Sir Alex Ferguson has earned the right to say what he thinks. But could the release of his new autobiography have been timed any worse for David Moyes, the man who inherited his legacy at Manchester United?
With Moyes already struggling with the job at hand, Ferguson has darkened the shadow he stands under—with his book launch taking over the football agenda for an entire week.
It strikes me somebody should have thought about that. It strikes me Ferguson should have either got the book out over the summer, or at the very least waited for an international break to drop it.
Instead, it was promoted in a Champions League week and with Ferguson giving a press conference on the same day Moyes was talking about United's upcoming match.