Skip to comments.Manchester United sacks David Moyes as manager after season of struggle
Posted on 04/22/2014 12:58:52 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
David Moyes has been sacked as Manchester United manager, less than a year after taking charge of the 20-times English football champions.
Moyes replaced United legend Sir Alex Ferguson, who retired after 26 years in charge of one of the world's most popular clubs.
United failed to get going this season under Moyes and languish in seventh place, meaning it will miss out on Champions League football next season.
The club confirmed the sacking on Twitter after Moyes held a face-to-face meeting at United's Carrington training ground with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
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The Scot was left in the dark about his imminent departure on Monday despite the news breaking on Twitter.
Moyes, in charge at Old Trafford for only 348 days, is angry with chief executive Ed Woodward and other club officials who did not keep him informed of his fate.