Manchester United F.C. Were Confused By David Moyes' Tactics, Says Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United F.C. suffered one of their worst spells after David Moyes had taken over as manager from Sir Alex Ferguson. Moyes was eventually sacked after 10 months, making way for Louis van Gaal to take over.

updated: September 15, 2014 17:22 IST
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David Moyes was sacked just 10 months into his job as the manager of Manchester United.

London: Rio Ferdinand has revealed what he believes were a series of mistakes David Moyes made during his unsuccessful stint as manager of Manchester United -- including the banning of chips the night before matches. (Man United manager wants more from Angel di Maria)

Former United defender Ferdinand -- who made an unhappy return to Old Trafford when his QPR side were hammered 4-0 in the Premier League by his old club on Sunday -- has had his say on Moyes' woeful 10 months in charge of United in his autobiography '#2Sides', which is being serialised in the Sun. (Liverpool primed for Champions League return)

The 35-year-old centre-back also labelled Moyes's tactics "embarrassing" and said the Scot had brought with him the "mentality of a small club" following his time in charge of Everton.

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