David Moyes Officially Begins First Day as Manchester United Boss

By Stowe Gregory
Manchester United
Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

David Moyes officially starts his first day on Monday as the new Manchester United manager, as the club embarks on a new era after Sir Alex Ferguson‘s long illustrious reign.

For United fans, it is a historic day as they embark into the unknown having experienced 26 years under Ferguson. Moyes has already begun work at United in various ways before today, as he has cleared out various coaching staff and believed to have been involved in the works for possible future signings.

One of the first tasks for Moyes at United is to sort of the situation with Wayne Rooney, who requested to leave the club towards the end of last season.

The Premier League champions are set to fly out from Manchester on the July 10 for their preseason tour of the Far East and Australia, before the Community Shield Final vs. Wigan at Wembley on August 11. A full-strength squad will depart, with only those who have been on International Duty being given extra time to rest.

Moyes is one of five Premier League managers at a new club, with Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester CityJose Mourinho at ChelseaRoberto Martinez at Everton and Mark Hughes at Stoke City.

The first fixture that the former Everton manager will manage for United will be Singha All Stars in Bangkok, with the first Old Trafford match being Rio Ferdinand‘s Testimonial on August 9. The first League fixture is away at Swansea the following week.


Stowe Gregory is an English featured Soccer and Sports writer for RantSports.com. Follow him or tweet on Twitter @stowegregory. Or add to circles on Google +

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