Society is changing but if I had the choice of signing a boy from Glasgow or Edinburgh as a manager, I’d always go for the boy from the west because they were hungrier and more streetwise.I think Alex has shown tremendous energy and skill to rebuild his team at United at least four times in two decades at Old Trafford and everything he has achieved in football is thoroughly merited.His knighthood was obviously a personal high, although I reckon it’s Cathy who deserves recognition from the Queen for all she’s had to put up with over the years in such a football mad household. It’s absolutely outrageous that people are trying to tell him to retire, although I’ve got a cheek as I’ve been encouraging him to step down for a few years but only so he can make the most of his retirement.I still reckon he should be enjoying more time with Cathy and the family at this stage in his life and I hope he doesn’t cut off my privileges for saying so.He’s clearly enjoying his golf, mind you, and when I phoned him a few weeks ago he was going on and on about a new set of clubs from Nike, you won’t be surprised to hear that were doing wonders for his game.Typically, a parcel dropped through the post a few days later with one of the three woods he’d been raving about because he reckoned I should give it a try as well.But it will be a while before he takes to the golf course for good because he still has so much he wants to achieve and the hunger for trophies remains as strong as ever.His energy and determination apart, his greatest skill in management has been the strength of his decision making in the most highly pressurised job in the British game.He has got very few big calls wrong, including the decision to move on Ruud van Nistelrooy to Real Madrid in the summer. The form of players such as Louis Saha and Michael Carrick this season has also given United a great chance of the title.As long as Alex is in the job he will be successful and when it does come time to step aside he will know before anyone and finally take those moves towards retirement.But he better make it quick because I’m desperate to get him out on the golf course and see how these new clubs are shaping up..
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