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Rio Ferdinand: Man, it's not all sweet

May 17, 2014 - 12:23am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

Bickering and fights were commonplace in the Manchester United changing room towards the end of David Moyes’ short-lived reign as manager.

Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand (above), who has also worn the captain’s armband several times, will leave the club after 12 trophy-laden years when his contract expires next month.

Yesterday, he lifted the lid on what transpired behind closed doors over a turbulent season at Old Trafford that ultimately cost Alex Ferguson’s handpicked successor his job.

The 35-year-old, who is in town for the SG Game On! Ultimate Selfie Challenge organised by SingTel and Samsung, was speaking to The New Paper in a one-on-one interview at the Marina Bay Sands yesterday. 

“You had players who won loads of stuff together, so when you don’t win, there’s frustration,” he said. “You start looking for answers, you start asking questions, pointing at people, pointing at yourself."

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