Manchester United’s grumpy manager should take a leaf out of Gareth Southgate’s England book and stop clinging to an old-fashioned, confrontational management style
It is strange to think everyone in England was stocking up on waistcoats this time last month. Now the news is all about tinned goods flying off the shelves, which is probably because we don’t have the World Cup to distract us from reality any more.
As a sign of how much patriotic fervour had taken hold of the country, there was no better guide than people deciding to dress as Gareth Southgate, fashion icon. Nothing in life made more sense than buying a Southgate waistcoat before the semi-final against Croatia and it was because of one man finding a way to make supporters rekindle their passion for the England team.
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