All Blog Posts Tagged 'David' (5)

The media's obsession with Fergie lives on

It’s amazing how much a pensioner sitting in Row Z is becoming a potential reason why David Moyes is floundering in his first few months at Manchester United.

The British press, egos still wounded by being treated for years with unheard of irreverence, are going after the man who now has no means of rebuttal, laying blame at his door for the demise of the club he led peerlessly for over 20 years.

There are two main accusations that are getting more and more column inches.…


Added by Stewart Owadally on January 9, 2014 at 10:04 — No Comments

United in transition ?


The dictionary describes transition as :


[mass noun] the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another:students in transition from one programme to another


David Moyes

Over the past couple of weeks/months, I have read quite a few blogs…


Added by Graham Walters on October 21, 2013 at 16:55 — No Comments

David Moyes is "The Chosen One"


The accession of David Moyes to the Manchester United throne was much heralded affair, the like of which has never been seen before at Old Trafford, or any other club for that matter, then I suppose it was a rare occasion, Sir Alex retiring, the last game of the season and a full house at Old Trafford, what better way to grab all…


Added by Graham Walters on September 30, 2013 at 14:37 — No Comments

The Commodification of Celebrity Culture

‘The influence of celebrity has been especially pronounced on certain kinds of media products (Turner, 2006: 487)

It is not so uncommon to see your favourite sport star or favourite entertainment star on the front of a magazine cover, or on the front pages of a newspaper with the mass media that is now readily available to consumers including: TV, Radio, Magazines, Newspapers, and the Internet, which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in some cases. Therefore, this chapter…


Added by Wesley Hutchins on February 2, 2012 at 20:22 — No Comments

The Over-Bearing Importance of Pride

Football offers much more to the Premiership stars than just money, it offers pride, emotion but also fear. It is a game of many highs but consists of very low points of an individual’s career. This is when the ‘beautiful game’ becomes less about the money and more about the game itself, as Premiership players who play for their country show pride and passion as they sing the national anthems of their respective countries. Also in high profile games the players seem to be more involved with…


Added by Wesley Hutchins on February 2, 2012 at 20:17 — No Comments


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