Are footballers under the thumb?


8th, August 2007


cmlotto.jpgHe may well be a born leader of men but that doesn’t mean Fergie wears the trousers at home. Apparently, the United manager has been grounded tonight and will miss United’s final pre-season friendlies while he helps his missus move house.
We’re not sure what this is going to do for a reputation built on fear and can imagine a few ‘whipping noises’ being whispered around the Man Utd dressing room – not that Sir Alex could be left any more red faced.
But, it’s not the first time that a footballer has had to bow to the pressures of an institution they call marriage. David Unsworth famously upset John Gregory by turning his back on Villa to keep ‘er indoors happy, Andriy Shevchenko’s move to London was apparently an effort to help learn his wife’s language and would Ashley Cole have worn that outfit (see above) if it wasn’t for Cheryl?
Can you think of any more wives that call the shots during home matches?

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  1. Phantom Pain says:

    “Oh David, I’m sure that if we moved to LA I’d…I mean WE’d be much more famous!”
    Guess Who

  2. devil says:

    you know that Becks wears the sarong in his relationship

  3. Jezza says:

    Johan Cruyff and Danny, Kevin Keegan and Jean, Sven and Nancy… The list is endless.