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Just noticed this from the St.Mirren News Now site......

 

https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/when-alex-ferguson-got-sacked-st-mirren-40-years-job-made-him

On this day in 1978, Fergie was told to clear his desk at Love Street. He lost his fight in court, with an industrial tribunal ruling he had "neither by experience nor talent, any managerial ability at all". Showed them, didn't he?


Read more at https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/when-alex-ferguson-got-sacked-st-mirren-40-years-job-made-him

Edited by Buddie Marvelous

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On ‎5‎/‎31‎/‎2018 at 3:33 PM, helpmaboab said:

The classic, "they did me a favour" story.

How could a court rule like that, even on the strength of what he achieved at St Mirren that is blatantly incorrect.

 

On ‎5‎/‎31‎/‎2018 at 4:35 PM, chalky1 said:

Should we not sue the crown court on grounds of what could have been if he stayed as Manager :huh:

It was in Scotland, so no crown court existed.  Then or now.

The body was an industrial tribunal for employment appeals

the comment on his managerial skills referred to his administrative blunders, which st mirren dismissed him for.

 

I am still on the fence as to whether or not it was a good decision for saints to sack him.

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4 minutes ago, Isle Of Bute Saint said:

He brought amazing times left with a foundation built to one of the most successful period in the club's history. The state of the club before Fergies arrived was a shambles.  

Agreed

 

As it was with Jack

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50 minutes ago, beyond our ken said:

I am still on the fence as to whether or not it was a good decision for saints to sack him.

Think more of a personal thing contributed to it.  Highly Confidential. :wink:

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2 hours ago, Isle Of Bute Saint said:

He brought amazing times left with a foundation built to one of the most successful period in the club's history. The state of the club before Fergies arrived was a shambles.  

 

2 hours ago, DougJamie said:

Agreed

 

As it was with Jack

 

2 hours ago, pod said:

and possible Stubbs. :whistle

I did say possible.    (given time)

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