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15 pictures of David Moyes looking out of his depth at Manchester United

Poor old Dave was shown the door this morning.

HAVING SPENT SO much of his career as manager of Everton and without a major trophy to his name, stepping into English football’s biggest shoes was never going to be an easy task for David Moyes. But surely nobody expected he would fail quite as spectacularly as this.

Here are some of the most telling images from a season in which Manchester United found David Moyes’ level.

He never fully embraced Fred.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Swansea City - Old Trafford Source: Martin Rickett

No need to overreact. It’s just another home defeat, right?

 

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Manchester City - Old Trafford Source: Peter Byrne

Steptoe, never a good look.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Manchester City - Old Trafford Source: Richard Sellers

Outshone by Mark Hughes, even worse.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Stoke City v Manchester United - Britannia Stadium Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Chill out, Dave. They’re only autographs.

Soccer - Capital One Cup - Third Round - Manchester United v Liverpool - Old Trafford Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

Getting to the fourth official second is unforgivable at this level.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Chelsea - Old Trafford Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

No use complaining. Fellaini was your call.

Soccer - Capital One Cup - Semi Final - First Leg - Sunderland v Manchester United - Stadium of Light Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nobody can point at their watch like Fergie, but…

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Stoke City v Manchester United - Britannia Stadium Source: Nigel French

Even the good times looked a little sad.

Soccer - Capital One Cup - Third Round - Manchester United v Liverpool - Old Trafford Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

One of these men WANT that throw-in, one of these man WANT the title.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Liverpool - Old Trafford Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

You wouldn’t catch Fergie running.

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Round of 16 - Second Leg - Manchester United v Olympiakos - Old Trafford Source: EMPICS Sport

‘H.. hey Roberto. What’s it like being Everton manager? Heh heh heh…’

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Everton v Manchester United - Goodison Park Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

The gaffer should never be overshadowed.

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Quarter Final - First Leg - Manchester United v Bayern Munich - Manchester United Press Conference - Old Trafford Source: Martin Rickett

Europe: another dream bites the dust.

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Quarter Final - Second Leg - Bayern Munich v Manchester United - Allianz Arena Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Waving goodbye.

Soccer - David Moyes File Photo Source: Martin Rickett

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