Squad players failing to impress

Rotation frustration harming United's title ambitions

October 20, 2010
By Norman Hubbard
When others do it, is it frowned upon. When Sir Alex Ferguson does, it can be deemed a masterstroke. It is a rule of thumb that can appear unfair to less successful managers. Take the notion of selection. "Never change a winning team" was an old maxim. Ferguson invariably changes one, along with a losing team and a drawing team.

So entrenched is the idea of squad rotation at Old Trafford that it is hard to imagine a U-turn in the immediate future. In the process, the theory ...

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