Worst Excuses in World Football History

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Worst Excuses in World Football History
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When we all heard that Roberto Mancini had been fired from Manchester City because his approach wasn’t “holistic” enough, our first reaction was “that’s a terrible excuse.”

Well, for some of us, our first reaction was to find a dictionary and look up what “holistic” meant, but our second reaction was “that’s a terrible excuse.” 

But is it the worst excuse ever given in football?

Not by a long shot. There are at least 20 worse examples.

And here they are...

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