Alex Ferguson Bans Coloured Boots For Man Utd Youth Players

Ollie Irish

23rd, February 2010


By Ollie Irish


Fergie has banned Man Utd’s youth-team players from wearing anything but black football boots. Of course he has.

First-team defender John O’Shea revealed: “The restrictions are on the youth team. They are told they have to stick to wearing black. Once in the reserve or first-team squad there are no restrictions, but if you are wearing flashy colours and don’t play too well you’re likely to get singled out.”

I’m with Fergie on this one. I detest flashy coloured boots, not necessarily for aesthetic reasons although most examples look like vulgar but because they are

You have already read 10 premium articles for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow