David Moyes appointed Man Utd manager
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
In a file picture taken on April 19, 2009 Everton's Scottish manger David Moyes (L) and Manchester United's Scottish manager Alex Ferguson (R) stand at the touchline during the FA Cup semi-final football match between Manchester United and Everton at Wembley Stadium, North London. Everton confirmed on May 9, 2013 that manager David Moyes will leave the club at the end of the season, paving the way for him to succeed Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTONManchester United on Thursday confirmed that David Moyes will succeed Alex Ferguson as manager of the club.
Moyes's departure from Everton was announced earlier in the day and United then revealed he has been awarded a six-year contract at Old Trafford.
"When we discussed the candidates that we felt had the right attributes, we unanimously agreed on David Moyes," said Ferguson, who has announced his decision to retire after 26 years in charge.