronted with his or his team’s bad behaviour he starts talking about somebody else and pointing the finger at them.

Yes Alan Pardew nudged a linesman, apologised instantly and took his punishment with good grace. Spot the difference?

While Ferguson’s behaviour to Mike Dean was bad enough, the very public and pre-meditated verbal onslaught on the linesman, that held up the start of the second half, was inexcusable.

His childish insult towards Newcastle as a club betrays his true nature, a bully who is also a fraud, somebody who when he chooses likes to talk about never losing his working class socialist roots but in reality clearly thinks that because Manchester United are this modern day monstrosity that different rules apply to them.

As for the help Ferguson claims he gave Alan Pardew, I hope he’s not referring to Alan Smith and Gabriel Obertan…

The Mag, Issue 289, 5 April 2014, Newcastle United Magazine, NUFC

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  • Tony

    His comments about Newcastle being a “wee club” are truly shocking. His argument is with Alan Pardew not with Newcastle United or it’s fans and I hope he is man enough to come out and apologise to Newcastle fans for this, if he wanted to prove what an utter idiot he is then he’s doing a good job. Maybe Newcastle should sue him for defamation?

    • Munich Mag

      Tony, my thoughts exactly. This is an issue between Pardew and Ferguson. That this old cretin has chosen to be disrepectful to one of the greatest clubs in English soccer, and with it some of the loyalist fans in the world, this shouldn’t be allowed to blow by unheeded. The club should report Ferguson for defamation, bringing the game into disconduct, and in turn demand a full apology from the pompous fool.

  • Lillythepink

    Whatever or however he describes his behaviour he – like other managers and players continue to let young people down by “Failure of example”.
    The Premier league is certainly not blessed with many “Premier people”.
    All poisoned by greed and self importance i suppose.

  • http://www.facebook.com/keithmgilroy Keith Gilroy

    Arrogant bile filled old man. Who will never be a legend outside of Salford despite his achievements because of it

  • Mal

    This situation has arisen solely because of the weakness of Mike Dean. He completely bottled it and has let his colleagues down badly as well as allowing Ferguson to take the moral highground. The constant haranguing of the linesman and 4th official by Ferguson and his assistant was an absolute disgrace and it would be interesting to hear what the refs’ association has to say about it all. It will now be extremely difficult for any ref to send a manager to the stands or for the FA to discipline a manager. The respect campaign has now been confirmed as an absolute joke.

    • Munich Mag

      Mal, the ref’s association are in on it too. The only thing you’ll hear from the m is echo, echo echo…..the big silence. They should however question the leniency shown by Mike Dean. Ferguson probably wouldn’t have tried it on the way he did wth another referee. As for the fourth official, what was he doing on the side lines watching all this going on, and what did he agree with the ref and the linesman who got a battering from Ferguson ? “Alright lads, we need to all sing from the same hymn sheet here ….”…..? I was shocked, surprised and ecstatic when Dean overruled the offside. Otherwise I though the ref had a good game, despite the pressure from Ferguson.

  • Tony

    I’ve just had a look on the FA website and he’s actually in breach of “FA Rule E3″ which reads: “Comments which are improper, which bring the game into disrepute, which are threatening, abusive, indecent or insulting.”

    The “Wee club in the North East” comment is certainly insulting but will the FA do anything about it? don’t hold your breath! unless you’re Alex Ferguson then please please hold your breath – for about 10 minutes!

  • jinkyjimnufc

    Arrogant, obnoxious,
    bile filled and alcoholic
    old man just about sums Ferguson
    up. I wonder if his accommodating old friend Sir Bobby Robson was in his thoughts
    when he hacked off Newcastle upon Tyne?