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Destined to fail? Managers following in the footsteps of legends

City fans celebrate their first title since Mercer's in '68 (©GettyImages)
City fans celebrate their first title since Mercer's in '68 (©GettyImages).

Joe Mercer - successor: Malcom Allison

In typical Manchester City style, Joe Mercer, the club's most successful manager, was ousted out amidst a board takeover, with his assistant Malcom Allison installed in his place.

How long did he last? 1 1/2 seasons

How did it end? Resigned amidst fan backlash

Honours: none

Hit or Miss: Miss

 

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Manchester United

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