When Alex Ferguson became the first manager to win three championships in
a row, it set the seal on another successful season at Old Trafford. From
August to the start of the New Year United were as irresistible as usual.
But by Spring, despite the imminent championship, there were rumours that
United’s most successful manager of all time had fallen out with the
When United were knocked out of the Champions League the grumbling
at boardroom level grew, by the end of the season rumour and theory had
reached fever pitch on the terraces
with most fans convinced ‘the Wizard’ was on his way out.
Linda Harvey & Paul
Windridge, authors of last season’s ‘Seat in the Crowd’, write
passionately about the events that mattered to United fans last season.
From the ecstasy of a 6-1 romp against championship rivals Arsenal to the
agony of defeat in Munich via a brief return for hated rivals Manchester
City. Experience the highs and lows of Sir Alex Ferguson’s
penultimate season in charge.