Hughes sacking could haunt City

Alex Ferguson believes the “unethical” manner of Mark Hughes’ sacking by Manchester City could help trigger a Devon Loch-style collapse next week that opens the Barclays Premier League title door for Manchester United.

“QPR need a point and they’re fighting for survival,” said Ferguson.

“The whole future of the club could be resting on the game and I only wish Sparky was playing.

“But Mark knows his job all right. He was sacked by City in a very unethical way and he’ll remember that.”


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