Manchester United manager David Moyes has written a letter to the club's season ticket holders thanking them for their support and offering an honest appraisal of how things have gone thus far in his first year. The following is the first draft of that letter.
A WORD FROM THE BOSS (but first, something from David Moyes):
While I knew this job would be a challenge when I took it on, the nightmarish season full of soul-crushing embarrassments and profound indignities that has haunted our waking hours was not something that I envisaged. I honestly thought we would've had a 20-point cushion atop the league like Bayern Munich right now and Michael Carrick would have 27 goals. In hindsight, I don't know why I thought that, but clearly the scheduling computer is to blame. I am sure you supporters expected just as much this season — maybe even 30 goals from Carrick — and my players, staff and I are all desperate to compensate for that. Just not financially. I never said financially. To beRead More »from The first draft of David Moyes' letter to Man United fans