Manchester United's 10 months of trauma under David Moyes

Apr 23, 2014, 00:36 IST | AFP

After David Moyes' miserable reign as Manchester United boss came to an end, we look at the litany of woes the Red Devils endured for the last 10 months

July 1, 2013
Moyes starts work as Manchester United manager after the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson

David Moyes
David Moyes 

Sept 1, '13
Liverpool beat United 1-0 at Anfield, with a goal from birthday boy Daniel Sturridge inflicting the first Premier League defeat on the Red Devils under Moyes' leadership in his third league game in charge

Sept 22, '13
Manchester City hammer city rivals United 4-1, with goals from Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri. One week later, lowly West Brom beat United at Old Trafford where they have not won in 35 years of trying

Dec 4, '13
Moyes' former side Everton win 1-0 at Manchester United — their first victory at Old Trafford in 21 years. Interestingly, Everton have never beaten United at their home when Moyes was in charge of the Toffees

Dec 6, '13
Rio Ferdinand criticises Moyes' late team selection policy, saying on BT Sport: "It turns you into a madman."

Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand 

Jan 5, 2014
Underdogs Swansea win at Old Trafford for the first time ever, thanks to a late goal from Wilfried Bony. The shocking result sent United out of the FA Cup at the third-round stage for only the second time in 30 years

Jan 7, '14
Defeat in League Cup semi-final first leg at Sunderland means a third straight loss for the first time since May 2001. In the second leg, Sunderland won in a dramatic penalty-shootout after regulation time ended 2-1

Feb 1, '14
Stoke end their long wait for a win against United with a 2-1 win at the Britannia Stadium. Charlie Adam's double gives former United striker Mark Hughes' side their first victory over the Red Devils since 1984

Feb 7, '14
Veteran Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic announces he will leave United at the end of the season

Nemanja Vidic
Nemanja Vidic 

Feb 9, '14
United come from behind to lead bottom side Fulham at Old Trafford, but Darren Bent's stoppage-time equaliser grabs a 2-2 draw. Moyes describes the result as being "as bad as it gets"

Feb 25, '14
In the Champions League Last 16, United stumble to an embarrassing 0-2 at Olympiakos in Greece. However, in their second leg encounter, United come back to win 3-0, thanks to a Robin van Persie's hat-trick

Mar 16, '14
Two Steven Gerrard penalties and a Luis Suarez strike earn Liverpool a 3-0 win at Old Trafford. The win was even more remarkable considering United were 29 points ahead of Liverpool a season ago

Mar 25, '14
Man United lose 0-3 at home to local rivals Manchester City. The result meant United were guaranteed to end the season with their lowest points total in the history of the English Premier League

Apr 9, '14
Despite an encouraging 1-1 draw in the first leg at home, the Red Devils go down 1-3 to title holders Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Munich 

Apr 20, '14
Moyes' return to Everton becomes a nightmare. He is jeered by the crowd and United lose 0-2 — a club record 11th defeat in EPL. United now cannot qualify for the 2014-15 Champions League

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