David Moyes: “It just wasn’t our day.”
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Compiled by Manchester Evening News, here’s the disastrous list of excuses used by David Moyes for Manchester united’s defeats this term…
“I hope it’s not because United won the league quite comfortably last season that the fixtures have been made more difficult.” – Before the season had even started.
“I thought we played well, I thought we did an awful lot of good things, it just wasn’t our day.” – Following the loss away to Liverpool.
“Did we miss out on a lot of targets? No. Was it disappointing? No.” – When asked if he was disappointed with united’s transfer window.
“We didn’t play well enough to win the game. I’ve been here many times with Everton and don’t think I’ve suffered a defeat like this.” – After the 4-1 defeat to bitter rivals Manchester City.
“We’ve just not played that well. We should be scoring more from open play.” – After the shock loss to West Brom at Old Trafford.
“It’s a sore one against your old team. We have a long way to go.” – Post Everton defeat.
“The game raised my spirits. It just made me more determined that we improve and get better.” – After his side’s second consecutive home defeat, this time to Newcastle.
“It’s a stonewall penalty kick. We didn’t play badly. We deserved to win, if not win, at worst draw.” – After losing to Spurs on January 1.
“We don’t come away thinking we deserved to lose – but we did.” – After Swansea loss in the FA cup.
“I can sense the team are getting better. We were unlucky to lose tonight’s game.”- When Sunderland knocked them out of the league Cup.
“The first goal took a deflection. We didn’t deserve to be a goal down. We might have been a goal up.” – After the 3-1 defeat to Chelsea.
“I don’t know what we haw to do to win. I thought we were extremely unlucky.” – United lose to Stoke…
“You could say mental softness that we didn’t see the job out. I don’t know if we could have done an awful lot more.” – Fulham earn a draw at Old Trafford.
“I take responsibility. I am just surprised. I didn’t see that level of performance coming.” – After the awful Champions League performance versus Olympiakos.
“Some decisions went for them which were important at the right time. We just didn’t get to the standards required to beat Liverpool.” – Following the humiliation at the hands of Liverpool on Sunday.